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The Provincial Agricultural Land Commission Turns 50
On April 18, 1973, the Legislative Assembly of BC gave royal assent to the Land Commission Act that ushered in a program to preserve BC’s scarce farmland resource.
Annual Report 2022-2023
The ALC has published its 2022-2023 Annual Report which includes statistics on applications and decisions, Notices of Intent, compliance and enforcement, planning reviews and ALR land change.
Housing in the ALR
Questions about housing in the ALR?
– Building a new residence?
– Replacing a residence?
– Additional residence?
– Do I need an Application or Notice of Intent?
Proposed ALR Inclusion of Federal Lands in the City of Surrey
The ALC is initiating a proposal to include approximately 123 ha of land within the City of Surrey into the Provincial Agricultural Land Reserve. The subject land is comprised of five actively-farmed parcels currently owned by the Government of Canada.
Please note that the public submission period is now closed. All received correspondence is available to view online