Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Major Projects Office

Helping build our future

FrontCounter BC has everything you need to get started - guidelines by sector, bundled applications, and professional support.

Steps to Apply

  1. Use the Discovery Tool to determine if your area of interest is Crown land
  2. Create and share a geomark of your area of interest
  3. Send your geomark and question(s) to
  4. Obtain the necessary authorization form(s) from our forms library (FrontCounter BC)


Looking for a natural resource major project in BC?

Use the interactive map to see the location and general information for natural resource major projects.

Current Projects 

For projects subject to review under the Environmental Assessment Act, search the EAO project information centre.

Find the information you need to make your project a success.

Guide: The Development of Major Projects within the Natural Resource Sector: An Overview of British Columbia’s Regulatory Process (PDF, 1.8MB)

Sector specific resources:

General Resources: