Forest Tenures


Overview

The Tenures Section is responsible for the issuance of licences and permits to harvest timber, build roads and occupy land for industrial forestry purposes in a designated area within the Chilliwack Natural Resource District. Roles and responsibilities include issuing Cutting Permits, Road Permits, Forestry Licences to Cut, Occupational Licences to Cut, Woodlot Licences, Special Use Permits and Free Use Permits.

 

Notices

May 14, 2008 - Timber Cutting Applications within Controlled Recreation Areas (CRA) 

Effective September 4, 2007 the CONTROLLED RECREATION ACT REGULATION under the Resort Timber Administration Act (RTAA) was created that provides authority for the Mountain Resorts Branch of Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO) to issue Licences to Cut (LTC) within the boundaries of a CRA, primarily areas around ski resorts.  

For more information on the Mountain Resorts Branch and their initiatives follow the links at Mountain Resorts Branch

Please note that all LTC applications outside the designated CRAs will be processed by Ministry of Forests and Range.

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Client Application Form

Parties interested in doing business with the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations require a client number. Please complete the Client Information Form before proceeding with any application.

 

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Cutting Permit

Cutting Permit and Road Tenure Administrative Manual

  • provides guidance on the administration of cutting permits and road tenures. Here you will find business processes, rules and guidance for the application, issuance, maintenance and termination of permits in a Provincially consistent manner.

Cutting Permit Application Requirements and Letter Template   

Supporting Documents

See Electronic Submission Information page for instructions on how to submit data electronically.

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Road Permit

Cutting Permit and Road Tenure Administrative Manual

  • provides guidance on the administration of cutting permits and road tenures. Here you will find business processes, rules and guidance for the application, issuance, maintenance and termination of permits in a Provincially consistent manner.

Road Permit or Road Permit Amendment Application: PDF
 

Supporting Documents

Also see Electronic Submission Information page for instructions on how to submit data electronically.

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Forestry Licence to Cut

Please complete the Client Information Form before proceeding with any application

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Occupant Licence to Cut

An Occupant Licence to Cut is issued where a person has the legal right to occupy Crown Land, but not the legal right to harvest the timber.

Also see Electronic Submission Information page for instructions on how to submit data electronically.

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Special Use Permit

Woodlot Licence

Please complete the Client Information Form before proceeding with any application

 

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