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B.C. Reg. 180/90
O.C. 867/90
Deposited June 8, 1990
effective August 1, 1990
This consolidation is current to February 27, 2024.
Link to consolidated regulation (PDF)
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Park Act

Park, Conservancy and
Recreation Area Regulation

[Last amended July 1, 2022 by B.C. Reg. 123/2022]

Contents
Division 1 — Interpretation
1Interpretation
2Application
Division 2 — Permits
3Removal of property and restoration of area
4Permits for guiding required
5Permits for trapping required
Division 3 — Public Conduct and Enforcement
6Repealed
7Must give information
8Disturbance prohibited
9Eviction
10Signs
11Fires
11.1Tobacco and e-cigarettes
12Snow sliding devices
13Responsibility for action of minors
14Exemption from this regulation
15Obstruction of a park officer or park ranger
16Bowron Lake Park special regulation
17Storage of equipment and supplies
18Horses prohibited
19Control of domestic animals
20Control of other animals
21Explosives prohibited
Division 4 — Motor Vehicles, Vessels and Aircraft
22Peace officer authority under Motor Vehicle Act
23Illegal parking and tow away
24Motor vehicles and snowmobiles
25Cycles
26Commercial vehicles prohibited
27Aircraft
Division 5 — Firearms, Hunting and Fishing
28Possession of firearms, bows and crossbows
29Discharge of firearms, bows and crossbows prohibited
30Feeding of wildlife
31Seizure of hunting and fishing devices
Division 6 — Preservation and Waste Management
32Prohibited activity
33Litter only in receptacle provided
34Transporting litter into a park, conservancy or recreation area
Division 7 — Camping and Picnicking
35Designated representative
36Registration required
37Controlled public access
38Camping restrictions
39Maximum length of stay
40Limited occupancy or use
40.1Second vehicles
40.2Maximum number of persons on a campsite
Division 8 — Fees
41Fee collection period
42Payment of fees
43-50Repealed
51-52Repealed
53Park use permit and resource use permit fees
54-55Repealed
Division 9 — Park Rangers
56Park ranger responsibilities
Schedule A
Schedule B
Schedule C
Schedules D to J
Schedule K
Schedules L and M

Division 1 — Interpretation

Interpretation

1   (1) In this regulation, unless the context otherwise requires:

"Act" means the Park Act;

"backcountry" means an area in a park, conservancy or recreation area that is not frontcountry;

"camp" means to occupy a campsite, to set up a tent or other shelter or to remain overnight;

"campground" means one or more campsites managed by an operator or the ministry;

"campsite" means an area in a park, conservancy or recreation area developed by the ministry to accommodate persons who wish to camp;

"Canada" does not include a corporation

(a) that is, under an enactment of Canada, an agent of Her Majesty in right of Canada,

(b) of which the government of Canada owns, directly or indirectly, more than 50% of the issued voting shares, or

(c) that is controlled by the government of Canada, and for the purpose of this definition a corporation is controlled by the government of Canada when a majority of the members of the corporation or of its board of directors or board of management consists of either or both of the following:

(i) persons appointed as members by the Governor in Council, by a minister of the government of Canada or by an enactment of Canada;

(ii) public officers acting as such;

"cycle" means a device having any number of wheels that is propelled by human power and on which a person may ride;

"day use area" means an area in a park, conservancy or recreation area managed by an operator or the ministry for picnicking and other daytime activities;

"designated long-stay campsite" means a campsite in a park, conservancy or recreation area that has been designated as a campsite where a person may camp for more than 14 days in a calendar year;

"dock" means a structure connected to dry land and used for the purposes of mooring a vessel;

"domestic animal" means a vertebrate that has been domesticated;

"firearm" includes a rifle, shotgun, handgun, spring gun or any device that propels a projectile by means of an explosion, compressed gas or spring, but does not include a longbow or crossbow;

"frontcountry" means an area in a park, conservancy or recreation area within one kilometre of either side of the centreline of a park road or a highway;

"group" means 15 or more persons;

"guide" means a person who, for compensation or reward received or promised, accompanies, assists or provides a service to another person;

"hunt" means to shoot at, attract, search for, chase, pursue, follow after or on the trail of, stalk or lie in wait for wildlife, or to attempt to do any of those things, whether or not the wildlife is then or subsequently wounded, killed or captured,

(a) with the intention to capture the wildlife, or

(b) while in possession of a firearm or other weapon;

"litter" means

(a) garbage, refuse, rubbish or trash of any kind, including a container, package, bottle or can, or any part thereof, or

(b) any abandoned or discarded article, product or item of manufacture,

but does not include wastes of the primary processes of mining, logging, sawmilling, farming or manufacturing;

"operator" means a person authorized by a park use permit or resource use permit to operate facilities in any part of a park, conservancy or recreation area;

"park" includes any land, trail, path or waterway comprised in an order under section 6 (1) (a) to (g) of the Act;

"park road" means a road in a park, conservancy or recreation area that is designed and developed for the passage or parking of motor vehicles licensed under the Motor Vehicle Act;

