Golden Courthouse Closure

  • March 15, 2023

Updated Mar 31, 2023

Following the closure of the Golden courthouse due to a fire, traffic court hearings will continue taking place the Ramada Golden Hotel until further notice. If you’ve been directed to attend the Provincial Court in Golden on a traffic, ticket, or bylaw matter, you must attend at this address:

Ramada Golden Hotel
#1311, 12th Street North
Golden, BC

Provincial Court matters scheduled to be heard by a judge will proceed at the Invermere Courthouse until further notice. If you’ve been directed to attend the Provincial Court in Golden for an in-person appearance on a criminal, youth, family, or small claims matter, you must attend at this address:

Invermere Courthouse
645 7th Avenue
Invermere, BC

If you have an appearance scheduled and require further information, please contact the Judicial Case Manager’s office at EKootenays.Scheduling@provincialcourt.bc.ca.

The temporary Provincial Court Registry continues to operate at 1104 9th St. South, Golden, BC. Due to limited space there, please file documents by mail, email, or using Court Services Online when possible.

Mailing Address: PO Box 1500, Golden, BC V0A 1H0
Phone: 1-250-272-3475
Fax: 1-250-344-7592
Physical Address: 1104 9th St. South, Golden, BC


Updated Mar 21, 2023

UPDATE: GOLDEN ALTERNATE COURT LOCATION

From the Provincial Court of BC

Following the closure of the Golden courthouse due to a fire, traffic court hearings are now taking place at:

Ramada Golden Hotel
#1311, 12th Street North
Golden, BC

If you’ve been directed to attend the Provincial Court in Golden on a traffic, ticket, or bylaw matter set for March 23, 29 and 30, 2023, you must attend at this address.

The temporary Provincial Court Registry continues to operate at 1104 9th St. South, Golden, BC. Due to limited space there, please file documents by mail, email, or using Court Services Online when possible.

Mailing Address: PO Box 1500, Golden, BC V0A 1H0
Phone: 1-250-272-3475
Fax: 1-250-344-7592
Physical Address: 1104 9th St. South, Golden, BC

The Supreme Court is co-located with the Provincial Court at this location. For information, please contact the Supreme Court.


Updated Mar 15, 2023

UPDATE: GOLDEN COURTHOUSE CLOSURE – ALTERNATE REGISTRY LOCATIONS

From the Provincial Court of BC

An interim, alternate Provincial Court Registry is now available in Golden following the Courthouse fire.

Physical Address: 1104 9th St. South, Golden, BC
Mailing address: PO Box 1500 Golden, BC V0A 1H0
Phone: 1-250-272-3475

Filing remotely (by mail, email, or using Court Services Online where available) is encouraged but counter access at 1104 9th St. South will be available if needed.

This situation will continue to be monitored and a further Announcement will be posted on the Provincial Court website when information about an alternate location for hearings is available.

The Supreme Court is co-located with the Provincial Court at this location. For more information, please contact the Supreme Court.

From the Supreme Court of BC

Following the fire on March 13 that led to the closure of the Golden Courthouse, in-person Court Registry services are now being offered from the Ministry of Children and Family Development Office in Golden at 1104 9th Street South. The mailing address for the interim Registry location is PO Box 1500, Golden, BC, V0A 1H0‚Äč.

The Registry may also be contacted by email at GoldenCourtRegistry@gov.bc.ca.

The situation continues to be monitored and additional information regarding an alternate location for hearings originally scheduled in Golden will be shared when it becomes available.

The Provincial Court also sits at the Golden Courthouse. For more information about closures affecting the Provincial Court, please contact the Provincial Court.


Mar 14, 2023

From the Provincial Court of BC

The Golden Courthouse is closed due to a fire. The Provincial Court will work with the government to find an alternate location for Provincial Court hearings scheduled at this courthouse.

This situation will continue to be monitored and a further Announcement will be posted on the Provincial Court website as more information about an alternate location is available.

The Supreme Court is co-located with the Provincial Court at this location. For more information about closures affecting the Supreme Court, please contact the Supreme Court.

From the Supreme Court of BC

Sadly, the Golden Courthouse is closed due to a fire. The Supreme Court is working with the government to find an alternate location for hearings that were scheduled at this courthouse.

The situation will continue to be monitored and additional information concerning an alternate location for hearings originally scheduled in Golden will be shared when it becomes available.

The Provincial Court also sits at the Golden Courthouse. For more information about closures affecting the Provincial Court, please contact the Provincial Court.