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Preliminary Approval and Development
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The applicant completes any work required by the Preliminary Layout Review.

This is the stage where you:

  • Obtain approval for design of water and sewer systems from the responsible authorities
  • Construct roads and services according to inspection requirements contained in the current edition of the “TAC Guide
  • Have your BC Land Surveyor prepare the final survey plans for the subdivision
  • Arrange for other documentation as required in the PLR, such as restrictive covenants, easements, and statutory rights of way
  • Obtain a tax certificate confirming that current taxes are paid. Tax certificates are available from Provincial Collectors located in the Provincial Government Agent’s Office
  • Complete other requirements in the PLR