Protective Services

The Protective Services Department provides the following services:

Bylaw Services

The Bylaw Services Department is responsible for enforcement of the regulatory municipal bylaws, as well as Council policies, guidelines, and resolutions within the boundaries of the City of Dawson.

The goal of the Bylaw Services Department is to achieve compliance through education and the provision of information in order to preserve the quality of life to which each citizen is entitled and then, where required, through enforcement actions.

Fire Protection Services
The Dawson City Fire Department provides life, property and environmental protection to the community of Dawson 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year.

Dawson's Fire Protection area includes the municipal boundaries; as well as a mutual aid agreement with Yukon Government is in place to provide fire serices coverage to our neighbouring fire department.

The department responds to fires, motor vehicle incidents, hazardous materials incidents, utility emergencies, carbon monoxide alarms and performs rescue services, along with other public services.

In addition, the Fire Chief of the Dawson Fire Department is the coordinator for the Territorial Emergency Measures Organization in the event of a disaster, as defined in the Civil Emergency Measures Act, for the City of Dawson.

In the event of an EMERGENCY please call 9-1-1
Basic 9-1-1 service is now available Yukon Wide
If you call, know your location.  Give a home or business address, closest community, highwway and kilometer marker, cross streets or nearest landmark.
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Office Location
1336 Front Street
Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
Phone: (867) 993-7400
Fax: (867) 993-7434

Mailing Address:
Box 308
Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0

Vacant, Fire Chief
Phone: 993-7400  Ext. 407

Elizabeth Grenon, Bylaw Officer
Phone: 993-7400  Ext. 413