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Public Notices

Service Disruption: Hudson’s Hope Transfer Station – Used Oil

Notice of Intent to consider Development Variance Permit 24-008 to increase the maximum allowable accessory building floor area from 300m² to 366m² to accommodate the construction of a new shop, 10745 255 Road Fort St John

Fort St. John Bulk Water Station Closure

Notice of Intent to Consider Development Variance Permit 24-007 DVP to Increase the permitted maximum accessory building floor area by 71.4m² from 187m² to 258.6m² to construct a new accessory structure, 9977 81 Ave Fort St John

PRRD Board of Variance

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Notice of Meetings for July 17, 2024 and July 18, 2024

A Meeting of the Committee of the Whole will be held beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at the Dawson Creek office located at 1981 Alaska Avenue in Dawson Creek, BC.

Meetings of the Peace River Regional District Board and Regional Hospital District will be held beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2024 at the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre located at 11308 Alaska Road in Fort St. John, BC.

Agendas may be viewed on the PRRD’s web page at www.prrd.bc.ca/agendas-minutes/

The PRRD will accept gallery questions and comments from the public, either at the meeting, or via email in advance, sent to tyra.henderson@prrd.bc.ca. 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:
https://www.facebook.com/OfficialPRRD/

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Tupper Creek Wildfire Evacuation Alert Rescinded (Cancelled)

Tupper Creek Wildfire Evacuation Alert #1 is Rescinded (Cancelled)

Issued at July 12, 2024 at 14:00 hours (2:00 p.m.)

We are happy to share that the Tupper Creek Wildfire Evacuation Alert 1 Rescind has been cancelled as of 14:00 hours (2:00 p.m.) on July 12, 2024.

Please note that an Evacuation Alert or Order may need to be reissued if the wildfire situation changes or worsens; however, if that is deemed necessary, a new Evacuation Alert or Order process will be started.

For more information, please contact the Peace River Regional District at 1-800-670-7773 or email emergency-info@prrd.bc.ca.

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Category 1 Open Burning prohibited across Prince George Fire Centre starting July 12

The following open burning prohibition (fire ban) has been enacted by the BC Wildfire Service/Ministry of Forests, not the Peace River Regional District.

This open fire prohibition is not an evacuation order or alert.

The PRRD encourages all residents to sign up for NEBC alerts if they have not already done so, to receive emergency information for the Peace River region.

To report a wildfire, unattended campfire or open burning violation, call 1-800-663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on a cell phone or through the BC Wildfire Service mobile app.


PRINCE GEORGE – Effective at 12 p.m. (noon) on Friday, July 12, 2024, Category 1 (campfires) are prohibited across the Prince George Fire Centre. This prohibition applies to campfires (Category 1) as defined in the Wildfire Regulation.

This prohibition covers all of the Prince George Fire Centre and will remain in effect until 12 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2024, or until it is rescinded.

Prohibitions apply to all public and private lands unless otherwise specified (e.g. in an enactment or local government bylaw).

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

  • Fireworks
  • Sky lanterns
  • Burn barrels or burn cages of any size or description
  • Binary exploding targets
  • Air curtain burners
  • Chimineas
  • Tiki and similar kinds of torches
  • Outdoor stoves or other portable campfire apparatus without a CSA or ULC rating

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Tupper Creek Wildfire Evacuation Alert #1

Issued on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 1100 hours (11:00 am)

Official notice: Tupper Creek Wildfire – Evacuation Alert #1

Based on recommendations from BC Wildfire, the Peace River Regional District (PRRD) has issued an Evacuation Alert for the Tupper Creek Wildfire. This Alert is being issued because of the potential danger to life and health in the area.

Evacuation Alert #1 is now in effect in the following areas:

  • 198 Road and the BC Provincial border
  • West to Hwy 2 and 198 Road
  • Continuing west along the 198 Road to the Kiskatinaw River
  • Southerly, along the Kiskatinaw River to a point due west of the intersection of the One Island Lake Road and Hwy 52E Easterly, to the junction of One Island Lake Road and Hwy 52E
  • Continuing east to the BC Provincial border
  • North along the BC Provincial border to the 198 Road

This Alert does not affect First Nations communities or municipalities as they issue their own Orders and Alerts.

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Regional District Highlights, June 2024

The latest issue of the Regional District Highlights

  • Regional Climate Resiliency Plan survey open until July 31, 2024
  • Pre-register for Emergency Support Services

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