FAQs

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

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

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

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

Most of the career opportunities at the LTSA are for Examiners of Title in the Land Title Division, or Technologists for the Surveyor General...

Mike Thomson, BCLS, is the Surveyor General and Boundary Commissioner of BC.

The primary function of the Surveyor General is to maintain the quality of the land survey structure of the province. This includes working with land survey professionals to establish survey standards, approving legal survey plans of public and certain private lands, and addressing property boundary issues. Mike is also a member of the Board of Management of the Association of BC Land Surveyors, appointed as prescribed by statute.

Prior to joining the LTSA in September 2007, Mike was the City Surveyor for the City of Vancouver. Mike previously spent 10 years in private practice as a BC land surveyor in the province's Lower Mainland.

Mike received his commission as a BC land surveyor in 1983. Mike was born, raised and educated in BC and graduated from BCIT in Land Surveying in 1979.