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The Surveyor General Services of the LTSA is responsible for the quality of the land survey structure for the Province, and the LTSA is the...

Visit the Survey Plan Datasets page to view the Survey Plan Dataset specification and other...

The LTSA with the Integrated Cadastral Information Society (ICI Society) is actively promoting the widespread adoption ParcelMap BC. The goal of the multi-year plan is for ParcelMap BC to be recognized and used as the authoritative cadastral parcel fabric representation in BC by local governments and major utilities in the province, among others. Learn about adopting ParcelMap BC.

The LTSA collaborates closely with our customers and stakeholders to develop quality products and services that help to fulfill their business needs. 

We also serve the public interest by delivering reliable land title and survey systems that form an essential foundation for economic and social prosperity in British Columbia. Browse the stakeholder group pages for more information.

To ensure all British Columbians benefit from ParcelMap BC, multiple service channels were developed to access ParcelMap BC to support land-based decision-making needs of stakeholders.

Today, ParcelMap BC services:

  • Land owners and the general public who can browse and search for parcel information using ParcelMap BC through the LTSA’s website with no sign-in or cost.
  • Land development professionals such as lawyers, notaries, realtors and other professionals who use the myLTSA portal to access ParcelMap BC to assist in land records research. Future integration of ParcelMap BC into Autoprop's platform will provide consistent parcel information province-wide, facilitating decision making and easy access to a wide range of property data for land development professionals across British Columbia.
  • Land surveyors who access ParcelMap BC with enhanced services via myLTSA for research, planning and for submitting submit survey plan datasets. Land surveyors rely on ParcelMap BC data for use in conducting new surveys and preparing new survey plans, including the submission of Survey Plan Datasets.
  • Local governments, Provincial Ministries and Agencies who integrate ParcelMap BC data products with their systems using ParcelMap Direct, including ICI Society who uses this service to supply ParcelMap BC to Society members via GeoShare.
  • System integrators, GIS professionals and application developers may access an Open Government Licensed view of ParcelMap BC via the BC Data Catalogue, supporting Open Data initiatives.