By Goat staff

A new government website is aimed at improving access to information and public engagement on applications for Crown land use in B.C.

These applications range from recreational to industrial use over Crown land which covers 94% of B.C.’s land base. The ministry receives over 3,500 applications a year for Crown land use.

All new Crown land applications in B.C. will be posted on the website:

The new user-friendly website includes:

  • interactive maps
  • an improved system for posting and updating Crown land application status
  • the ability for users to include attachments with their comments
  • an improved way for staff to collect and review comments

Crown land applications posted prior to Oct. 15, 2018, are available for review on the applications and reasons for decision (ARFD) website: