City Hall provides residents and visitors access to information on Council Meetings, Bylaws and Policies, Public Notices, Financial information, Property Taxes, and more!


HAYS 2.0 Vision Statement

Hays 2.0 is a future-oriented vision for the City of Prince Rupert that builds upon the ambitious vision of a global port metropolis developed by Charles Hays in the early 1900s. A century after his tragic death on the Titanic, Hays’ hope for Prince Rupert to be a world class port city is beginning to be realized.

Mayor and Council

The City of Prince Rupert has six elected Councilors and one elected Mayor. They each serve 4 year terms. Get to know our Mayor and Councilors! (read more...)

Council Meetings

Council Meetings are generally held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, unless they fall on a holiday, in which case the meeting will be held on the next business day. (read more...)

Bylaws + Policies

Here you will find the most frequently requested bylaws. If you would like to access bylaws that are not included below, please contact the Administration Department. (read more...)


The City of Prince Rupert is divided into several departments that offer goods and services to our residents – ranging from administration, to our recreation facilities, to the management of City utilities. (read more...)

Property Taxes

The City of Prince Rupert collects property taxes each year on behalf of several taxation authorities. Property taxes are collected separately from utility fees, which are levied in March of each year. (read more...)

Utility Fees

City Utilities provide reliable and efficient water, sewer and solid waste services. The City of Prince Rupert strives to deliver high quality utility services professionally and competitively for the benefit of our community. (read more...)

Community Planning

Urban Planning and Land Use is the integration of the disciplines of land use planning and transport planning, to explore a very wide range of aspects of the built and social environments of urbanized municipalities and communities. (read more...)

Special Events Permits

All organizations holding an event such as a race, marathon or a parade that uses City roads or property, require a Special Events Permit from the Engineering Department of City Hall. (read more...)

Freedom of Information Requests

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) promotes transparency and accountability in our municipality, balancing the public’s right to access government information with the protection of individual’s private information. (read more...)