Welcome. The Regional District provides local government services to an area of 107,000km² in northwestern British Columbia. Member municipalities are Kitimat, Terrace, Stewart, Hazelton and New Hazelton.

The Regional District administers over 40 "functions" or services including rural land use planning, community water system, fire protection, tranportation system and library services. 

The Regional District employs approximately 30 full and part-time employees in Terrace and Kitimat.

For information on our departments and their responsibilites, see the Services page.


For a list of Meetings and Events please click on the dates in the Calender on the upper right hand side of this page.

For Regional District Board Meeting  Agendas and Minutes please click here, or click the square button on the left hand side of this page that says 'CivicWeb Board Portal'

May 4th, 2016

Please see attached the Request for Proposal  (RFP) for the joint marketing initiative between NLG, the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine (RDKS), Kermodei Tourism (City of Terrace) and the District of Stewart.  All interested parties are to submit to proposasl to Nelson Silveira, Economic Development Officer, at RDKS by email to nelsons@rdks.bc.ca if you have questions you can reach him...

May 2nd, 2016

The Regional District is initiating an Official Community Plan update for Thornhill- check back here often for OCP event updates

Thornhill's Official Community Plan (OCP), when completed, will be the over-arching policy document that serves as a guide for elected officials and administration when making a wide range of decisions. The OCP represents the community's shared 5 to 20 year vision. Your input...

April 22nd, 2016

Regional District invites quotations from qualified contractors who have the heavy equipment, resources, skills and capacity to complete the Kitwanga Landfill Regrading Project within a required time frame.

This ITQ is posted to BC Bid (www.bcbid.bc.ca) and here.


January 6th, 2016

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is inviting applications to fill vacancies on the Thornhill Advisory Planning Commission (APC) with a focus on residents from the Kofoed/River Drive area, Queensway and Lower Thornhill (including such streets as Paquette, Pine, Muller, Sande, Mountainview and Crescentview).


August 13th, 2015

Saturday, August 15, 2015, the Northwest B.C. Resource Benefits Alliance (RBA) will hold its first Summit in Terrace, B.C. The RBA is seeking a revenue sharing agreement with the B.C. government to address infrastructure and servicing impacts, while also...