"party" means up to 8 persons, of whom at least one, but no more than 4, are 16 years old or older, and who may have with them

(a) one recreational vehicle,

(b) one non-recreational vehicle, or

(c) one non-recreational vehicle and one legally towed trailer that is not a trailer primarily designed as temporary living quarters for recreational or travel use;

"Province" does not include a corporation

(a) that is, under an Act, an agent of the Crown,

(b) of which the government owns, directly or indirectly, more than 50% of the issued voting shares, or

(c) that is controlled by the government, and for the purpose of this definition a corporation is controlled by the government when a majority of the members of the corporation or of its board of directors or board of management consists of either or both of the following:

(i) persons appointed as members by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, by a minister or by an Act;

(ii) public officers acting as such;

"recreational vehicle" means a self-propelled vehicle or a trailer, primarily designed as temporary living quarters for recreational or travel use;

"snowmobile" means a snowmobile as defined in the Snowmobile Regulation, B.C. Reg. 65/72;

"trap" means to trap, snare, net or use any other device to take or capture wildlife;

"vessel" means a boat, canoe, kayak or other craft used, or capable of being used, for navigation on water;

"waste" means waste as defined in the Environmental Management Act;

"wildlife" means raptors, threatened species, endangered species, game or other species of vertebrates prescribed as wildlife under the Wildlife Act;

"youth group" means a group of 12 or more persons

(a) undertaking a camping trip or day use trip organized for the group by a school, not-for-profit society or recreational centre operated by a municipality or regional district for the benefit of the members of the group who are 18 years of age or younger, and

(b) supervised by an adult representative of the school, not-for-profit society or recreational centre.

[am. B.C. Regs. 406/90; 196/91; 195/93, s. 1; 249/98, s. 1; 350/2000, s. 1; 109/2002, s. 1; 193/2005, App. A, s. 1; 215/2006, Sch. ss. 8 and 9; 141/2009, Sch. s. 2.]

Application

2   This regulation does not apply to Class C parks.

Division 2 — Permits

Removal of property and restoration of area

3   (1) Except as otherwise provided in a park use permit or resource use permit, every person must, within the 30 day period following

(a) the expiry or other termination of a park use permit or resource use permit, or

(b) receipt of a written order from a park officer,

remove all personal property and dispose of all structures, improvements and works of any nature in a park, conservancy or recreation area and restore, repair or rehabilitate the area as nearly as possible to its natural condition, or restore, repair or rehabilitate the area to the satisfaction of the park officer issuing the order.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to structures, improvements and works that are the property of the Province.

(3) If a person fails to remove personal property or dispose of structures, improvements or works as required by subsection (1), a park officer may remove the personal property and dispose of the structures, improvements or works.

(4) If a person fails to restore, repair or rehabilitate an area as required by subsection (1), a park officer may restore, repair or rehabilitate the area as the park officer considers necessary.

(5) Any expense incurred by the Province under subsection (3) or (4) is a debt owing the Province by the person who failed to comply with subsection (1).

(6) A debt incurred under this section may be retained from any security which the Province requires to be maintained by a person as a condition of a park use permit or resource use permit.

(7) In the absence of a sufficient security under subsection (6) to extinguish a debt incurred under this section, the debt or remaining debt is recoverable at suit of the Province in any court of competent jurisdiction.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (a) and (c).]

Permits for guiding required

4   A person must not act as a guide or offer services as a guide in a park, conservancy or recreation area without

(a) a valid park use permit or resource use permit issued for that purpose, and

(b) a licence or permit to guide if required by or under the Wildlife Act.

[am. B.C. Regs. 25/2005, Sch. s. 1; 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d).]

Permits for trapping required

5   A person must not trap or take any fur bearing animal in a park, conservancy or recreation area without

(a) a valid park use permit or resource use permit issued for that purpose, and

(b) a licence or permit to trap issued under the Wildlife Act.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1.]

Division 3 — Public Conduct and Enforcement

Repealed

6   Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 193/2005, App. A, s. 2.]

Must give information

7   Every person who enters or is in a park, conservancy or recreation area must, at the request of a park officer or park ranger, provide information about any matter pertaining to the use or occupancy of the park, conservancy or recreation area including that person's correct name, address, destination and proposed activities and conduct in the park, conservancy or recreation area.

[am. B.C. Reg. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8.]

Disturbance prohibited

8   (1) A person must not create or cause a deliberate or unnecessary disturbance in a park, conservancy or recreation area.

(2) Except as authorized by a park officer, a person must not, between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. the following day, operate or permit another person to operate any device that produces sound at a level which disturbs the peace and quiet of

(a) an occupant of another campsite, or

(b) persons in the park, conservancy or recreation area.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d) and (e).]

Eviction

9   (1) A park ranger may order a person who does anything contrary to this regulation to leave a park, conservancy or recreation area, or a specified portion of it, within a period of time specified by the park ranger, and every person so ordered must comply with the order and leave the park, conservancy or recreation area, or the specified portion of it, within that specified period of time.

(2) If no period of time is specified in an order issued under subsection (1), the order is effective immediately.

