Crown Land

Crown land is land (or land covered by water like rivers or lakes) that is owned by the provincial government. This type of land is available to the public for many different purposes – from industry to recreation and research.

Crown Land Uses

Find out more about different Crown land uses and related application processes.

Additional Information for Applications

All applications to use the natural resources found on Crown land are submitted through FrontCounter BC, the province’s window into natural resource permitting, licensing and tenures.

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Consulting with First Nations

Consultation with First Nations is an important part of land and resource decision-making.

Find out more about this process

FrontCounter BC

Useful Contacts

Contact us if you would like more information on Crown land use.

For questions regarding specific files or a proposal about a specific area, please contact FrontCounter BC (see contact info above)

Telephone: 250 387-6730
Fax: 250 356-6791
Land Tenures Branch PO Box 9352 Stn Prov Govt Victoria, BC V8W 9N1
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