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620 Notice Of Contravention May Be Filed In Land Title Office

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620 (1) An officer or employee of a local government may recommend to the local government that a notice be filed in the land title office if the officer or employee discovers in the course of duties that any of the following have occurred:

  • (a) something for which a heritage alteration permit is required under this Act has been done without the authority of a heritage alteration permit;
  • (b) a person has failed to comply with the requirements and conditions of a heritage alteration permit;
  • (c) the terms and conditions of a heritage revitalization agreement have been contravened;
  • (d) a covenant registered by the local government under section 219 of the Land Title Act in relation to heritage property has been contravened.
  • (2) Sections 57 and 58 of the Community Charter apply for the purposes of this section as though the person making the recommendation under subsection (1) of this section were a building inspector making a recommendation under section 57(1) of the Community Charter.
  • (3) The authority under subsection (1) is in addition to any other action the person or local government is authorized to take in relation to the matter.

1994-43-75, effective October 14, 1994 (B.C. Reg. 374/94); 2003-52-408, effective January 1, 2004 (B.C. Reg. 465/2003); 2007-14-201, effective December 1, 2007 (B.C. Reg. 354/2007); RSBC 2015-1-620, effective January 1, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 257/2015).


Notice of Contravention


For authorized subscribers, use the Local Government Filing Form, select Nature of Interest, Bylaw Contravention Notice. No attachment is required.

The Local Government Filing Form can also be used to cancel any local government notices from registered titles.

Only authorized subscribers, as defined in E-filing Directions v. 1.9 (available at and reproduced at chapter 70 (Director’s Directions)), have the authority to sign this form electronically.

Submissions (Hardcopy Template Attached to an Electronic Form 17)

For all other subscribers, use the Form 17 Charge, Notation or Filing, select Nature of Interest, Municipal Government Notice, and attach an image of the original Notice of Contravention.