(3) The order issued under subsection (1) must specify the period of time during which the order is to remain in effect, but in no case may it remain in effect for more than 72 hours from the time the order is issued.

(4) A park ranger may use reasonable force to remove a person from the park, conservancy or recreation area, or the specified portion of it, if that person fails to comply with an order under subsection (1).

(5) A person who is ordered to leave the park, conservancy or recreation area is not entitled to a refund of any fee which may have been paid by the party or group of which that person is a member.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (a) to (c).]

Signs

10   (1) A park officer may erect a sign or other device specifying an area in which specific activities are permitted, prohibited or restricted in a park, conservancy or recreation area.

(2) Every person must observe and obey every prohibition and restriction announced by the sign or other device erected under subsection (1).

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (a).]

Fires

11   (1) A person must not start or maintain a fire in a park, conservancy or recreation area in

(a) a campground,

(b) frontcountry, or

(c) backcountry that is less than 2 000 hectares in size,

unless the fire is

(d) in a fireplace provided by the ministry, and

(e) not more than 0.5 metres in diameter and 0.5 metres in height.

(2) A person must not use vegetation from a campground or from frontcountry to start or maintain a fire except

(a) vegetation that is specifically provided as firewood by the ministry or an operator, or

(b) as authorized by a park officer.

(3) A person must not use vegetation from backcountry to start or maintain a fire except vegetation that is dead and lying on the ground.

(4) A person who starts or maintains a fire must extinguish the fire when that person leaves the campground, frontcountry or backcountry.

(5) A park officer may, at any time,

(a) prohibit a fire in a park, conservancy or recreation area,

(b) extinguish a fire, or

(c) require that a fire be contained within a device approved by the park officer.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (a) and (d).]

Tobacco and e-cigarettes

11.1   (1) In this section, "activated e-cigarette", "e-cigarette" and "tobacco" have the same meaning as in the Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act.

(2) A person must not smoke tobacco, hold lighted tobacco, use an e-cigarette or hold an activated e-cigarette in a park, conservancy or recreation area except

(a) in an area as permitted by a sign or other device, or

(b) as authorized by a park officer.

[en. B.C. Reg. 210/2018, App. 1.]

Snow sliding devices

12   Except as authorized by a park officer, a person must not use or operate any snow sliding device in Mount Seymour Park, Cypress Park or E.C. Manning Park unless

(a) in an area specifically designated and posted for such use, and

(b) on a snow sliding device approved by a park officer.

[am. B.C. Reg. 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (e).]

Responsibility for action of minors

13   A parent, guardian, custodian or person in charge of a minor must not permit the minor to do anything that is prohibited by the Act or this regulation.

[am. B.C. Reg. 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (f).]

Exemption from this regulation

14   A person who is a peace officer, park officer or park ranger is exempt from this regulation while acting in that capacity.

Obstruction of a park officer or park ranger

15   A person must not willfully obstruct a park officer or park ranger acting in that capacity.

[am. B.C. Reg. 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d).]

Bowron Lake Park special regulation

16   Except on Bowron Lake or as authorized by a park officer, not more than 6 persons may travel together on the circuit of lakes in Bowron Lake Park.

Storage of equipment and supplies

17   (1) Except as authorized by a park officer, a person must not store, cache or leave equipment or supplies in a park, conservancy or recreation area for a period of more than 14 days in a calendar year.

(2) A person must not store, cache or leave equipment or supplies in a campground or day use area except

(a) in the campsite at which that person is registered, or

(b) as authorized by a park officer.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d) and (e).]

Horses prohibited

18   A person must not have a horse or other draught or riding animal in a park, conservancy or recreation area except

(a) in an area or on a trail as permitted by a sign or other device, or

(b) as authorized by a park officer.

[am. B.C. Reg. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8.]

Control of domestic animals

19   (1) Except as authorized by a park officer, a person must not allow a domestic animal to enter or remain in any part of a park, conservancy or recreation area that is

(a) a beach within a campground or day use area,

(b) a public building or structure, or

(c) an area in which domestic animals are prohibited by a sign or other device.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a domestic animal that is used to guide a blind person.

(3) Except as authorized by a park officer, a person must not allow a domestic animal to enter or remain in frontcountry or in backcountry that is less than 2 000 hectares in size unless the domestic animal is

(a) restrained by a leash not longer than 2 metres, or

(b) confined in a container, enclosure or motor vehicle.

(4) A person must not allow a domestic animal in a park, conservancy or recreation area to

(a) cause an annoyance,

(b) injure a person,

(c) damage property or vegetation, or

(d) chase or molest wildlife.

(5) Except as authorized by a park officer, a person must not allow a domestic animal to enter or remain in Bowron Lake Park or Garibaldi Park.

(6) A person who has a domestic animal in a park, conservancy or recreation area must dispose of excrement from that domestic animal in a manner and at a location where the excrement will not cause a public inconvenience or annoyance.

(7) A park officer may order a person who contravenes this section to remove the domestic animal from the park, conservancy or recreation area.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d) and (e).]

Control of other animals

20   Except as authorized by a park officer, a person who owns or is responsible for an animal must not, in a park, conservancy or recreation area, allow that animal to

(a) graze, browse or otherwise consume vegetation, or

(b) roam at large.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (g).]

