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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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The LTSA has a copy of most of the Crown land grant dispositions issued by the various Crown agencies, including the earliest Crown grants issued by the Hudson's Bay Company and the Colonial and Dominion governments.

Key pieces of information found in Crown grant documents include:

A property owner's legal title to land is legally protected in BC under the Land Title Act. The land title system in BC allows the selling and buying of land to occur with confidence and protects the system of real estate financing through the registration of mortgages.

Waterfront properties have natural boundaries that are subject to the forces of erosion and deposition (accretion). A BC land surveyor is licensed to legally define property boundaries and can provide professional advice regarding your property limits.

Under common law, a waterfront property owner does own land that has legitimately accreted to the upland through gradual and imperceptible natural deposition.

Many land surveyors, historical researchers and registry agents have direct access privileges to the LTSA vault. Hire a professional to complete this type of records request on your behalf.

Owners of waterfront properties enjoy certain riparian rights. These rights include access to and from the water, protection of the property from erosion, and ownership of lawful accretion.

The LTSA provides a service charge discount to myLTSA Enterprise customers for the following reasons:

The electronic form electronically signed by the subscriber and received by the Registrar under the Land Title Act is for all purposes the original.

The true copy is the printed copy of the electronic form with original signatures.