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Welcome to the District of Houston, BC

The community of Houston is nestled in the beautiful Bulkley Valley amongst some of BC's finest outdoor recreational opportunities. Strategically located halfway between the hub cities of Prince George and Terrace, Houston is home to the outdoor enthusiast.

With a population of 3200 people, there is always room on the riverbank, lake or the many walking and hiking trails in the area.

The history of Houston stretches back to the turn of the Century with the expansion of the railroad through to the West Coast. Originally a farming community with the rich soils often found in valley bottoms, Houston has grown to become an industrial centre that exemplifies cohabitation with the farming community.

We invite you to come back soon and often.



Latest News
  • The District of Houston is pleased to announce that preliminary design concept plans for the community hall project are now ready to be presented for public feedback and consultation. Basic concept designs were presented to Council in-camera on March 16, 2021 due to sections of the proposal pertaining to land not owned by the District, which provided a high-level overview of different aspects of a potential new community hall. The proposal only offers guidance on location, project scope, facility layout, and a class D (+/- 50) cost estimate and has not proceeded into a more detailed design stage. Click the headline to view the proposal documents and submit your feedback via email to leisure.services@houston.ca, 250-845-2238, or letter to the Municipal Office.
    Residents aged 18+ are now eligible to book an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine at the local vaccination clinic located in the old Northwest Community College building. Call 1-866-481-2175 between 7AM and 7PM daily to book your appointment now.
    Due to the ongoing Provincial Health Order, Council Meetings remain closed to in person attendance until further notice. Residents who would like to connect with Council can contact the Director of Corporate Services at corporate@houston.ca. The public is invited to listen to Regular Council meeting through our teleconference line, by calling +1 437-747-0425, and dialing access ID 427 693 295# Questions and concerns from members of the public can be emailed to corporate@houston.ca at any time!
    The Bulkley Valley Airshed Management Society is once again promoting the Woodstove Exchange rebate program in partnership with Clean Air BC. For more information on how you can be eligible for a $250 rebate for the installation of an EPA certified woodstove, visit cleanairplan.ca or email coordinator@cleanairplan.ca.
    Due to the ongoing Provincial Health Order, the District is unable to invite residents to attend Council meetings in-person. However, as an interim measure, we have set-up a phone line that residents can call to listen in: Number: 1-877-385-4099 Access Code: 7125190 Call the above number and enter the access code at our usual meeting time to listen in. If you would like to talk or participate as a delegation, contact the Director of Corporate Services at corporate@houston.ca or call 250-845-2238 for more information.
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