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Land title staff are unable to advise on legal rights or actions associated with land titles and charges. The Registrar of Land Titles and staff...

The LTSA has land title offices in Kamloops, New Westminster and Victoria. For hours and address information, visit...

Established in 2005, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible...

The LTSA is accountable to the users of British Columbia's land title and survey systems. Accountability and transparency of LTSA operations is...

Professionals such as lawyers, notaries public, real estate agents and land surveyors contribute to having a high quality land title system in BC...

In its role as a statutory corporation, the LTSA administers the land title and survey systems in BC.

The Land Title Division of the LTSA, through its three Land Title Offices, examines document and survey plan applications to register land title interests, including fee simple ownership, financial charges such as mortgages, statutory liens, and subdivisions of land. Maintained by the Land Title Division, the Land Title Register is BC's official legal register of private land title ownership and legal charges filed against an owner's interest in land.

The LTSA's Surveyor General Division maintains all the physical records of surveys of Crown lands and all the Crown grants issued to alienate Crown land in the province. The Surveyor General Division examines survey plans of Crown land in support of maintaining the integrity of the provincial Crown land registry.

Both the Land Title Division and Surveyor General Division are led by statutory decision makers, the Director of Land Titles, together with the Registrars of Land Titles, and Surveyor General, respectively.