Explosives prohibited

21   A person must not have an explosive or an explosive substance in a park, conservancy or recreation area except

(a) lawfully carried firearm ammunition, or

(b) as authorized by a park officer.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d).]

Division 4 — Motor Vehicles, Vessels and Aircraft

Peace officer authority under Motor Vehicle Act

22   A park ranger has the powers and authority of a peace officer for the purposes of enforcement of the Motor Vehicle Act and control of traffic within a park, conservancy or recreation area.

[am. B.C. Reg. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8.]

Illegal parking and tow away

23   (1) Except as authorized by a park officer, a person must not

(a) stop or park a vehicle on the travelled portion of a park road, or

(b) stop or park a vehicle in such a manner as to

(i) impede the proper use of a park road,

(ii) damage vegetation,

(iii) restrict or inhibit recreational use of the park, conservancy or recreation area, or

(iv) park a vehicle in the frontcountry without payment of the vehicle parking fee required by regulation.

(2) A person must not, between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. the following day, stop or park a vehicle in a campground, day use area or parking area of a park, conservancy or recreation area except

(a) at a campsite where that person is the member of a registered party, group or youth group,

(b) in a parking area as permitted by a sign or other device, or

(c) as authorized by a park officer.

(3) If a vehicle is stopped or parked in contravention of subsection (1) or (2), a park officer may remove the vehicle to a place of impoundment and any costs incurred by that removal are a debt of the owner of the vehicle payable to the party that removed and impounded the vehicle, which debt must be paid before removal of the vehicle from the place of impoundment.

(4) A park officer removing a vehicle under subsection (3) must exercise reasonable care to avoid damage to the vehicle involved, but neither the Province nor any park officer is liable or accountable to the owner for damage to the vehicle being removed arising from that removal.

[am. B.C. Regs. 25/2003, s. 1; 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. ss. 1 (a) and (c) to (e) and 3.]

Motor vehicles and snowmobiles

24   (1) A person must not use or operate a motor vehicle, motorcycle or other self-propelled vehicle in a park, conservancy or recreation area except

(a) on a park road,

(b) in an area as permitted by a sign or other device, or

(c) as authorized by a park officer.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a self-propelled wheelchair or other similar conveyance used by a disabled person.

(3) A person must not use or operate a snowmobile in a park, conservancy or recreation area except

(a) in an area or on a trail as permitted by a sign or other device, or

(b) as authorized by a park officer.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d).]

Cycles

25   A person must not ride a cycle in a park, conservancy or recreation area except

(a) on a park road,

(b) in an area or on a trail as permitted by a sign or other device, or

(c) as authorized by a park officer.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d).]

Commercial vehicles prohibited

26   Except as authorized by a park officer, a person must not have in a park, conservancy or recreation area a vehicle that displays advertising or is equipped with a public address system if that vehicle is being used to advertise, demonstrate or attract attention.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (e).]

Aircraft

27   (1) Subject to the Act and this section, a person may use an aircraft to arrive at or depart from a park, conservancy or recreation area.

(2) A person must not use an aircraft to arrive at or depart from parks or parts of parks that are set out in Column 1 of Schedule A, except as may be provided for in the same row in Column 2 of that schedule.

[en. B.C. Reg. 242/2004, s. 1; am. B.C. Reg. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8.]

Division 5 — Firearms, Hunting and Fishing

Possession of firearms, bows and crossbows

28   A person must not possess a firearm, bow or crossbow in a park, conservancy or recreation area except

(a) a firearm, bow or crossbow that is carried in a vehicle,

(b) during an open season specified under the Wildlife Act in those parks, conservancies and recreation areas listed in Schedule B,

(c) in Columbia Lake Park between September 10 and June 15 of the following year, or

(d) as authorized by a park officer.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. ss. 8 and 10; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d).]

Discharge of firearms, bows and crossbows prohibited

29   (1) A person must not discharge a firearm, bow or crossbow in a park, conservancy or recreation area except

(a) during an open season specified under the Wildlife Act in those parks, conservancies and recreation areas listed in Schedule B and only for the purposes of hunting, or

(b) as authorized by a park officer.

(2) Except as authorized by a park officer, a person must not hunt or discharge a firearm, bow or crossbow in a park, conservancy or recreation area within 400 metres of either side of the centreline of a park road or highway.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. ss. 8 and 10; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d) and (e).]

Feeding of wildlife

30   A person must not feed wildlife in a park, conservancy or recreation area.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d).]

Seizure of hunting and fishing devices

31   (1) A park ranger may seize a firearm, bow, crossbow, fishing rod or other device used in a park, conservancy or recreation area to capture fish or wildlife if the park ranger finds that the firearm, bow, crossbow, fishing rod or other device is being used by or is in the possession of a person who

(a) is in contravention of the Wildlife Act or section 28 or 29 of this regulation, or

(b) fails upon request to exhibit a proper licence or permit issued under the Wildlife Act.

