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

2021-2025 Five Year Financial Plan

POSTED: March 3, 2021

The District of Stewart Council invites public comment on Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw No. 983, 2021 which covers the 2021-2025 Operating and Capital Budgets.
For more information, please see the Notice that includes the Bylaw as well as comment/question process.

Homeowner Grant Changes for 2021

POSTED: March 1, 2021

Effective 2021, all Home Owner Grant applications must be submitted directly to the B.C. Provincial government through a secure online application.
Please see the document in this link regarding the new way to apply for your Homeowner Grant.

Public Notice:  Water Distribution System

POSTED: February 26, 2021

The District has recently become aware of concerns regarding discolored water in various parts of town - for more info, please see the attached Notice.

Supporting Local Businesses Through Tourism

POSTED: July 31, 2020

The District is supporting local businesses by utilizing an NDIT grant to promote Stewart tourism within BC. View BC Magazine's great feature on Stewart!

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: October 22, 2019

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: August 23, 2019

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

Dedication of “Family Quiet Room” at the Stewart Health Centre

POSTED: July 18, 2019

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