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249 (1) The registrar must deposit a strata plan if satisfied that the application to deposit the strata plan and any accompanying documents comply with the requirements for deposit and registration in the Land Title Act and this Act, and any other applicable requirements.

  • (2) On deposit of a strata plan the registrar must assign to the strata plan a serial deposit number and register new indefeasible titles for the strata lots.
  • (3) For the purposes of this Act, and despite sections 261(2), 267 and 270, the registrar is under no duty to ensure that a Schedule of Unit Entitlement or Schedule of Voting Rights complies with the requirements of this Act or the regulations, requires the approval of the superintendent or has been approved by the superintendent.

1998-43-249, effective July 1, 2000 (B.C. Reg. 43/2000).

REGULATIONS AND FORMS

The Strata Property Regulation, B.C. Reg. 43/2000, is included at chapter 57 (Strata Property Regulations) in this Manual. The Land Title Act Regulation, B.C. Reg. 334/79, is included at chapter 32 (Land Title Act—Regulations and Director’s Directions) in this Manual.

Application to Deposit Strata Plan

Submissions

For electronic plans, the director has approved the Electronic Application to Deposit Plan at Land Title Office. This form is reproduced in the Green Book and is available ltsa.ca.

The signature blocks that are required normally on a hardcopy plan are available in one of three schedules in the electronic Application to Deposit Plan at Land Title Office. Each signature block is accessed and created by clicking on Add Owner/Charge Signatures, Add Approver Signatures, or Add SG Signatures buttons at the bottom of the form. Selection from the drop-down menu in each of the signature schedules automatically populates the signature or witness field with the appropriate editable text for the schedule selected. For assistance in completing the form, see the Land Title Electronic Plan Application Help Guide at ltsa.ca.

Endorsement of Registrar

Submissions

An annotation line containing the date of application, application number, and status of the plan appears on a print of the plan image once it is electronically submitted.

The registrar must endorse the strata plan as required by s. 14.10 of the Strata Property Regulation.

Registration of New Indefeasible Titles: Section 249(2)

See s. 14.11 of the Strata Property Regulation and s. 251(1) of the Act regarding registration of indefeasible title for each strata lot.

PRACTICE

Confirmation of Signatures

The registrar confirms that the Schedule of Unit Entitlement, Form V, has been completed and signed by the owner developer and the surveyor, if applicable, and that the Schedule of Voting Rights, Form W, has been completed and signed by the owner developer. The registrar does not inquire about whether the forms comply with the Act or the regulations. See s. 249(3) of the Act.

CROSS REFERENCES AND OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION

Documents Accompanying Strata Plan

See the practice note under s. 245 of the Act regarding the documents that are required to deposit a strata plan.