Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Comment Period underway for proposed land use amendment for property off of Mishaw Road in Industrial Park

A call for comments is underway related to a proposed amendment for an
parcel of land in the Prince Rupert Industrial Park area

(photo from Govt of BC documents)

 The Ministry of Lands, Forest and Natural Resources is currently holding a comment period related to a proposed change to some land use in an area of the Prince Rupert Industrial Park, part of an application from Amix Real Estate Holdings.

The application which is posted on the government department website, outlines an amendment to the current use of the land as Log Handling/Storage, with the applicant looking to add a fuel transfer operation.

This is an application to amend the use of an existing Licence of Occupation, licence #SK916696. The current use is Log Handling/Storage. The requested use is Commercial General A. 

The project is a fuel transfer operation where diesel fuel and gasoline would be barded to the site and fuel transferred from transport barge to the storage barge A.T.L. 810 and then transferred as needed from the storage barge either to a truck loading arrangement on the shore and loaded into trucks or to a loading arrangement on the storage barge capable of delivering to smaller vessels. 

The applicant owns the adjacent upland property (171 Mish-Aw Road Prince Rupert).

The Synopsis for the Application notes that the property is zoned as M3 with a range of permitted uses which include: (c) Marine transportation, (e) Transportation terminal, (f) Bulk commodity storage and terminal, (h) General industrial, (i) Marine commercial, & (j) Marine fuel station.     

The location of the area in question related to the current
opportunity for comment process

(from the BC Gov't website)

The deadline to submit comments related to the application is listed as August 18th on the government website; though an advertisement of the notice in the weekly paper notes of deadline for comments of September 4th.

You can watch for any changes to the comment period deadlines as well as to  review the full application and supporting documentation here.

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