(2) A firearm, bow, crossbow, fishing rod or other device that is seized under subsection (1) must be taken before a justice who, if satisfied that at the time of seizure it was being used or possessed in contravention of the Wildlife Act or section 28 or 29 of this regulation, may order it forfeited to the Crown.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (a).]

Division 6 — Preservation and Waste Management

Prohibited activity

32   (1) Except as authorized by a park officer, a person must not

(a) damage or destroy any natural resource or property in a park, conservancy or recreation area,

(b) possess any natural resource or property of a park, conservancy or recreation area,

(c) remove any natural resource or property from a park, conservancy or recreation area,

(d) engage in any research or collection activity in a park, conservancy or recreation area,

(e) remove water from a park, conservancy or recreation area for purposes other than personal consumption, or

(f) deposit waste in a park, conservancy or recreation area or allow or cause waste to flow on or seep into any land or water or to be emitted into the air.

(2) Subsection (1) (a) to (c) does not apply to wildlife taken under this regulation.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (e).]

Litter only in receptacle provided

33   (1) A person must not deposit litter in a park, conservancy or recreation area except in a receptacle, pit or area provided for that purpose by the ministry or an operator.

(2) If a receptacle, pit or area is not provided for the deposit of litter, a person must not leave litter in a park, conservancy or recreation area.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d) and (e).]

Transporting litter into a park, conservancy or recreation area

34   A person must not bring domestic, commercial or industrial litter into a park, conservancy or recreation area for the purpose of disposal.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d).]

Division 7 — Camping and Picnicking

Designated representative

35   (1) Every party, group or youth group using a park, conservancy or recreation area facility or service for which a fee is payable must designate one person to be the designated representative of that party, group or youth group.

(2) Except as authorized by a park officer, the designated representative must be 16 years of age or older.

(3) The designated representative must be responsible for

(a) the registration of the party, group or youth group,

(b) the payment of fees required to be paid by that party, group or youth group under this regulation, and

(c) the actions and conduct of each person in the party, group or youth group and each guest and visitor of that party, group or youth group while in the park, conservancy or recreation area.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. ss. 1 (a) and 4.]

Registration required

36   The designated representative of a party, group or youth group that camps or uses facilities or services of a park, conservancy or recreation area for which the minister, by regulation or directive, has established a fee, must register with the ministry or an operator, as the case may be, by providing all of the following information:

(a) the correct name of the designated representative;

(b) the number of persons in the party, group or youth group;

(c) the mode of transportation of the party, group or youth group;

(d) any other information reasonably required to identify the party, group or youth group.

[en. B.C. Reg. 141/2009, Sch. s. 5.]

Controlled public access

37   (1) A person must not, between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. the following day, enter or remain in a campground except

(a) a person who is the member of a registered party, group or youth group, or

(b) as authorized by a park officer.

(2) Except as authorized by a park officer, a person must not, between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. the following day, enter or remain in a day use area.

[am. B.C. Reg. 141/2009, Sch. ss. 1 (d) and (e) and 6.]

Camping restrictions

38   (1) A person must not camp in

(a) frontcountry, or

(b) backcountry less than 2 000 hectares in size

except

(c) in a campsite, or

(d) as authorized by a park officer.

(2) If backcountry is 2 000 hectares or more in size, a park officer may restrict camping to a designated area, campground or campsite.

[am. B.C. Reg. 141/2009, Sch. s. 1 (d).]

Maximum length of stay

39   (1) A person may not camp in a park, conservancy or recreation area for more than 14 days except

(a) as authorized by a park officer, or

(b) in a designated long-stay campsite.

(2) Except as authorized by a park officer, a person who owns a vessel or is responsible for a vessel must not allow that vessel to remain overnight in a park, conservancy or recreation area for more than 14 days in a calendar year.

[am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8; 141/2009, Sch. ss. 1 (h) and 7.]

Limited occupancy or use

40   (1) A park officer may

(a) limit at any one time the number of persons, vehicles or vessels in a park, conservancy or recreation area or any part of a park, conservancy or recreation area, or

(b) close to public use a park, conservancy or recreation area or any part of a park, conservancy or recreation area.

(2) Notwithstanding section 39, a park officer may limit the length of stay of a person in a park, conservancy or recreation area.

[am. B.C. Reg. 215/2006, Sch. s. 8.]

Second vehicles

40.1   (1) A party may not have more than one recreational vehicle on a campsite.

(2) A party may have a second non-recreational vehicle on a campsite

(a) if so authorized by a park officer and on payment of the fee established by regulation or directive of the minister, or

(b) if the campsite is a designated long-stay campsite.

[en. B.C. Reg. 141/2009, Sch. s. 8.]

Maximum number of persons on a campsite

40.2   No more than 8 persons may occupy a campsite, unless a park officer authorizes a different number.

[en. B.C. Reg. 350/2000, s. 2.]

Division 8 — Fees

Fee collection period

41   (1) If fees established by the minister by regulation or directive are levied on an overnight basis, the overnight period commences at 12 noon and terminates at 12 noon the following day.

(2) If fees established by the minister by regulation or directive are levied on a day basis, the day period commences and terminates at the times approved by a park officer between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. on the same day.

