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'

September 8th, 2016

Upper Skeena Recreation Plan: Community Update Meetings. Click here for details

August 30th, 2016

With the anticipated opening of the Thornhill Transfer Station and the Forceman Ridge Waste Management Facility all customers requiring credit will need to complete a Credit Application form.  Read the details here.       Credit Application here.

August 25th, 2016

Highway 16 Transit Service - Public Engagement.

Click here for dates and times of Public Engagement sessions along the Highway 16 Corridor.

May 2nd, 2016

The Regional District is nearing completion of an OCP initial draft

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.

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August 7th, 2016

Regional Distrit of Kitimat-Stikine is pleased to advise the new Thornhill Transfer Station and Forceman Ridge Waste Management Facilities are currently scheduled to be fully operational by November 1, 2016.  For more details please see the Update.