Unauthorized Use or Occupation
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According to Section 63 of the Transportation Act, "A person must not use, occupy or construct/deposit anything to a highway, or to any land or improvement related to a highway, without written authorization from the minister, or as otherwise authorized by law."
If the Ministry believes that the highway is being used or occupied without authorization, staff take the following steps:
Police can also issue tickets or lay charges for specific offenses, including failure to comply with a notice to remedy a situation on the highway.
This guide is a living document; it is subject to change without notice. Please check the Rural Subdivisions Website (http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/permits/Subdibision_Home.asp) to make sure you version is sufficiently current.