Hyde Creek

POPULATION 544 (2016)
PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS $79,354,417(2016)
PRIMARY CONTACT ahory@rdmw.bc.ca


Hyde Creek is an unincorporated community in Electoral Area C and includes Nimpkish Heights.  Hyde Creek is located five km east of Port McNeill.

What's New?

Public Information Meeting, February 7th 2018

Learn more about the progress of changes to the RDMW Electoral Area boundaries, Hyde Creek Fire protection service recruitment & upcoming projects, garbage & recycling collection services in Hyde Creek, and options for beach access development & maintenance.
Hyde Creek Community Hall, 1105 Hyde Creek Road
7:00pm, February 7th, 2018

For more about the upcoming public information meeting and for additional information about land use planning & development the community, read more here!  January 2018, Hyde Creek Planning Article

Check out the latest edition of the Hyde Creek Holler January 2018, Hyde Creek Holler

Curbside Recycling Notice to Hyde Creek Residents

The Regional District is looking for feedback from Hyde Creek and area residents regarding a curbside recycling program, follow the link for more information: Curbside Recycling, Notice to Hyde Creek Residents

Hyde Creek Cadastral Map Hyde Creek Civic Address Map
Hyde Creek Tsunami Hazard Map 1:20,000

Hyde Creek Services

Hyde Creek Services

Street Lighting (Nimpkish Heights Only)

If a street light is burned out please contact the Regional District Reception at 250-956-3301.  For other information contact the Manager of Operations at 250-956-3301

Fire Protection in Hyde Creek, Nimpkish Heights, Springhill and the Twin Peaks Area

Hyde Creek Volunteer Fire Department

1101 Hyde Creek Road, Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0

Phone 250-956-4731

For police, ambulance or fire department EMERGENCIES call 911

Emergency Vehicle Awareness click here

Hyde Creek Recreation Association

The Regional District established a Local Service for the purpose of providing funding to operate and repair community recreation buildings, facilities and grounds located in Hyde Creek.

The Hyde Creek Recreation Association looks after the community's ball field and newly renovated community hall, and sponsors a number of community recreation initiatives. For further information on recreation services in Hyde Creek, contact Bill Cessford at 250-956-4994.


Port McNeill Regional Arena

The Hyde Creek area is part Regional Arena Local Service which provides facilities for activities such as public skating and professional skating lessons, a skating carnival every two years and men's and ladies hockey tournaments. For further information on services at the Regional Arena, contact Rob Batho at 250-956-3522.


Other information

Telus information April 2017

Application for Sewer Connection

Bylaw No. 761 Hyde Creek Sewer Service Boundary Map

Hyde Creek Regional Emergency Plan PDF Format

Hyde Creek Advisory Planning Commission

Hyde Creek Advisory Planning Commission

The Hyde Creek Advisory Planning Commission includes seven members that are appointed by the Regional Board to provide advice and recommendations regarding local planning issues.  The Commission meets at 7:00pm on the first Wednesday of the month when a planning related matter is referred for comments from the Regional Board.  The meetings are held at the Community Hall located behind the ball field on Hyde Creek Road. The public is welcome to attend.  Please note that the Commission does not meet when there are no planning matters referred to it from the Regional District.

 Commission Members: Walter Eggenberger, Chair; Michael Green, Vice Chair; Sharon Barratt, Lynn Iskra, Guylaine Longpre, James McIntee, Pam McIntee, Secretary.

Hyde Creek Advisory Planning Commission Agendas and Minutes

Hyde Creek Land Use Planning, Development and Building Information

Hyde Creek Land Use Planning, Development and Building Information

The community of Hyde Creek is subject to an Official Community Plan Bylaw (Bylaw No. 613, 2001) and a Zoning Bylaw (Bylaw No. 648, 2002).  The Official Community Plan includes objectives and policies to guide decisions related to planning and land use management for the community into the future.  The Zoning bylaw is intended to implement the objectives and policies of the Official Community Plan and prescribes detailed regulations related to land use, the siting, size and dimensions of buildings, minimum lot size for the purposes of subdivision, etc.  Please refer to the following links for more information:

Official Community Plan:

Hyde Creek Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 613, 2001

Hyde Creek Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 613, 2001 - Map No. 1

Zoning Bylaw:

Hyde Creek Zoning Bylaw No. 648, 2002

Hyde Creek Zoning Bylaw No. 648, 2002 - Zone Map No. 1


Building Bylaw:

While approval of a Building Permit is not required for new construction, all building must be undertaken in accordance with the BC Building Code.  A Building Bylaw is in effect that requires a Site Permit be applied for and issued prior to undertaking new construction.  The Site Permit process is designed to ensure that new construction conforms to the requirements of Hyde Creek Zoning Bylaw No. 648, 2002.  Please refer to the following links for more information:

Building Bylaw No. 682, 2003 (Consolidated)

Application for Site Permit

Example Site Plan to Accompany Application for Site Permit

Owner's Acknowledgement of Responsibility Form



With respect to the subdivision of land, the Ministry of Transportation processes and approves applications for this purpose.  Information, including a copy of the application required for subdivision, can be found on the Ministry's website at:


 Applicants are encouraged to consult with the Regional District as a prelude to making application for subdivision.



If you have any questions regarding planning, development and building, please contact the Regional District by telephone at 250-956-3301 or by email at info@rdmw.bc.ca



Electoral Area 'C'