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Provincial Agricultural Land Commission

Contact the ALC

Address

201 – 4940 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC, Canada
V5G 4K6

General Inquiries

ALCBurnaby@Victoria1.gov.bc.ca

Tel: 604-660-7000
Fax: 604-660-7033

Note: If you are making a long-distance call to a provincial government agency, you can place your call through Enquiry BC free of charge:

In Victoria call: 250-387-6121
Elsewhere in BC call: 1-800-663-7867

Report a Contravention

See: Submit a Complaint or Referral for Unauthorized Use of ALR Land

Google Maps image of ALC office location in Burnaby B.C.

For more information, please contact ALC staff

Administration (General Inquiries, Freedom of Information Requests and Fee Payments)

NameRolePhoneEmail
GeneralReception604-660-7000ALCBurnaby@Victoria1.gov.bc.ca
Anne JasperseRecords Clerk (FOI)236-468-3281Anne.Jasperse@gov.bc.ca
Sam LeeAccounts Clerk (Fee Payments)236-455-1648Sam.1.Lee@gov.bc.ca

Compliance and Enforcement (Report a Contravention)

NameRole / IssuePhoneEmail
GeneralUnauthorized Use of ALR Land236-468-3340To report a contravention see:
Submit a Complaint or Referral for
Unauthorized Use of ALR Land
Dave BirchmoreCompliance and Enforcement Supervisor236-468-3340Dave.Birchmore@gov.bc.ca
Janine WeberCompliance and Enforcement Advisor236-468-3340ALRLandUseConcern@gov.bc.ca

Land Use Planners (Land Use Inquiries, Applications)

If making an inquiry, please email or leave a voicemail including the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact Information
  • Detailed description of your inquiry
  • Application number (if applicable)
  • Property ID or address (if applicable)

Longer response times in the Okanagan & South Coast Regions may be expected due to the volume of inquiries. We are working hard to respond as quickly as possible.

RegionContactsPhoneEmail
South CoastNicole Mak
Pascal Volker
Hayley Burns
Evans Frimpong
236-468-3283ALC.SouthCoast@gov.bc.ca
IslandIan Cox236-468-3285ALC.Island@gov.bc.ca
OkanaganClaire Buchanan
Vidula Kulkarni
Alex Haalboom
236-468-3284ALC.Okanagan@gov.bc.ca
InteriorKirsten Roberts236-468-3286ALC.Interior@gov.bc.ca
KootenayRon Wallace236-468-3287ALC.Kootenay@gov.bc.ca
NorthConnor Newcombe236-468-3288ALC.North@gov.bc.ca
Application Portal Inquiries
(Technical Help)
236-468-3342ALC.Portal@gov.bc.ca

Policy & Regional Planners (Bylaws, Official Community Plans)

NameRolePhoneEmail
Lindsay McCoubreyPolicy Analyst236-468-3257Lindsay.McCoubrey@gov.bc.ca
Michael McBurnieRegional Planner (Interior, North, Okanagan)236-468-3246ALC.Referrals@gov.bc.ca
Mike BandyRegional Planner (Island, Kootenay, South Coast)236-468-3276ALC.Referrals@gov.bc.ca

Soil and Fill Use (Notice of Intent and Inquiries)

If making an inquiry, please email or leave a voicemail including the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact Information
  • Detailed description of your inquiry
  • File number (if applicable)
  • Property ID or address (if applicable)

For inquiries related to fill placement or soil removal activities that are exempt from ALC notification (refer to Part 5, Section 35 of the ALR Use Regulation), please contact your local government. 

Purpose / RoleContactsPhoneEmail
Soil Inquiries and
Notices of Intent
Jenny Huynh
Nikolai Karpun
Chinonso Obeta
236-468-3343ALC.Soil@gov.bc.ca
Soil Resource SupervisorAllison Westin236-468-3343
ALC.Soil@gov.bc.ca
AgrologistKatarina Glavas236-468-3259Katarina.Glavas@gov.bc.ca
Organic Matter Recycling
Regulation (OMRR) and
Code of Practice Soil
Amendments Notifications
OMRR.ALCNotifications@gov.bc.ca

Mapping and GIS (Mapping, ALR Status Inquiries)

Is my property in the ALR?

Look up your property with our online ALR Property & Map Finder. For best results, search for the property by its 9-digit parcel identifier (PID). The PID must be entered without dashes or spaces (eg. 000111222).

If you were unable to find your property or have another inquiry, please email or leave a voicemail including the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact Information
  • Detailed description of your inquiry
  • Parcel identifier (PID), parcel identification number (PIN), parcel legal description, or civic address (if applicable)
NameRolePhoneEmail
Gabriel HazaparuGIS/Mapping Coordinator236-468-3263Gabriel.Hazaparu@gov.bc.ca
Katie LambertGIS/Mapping Analyst236-468-3341alcmapping@gov.bc.ca
Brian MangGIS/Mapping Analyst236-468-3341alcmapping@gov.bc.ca

Senior Management

NameRolePhoneEmail
Kim GroutChief Executive Officer   236-468-3265Kim.Grout@gov.bc.ca
Liz SariogluActing Director of Policy and Planning236-468-3260Liz.Sarioglu@gov.bc.ca
Avtar SundherDirector of Operations236-468-3231Avtar.Sundher@gov.bc.ca