FAQs

How can I find the Parcel Identifier (PID) for a property?

You can search for a PID using ParcelMap BC, the LTSA's online map of active...

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...

One of the registered owners of a land title has died. How can their name be removed from the title?

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

What kinds of jobs do you recruit for and how often do you post positions on your website?

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

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...

On Friday, November 22, 2019, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) held the first meeting of its newly-formed Historic Records Advisory Committee.

The purpose of this Committee is to provide advice to the LTSA as it relates to the preservation, digitization, and accessibility of historical paper records and microfilm. The initial focus of the Committee’s efforts is on records of relevance to Indigenous peoples.

Committee members have committed to a three-year term and include representatives from three organizations:

ORGANIZATION

NOMINEE

BC Assembly of First Nations

Kim Lawson

Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Syr Reifsteck

First Nations Summit

Jason Woolman

LTSA participants include the CEO and the Corporate Records Officer. Guests are invited to attend through consensus of the Committee when it is deemed guests may help the Committee achieve its objectives.

Meetings are held every three to four months, with the next meeting scheduled for February 10, 2020.  

Please email moreinfo@ltsa.ca with any questions.