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Welcome. The Regional District provides local government services to an area of 100,000km² in northwestern British Columbia. Member municipalities are Kitimat, Terrace, Stewart, Hazelton and New Hazelton.

The Regional District administers over 40 "functions" or services ranging from rural land use planning, to a community water system, to fire protection, to library services, to a public marina. Forecast expenditures in the 2013 Budget are $12,713,000 million.


The Regional District employs approximately 20 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.

July 31st, 2014

Please see attached invitation to the Les Watmough Memorial Bench Dedication Tuesday, August 5, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. at Thornhill Landing.

July 29th, 2014

Northwest BC Local Governments Form Alliance to Negotiate Revenue Share worth Billions

Today, Dr. Bruce Bidgood, Chair of the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine, announced the formation of the Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance (RBA). Members of the RBA include the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine (RDKS), the City of Terrace, the Districts of Kitimat, Stewart and New Hazelton, the Village of Hazelton, and all RDKS Electoral Area...

July 28th, 2014
Thornhill APC Meeting - Tuesday, Aug 5th at 7pm
Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine Boardroom
300-4545 Lazelle Ave
Terrace, B.C.
July 15th, 2014

In conjunction with the City of Terrace notice of water restrictions now in effect, residents of North Terrace are requested to implement water usage conservation as a result of warmer weather and higher demands on water systems.

For information on water conservation tips please see detailed information

July 15th, 2014

Please be advised that the water restriction place on July 16 has now been rescinded.  Residents of the South Hazelton Water System can assist with continued water conservation practices due to high volume useage and recent weather conditions.  Please note that due warm weather, low water conditions or mechanical issues  water restrictions could be re-instated.  Please check here for updates.

Residents can help by refraining from irrigating lawns and gardens...