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You can search for a PID using ParcelMap BC, the LTSA's online map of active titled parcels and surveyed provincial Crown land parcels....

Transferring title such as after the death of a spouse or owner on title requires the expertise of a legal professional. See...

A Parcel Identifier or PID is a nine-digit number that uniquely identifies a parcel in the land title register of in BC. The Registrar of Land...

Section 381 of the Land Title Act establishes an exemption from payment of the statutory fees incurred by taxing authorities for searches...

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

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You can search for a PID using ParcelMap BC, the LTSA's online map of active titled parcels and surveyed provincial Crown land parcels. Please note the available regions.

No. Local governments' use of land title records for any purpose other than assessment or taxation requires local governments to pay statutory fees to the LTSA, which are legislated and shared with the Province.

Established in 2005, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible for operating BC's land title and survey systems.

There have been at least nine different survey systems utilized in BC and each describes land in a slightly different manner or format.

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A number of participating stakeholders help guide the development of ParcelMap BC by participating in the ParcelMap BC Advisory Committee. View Participating Stakeholders for more information.

Owners are typically involved or notified when charges are registered against their title. The notice will include information about the nature of the charge:

No, making these records available at no charge for any use other than assessment or taxation purposes is not permitted.

Professionals such as lawyers, notaries public, real estate agents and land surveyors contribute to having a high quality land title system in BC by representing the interests of individual citizens in transactions related to legal title to land.