[en. B.C. Reg. 141/2009, Sch. s. 9.]

Payment of fees

42   The designated representative of a party, group or youth group that camps or uses a campsite or other authorized facility or area in a park, conservancy or recreation area must,

(a) in respect of a campsite or other authorized facility or area managed by the minister, pay to the ministry the fees established by regulation or directive of the minister, or

(b) in respect of a campsite or other authorized facility or area managed by an operator, pay to the operator the fees established by regulation or directive of the minister.

[en. B.C. Reg. 141/2009, Sch. s. 10.]

Repealed

43-50   Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 67/94, s. 3.]

Repealed

51-52   Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 141/2009, Sch. s. 11.]

Park use permit and resource use permit fees

53   (1) A person applying for a park use permit or resource use permit for a purpose listed in Schedule K, Part 1, Column 1, must pay to the minister the application fee set out opposite that purpose in Column 2.

(2) A permit holder must, for a request or requirement listed in Schedule K, Part 2, Column 1, pay to the minister the fee set out in Column 2 opposite that request or requirement.

(3) A person to whom a permit listed in Schedule K, Part 3, Column 1 was issued before January 30, 2018 must pay to the minister the fee set out opposite that permit type in Column 2

(a) in the case of a permit issued for a term of one year or less, when the permit is issued, and

(b) in the case of a permit issued for a term of more than one year, when the permit is issued and, annually thereafter, before the anniversary date of the issue of the permit, until the end of the term.

(4) No fee is payable under this section for a park use permit or resource use permit issued

(a) to British Columbia or to Canada,

(b) for the purposes of research,

(c) for public telephones,

(d) for the operation of campground and day facilities in a park, conservancy or recreation area,

(e) for exploration and development work authorized by an approved reclamation permit issued under the Mines Act, being undertaken on a mineral claim in good standing in a recreation area designated under section 23 of the Mineral Tenure Act,

(f) for a use for which, prior to April 1, 1988, no fee was payable, or

(g) if the minister directs that payment is not required.

(5) Subject to subsections (4) and (6), the fees payable under this section are in addition to and not instead of any other amount payable by an applicant or permit holder under the Act, this regulation, or another enactment.

(6) No fee listed in Parts 3 and 4 of Schedule K for a park use permit or resource use permit is payable if the permit is issued to a non-profit organization.

[en. B.C. Reg. 437/2004, s. 1; am. B.C. Regs. 215/2006, Sch. s. 11; 233/2017.]

Repealed

54-55   Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 67/94, s. 3.]

Division 9 — Park Rangers

Park ranger responsibilities

56   The following enactments are prescribed for purposes of section 4 (3) (b) of the Act:

(a) regulations under the Ecological Reserve Act;

(b) sections 12 and 13 of the Environmental Management Act;

(c) section 9 of the Firearm Act;

(d) Liquor Control and Licensing Act;

(d.1) Cannabis Control and Licensing Act;

(e) Motor Vehicle Act and regulations under that Act;

(f) Off-Road Vehicle Act and regulations under that Act;

(g) sections 2, 4, 5 and 6 of the Trespass Act.

[en. B.C. Reg. 193/2005, App. A, s. 3; am. B.C. Regs. 193/2015, App. 5; 193/2018, Sch. 2; 209/2018, s. (a).]

Schedule A

[en. B.C. Reg. 242/2004, s. 2.]

Prohibition of Aircraft Arrivals and Departures and Exceptions

(Section 27 (2))

Column 1
Areas of Prohibited Aircraft
 Arrival/Departure
Column 2
Exceptions
Akamina-Kishinena Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Bowron Lake Parknorth of GPS coordinate N5900416 (north of 53° 01' 07.4") on Bowron Lake
Brooks Peninsula Park other than
Columbia Cove and Klaskish Anchorage
(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Bugaboo Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Cape Scott Park(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Cathedral Park(a) from December 1 to March 31, at or from Lake of the Woods,
Quiniscoe Lake, Glacier Lake, Pyramid Lake or Ladyslipper Lake, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Cummins Lakes Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
E. C. Manning Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Elk Lakes Park(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Garibaldi Parkwith prior authorization from a park officer
Goat Range Parkwith prior authorization from a park officer
Height of the Rockies Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Cecilia Lake at Kakwa Parkwith prior authorization from a park officer
Khutzeymateen Park(a) at or from Ryan Lake but only with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Kianuko Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Kokanee Glacier Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Lava Forks Park(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Mitlenatch Island Nature Park[no exceptions]
Monashee Park other than Peters Lake(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Mount Assiniboine Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Buckley Lake, Mowchilla Lake, Little Ball Lake
and Little Arctic Lake at Mount Edziza Park
(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Lava flows (on the Kitsu Plateau situated
south-southwest of Raspberry Pass) at
Mount Edziza Park, from an elevation of 5 500 feet or higher
[no exceptions]
Mount Robson Park other than Moose Lakeas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Purcell Wilderness Conservancy Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
St. Mary's Alpine Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Schoen Lake Park[no exceptions]
Happy Lake, Metsantan Lake, the unnamed lake west of
Tuaton Mountain (Map Sheet 104H/8 UTM 481-489),
the unnamed lake west of Buckinghorse Lake
(Map Sheet 104H/17 UTM 241-498) and the Spatsizi
River above Hyland Post at Spatsizi Plateau Wilderness Park
(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Stein Valley Nlaka'pamux Heritage Park[no exceptions]
Strathcona Park other than Buttle Lake, Gold Lake,
Great Central Lake, Megin Lake or Upper Campbell Lake
(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Swan Lake Kispiox River Park other than
Footsore Lake, Swordgrass Lake, Swan Lake
and Brown Bear Lake
as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Tantalus Park other than Lake Lovely Water(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Hoy Lake and the unnamed lake southwest of
Kitchener Lake (Map Sheet 104E/17 UTM 241-498) at Tatlatui Park
(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Tetrahedron Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Top of the World Park(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Fenton Lake, Kidney Lake, Vista Lake and
Widgeon Lake at Tweedsmuir Park
(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Junker Lake at Tweedsmuir Park(a) on Saturdays and Sundays from May 1 to September 15
between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.,
(b) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(c) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Valhalla Park other than Avis Lake,
Demers Lake and Evans Lake
(a) with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
Wells Gray Park other than Clearwater Lake and
Mahood Lake
(a) at or from Azure Lake, Hobson Lake or McDougall Lake,
but only with prior authorization from a park officer, or
(b) as authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
West Arm Parkas authorized by a valid and subsisting park use permit
White Pelican Parkat or from Stum Lake but only with prior authorization from a park officer

