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September 2023 - District of Kitimat Newsletter

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023 07:39 PM


Our September District of Kitimat newsletter is now available.

View it here, or find it in various locations around town, including the museum, library, Tamitik Jubilee Sports Complex and Riverlodge Recreation Centre

Planned overnight Haisla Bridge closure moved to September 30

Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023 03:00 PM

This post has been revised to reflect a new closure date:

The first of two planned Haisla Bridge closures will happen on Saturday, September 30, from 7:30 p.m. until 3:30 a.m. During this time all motor and pedestrian traffic across Haisla Bridge will be stopped to allow for the removal of the original structure.

The process, called a “jack and slide” operation, means the old bridge structure will be raised and slid onto the new bridge. Once moved, it will be rolled off the bridge to a site in...

Kitimat fire prohibition lifted as of September 12

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 12:18 PM

The District of Kitimat's most recent campfire / backyard fire prohibition has now been lifted.

This is in line with a recent partial lifting of Northwest Fire Centre's campfire ban, of which you can read the notice here: Campfire Prohibition Partially Rescinded in Northwest Fire Centre – BC Wildfire Service (

You can quickly find existing fire prohibitions on our website at

Proposed updates to Kitimat Landfill adding new tipping fees

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2023 01:47 PM

The District of Kitimat is moving closer to adding and updating tipping fees for both residential self-haul users and commercial-waste customers at the Kitimat Landfill.

The bylaw to implement these changes will be presented to Kitimat Council for a third reading on September 11, with a plan to present it for adoption at their September 25 Council meeting.

These changes at the landfill are an important step in meeting the goals of Kitimat’s Solid Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan. This...

New campfire prohibition starting August 31

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 06:27 PM

The District of Kitimat is re-implementing a campfire / backyard fire prohibition, in line with a campfire ban going into effect in the whole Northwest Fire Centre.

The regional campfire ban and the District of Kitimat's campfire ban will be in effect at noon tomorrow, August 31.

Our current fire prohibitions are on our website at