The District of Summerland, British Columbia, Canada
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Administration

The Administration Office includes the Chief Administrative Officer, the Corporate Officer, Bylaw Services and support staff.

The Chief Administrative Officer provides leadership and coordination to all departments in the discharge of their responsibilities. He provides advice and recommendations to Municipal Council and ensures that Council�s directives and policies are carried out. The Chief Administrative Officer oversees preparation of annual budgets, programs and policy initiatives to ensure the consistent delivery of high quality services to our citizens. He represents the District of Summerland to local businesses and residents.

The Corporate Officer is responsible for supporting the legislative matters and decisions of Council and all other statutory bodies within the Corporation. This includes minutes of the business of the District, administration and certification of bylaws, the execution of documents on behalf of the District, corporate records management, elections, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy requests and Board of Variance appeals.

Bylaw Services provides inspections and regulatory work related to the enforcement of bylaws. The Bylaw officer investigates complaints with impartiality, gathers evidence and presents that evidence in court when called upon to do so. Bylaw Services also issues Businesses Licenses on behalf of the District.