General Development Plan

The primary components of the General Development Plan (GDP) includes a forecast of the areas scheduled for harvest over the next 5-year period which should align with the approved Spatial Harvest Sequence (SHS) outlined in the Detailed Forest Management Plan (DFMP). Any deviations from the approved SHS or any long-term access plans shall be illustrated in the respective Forest Harvest Plan (FHP) and summarized in the GDP.

The GDP must also include the current status and forecast of the deciduous and coniferous Annual Allowable Cuts (AAC’s) and cut-control period for each of the operators within the planning area.

In addition to outlining the projected fibre supply forecast, the GDP shall also include details regarding road requirements, silviculture activities, and strategies to address fire management, forest health, and fish and wildlife issues within the planning area.