Fisher Road Recycling - Background & Resources

Fisher Road Recycling (FRR) has operated a composting facility at 1355 Fisher Road since 2006. Prior to FRR, West Coast Reduction operated a composting facility on the site.

May 23, 2018
Manager's Decision, Licence and Questions and Answers - Fisher Road Holdings Ltd.'s major amendment application under CVRD Bylaw No. 2570

Odour and ground and surface water investigations and reports  commissioned by the CVRD (2010-2014).

May 23, 2014 
Manager’s Decision  & Licence – Fisher Road Holdings Ltd.’s major amendment application under CVRD Bylaw No. 2570

March 31, 2014
Minutes from the public information meeting held regarding Fisher Road Recycling's operation.

March 5, 2014

Fisher Road Recycling applied for an amendment to their licence under CVRD Bylaw 2570.  A public information meeting was held 7:00 pm, Monday, March 31st, 2014 at the Cobble Hill Community Hall, located at 3550 Watson Road.

June 21, 2013
Fisher Road Recycling receives their amended Waste Stream Management Licence.  

Aug 14, 2012
The B.C. Court of Appeal ruling overturns November’s B.C. Supreme Court ruling that supported the CVRD’s 2011 downzoning of Fisher Road and Central Landscapes property to a legal non-conforming use under the CVRD’s Light Industrial-C zone.

May 24, 2012
Board Appeal Decision – Appeal by Fisher Road Holdings Ltd. (FRH).  The CVRD Board's decision relates to a written appeal brought forward by FRH on September 20, 2011, wherein they appealed numerous decisions of the Manager (as defined in Bylaw No. 2570) with respect to their Solid Waste Management Licence 003-06. 

March 9, 2011
CVRD Board adopted Bylaw No. 3404 – Cobble Hill Zoning Amendment Bylaw, rezoning the properties of 1355 (Fisher Road Recycling) and 1345 (Central Landscape Supplies) Fisher Road from Light Industrial 1 (I-1) to Light Industrial Limited (I-1C).  This amendment intended to remove composting and recycling land uses from the permitted zoning on these specific properties to be consistent with zoning for other properties in the immediate area.  Land uses at the time of the zoning amendment included proposed uses applied for under CVRD Bylaw 2570 – Waste Stream Management Licensing that are not permitted in the new I-1C zoning on the subject properties are grandfathered under the Bylaw and are considered legal non-conforming use under the Local Government Act. 

January 31, 2011
Vancouver Island Health Authority (now Island Health) issues a letter  to the CVRD stating support for the CVRD’s decision and direction with the license amendment application.

December 20, 2010
As a condition of considering the Fisher Road Recycling license amendment application further, the CVRD required the proponent to undertake, using qualified environmental professionals, further environmental testing and analysis as per the recommendations of the Environmental Review Report to determine if the current composting operation is causing or contributing to the contamination of the onsite well.

December 10, 2010
Ministry of Natural Resource Operations issues a letter to Vancouver Island Health Authority (now Island Health) regarding the Province’s position on well results from 1355 Fisher Road, Fisher Road Recycling.