About the Department

Community Planning & Development plays the lead role in responding to Kitimat development inquiries and applications. This role has four basic components: (1) Providing information and advice to project proponents; (2) Evaluating proposals based on requirements of the BC Local Government Act, BC Land Title Act, Community Charter, and Kitimat's own Official Community Plan and Municipal Code; (3) Reporting findings and presenting recommendations to Council, the Advisory Planning Commission, and/or other agencies, and the public; and (4) Issuing approvals and permits.

The department is also responsible for long-range community planning, maintaining our community demographic database and managing public land.

For more information about the department and its function, please call (250) 632-8910.