Governance

The ALC's mission is to preserve agricultural land and encourage and enable farm businesses throughout BC

Purpose

The purposes of the ALC as set out in Section 6 of the Agricultural Land Commission Act are

a) to preserve agricultural land;
b) to encourage farming in collaboration with other communities of interest; and
c) to encourage local governments, First Nations, the government and its agents to enable and accommodate farm use of agricultural land and uses compatible with agriculture in their plans, bylaws and policies.

Mandate

The Agricultural Land Commission is an independent administrative tribunal responsible for administering the Agricultural Land Reserve.

Mission

To preserve agricultural land and encourage and enable farm businesses throughout BC.

Vision

A provincial agricultural land reserve system that fosters economic, environmental and social sustainability.


Governance Policy

The Agricultural Land Commission Governance Policy establishes ALC processes and standards of conduct for its members and staff.

Adopted November 2007, amended March 2009