Agriculture

ALR/ALC Revitalization Consultation

The Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) contains land where agriculture is recognized as the primary use and non-agricultural uses are restricted. The Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) is the independent administrative tribunal responsible for preserving land in the ALR. In January, the BC Minister of Agriculture created an Advisory Committee tasked to make recommendations on revitalizing the

Selling The Right To Occupy Unsubdivided Land #474

In 2001, Lakefront Ranch Inc. (Lakefront) owned 320 acres of land in central BC. The property was situated within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) and therefore subject to the Agricultural Land Commission Act (ALC Act) which prohibited the subdivision of land within the ALR into smaller parcels except in extraordinary circumstances. The shareholders of Lakefront were four