Land Title Act: The Land
Title Act is the main statute regulating how the rights to land
are bought and sold in British Columbia. Among many other things, it
sets out the rules for the subdivision of land. The Act falls primarily
under the administration of the Minister of Sustainable Resource Management.
Land Use Contracts: Contracts similar
to current Development Permits but no longer permitted to be created
under the Local
Local government: A term referring to
Regional Districts, Islands Trust, or municipalities.
Local Government Act: Local governments
and their powers are created by the provincial government under the
Government Act. The extent of municipal authority is defined in
Government Act and other provincial legislation.
Local roads: Roads that provide access
to properties fronting directly on the road as well as to lands beyond,
in accordance with Section 75(1)(a)(ii) of the Land