The City of Penticton has lifted the local state of emergency in regard to slope failure at a home in the 600 block of Heather Street. (Google Maps)

The City of Penticton has lifted the local state of emergency in regard to slope failure at a home in the 600 block of Heather Street. (Google Maps)

Local state of emergency lifting on Oct. 11

The city ordered homes to evacuate after a landslide on Aug. 9

Residents near Creekside Road can rest a little easier.

The local state of emergency that was put in place on Aug. 9 after a landslide is being lifted as of Oct. 11.

Access to certain properties along Creekside Road and Heather Road are remaining in place while the City of Penticton deals with long-term remedial work on the affected area.

The Aug. 9 landslide was caused after the slope gave way at 645 Heather Road, leading to two homes being ordered to evacuate and four others put on alert.

READ MORE: Local state of emergency declared at Penticton home

Questions about the slide can be directed to deputy director of development services Ken Kunka at the City of Penticton by emailing ken.kunka@penticton.ca.

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