RRPD Office Closed Till Further Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE

The World Health Organization has declared the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic. Our staff and customers' safety and health concerns are a top priority at the RRPD. We are taking the necessary precautions to continue with our daily operations and ensure the safety of our employees, customers, families and the community. We are paying close attention to every development to make informed and responsible decisions regarding all necessary adjustments to normal practices.

THE RED RIVER PLANNING OFFICE WILL BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

THIS COMES INTO EFFECT THURSDAY MARCH 19, 2020.

HOWEVER, RRPD STAFF ARE WORKING BEHIND THE SCENES.

Here are some ways we are ensuring security and safety with our customers and staff:

  • Application for building permits can be made through the mail or through the drop box outside our building. Permits will be issued electronically with all supporting information.

Certain applications may also be made online by visiting www.redriverplanning.com.

Applications can be mailed to:

Red River Planning District

806-A Manitoba Ave.

Selkirk, MB R1A 2H4

  • Inspections - If a building is currently occupied, inspections will be performed by photographic evidence.
  • Non-essential inspections will be deferred.
  • If deemed an essential inspection by the RRPD, no persons to be present during the inspection. RRPD staff to follow up via phone or email.
  • Planning Public Hearings are postponed. New applications can be received via drop box, however hearing dates are unknown.
  • We have implemented social distancing recommendations in accordance with the prudent measures recommended by the Governments of Canada and Manitoba and Manitoba Health.
  • We have implemented enhanced disinfecting protocols in office.
  • We are ensuring our staff have proper resources and capacity to operate effectively from any location.

We hope this provides you confidence in our efforts to protect our customer and staff relationships. We're working to provide additional support and understanding, given the challenges and uncertainties brought by the COVID-19 outbreak. Please do not hesitate to contact the RRPD if you have any questions or concerns during this time.

Thank you,

Red River Planning District

 


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