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  • 74 Except as otherwise provided in section 99, a new parcel created by subdivision or a parcel for which an indefeasible title is sought must be defined by a subdivision plan.

1979-219-74; 1982-60-17.1, proclaimed effective August 1, 1983.

PRACTICE

Plan Numbering System

Electronic Plans

The subdivision plan numbering system used by land title offices since April 1, 2007, contains the following elements:

  1. Electronic plans for the province have two plan numbering series, one for strata plans and the second for all other plans. The plan numbers are pre-assigned and obtained from myLTSA electronic filing by a British Columbia land surveyor. See “Requesting Plan Numbers” at help.ltsa.ca.
  2. The strata plans for the Province are preceded with an identifier, namely:
      Identifier
      April 1, 2007
    All Districts EPS
  3. Electronic land title plans, other than strata plans, are preceded with an identifier, namely:
      Identifier
      April 1, 2007
    All Districts EPP

Hardcopy Plans

The subdivision plan numbering system used by land title offices since November 15, 1990, contains the following elements:

  1. Each office has two plan numbering series, one for strata plans and the second for all other plans.
  2. The strata plans in each land title district are preceded with a unique identifier, namely:
      Identifier

    July 1, 2002

    Previous Identifier

    April 1, 1991, to June 30, 2002

    Previous Identifier

    Prior to April 1, 1991

    Kamloops KAS    
    Nelson NES    
    New Westminster BCS LMS NWS
    Prince George BCS PGS  
    Prince Rupert BCS PRS  
    Vancouver BCS LMS VAS
    Victoria VIS    
  3. All plans other than strata plans are preceded with a unique identifier, namely:
      Identifier

    July 1, 2002

    Previous Identifier

    April 1, 1991, to June 30, 2002

    Previous Identifier

    Prior to April 1, 1991

    Kamloops KAP    
    Nelson NEP    
    New Westminster BCP LMP NWP
    Prince George BCP PGP  
    Prince Rupert BCP PRP  
    Vancouver BCP LMP VAP
    Victoria VIP    

CROSS REFERENCES AND OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION

See Division 1 of this Part and s. 99 regarding the description of land.