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 Titles assigns PID numbers to parcels for which a title is being entered in the land title register as a registered title. The Land Title Act refers to the PID as “the permanent parcel identifier”.
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. Province-wide coverage will not be available until June 2017.
You can also find a property’s PID or legal description on the:
- Tax assessment notice from BC Assessment or through BC Assessment’s e-valueBC website
- Municipal tax notice