DFO and MOE Contact List

Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)

If your project is unable to follow all of the conditions and mitigation measures prescribed, the Operational Statements or incorporate Best Management Practices your project may negatively impact fish and or fish habitat and result in a harmful alteration, disruption or destruction (HADD) of fish habitat. In this case, you should contact the appropriate DFO Habitat Management Area office for further guidance on your proposed plans to ensure your project is conducted in compliance with the Fisheries Act. Should you determine that a HADD can not be avoided please complete and submit a project information package to the appropriate DFO Habitat Management Area office to facilitate a Fisheries Act Authorization.

South Coast / Vancouver Island

Campbell River

215-940 Alder Street
Campbell River, B.C.
V9W 2P8
Fax: (250) 286-5852


3225 Stephenson Point Road
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9T 1K3
Fax: (250) 756-7162

Pender Harbour / Madeira Park

Box 10
12841 Madeira Park Road
Madeira Park, B.C.
V0N 2H0
Fax: (604) 883-2152
8 AM - 12 PM

North Coast

Bella Coola

Box 130 (Hwy 20)
Bella Coola, B.C.
V0T 1C0
Phone: (250) 799-5345
Fax: (250) 799-5540

Prince Rupert

417-2nd Avenue West, Suite 228
Prince Rupert, B.C.
V8J 1G8
Fax: (250) 627-3480

Queen Charlotte Island

PO Box 99, 137 Bay Street
Queen Charlotte City, B.C.
V0T 1S0
Fax: (250) 559-4678
8 AM - 4 PM (closed for lunch)


PO Box 578, 3177 Tatlow Road
Smithers, B.C.
V0J 2N0
Fax: (250) 847-4725


5235A Keith Avenue
Terrace, B.C.
V8G 1L2
Fax: (250) 615-5364

Lower Fraser


100 Annacis Parkway, Unit 3
Delta, B.C.
V3M 6A2
Fax: (604) 666-7112


32873 London Avenue
Mission, B.C.
V2V 6M7
Fax: (604) 814-1064

B.C. Interior


985 McGill Place
Kamloops, B.C.
V2C 6X6
Fax: (250) 851-4951


118 McDonald Drive
Nelson, B.C.
V1L 6B9
Fax: (250) 352-0916
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prince George

3690 Massey Drive
Prince George, B.C.
V2N 2S8
Fax: (250) 561-5534

Salmon Arm

Box 1160, 1751-10th Ave SW
Salmon Arm, B.C.
V1E 4P3
Fax: (250) 804-7010

Williams Lake

310A North Broadway
Williams Lake, B.C.
V2G 2Y7
Fax: (250) 305-3017

Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO)

Water Approvals and Notifications must be submitted to the FrontCounter BC office nearest to the proposed works. FrontCounterBC will review your proposal and foward it to the Ministry of Environment (to Water Stewardship for Approvals or Environmental Stewardship for Notifications). For general information about FrontCounter BC, please visit the FrontCounter BC website or try the toll free number at 1-877-855-3222.

Vancouver Island

Nanaimo Centre

Suite 142, 2080 Labieux Road
Nanaimo, BC
V9T 6J9
Phone: (250) 751-7220
Fax: (250) 751-7224

Lower Mainland

Surrey Centre

Suite 200, 10428 153rd St.
Surrey, BC
V3R 1E1
Phone: (604) 586-4400
Fax: (604) 586-4434

Southern Interior - Thompson Nicola and Okanagan

Kamloops Centre

Suite 210 - 301 Victoria St.
Kamloops, BC
V2C 2A3
Phone: (250) 372-2127
Fax: (250) 377-2150


Williams Lake Centre

#201 - 172 North 2nd Ave
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 1Z6
Phone: (250) 398-4574
Fax: (250) 398-4836



1902 Theatre Road
Cranbrook, BC
V1C 7G1
Phone: (250) 426-1766
Fax: (250) 426-1767

Peace River, Liard

Fort St. John Centre

Suite 100 - 10003 110th Ave
Fort St. John, BC
V1J 6M7
Phone: (250) 787-3415
Fax: (250) 787-3219


Prince George Centre

Suite 200, 1488 4th Ave
Prince George, BC
V2L 4Y2
Phone: (250) 565-6779
Fax: (250) 565-6941



Box 5000
3726 Alfred Ave
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0
Phone: (250) 847-7356
Fax: (250) 847-7556