Forest Tenures and Permits


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 Prince George  Forest 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. 

Note: The Prince George Forest District does not include areas within the City of Prince George.  Please contact the City of Prince George for any enquiries regarding harvesting within city limits.

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.

Permits and Forms

Note: Firewood Cutting Permits and Christmas Tree Cutting Permits must be printed and carried with the person(s) engaged in the activity.

  Firewood Free Use Permit
  Christmas Tree Cutting


  Notice of Commencement

  Interior Stumpage Rate Request Form

  Prince George District Cutting Permit

  Prince George District Road Permit

Road Use Permit

Please complete the  Road Use Permit Application Form which can be E-mailed to

Please write Attention Field Operations Supervisor in the subject line of the E-mail application.
Supporting Documents:
Please ensure that you check the following site to inform yourself of the current structure conditions and limitations:



Post and Rail and Cedar Shake Sales for Personal Use

Guide to Post and Rail and Cedar Shake Sales for Personal Use

Related Links

Timber Tenures in British Columbia

Forest Act