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Address: Suite 201, 307 Jarvis Street, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2H3
Phone: 867-667-7397 | Fax: 867-667-4624
Government and any affected Yukon First Nation may agree to establish a Regional Land Use Planning Commission to develop a regional land use plan. Settlement Agreements provide for regionally based Regional Land Use Planning Commissions.
Regional land use plans shall include recommendations for the use of land, water and other renewable and non-renewable resources in the planning region in a manner determined by the Regional Land Use Planning Commission.
Each Regional Land Use Planning Commission shall prepare and recommend to Government and the affected Yukon First Nation a regional land use plan within a timeframe established by Government and each affected Yukon First Nation.
Each Regional Land Use Planning Commission, after Consultation with each affected Yukon First Nation, shall prepare a budget for the preparation of the regional land use plan and for carrying out its functions under this chapter and shall submit that budget to the Yukon Land Use Planning Council.
In developing a regional land use plan, a Regional Land Use Planning Commission:
Authority: Umbrella Final Agreement, Chapter 11.4
Period: The date of creation and dissolution varies for each Commission.
The Minister appoints 6 members with:
Appointment process: Ministerial appointment
Requirements: The majority of nominees of Yukon First Nations and the majority of nominees of Government on a Regional Land Use Planning Commission shall be Yukon residents with a long term familiarity with the region or regions being planned. Members of the Commissions shall not be delegates of the parties who nominate or appoint them.
Term: 3 year term. Exception: The term of initial appointments to a Commission may, in the discretion of the nominating party, be less than but not exceed three years and any appointment replacing a member whose term has not expired shall only be for the unexpired portion of that term.
Meetings: Each Commission determines when and where meetings are held.
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Are there any vacancies? Our vacancies page lists ALL boards and committees looking for members.
Apply: There is 1 process to apply to ALL Yukon government boards and committees.
Dawson Regional Land Use Planning Commission: There are no members at this time.
Teslin Regional Land Use Planning Commission: There are no members at this time.