370 - Licences & Permits

Records relating to authorizations given to ministries and agencies and/or their staff for activities that require a licence or permit.

Record types include correspondence, licences, and permits.

For agreements, see primary 146.
For dangerous goods shipping documents and permits, see primary 375.
For firearm permits, see primary 747.
For intellectual property licences, see primary 345.
For licences and permits granted by ministries and agencies, see primary 1120 and the ORCS of the relevant program.
For parking permits, see primary 877.
For radio frequency licences, see primary 6890.
For software licences, see primary 737.

non-OPR NOTE: Offices will retain non-OPR copies of records for: SO nil DE 

Primary-Secondary Records Series OPR
370-00 Policy and procedures SO nil DE
370-01 General CY+2y nil DE
370-20 Licence and permit files
(covers shipment permits)
SO = upon expiry of the licence or permit
7y = The retention period is based on the six-year limitation period for commencing an action under the Limitation Act (RSBC 1996, c. 266, s. 3).
SO 7y DE

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