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Help protect B.C.'s natural resources

Report Natural Resource Violations, including damage or illegal use of Crown Land, forest or water in the Thompson-Okanagan:

Effective June 8th, 2015, Water Act Approvals and Notifications (Short Term Use of Water and Changes In and About a Stream) applications will be exclusively web-based, electronic forms.
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This new service offers many benefits:
  • Convenient - Prepare and submit your application 24/7 from the comfort of your home or business.
  • Online Payments - Ability to pay for applications with a credit card or VISA debit at time of submission.
  • Extensive and easy-to-follow help - Extensive and easy-to-follow online help including videos and guide you through the process.
  • Higher success rate - less chance of having your application rejected due to errors or omissions, the system automatically checks your application for completeness.

A FrontCounter BC Staff member is available to assist you with the application process by phone at 1-877-855-3222 or by visiting any of our 29 locations province-wide.

 
  • Single window service for clients of provincial natural resource ministries and agencies online & with 29 locations across BC.
  • Do you want to use crown land?<br /><strong>Apply online or visit one of our offices.</strong>
  • Do you want to go fishing? Or become an Angling Guide?<br /><strong>Our online applications are easy to use and convenient.</strong>
  • Do you want to go use water for your home or business?<br /><strong>Apply for a new water licence or amend one online.</strong>
  • Do you need to submit a Notice of Work?<br /><strong>One of our 29 offices will be happy to help.</strong>
  • Do you need a Licence to Cut or a Timber Mark?<br /><strong>FrontCounter BC is here to help.</strong>
  • 06/08/2015

    Water Act Approvals and Notifications
    E-Applications coming soon

    A new electronic application for Short Term Use of Water and Changes In and About a Stream will be exclusively web based starting June 8, 2015. The new application includes a guide which helps clients prepare for a successful application.

    more information
  • 02/02/2015

    Improved Fish and Wildlife Permit Electronic Application launched

    A new electronic application form for Fish and Wildlife Permits has gone live on Feb 2, 2015. The application forms will now be accepted electronically.

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  • 05/23/2014

    Crown Land Tenure - New electronic application launched

    A new electronic application for Crown Land Tenure has gone live today. The new application includes a guide which helps clients prepare for a successful application.

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  • 04/01/2014

    FrontCounter BC assumed the responsibilities of the former Permit and Authorization Service Bureau (PASB)

    For instructions on how to submit your Fish & Wildlife or Parks permit application please check the webpage.

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