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PUBLIC NOTICE - Temporary Use Permit

497 Quatsino Blvd., Kitimat

497 Quatsino Blvd., Kitimat

Kitimat Council invites public comment on a Temporary Use Permit (TUP) amendment application.

J. Oviatt Contracting Ltd. is requesting following amendments to Temporary Use Permit (TUP) 04-2022:(1) stockpiling logs, and firewood acquired from clearing of lots from Strawberry Meadows; (2) processing topsoil acquired from construction of the road to Minette Bay West Park; (3) storing raw topsoil, masonry sand and silt; (4) storing hog fuel, rig mats, a portable bridge and a portable sawmill; (5) utilizing Forced Air Log/Wood Burning Pit on site; (6) storage area for drying wood; (7) to sell topsoil; (8) snow hauling primarily from Civeo Sitka Lodge, but also from other off-site locations within the District, and providing access to subject site through Loganberry Ave; (9) allowing four workers for three weeks per year to process the topsoil; two site crews for two weeks per year to burn the wood; one person for soil sales; one person for loading topsoil in truck; one person for snow storage; a site foreman; and storing a machine for organizing the snow storage; and (10) all the above-mentioned uses/activities for a three-year term. The subject site has had a previous TUP for similar uses.

Need More Information?

The application, location map, site plan, permit and other supporting documents are available for review at and at the District of Kitimat reception desk, 270 City Centre, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday excluding statutory holidays. Further inquiries should be directed to Community Planning & Development at 250-632-8900.

Please provide any comments before 12 pm on March 20, 2023 to


Fax: Planning Department at 250-632-4995

Mail: Mayor & Council c/o 270 City Centre, Kitimat, BC V8C 2H7

*Submissions provided in response to the application, including names and addresses, will become part of the public record, and made available for public inspection at the District office and

Attend or Watch Council Meeting:

Contact Staff at 250-632-8900 or before 4:30pm on March 20, 2023 if you would like to receive login information for the Council Meeting held on WebEx. A phone-in option is available if you are unable to use a video connection.