Come back for the Draft Plan!

We are very pleased to share our Draft Land Use Plan for the Dawson region on June 15th, 2021. We invite you to return here on the 15th to explore our Draft Plan and share your thoughts to help us get it right.

 – Dawson Regional Planning Commission

Download the Draft Plan

Available June 15, 2021



The full Draft Plan is a large and detailed document. If you want all the details, download this full version.



The summary version of the Draft Plan describes the key elements of the Draft Plan. 32 pages.



The highlights of the Draft Plan provides only high-level concepts of the plan.

So what is the Plan about?

Interactive Map


Have a look at any of the versions of the Draft Plan available above; they are also summarized on below and on other pages on this site...

Concepts and Principles


Decisions that impact the future of the Dawson Region are to be guided by the Vision Statement. The future of the region will include a diverse economy, rich cultural legacy, healthy environment, with shared and respectful use of natural resources. It reflects community values and will guide the integrated use and stewardship of land, water, and resources.

2Sustainable Development
3Community Stewardship
4Plan Goals
5Land Designation System

Key Recommendations


A strong focus is put on transportation and access to ensure that access development can occur carefully and responsibly while promoting a healthy regional economy.

3Conservation Priorities
4Culture and Heritage
5Mineral Development and Exploration

Focal Topics

More details of the Draft Plan are described on the following pages:

  • Wetlands
  • Land Designation System
  • Cumulative effects framework


We Want to Hear From You!

We can't get from this Draft Plan to our Recommended Plan without hearing from you.

Upcoming Events:

15 Jun
Draft Plan Open House and Draft Plan Launch
Date 06.15.2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

3 Aug

We will be discussing wetlands and how the Draft Plan addresses them. Details to be determined.

4 Aug

We will be discussing the zoning in the Draft Plan called "Special Management Area 2". Details to be determined.

5 Aug

We will be discussing the Yukon and Klondike River Corridors and how it is addressed in the Draft Plan. Details to be determined.

The Planning Process

Parties to the Plan

This planning process comes from Chapter 11 of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Final Agreement, and is made possible by the active involvement of the Parties to this agreement.

Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in
Yukon Government
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