LTSA is established as a regulated authority by legislation and is a publicly accountable statutory corporation with the mandate to manage, operate and maintain the land title and survey systems of British Columbia. LTSA is governed by a Board of Directors with input from a Stakeholder Advisory Committee.
LTSA is established through the Land Title and Survey Authority Act. Our governance, fee regime and operations are established and administered in accordance with numerous provincial statutes and regulations, including:
- Land Title and Survey Authority Act
- Land Title Act
- Land Act
- Land Survey Act
- Land Surveyors Act
- Land Owner Transparency Act
- Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
- Ombudsperson Act
- Oil and Gas Activities Act
LTSA is required to meet obligations and performance targets established by the Province through legislation and contractual agreement. As provided in s.14.21, the current Operating Agreement is a continuation and consolidation of the original Operating Agreement as amended to June 15, 2015 when Land Title Act changes came into effect by BC Reg. 151/2015.
Access prior versions of the Operating Agreement on the top right side of this page, or by request—along with any questions—to firstname.lastname@example.org.
LTSA Performance Targets
As specified in the Operating Agreement, LTSA is required to meet three performance targets:
|Land title registration||6 business days|
|Crown land survey plan approval||21 business days|
|Crown grant document issuance||21 days|
Fee Commissioner Reports
In compliance with the Land Title and Survey Authority Act and the Operating Agreement, LTSA and the Province jointly engage an independent Fee Commissioner from time to time to make determinations on LTSA fee changes or fees for new products and services:
The Consolidated Bylaws are a compendium of the most current approved bylaws of LTSA Board of Directors. These bylaws support accountable governance and authorize fee matters.
Board Governance Manual
The Board Governance Manual establishes and defines guidelines for Board of Directors’ operations.