FAQs

How does my organization become eligible to hold a conservation covenant on a particular parcel of land?

Individuals and non-government organizations are able to register a covenant on private lands. Anyone interested in registering and holding...

Note: Page updated to include instructions for Web Filing

Content for this page has been updated to include instructions for Web Filing of applications to the Surveyor General. Background information on Web Filing is available here. Technical instructions for Web Filing have been added to myLTSA’s Surveyor General Practice Guide.

The PDF versions of Surveyor General forms are now retired. Land surveyors must use the Web Filing versions of these forms moving forward. Web Filing forms can be accessed through the Web Filing menu option in myLTSA.

Section 80 Land Act

Road dedications on Crown land to gain access to private land being subdivided

  • From time-to-time, a municipality, the Crown, or an individual may need to dedicate a road over a portion of Crown land to enable access.
  • Before the Surveyor General can approve a plan dedicating a road, authorization to establish a road must be obtained from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations.
  • Please submit the final plan through myLTSA using the Web Filing Surveyor General Application and Plan Submission form and setting the Application or Plan Type dropdown list to “Section 80 Land Act Plan.” The Surveyor General Practice Guide contains instructions for Web Filing.
  • In Web Filing, Checklists for application packages are integrated into the Web Filing process and are entered online. An example checklist for a Section 80 Land Act Plan application is PDF icon located here.
  • In Web Filing, Checklists for application packages are integrated into the Web Filing process and are entered online. 
  • Direction to Land Surveyors No. 16 provides additional information