Advanced Voting

Advanced Voting will be held on October 5th from 8 AM - 8 PM at the Sun Peaks Centre. 

ELECTORAL REGISTRATION

Registration of all electors will take place at the time of voting.

VOTER ELIGIBILITY
Resident Elector:

  • must be age 18 or older at time of registration;
  • must be a Canadian citizen;
  • must have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six (6) months immediately preceding the day of registration;
  • must not be disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or be otherwise disqualified by law.

Non-Resident Elector:

  • must not be entitled to register as a resident;
  • must be age 18 or older at time of registration;
  • must be a Canadian citizen;
  • must have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six (6) months immediately preceding the day of registration;
  • must be a registered owner of real property in the Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality, either as joint tenants or tenants in common for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration;
  • must not be disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or be otherwise disqualified by law.
  • must also provide proof of ownership of property (i.e. state of title certificate, registered agreement for sale, latest property tax notice, or latest property assessment notice) and written consent of a majority of the property owners if there is more than one owner that they are entitled to register the jointly owned property.  The person voting must sign the consent form.

Voter Proof of Identity and Residence

All Electors (Resident and Non-Resident) will be required to produce two (2) documents, at least one (1) of which must contain the applicant’s signature, providing evidence of their identity and place of residency.  For example, any two (2) of the following will be acceptable:

  • a BC drivers license;
  • a BC identification card issued by the motor vehicle office;
  • an owner's certificate of insurance and vehicle license issued by ICBC;
  • a BC care card or gold care card;
  • a Social Insurance card;
  • a citizenship card issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada;
  • a real property tax notice;
  • a utility bill.

Non-Resident Property Electors must also provide proof of ownership of property (i.e. state of title certificate, registered agreement for sale, latest property tax notice, or latest property assessment notice) and written consent of a majority of the property owners if there is more than one owner (forms available here) that they are entitled to register the jointly owned property.  The person voting must sign the consent form. No one can be registered to vote on behalf of a property that is owned or partially owned by a corporation.

Please note that mail ballot packages must be picked up at the Municipal office.