Construction of Three Free Standing Cell Towers at Albert Head, Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed a project. This project consists of the construction of 3 cell towers at Albert Head, Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt. One of the towers (A) will be 22 meters high and towers (B and C) will be 8 meters high. The free-standing towers will be built on concrete bases and will have fibre and power trenched to their locations from a predetermined pole. The poles (for power and fibre) are within 10 meters or less. The locations proposed for the towers have grass present and no other vegetation. The total footprint of the three towers will be 17 .

Latest update

April 1, 2024 – 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 - March 22, 2024


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

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • 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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