Schedule B

[en. B.C. Reg. 192/2005; am. B.C. Regs. 126/2006; 215/2006, Sch. s. 12; 99/2007; 196/2008; 84/2009; 123/2022.]

Use of Hunting Weapons in Parks,
Conservancies and Recreation Areas

Adams Lake Marine Park

Akamina-Kishinena Park

Alty Conservancy

Anarchist Protected Area

Ancient Forest/Chun T'oh Whudujut Park

Ancient Forest/Chun T'oh Whudujut Protected Area

Anhluut'ukwsim Laxmihl

Angwinga'asanskwhl

Nisg̱a'a [Nisg̱a'a Memorial Lava Bed Park]

Anstey-Hunakwa Park

Arctic Pacific Lakes Park

Arrowstone Park

Atlin/a Téix'gi Aan Tlein Park

Atna River Park

Babine Lake Marine Park

Babine Mountains Park

Babine Mountains Trails

Babine River Corridor Park

Banana Island Park

Banks Nii Luutiksm Conservancy

Bear Island Conservancy

Bearhole Lake Park

Bearhole Lake Protected Area

Beatton River Park

Beaver Valley Park

Becher's Prairie Park

Bedard Aspen Park

Bella Coola Estuary Conservancy

Big Creek Park

Bishop Bay — Monkey Beach Conservancy

Bishop Bay — Monkey Beach Corridor Conservancy

Bishop River Park

Bligh Island Marine Park

Blue Earth Lake Park

Blue River Black Spruce Park

Blue River Pine Park

Bobtail Mountain Park

Bocock Peak Park

Bodega Ridge Park

Bonaparte Park

Boothman's Oxbow Park

Border Lake Park

Boulder Creek Park

Bowron Lake Park (addition)

Brent Mountain Protected Area

Brim River Hot Springs Protected Area

Browne Lake Park

Bugaboo Park

Bulkley Junction Park

Burnie River Protected Area

Burnie-Shea Park

Burns Lake Park

Burnt Bridge Creek Conservancy

Buse Lake Protected Area

Butler Ridge Park

Caligata Lake Park

Callaghan Lake Park

Calvert Island Conservancy

Cape Scott Park

Cariboo Mountains Park

Cariboo River Park

Carmanah Walbran Park

Carp Lake Park

Carter Bay Conservancy

Cascade-Sutslem Conservancy

Catala Island Marine Park

Cathedral Park

Cathedral Protected Area

Catto Creek Conservancy

Cetan/Thurston Bay Conservancy

Chase Park

Chasm Park

Chilliwack Lake Park

Chu Chua Cottonwood Park

Chukachida Protected Area

Churn Creek Protected Area

Cinnemousun Narrows Park

Claud Elliott Lake Park

Clayoquot Arm Park

Clayoquot Plateau Park

Clayton Falls Conservancy

Clendinning Park

Close-To-The-Edge Park

Close-To-The-Edge Protected Area

Clyak Estuary Conservancy

Codville Lagoon Conservancy

Copper Johnny Park

Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area

Cornwall Hills Park

Crab Lake Conservancy

Craig Headwaters Protected Area

Cranstown Point Conservancy

Cummins Lakes Park

Cummins River Protected Area

Daawuuxusda Conservancy

Dahl Lake Park (addition)

