In September 2021, the Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR) received 17,390 transparency declarations related to registering an interest in land and 3,000 transparency reports from reporting bodies. Since required filings to LOTR began on November 30, 2020, LOTR has received a total of 190,144 transparency declarations and 21,882 transparency reports.
LOTR was established in support of the Province’s comprehensive plan for eliminating hidden ownership of real estate in BC. The Land Title and Survey Authority of BC is responsible for developing and operating LOTR as set out in the Land Owner Transparency Act.
By November 30, 2021, a transparency report is required to be filed to the Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR) for land owned by relevant reporting bodies prior to November 30, 2020.
Property owners are encouraged to consult a legal professional to determine reporting obligations. Find out if you need to file at landtransparency.ca