Demolition of Defence Research Establishment Pacific (DREP) Jetty in Dockyard, Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed a project. Work involves the demolition of the DREP Jetty located within the Dockyard of CFB Esquimalt and includes the following:

• removal of the complete jetty and associated timber above and below the waterline,

• removal of all piles above and below the mudline,

• removal of the shed, weather monitoring equipment and other structures on the jetty deck,

• removal of site services and capping at mains,

• removal of concrete footings and shoreline abutment,

• removal of the approach and walkway leading to the jetty

• placement of rip-rap or other materials to return the shoreline to a natural state.


Latest update

November 9, 2023 – The public comment period on the project is closed. The Department of National Defence 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
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - October 20, 2023


Becky MacInnis
Department of National Defence
Becky MacInnis, Environment Officer / MARPAC Formation Safety and Environment
Formation Safety and Environment, Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt
PO Box 17000 Stn Forces
Victoria, British Columbia V9A 7N2

  • Location

    • Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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