Land Use and Regulatory Permitting - Colville Lake Airport
Principal Investigator: Koke, Paul Koke E (1)
Licence Number: 14577
Organization: Dillon Consulting Ltd.
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Issued: Jul 29, 2009
Project Team: Craig Thomas (Project Manager, Dillon Consulting Ltd.), Paul Koke (Research/Analysis/Reporting, Dillon Consulting Ltd.), Jennifer Spencer (Research/Analysis/Reporting, Dillon Consulting Ltd.)

Objective(s): To determine a general inventory of the physical features of the proposed project site, focusing primarily on the terrain, vegetation, and proximity and access to the community.

Project Description: The objective of this study is to determine a general inventory of the physical features of the proposed project site, focusing primarily on the terrain, vegetation, and proximity and access to the community.

The Government of the Northwest Territories, Department of Transportation, Airports Division is looking to relocate and expand the Colville Lake Airport. As a result, it is required that a Land Use Permit application be submitted to the Sahtu Land and Water Board. The Land Use Permit application process may include a site visit, primarily for an observation of the terrain, vegetation and locations within close proximity of the proposed project site. Dillon Consulting Limited has been hired as the consultant responsible for preparing and submitting the Land Use permit and meeting regulatory requirements.

Methodology of the project will be: visual observation and written recording of findings at the proposed project site. It is planned that the site visit and study will be limited to only one (1) day.

Dillon research staff will be accompanied by local personnel.

Results of this study will be distributed by letter correspondence to any interested parties, including local communities and other relevant governmental and non-governmental agencies. In addition, face to face community consultation will be held during the first week of August 2009.

The fieldwork for this study will be conducted between July 29 and August 07, 2009, within 5 km of the community of Colville Lake.