Repairs to Y Jetty at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed a project. The proposed project will include repairs to the Y Jetty structure as follows:

Above Water Repairs

• Replace timber fender chocks (3 sections total)

• Replace glulam timber wales (1 section total)

Inter-Tidal Zone Repairs

• Replace all hanging anode strings (approx. 16 in total)

• Replace timber fender piles (approx. 70 in total)

• Replace floating timber fender camels (approx. 9 in total)

• Remove, replace or repair rub strips

• Install new safety ladders on floats Subtidal Repairs

• Replace timber fender piles (approx. 70 in total)

• Replace all hanging anode strings (approx. 16 in total)

Below the Mud Line

• Removal and replacement of existing timber piles with new wood fender piles. Minimal disturbance to the seabed expected. At this time there is no sediment to be excavated to the surface.


Latest update

October 29, 2023 – The public comment period on the project is closed. The Department of National Defence is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - October 19, 2023


Becky MacInnis
Department of National Defence
Becky MacInnis, Environment Officer / MARPAC Formation Safety and Environment
Formation Safety and Environment, Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt
PO Box 17000 Stn Forces
Victoria, British Columbia V9A 7N2

  • Location

    • Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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