ALR & Maps

The Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) is a provincial zone in which agriculture is recognized as the priority use. Farming is encouraged and non-agricultural uses are restricted.

The ALR protects approximately 4.7 million hectares of agriculturally suitable land across British Columbia

Living in the ALR

Find out about permitted farm uses and permitted non-farm uses on ALR land

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ALR Maps

Find maps of the ALR and online mapping tools

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Agricultural Land

Find out about agricultural capability of land for farming and ranching

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