Executive Council Office

Boards and Committees

Land Use Planning Council (Yukon)

Department: Energy, Mines and Resources | Agency website >>

Address: Suite 201, 307 Jarvis Street, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2H3

Phone: 867-667-7397 | Fax: 867-667-4624


The Council makes recommendations to Yukon government and each affected Yukon First Nation on the following:

  • land use planning, including policies, goals and priorities, in the Yukon;
  • the identification of planning regions and priorities for the preparation of regional land use plans;
  • the general terms of reference, including time frames, for each Regional Land Use Planning Commission;
  • the boundary of each planning region; and
  • such other matters as Yukon government and each affected Yukon First Nation may agree.

Authority: Umbrella Final Agreement, Chapters 2.12.0 and 11.3.0
Period: May 29, 1993 and dependent on date of Final Agreement to present
Type: Advisory


The Minister appoints 1 nominee of the Council of Yukon First Nations, 1 nominee of Government of Canada and 1 nominee of Yukon government.

Appointment process: Ministerial appointment

Requirements: Yukon residents and not delegates of the parties who nominate or appoint them.

Term: 3 years. Any appointment replacing a member whose term has not expired will be for the unexpired portion of that term.

Meetings: An annual meeting with the chairpersons of all Yukon regional land use planning commissions at minimum.

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.

Current members:


Name Position From: To:
Craig, Lois Member 05/11/2017 05/10/2020
Dick, Hammond CYFN Member 08/28/2019 08/27/2022
Zimmerman, Dennis   Member    12/07/2017   12/06/2020