Land Use Planning Policy & Guidance

The B.C. government is modernizing land use planning in British Columbia. It is led in partnership with Indigenous governments, and with engagement of communities, local government, industry and other stakeholders. Policy and guidance materials to support modernized land use planning will be provided here as they become available.

Current Policy and Guidance

New guidance for provincial and Indigenous government land use planners who intend to work in collaboration in developing land use plans to meet community and government goals and objectives:

Guidance for completing socio-economic and environmental assessments (SEEAs) for land use and resource management planning:

Guidance for establishing, amending, or canceling land use objectives through a legal order under the Land Use Objectives Regulation (LUOR) for the purposes of the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA):

Archive Policy & Guidance

Archived materials are provided for reference.