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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
Reception604-660-7000ALCBurnaby@Victoria1.gov.bc.ca
Farzaneh TaleiRecords Clerk (FOI)236-468-3413Farzaneh.Talei@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
Compliance 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.

PanelContactsPhoneEmail
South CoastPascal Volker
Ciaran McKay
Karen Ageson
236-468-3283ALC.SouthCoast@gov.bc.ca
IslandSarah Clements236-468-3285ALC.Island@gov.bc.ca
OkanaganVidula Kulkarni
Dimitri Giannoulis
Connor Newcombe
236-468-3284ALC.Okanagan@gov.bc.ca
InteriorJennifer Walton236-468-3286ALC.Interior@gov.bc.ca
KootenayRon Wallace236-468-3287ALC.Kootenay@gov.bc.ca
NorthLeticia Sturlini 236-468-3288ALC.North@gov.bc.ca
Soil and Fill ApplicationsAlyssa Johnston
Nikolai Karpun
778-572-4071
236-468-3956
SoilandFillApplications@gov.bc.ca
Application Portal Inquiries
(Technical Help)
Aparna Chavada236-468-3342ALC.Portal@gov.bc.ca

Policy & Regional Planners (Bylaws, Official Community Plans)

RoleNamePhoneEmail
Regional Planner (South Coast – MVRD, SLRD and SCRD)Mike Bandy236-468-3276ALC.Referrals@gov.bc.ca
Regional Planner (Island and South Coast – FVRD)Nicole Mak236-468-3278ALC.Referrals@gov.bc.ca
Regional Planner (Interior and Okanagan)Claire Buchanan236-468-2034ALC.Referrals@gov.bc.ca
Regional Planner (Soil)Kirsten Roberts236-455-4796ALC.Referrals@gov.bc.ca
Regional Planner (Kootenay and North)Michael McBurnie236-468-3246ALC.Referrals@gov.bc.ca
Policy PlannerLindsay McCoubrey236-468-3257Lindsay.McCoubrey@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
Patricia Sarroca
Sanjana Dewan
Rita Mak
236-468-3343ALC.Soil@gov.bc.ca
Soil Resource SupervisorJenny Huynh236-468-3343ALC.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
Jodi CrossGIS/Mapping Analyst236-468-3341alcmapping@gov.bc.ca

Senior Management

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