Subdivision

Subdivision

What is a Subdivision?

Subdivision can generally be described as the legal mechanism that leads to the creation of new parcels of land. Subdivision involves the division of land into two or more parcels, and can also include the re-alignment of existing property lines, the creation of strata lots, the creation of long-term leases (over three years), building stratas and air-space parcels.

Information for Developers

All subdivision of land in the District of Stewart is governed by the Subdivision and Zoning Bylaws.  These Bylaws set out subdivision requirements such as minimum lot dimensions, specifications for construction, subdivision procedures, etc.

In addition to fees and servicing costs payable to the District, applicants are responsible for all surveying costs, Land Title Office fees and fees payable to outside utility companies for serving the new subdivision.

Requirements of "External Agencies"

  • Ministry of Transportation (i.e. when subdivision occurs adjacent to a Provincial Highway, or access to the foreshore is a consideration)
  • Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection (i.e. concerning environmental issues, flooding, contaminated site remediation)
  • Ministry of Health (for on-site sewage disposal)

Zoning Bylaw: 881-2014

Information Bulletin:  Fire Prohibitions Across NW Fire Centre

POSTED: May 24, 2019

Please see the attached Information Bulletin from the Province regarding burning prohibitions in effect as of Friday, May 24th, 2019

News Release

POSTED: April 11, 2019

The District of Stewart has been successful in their grant application submitted to the 2019 Community Child Care Space Creation Program in the amount of $585,731. Click on the link for details   /docs/news_release.pdf

Information Bulletin:  Warmer Weather Prompts Outdoor Burning Precautions

POSTED: April 1, 2019

Please see the bulletin from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and BC Wildfire Service.

Invitation to participate in the Patient Partner Steering Committee

POSTED: May 23, 2019

This committee will guide a study called "Optimizing Patient Experience in Medical Travel" - if you are interested in participating, please click on the invitation letter from Denise Jaworsky & Dave Sohi for details and contact info.

Emergency Preparedness Week

POSTED: May 9, 2019

Watch for your Household Emergency Plan booklet in your mail

CMSD82 News Release:  Jocelynn Drew, Bear Valley School Principal Appointment

POSTED: May 7, 2019

Please see the attached News Release from Coast Mountains Board of Education School District 82 announcing the appointment of Jocelynn Drew as the School Principal at Bear Valley School. 

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: February 21, 2018

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: February 21, 2018

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation