Union Bay Improvement District: 2021 Conversion

UBID Conversion Now Complete

As of July 1, 2021 all Union Bay Improvement District (UBID) services – including water, fire protection and streetlighting – have been converted to the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD). This conversion is the result of a November 2020 referendum, where residents in Union Bay voted 72 percent in favour of transitioning UBID services to the regional district.

To learn more about the conversion and what it means for residents in Union Bay:

The UBID offices and website were closed Friday, June 25, 2021.


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Learn More About UBID Services

The services previously provided by the UBID are now provided by the CVRD. To learn more, visit the below webpages:

An online webinar was held on May 18, 2021 to provide information about the conversion and answer questions from residents. To review the recording, please click here.

Union Bay Bylaws

Frequently requested bylaws related to Union Bay services are provided below for convenience. Please note:

  • The bylaws provided below is not a complete listing of CVRD or Union Bay Improvement District Bylaws. Additional CVRD Bylaws are accessible at comoxvalleyrd.ca/bylaws. 
  • In some cases a consolidated version has been created and made available to provide a bylaw with all of its amendments incorporated.
  • The online versions of bylaws are provided for information or research purposes only. Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of online bylaw documents, you should confirm all information before making any decisions based on them.

For assistance or enquires please contact the Corporate Services Branch by calling 250-334-6000 or completing the online contact form.

What is Conversion and How Does it Work?

Frequently Asked Questions

We know the community has a number of questions about the conversion – here’s a few of the most regularly asked: