A Note from Mayor & Council 

Mayor and Council direct Delta’s COVID-19 response through daily teleconference meetings with staff, including the enforcement of the Provincial Health Officer’s orders. Mayor and Council are also supporting the COVID-19 response through coordinated efforts with Regional and Provincial counterparts, while required regular Council business continues.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you think you have symptoms of COVID-19, visit covid.thrive.health for a self-assessment tool and call 8-1-1 if prompted. For non-medical questions about COVID-19 call the Public Health Agency of Canada (1-833-784-4397) or the BC Government (1-888-COVID19 or 1-888-268-4319).


The City of Delta has taken significant steps to protect the community from COVID-19 and continues to take action to enforce the orders of the Provincial Health Officer to limit the spread of the virus. All City of Delta facilities, as well as playgrounds, bike parks, skate parks, the stairs at Fred Gingell Park, sport courts, basketball hoops, artificial turf fields, the Delta Nature Reserve boardwalk, golf courses, and public picnic shelters are closed. Restaurants are prohibited from serving food on premises and all personal services businesses are closed. 

Please do your part to protect yourselves and others – practice social distancing, wash your hands, and stay home.

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March 26, 2020 - Virtual Townhall hosted by Mayor George V. Harvie, Chief Neil Dubord, and MLA Ravi Kahlon

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Timeline of Delta's Response to COVID-19

In response to the ongoing and rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the City of Delta’s Emergency Operations Centre has been activated and the City is working closely with senior government agencies and public health authorities, including Fraser Health and the BC Centre for Disease Control.

A timeline of the City’s major actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic:

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  • March 30, 2020
  • March 28, 2020
  • March 27, 2020
  • March 26, 2020
  • March 25, 2020
  • March 24, 2020
  • March 23, 2020
  • March 22, 2020
  • March 21, 2020
  • March 20, 2020
  • March 19, 2020
  • March 18, 2020
  • March 17, 2020
  • March 16, 2020
  • March 15, 2020
  • March 13, 2020
  • Prior to WHO Declaring COVID-19 a Pandemic

Frequently Asked Questions

The City of Delta has established a call centre to quickly address questions from residents and businesses about Delta’s response to COVID-19. The call centre is open from 8:30 am and 4:45 pm, seven days a week. Call 604-946-4141 to connect with a team member.

General Questions

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  • What is the City of Delta doing to combat the spread of COVID-19?
  • I recently returned home from being outside Canada. What should I do?
  • I want to help, what can I do?
  • I haven’t been able to find toilet paper and these are difficult times – can I flush other paper products?
  • Children aren’t very good at practicing social distancing – will playgrounds be closed?
  • Are construction sites in Delta still operating?

Information for Local Businesses

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Utility and Property Taxes and other Financial Considerations

You can find more information at our Property Taxes, Flat Rate & Metered Utility page.

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  • How can I pay my utility fees and property taxes?
  • Is there anywhere I can pay my utility fees and property taxes in person?
  • How do I claim my Single Occupancy Discount or make my Secondary Suite Non Rental Declaration?
  • Has the Flat Rate Utility due date changed?
  • I have a water meter. Is Delta still conducting meter readings and sending billings?
  • How can I stop my Pre-Authorized Withdrawal payments?
  • How can I defer my property taxes?
  • Could I qualify for a Permissive Tax Exemption?

City Facilities and Events

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  • Are public meetings and other City events cancelled?
  • Will I receive a refund for programming that was cancelled due to COVID-19?
  • Are Delta’s Spring Break camps and programs cancelled?
  • Are City of Delta facilities still open?
  • Are Delta parks still open?

City Services

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  • Will garbage and recycling collection continue?
  • Are building inspections still available?
  • How are Delta staff being protected?
  • Will Spring Clean-up still happen?
  • What other City Services are still available?

Social Services

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  • Where can I find information about social services?
  • What can I do to help?
  • Where can seniors get help?
  • Feeling anxious or stressed?

City Communications

Delta Community Animal Shelter

Delta Community Animal Shelter is currently closed to the general public. The shelter can only be accessed by appointment, and for redeeming strays and/or adoptions. Please contact the shelter at 604-940-7111 to schedule an appointment and be aware of the following: 

  • Scheduled visitors will be screened over the phone prior to being permitted access.
  • All public education classes at DCAS have been cancelled until further notice. 
  • Animal Control (including calls for dangerous animals) will continue to be enforced by City of Delta Bylaw staff.
  • Animal adoptions will be processed over the phone where ever possible.
  • Located strays (with IDs) will be returned to guardians in the field when possible.

Effective planning for your pets will help ensure that animal service resources do not become overwhelmed and that pets do not experience unnecessary stress in the event that you are required to put your plan into action.

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Check this page regularly for ongoing updates on the coronavirus situation as it relates to City of Delta facilities, programs, services, and events. Follow the City of Delta on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for instant updates.

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