Oil Spill Emergency Response Base - Project Permit No. 16-290 - Extension to the Expiry Date

The permit holder, Western Canada Marine Response Corporation, has requested an extension to both the commencement and expiry dates of the approved project permit (No. 16-290), which has a commencement date of February 10, 2020, and an expiry date of February 28, 2021. It is proposed to extend the commencement date to September 10, 2020, and extend the expiry date to September 30, 2021. The permit approved the construction of an oil spill emergency response base at 2800 Commissioner Street, Vancouver.


While under review, proposed dates were revised to extend the commencement date to December 10, 2020, and extend the expiry date to November 30, 2021

The works approved through Project Permit No. 16-290 are comprised of marine piles and floats, riparian shore protection, two upland buildings and site services, and a paved parking area.


Latest update

Notice of Determination

Vancouver, B.C. –July 22, 2020– The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has determined that the proposed WCMRC Oil Spill Emergency Response Base – Amendment 01 is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects..



Project and Environmental Review
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
100 The Pointe, 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3T4
Email: per@portvancouver.com

  • Location

    • Vancouver (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Western Canada Marine Response Corporation
  • Authorities

    • Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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