Lawn Sprinkling Permit

During Stage 1 and Stage 2 water restrictions, a Lawn Sprinkling Permit can be purchased to water newly sodded and seeded lawns.

Lawn sprinkling permits are unavailable during Stage 3 and Stage 4 water restrictions.

Lawn sprinkling permits can be purchased at Courtenay City Hall.

If you are unable to come to Courtenay City Hall, contact 250-334-4441(extension "0") or . City staff will provide you with instructions.

The Lawn Sprinkling Permit is valid within the City of Courtenay for the following:

  • Seed: 49 day permit
  • Sod: 21 day permit

During the term of the permit, the permit holder may sprinkle new sod or newly seeded lawn at the following times:

  • 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • any time, if watering is done by a hand held hose equipped with an automatic shut-off nozzle

Lawn Sprinkling Permit Fee: $30

A payment can be made through one of the following options:

  1. Bring payment to Courtenay City Hall, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
  2. Send an online credit card payment.
  3. Mail a cheque to City of Courtenay, 830 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, BC, V9N 2J7.

Lawn sprinkling permits are cancelled and unavailable for purchase during Stage 3 and Stage 4 water restrictions.

Current Water Restrictions - via Comox Valley Regional District