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Public Notices

Buick Creek water station service resumed

Notice of Public Hearing for a proposed zoning amendment from residential to industrial, 9842 259 Road Fort St John area

Notice of Public Hearing for a proposed OCP and Zoning Amendment from agriculture to residential, 11075 257 Road Baldonnel Area

Notice of Public Hearing to consider an amendment to PRRD Zoning Bylaw 1343, 2001 to include “Daycare” as a permitted use within the General Commercial Zone (C-2).

Open fire prohibited – effective May 19, 2023 at 12:00 p.m.


Open fire prohibited – effective May 19, 2023 at 12:00 p.m.

Effective at 12:00 (noon) on Friday, May 19, 2023, all open fire will be prohibited throughout the Prince George Fire Centre. This prohibition applies to campfires (Category 1), Category 2 and Category 3 open fire as defined in the Wildfire Regulations.

This prohibition will remain in effect until 12:00 (noon) on Sunday, October 15, 2023 or until it is rescinded. Prohibitions apply to all public and private lands unless otherwise specified. A map outlining the area of this prohibition is below.

In addition to prohibiting the use of open fire of any size, the following activities remain prohibited:

  • The use of tiki and/or similar kinds of torches
  • The use of chimineas
  • The use of outdoor stoves or other portable campfire apparatus without a CSA or ULC rating
  • The use of fireworks and sky lanterns
  • The use of burn barrels or burn cages of any size
  • The use of binary exploding targets or air curtain burners

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Notice of Regional Board and Regional Hospital District Meeting – May 18, 2023



Meetings of the Peace River Regional Hospital District and Peace River Regional District Boards will be held beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at the The George Dawson Inn located at 11705 8 Street in Dawson Creek, BC. Agendas may be viewed on the PRRD’s web page at


The Regional District understands that many people may not be able to attend in person, and has put in place additional processes to allow the public to continue to ‘be in the know’ about what’s happening at the Board meetings. Meetings are livestreamed via Facebook, and posted online after the meeting in case you miss it.


The PRRD will accept gallery questions and comments from the public, either at the meeting, or via email in advance, sent to Your comments and your name will be read out loud during the Gallery Questions and Comments portion of the meeting. Gallery comments are limited to items on the agenda, and each person has up to two minutes to share their views or pose questions for the Board’s consideration.


Board meetings are livestreamed over Facebook:


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Service Disruption Goodlow Transfer Station

May 5, 2023 2247hrs

Due to fire in the area, the Goodlow Transfer Station will be closed until further notice.

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Online reservation system open for Blackfoot Regional Park

The Peace River Regional District (PRRD) has partnered with Let’s Camp to offer online reservations for Blackfoot Regional Park. Let’s Camp is a user-friendly platform that allows visitors to view available sites, book and securely pay for the perfect camping spot up to 30 days in advance.

Blackfoot Regional Park is located approximately 75 kilometers east of Fort St. John and 51 kilometers north of Dawson Creek at 2098 Rolla Road. The parks boasts scenic views of the mighty Peace River, contains unique forest landscapes and diverse wildlife ecology. Local residents established the park with a crew of summer students in 1972 through a grant from the Province of British Columbia. The Regional District assumed maintenance ownership of the property by 1988.
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Feedback needed from Area B residents on potable water in Rose Prairie

The Peace River Regional District held a community meeting with Area B residents on March 30, 2023 to update the community about the Rose Prairie water station, and to discuss possible solutions for potable water sources in the area. The Rose Prairie water station has been closed since March 11, 2021, after explosive levels of gas were detected in the air within the treatment storage tank and the well casing. The planned February 22, 2021 opening was cancelled and further testing during the following week revealed continued levels of gas within the casing.

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