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October 27, 2017 4:55 pm

U2 Coming to Foothills Landfill?

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 @ 5:49 AM

Area in blue is the  property in which the landfill operates, -image courtesy Regional District of Fraser Fort George

Prince George, B.C- Don’t get excited, it’s not what you think.

The Regional District of Fraser Fort George is applying for a rezoning of  much of the landfill  property.  It’s not an effort to change current operations,  it’s all about compliance.

Seems  most of the landfill is in an area that is zoned AF,  Agriculture Forestry.  It has been that way even back in the day when the City of Prince George  operated the  landfill.

The rezoning application is  to bring the  landfill  into current zoning policies, which require the  landfill to have  a U2 zoning.    One  section of the landfill already has that  zoning, (the rectangular piece  outlined in red within the blue  area in the  above image) the application before the City would bring the rest of the  site into  compliance.

The site  is designated  in the Official Community Plan for landfill operations, but  the current  zoning  is not  in line with those  operations.

The rezoning will not  see  any expansion of operations beyond its current  property lines.


Bylaw enforcement should have caught this 20 years ago. Grandfathering does not apply for zoning – the current “owner” gets the stop work order and pays the fine?

Looks like the former owner (city of PG) was also out of compliance. Fine them as well???

They are just getting the site ready for the next generation of SUPERtrees.

Someone just has to check on the silviculture prescription. ;-)

first nations need to be involved too

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