Legislation, policies and guidelines

The Resort Timber Administration Act provides the Mountain Resort Branch (MRB) specific powers and responsibilities under the Forest Act and the Forest and Range Practices Act.

The act allows MRB Statutory Decision Makers to issue licences to cut, authorizing timber harvesting within a Controlled Recreation Area, for purposes related to all-season resort development. It provides a one-stop service approach to the resort industry consistent with the B.C. Resort Strategy and Action Plan.

The following acts are provided here for reference only. Please note that online versions of acts may not be up-to-date.

Learn more about the B.C. land use policy for tourism.

Best practices

Informative guides to the industry best practices for resort development in British Columbia: