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The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George has developed an online mapping system that can help you find the zoning of a specific parcel.  You can access the online mapping here: RD Geo

Should you need further assistance in determining the zoning of a specific parcel contact the planning department at 250-960-4400 or at developmentservices@rdffg.bc.ca

To change the zoning on a parcel of land an application to the Regional District is required.  You can find more information regarding the Zoning Bylaw amendment process here: Zoning Bylaw Brochure

A link to a Zoning Bylaw amendment application and application process information can also be found here: Make an Application

The Regional District is unable to provide ownership information.  To find an owner of a property you can contact myLTSA or a private registry company.

Setback requirements are regulated through Zoning Bylaw No. 2892.

 
Should you need further assistance in determining the setback requirements of a specific parcel contact the planning department at 250-960-4400 or at developmentservices@rdffg.bc.ca

No, the Regional District does not issue business licenses.  Commercial or Industrial uses are regulated through Zoning Bylaw No. 2892.

Should you need further assistance in determining if a business can be established on a specific parcel contact the planning department at 250-960-4400 or at developmentservices@rdffg.bc.ca

Most lakes within the Regional District are within a Development Permit Area, which regulates the development of lakeshore parcels. 
 
Information about Development Permit areas and development requirements for lakeshore lots can be found here: Development Permit.
 
Should you need further assistance in determining regulations for the development lakeshore lots contact the planning department at 250-960-4400 or at developmentservices@rdffg.bc.ca
Secondary Suites are regulated by zoning.  Contact the planning department at 250-960-4400 or at developmentserivces@rdffg.bc.ca to determine if a secondary suite is permitted on a specific parcel.
A list of current Regional District Directors and their contact information can be found here: Board of Directors/Directors.

To obtain a civic address, the property owner must submit a property site plan to the Regional District.  Information about house numbering can be found here: Additional Services Provided.

Should you need further assistance in obtaining a civic address contact the planning department at 250-960-4400 or at developmentservces@rdffg.bc.ca.

Crown Land is managed by the Province of BC.  You can obtain this information through the Provincial Government’s Online Cadastre Tool.
There are two ways to identify if a specific parcel is within the Agricultural Land Reserve:
  • Use the Agricultural Land Commission Web Mapping
  • Use the Regional District’s RD Geo web mapping
The Farm Status process is overseen and regulated by BC Assessment.  You can find more information regarding farm status at BC Assessment’s website.
Northern Health is the approving authority of sewage systems within the Regional District.  You can find more information regarding Northern Health here
Well information can be voluntarily registered with the Ministry of Environment.  Information on the Ministry of Environment and well registry can be found here.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia is the provincial body that has jurisdiction regarding survey plans (or ownership information).  Under provincial legislation regarding the protection and privacy of information, the Regional District is not authorized to release survey plans (or ownership information) from LTSA, only the LTSA may do that.

The contact information for the LTSA is:

Website:  https://ltsa.ca/property-information

Toll Free: 1-877-577-LTSA (5872)