FAQs

Why are local governments exempt from fees for land title register searches conducted for taxation and assessment purposes?

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

What is the address for the land title office?

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

What does it mean to have title to land in British Columbia?

In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once...

What is the purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR)?

The purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) is to provide certain organizations that issue and submit land title documents over the...

Why can't the land title office give me legal advice?

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...

Greg Pedersen, MS, CA, CPA, CPA (Oregon), CGMA, is responsible for all financial management functions within the LTSA.

Greg joined the Authority LTSA at its inception in 2005. He brings more than 30 years of financial management experience from both public accounting and the technology sector. Previously he held a series of senior financial positions with Trapezo, Scientific Learning, QuadraMed, Informix, Macromedia and Price Waterhouse.

Greg holds degrees in Economics, Finance and Taxation, is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.