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Regulations Changes

Habitat Protection Area – ORV Restriction (off-road vehicles)




Yukon Government



Initial submission date:

May 1, 2019

Subsequent submission date:

Summary of proposed regulation change:

This proposal intends to enable provisions for restricting the use of motorized ground access via Off Road Vehicles (ORVs) by any user in Habitat Protection Areas (HPA), where approved management plans indicate ORV restrictions. Currently, only Ddhaw Ghro HPA plan includes such a provision.

Board recommendation:

The Board recommended the Minister accept the proposal.

Status of Board recommendation:

The Minister of Environment accepted the Board’s recommendation.

Outcome in regulation:

Not yet enacted in legislation. No regulation has come into effect.