FAQs

Why can't the land title office give me legal advice?

Land title staff are unable to advise on legal rights or actions associated with land titles and charges. The Registrar of Land Titles and staff...

What is the address for the land title office?

The LTSA has land title offices in Kamloops, New Westminster and Victoria. For hours and address information, visit...

What is the LTSA's mandate?

Established in 2005, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible...

To whom is the LTSA accountable?

The LTSA is accountable to the users of British Columbia's land title and survey systems. Accountability and transparency of LTSA operations is...

Why is it important to hire a professional?

Professionals such as lawyers, notaries public, real estate agents and land surveyors contribute to having a high quality land title system in BC...

Strategic Direction

The mission of the LTSA is to deliver innovative and trusted expertise and reliable land-related registries, survey systems, and information to support the economy.

The LTSA's vision is to build trust in and improve the functioning of the real property market.

In pursuit of our mission and vision, the LTSA has a set of core values:

  • Accountability: We are accountable and responsive to customers and stakeholders.
  • Integrity: We act with the highest standards of integrity.
  • Respect: We treat each other and our customers and stakeholders with respect.
  • Improvement: We continuously develop our business, knowledge and skills.

Strategic Objectives

  1. Stakeholder and Customer: Maintain confidence in the land title and survey systems and help customers improve services.
  2. Financial: Diversify business to increase services and maintain financial sustainability.
  3. Internal Processes: Deliver professional responsive services using a customer-centric approach.
  4. Learn and Grow: Ensure the optimum structure, people and tools.

These objectives reflect the LTSA's commitment to maintaining and protecting the integrity and reliability of BC's land title and survey systems. The LTSA continues to pursue business improvements in the public interest and meet customer needs through enhancements to ParcelMap BC and myLTSA Search and Filing services.