North Island Central Coast Marine Salvage Program

 

Prior to salvaging any floating or beached timber (situated below the high tide line), within the North Island Central Coast Forest District, all applicants must take the following steps:

Step 1: Using the following map, determine if the timber is located within or outside of the Gulf Salvage District

Step 2: If the timber is within the Gulf Salvage District (South of Cape Caution) applicants:

Step 3: If the timber is outside of the Gulf Salvage District, the timber can be corralled immediately. Prior to cutting any timber, the salvager must contact the scaling department for instructions on how to proceed. For a list of staff, please refer to our Staff Directory.  To become registered, see the attached Marine Log Salvage Procedures and Guidelines.  Complete the last page and submit the Marine Log Salvage Client Application to the North Island Central Coast Forest District Scaling Supervisor who can be reached at:

PO Box 7000

Port McNeill

V0N 2R0

or Fax (250)956-5079

Step 4: Regardless of where the timber is located, all timber must be transported in accordance with the Timber Marking and Transportation Regulations. For the most recent edition, please refer to the Timber Marking and Transportation Regulation.

If you require additional information on the Marine Salvage Program, please contact a Revenue Clerk.