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Fall Newsletter

The fall edition of the Fort Flyer is now available. Fall NEWSLETTER 2018 The Fort Flyer is published twice a year and is included with Utility Bills. If you have any questions about anything in the flyer or would like more information please do not hesitate to contact the District Office 250-996-8233. Reminder that all Utility Bill payments are due by 4:30 on October 31st 2018.

By | September 25th, 2018|

Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment

District of Fort St. James Municipal Council is considering an amendment to Zoning Bylaw No. 738, 2001. The amendment affects Division Two-Definitions and Division Three-Regulations. The amendment to Division Two-Definitions includes the addition of a definition for Cannabis, Cannabis Production Facility and Cannabis Retail Store. The amendment to Division Three-Regulations adds a subsections allowing the sale and production of recreational Cannabis in certain zones. The proposed amending bylaw may be viewed at the District Office, 477 Stuart Drive West, Fort St. James, from September 10 through September 21, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. It is also available online at ( A public hearing on the proposed amendment will be held in Council Chambers at the District Office at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday September 26, 2018. All persons who believe their interest in property will be affected by the proposed amendment will be given an opportunity to [...]

By | September 6th, 2018|

Fort St. James Fire Information

September 3, 2018 09:20 While the Evacuation Alert has been rescinded, outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and harvesters are reminded that an “area restriction” order is in place for Crown land in the vicinity of the Shovel Lake wildfire. This area restriction is being implemented to protect public safety - due to this wildfire's behaviour and potential impacts on forest service roads (such as fire-damaged trees and nearby fire activity) - and to avoid interference with firefighting activities. This order will remain in place until noon on Sept. 15, 2018, or until it is rescinded. This order applies to Crown land within the geographic boundaries shown on the map that is posted online at: Under this order and Section 11(2) of the Wildfire Act, a person must not remain in or enter this restricted area without prior written authorization of an official designated for the purposes of the Wildfire Act, unless [...]

By | August 13th, 2018|

Annual Meeting

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING AND ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR 2017   The District of Fort St. James Annual Report for the year 2017 will be presented at the Regular Meeting of Council on June 27, 2018 at 7:00pm, pursuant to sections of the Community Charter. The Annual Report is available for public inspection at the District of Fort St. James Municipal Office, 477 Stuart Drive West, Fort St. James, during office hours, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. 

By | June 21st, 2018|