Fort St James Detachment Replacement

The Proposed Project

The project consists of the design, construction and fit-up of a new police detachment facility in the district municipality of Fort St. James. The new detachment will be of modular construction whereby the majority of construction will be completed off-site then delivered and assembled on site. The new facility will comprise of approximately 977m2 of useable space to meet the RCMPs program requirements. Site works to include relocation of an existing water main to accommodate the build. Decommissioning and demolition of the existing detachment to follow the turnover of the new detachment. Schedule: An estimated 10-15 months is anticipated for all project activities including demolition, site preparation, placement of modules fit up and commissioning. Project activities on site anticipated to start summer/fall 2021 with a project end date of summer/fall 2022.

Latest update

28 February 2021 – The public comment period on the project is closed. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Determination - April 26, 2021
1 Public Notice - January 29, 2021


Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Karani Karthikaikumar, Environmental Analyst
73 Leikin Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R2

  • Location

    • Fort St James (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Authorities

    • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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...within 200 kilometres
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