LUCs were legally enabled for a brief period from 1972 to 1978 only, under the then Municipal Act, now Local Government Act. Landowners or developers applied for an LUC via a bylaw to create tailor-made regulations for specific lands. This differed from general zones contained in a typical zoning bylaw. Most LUCs are more specific but also more restrictive than zoning. LUCs are registered on a land title and take precedence over zoning or subdivision regulations on that land. Read more about Land Use Contract Termination
The Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD), Development Services, invites all Whitecroft and surrounding area residents and landowners (click here for a map of the area) to a Public Information Meeting on Monday, November 9th, 2015, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, at the Heffley Creek Community Hall (6995 Old Highway No. 5). We will provide information, take questions, and outline planning issues and proposed changes, specifically: Read more about Whitecroft Land Use & Planning Meeting
This meeting is for all residents affected by the Guichon Creek Flooding of 2017/2018. All property owners living along Guichon Creek should attend. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the removal of all temporary emergency works placed on private property during the spring freshet.
The installation of methane oxidation beds at six landfills (Barriere, Clearwater, Chase, Heffley Creek, Logan Lake and Lower Nicola) in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District is a key component in helping the TNRD acheive Carbon Neutrality. Methane oxidation can lead to significant removal of landfill methane, and thus has the potential to earn greenhouse-gas credits. The TNRD has measured and reported carbon emissions to the Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program since 2010 and has taken measures to reduce corporate emissions. Read more about Methane Oxidation Beds & Emissions Reporting