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  • 83 (1) A subdivision plan must be tendered for examination and approval by the approving officer as follows:
  • (a) if the land affected is within a municipality, to the designated municipal officer;
  • (b) if the land affected is in the rural area of a regional district authorized to appoint an approving officer under section 77.1, to the designated regional district officer;
  • (c) if the land affected is in the rural area of the trust area under the Islands Trust Act and the trust council is authorized to appoint an approving officer under section 77.1, to the secretary of the trust council;
  • (d) in other cases, to the district highways manager of the Ministry of Transportation.
  • (2) The subdivision plan must be accompanied by the following:
  • (a) the applicable fees established under section 462(1)(f) of the Local Government Act or under section 292(1)(h) of the Vancouver Charter or prescribed under subsection (3) of this section;
  • (b) a certificate
    • (i) that all taxes assessed on the subdivided land have been paid, and
    • (ii) if local service taxes are payable by instalments, that all instalments owing at the date of the certificate have been paid;
  • (c) if the approving officer considers that there is reason to anticipate that the land may be resubdivided and requires this information, a sketch showing that the parcels into which the land is subdivided can conveniently be further subdivided into smaller parcels;
  • (d) if the approving officer requires this information, profiles of every new highway shown on the plan and such necessary topographical details as may indicate engineering problems to be dealt with in opening up the highways, including environmental impact or planning studies.
  • (3) The Lieutenant Governor in Council may, by regulation, prescribe fees for subdivision plan examination by a Provincial approving officer, which may vary with the number, size and type of parcels involved in the proposed subdivision.

1997-25-35, effective March 26, 1998 (B.C. Reg. 85/98); 1998-34-277, effective September 23, 1998 (B.C. Reg. 311/98); 2000-7-191; 2003-52-149, effective January 1, 2004 (B.C. Reg. 465/2003; 2003-66-34; RS 2005-1-Rev Sch.