thumbThe Peace River Regional District and Hospital District serve the Peace River region of British Columbia, south of the 58th parallel and east of the Rocky Mountains to the Alberta border. Its boundaries encompass approximately twelve million hectares (46,000 square miles). The population resides in seven incorporated municipalities and four rural electoral areas.


    Public Notices

    Notice of Public Information Meeting

    The Purpose of this Public Information Meeting is to hear from owners and occupiers of land whose interests may be impacted by the proposed bylaw amendments.
    Proposal: To amend the OCP from SC (Settlement Centre) to LSI (Light/Service Industrial) and to amend the zoning from R-2 (Residential 2 Zone) to I-1 (Light Industrial) of an approximately 3.0 ha portion of the subject property to allow for the development as light industrial.
    Near the intersection of Highway 97 and Old Hope Road
    Monday December 7, 2015 at 8:00 pm
    North Peace Leisure Pool Meeting Room
    9505 100 Street, Fort St John, BC

    Notice of Public Hearing

    The Purpose of this Public Hearing is to hear from owners and occupiers of land whose interests may be impacted by the proposed bylaw amendment.
    Proposal: To rezone the approximate 25 ha (62 acre) portion west of the gully from A-2 (Large Agricultural Holdings Zone) to A-1 (Small Agricultural Holdings Zone) to facilitate the subdivision of a 25 ha parcel.
    Northeast of Fort St John along the 257 Road.
    Monday, Dec. 7 2015 at 7:00 pm
    North Peace Leisure Pool Meeting Room
    9505 100 St., Fort St. John, BC 


    Beatton River Public Safety Advisory Lifted

    Media Release

    New BC Societies Act

    On November 17 & 18, 2015 the PRRD hosted two seminars on the upcoming changes to the BC Societies Act.  Information presented was tailored to groups in the region to provide some guidance as to what can be expected when the changes are implemented.  For a copy of the presentation, click here

    Road Delays – Hudson’s Hope Suspension Bridge

    Tuesday, Dec. 1 - Thursday, Dec . 3, 2015

    YRB will be conducting cable inspections on the Hudson's Hope Suspension Bridge, located 7 km south of Hudson's Hope on Hwy 29. Expect delays of up to 60 minutes between the hours of 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm with the bridge being opened to traffic from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm.

    YRB would like to apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For updates check www.drivebc.ca and Twitter @YRBNorthPeace or call the office at 250-262-2600.

    Solid Waste Customer Satisfaction Survey

    Please fill out the Customer Satisfaction Survey.

    You can find the survey:
    1. In the North East News October 15th edition
    2. On the Peace River Regional District web page: http://prrd.bc.ca/services/garbage-and-recycling/
    3. At Transfer Stations  
    4. At the Dawson Creek and the Fort St John Peace River Regional District offices

    Public Safety on Beatton River – Update

    The Peace River Regional District is asking for the public to continue to stay off the Beatton River. The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations reported to the Regional District today that the river continues to be blocked by debris.  The river is still flowing; however debris, bank erosion, and stream flow continue to make the Beatton River dangerous.  Please see the attached Press Release for more details.