Energy, Mines and Resources


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The Minerals Resources branch regulates exploration and mining activity and encourages its development.

Scroggie Creek winter trail

Permit requirements have changed for heavy equipment travel on the Scroggie Creek winter trail. A Land Use Permit is now required from the Land Management branch. A permit from the department of Highways & Public Works is no longer required. Heavy equipment includes vehicles exceeding 5 ton net weight or vehicles exerting a ground pressure in excess of 35 kPa.

Please contact Land Management at 867.667.5215 or toll-free at 1.800.661.0408 ext. 5215 for further information about timelines and requirements for obtaining a Land Use Permit.

    Approvals required for a camp or lodge sewage disposal system

    This information bulletin is intended to clarify when a facility will require either a water licence or a sewage disposal permit(s).

    Information Bulletin: Approval required for a camp or lodge sewage disposal system   27 KB

    Relief from assessment extended for Ross River area

    The Government of Yukon has extended the relief from annual representation of work or payment in lieu of work for mineral claims within the 'Ross River Area.' This extension is in effect until January 31, 2017.

    Placer Mining Act - Guidelines for Claim Staking.

    This brochure provides you with an overview of how to stake a claim and what requirements you must follow.