Energy, Mines and Resources

Land Management

Land Use Permit Applications - Glossary of Terms

Permit Number Number assigned to the application when it is received by EMR Land Management Branch.
Project Name Name of project.
Description of application and location (often indicated by a map or grid reference).
Applicant Name(s) Name of person or company making the application.
Proposed Use Type of usages. Common uses include:
Access Development – seeking use of land for access to a project.
Campsites- temporary camps.
Miscellaneous – includes a variety of temporary land use activities.
Powerlines – brush, clear and construct powerline.
Quarrying- extraction of granular and topsoil materials.
Seismic- oil and gas exploration.
Soil Testing- geotechnical investigations.
Staging Areas- includes temporary fuel storage.
Status/Permit Issue Date Approved  – a decision has been made at this date (the attachment section will have the decision document).
In Process – no decision has yet been made.
Denied – application denied for a variety of reasons some of which may include non-conformity to policy, unsuitable location, YESAB recommendation, zoning …
Deferred – application is on hold due to Yukon Government not having adequate information to make an informed decision at this time; application pending receipt of more information.
YESAB Number Use this number to find the application on the Yukon Environmental Socio-Economic Assessment Board Site. The YESAB site houses Project Assessment Reports and Recommendations as well as Decision Documents.
Attachments All documents applicable to the land use application are attached here.