Dala-Kildala Rivers Estuaries Park

Dall River Old Growth Park

Damaxyaa Conservancy

Damdochax Protected Area

Dante's Inferno Park

Darke Lake Park

Dawley Passage Park

Dean River Conservancy

Dean River Corridor Conservancy

Denetiah Corridor Protected Area

Denetiah Park

Denison-Bonneau Park

Desolation Sound Marine Park

Donnely Lake Park

Dragon Mountain Park

Duck Lake Protected Area

Dune Za Keyih Park

Dune Za Keyih Protected Area

Dunn Peak Park

Duu Guusd Conservancy

Dzawadi/Klinaklini Estuary Conservancy

Dzawadi/Upper Klinaklini River Conservancy

Eagle Bay Park

Eakin Creek Canyon Park

Eakin Creek Floodplain Park

E.C. Manning Park (Snass Creek addition)

Ecstall Headwaters Conservancy

Ecstall-Sparkling Conservancy

Ecstall-Spoksuut Conservancy

Ed Bird-Estella Park

Edge Hills Park

Ekwan Lake Protected Area

Elephant Hill Park

Elk Lakes Park

Elk Valley Park

Ellerslie — Roscoe Conservancy

Emar Lakes Park

Emily Lake Conservancy

Enderby Cliffs Park

Eneas Lakes Park

English Lake Park

Entiako Park

Epper Passage Park

Epsom Park

Erg Mountain Park

Eskers Park (Taginchil Lake addition)

Esté-tiwilh/Sigurd Creek Conservancy

Ethelda Bay — Tennant Island Conservancy

Europa Lake Conservancy

Evanoff Park

Exchamsiks River Protected Area

Finger-Tatuk Park

Finlay-Russel Park

Finlay-Russel Protected Area

Finn Creek Park

Finn Creek Protected Area

Fintry Protected Area

Fiordland Conservancy

Flat Lake Park

Flores Island Park

Foch-Gilttoyees Park

Foch-Gilttoyees Protected Area

Fort George Canyon Park

Forward Harbour/ƛǝxwǝyǝm Conservancy

Foster Arm Protected Area

Francois Lake Park

Francois Lake Protected Area

Fraser River Breaks Park

Fraser River Park

Gibson Marine Park

Gilnockie Park

Gilpin Grasslands Park

Giscome Portage Trail Protected Area

Gitnadoiks River Park

Gitnadoiks River Protected Area

Gitxaała Nii Łuutiksm/Kitkatla Conservancy

Gladstone Park

Goat Cove Conservancy

Goat Range Park

God's Pocket Marine Park

Goguka Creek Protected Area

Gold Muchalat Park

Goose Bay Conservancy

Graham-Laurier Park

Granby Park

Graystokes Park

Great Glacier Park

Greenbush Lake Protected Area

Greenstone Mountain Park

Gunboat Harbour Conservancy

Gwillim Lake Park (addition)

Hai Lake-Mount Herman Park

Hakai Conservation Study Area

Hakai Lúxvbálís Conservancy

Hamber Park

Harbour-Dudgeon Lakes Park

Harry Lake Aspen Park

Hay River Protected Area

Heather-Dina Lakes Park

Height of the Rockies

Hǝnʎǝmdzi Mǝkola/Yorke Island Conservancy

Hesquiat Lake Park

Hesquiat Peninsula Park

High Lakes Basin Park

Hisnit River Watershed Protected Area

Hole-in-the-Wall Park

Holliday Creek Arch Protected Area

Homathko Estuary Park

Homathko River-Tatlayoko Protected Area

Horneline Creek Park

Hotsprings — No Name Creek Conservancy

Huchsduwachsdu Nuyem Jees/Kitlope Heritage Conservancy

Hunwadi/Ahnuhati — Bald Conservancy

I7loqaw7/100 Lakes Plateau Conservancy

Indian Arm Park

Inland Lake Park

Itcha Ilgachuz Park

Jackman Flats Park

Jackpine Remnant Protected Area

Jáji7em and Kw'ulh Marine Park [a.k.a. Sandy Island Marine Park]

Jesse Falls Protected Area

Jump Across Conservancy

Junction Sheep Range Park

Kakwa Park

Kakwa Protected Area

Kalamalka Lake Park

Kamdis Conservancy

K'distsausk/Turtle Point Conservancy

Kennedy Island Conservancy

Keremeos Columns Park

Khtada Lake Conservancy

Khutzeymateen Inlet Conservancy

Khutzeymateen Inlet West Conservancy

Khutzeymateen Park

Khyex Conservancy

Kianuko Park

Kikomun Creek Park

Kilbella Estuary Conservancy

Kimsquit Estuary Conservancy

Kingfisher Creek Park

Kiskatinaw River Park

Kitasoo Spirit Bear Conservancy

Kitimat River Park

Kitsumkalum Lake North Protected Area

Kitwanga Mountain Park

Klewnuggit Conservancy

K'lgaan/Klekane Conservancy

Klin-se-za Park

Klua Lakes Protected Area

Kluskoil Lake Park

K'Mooda/Lowe-Gamble Conservancy

K'nabiyaaxl/Ashdown Conservancy

Koeye Conservancy

Kokanee Glacier Park

K'ootz/Khutze Conservancy

Kotcho Lake Village Site Park

Ksgaxl/Stephens Island Conservancy

Ksi X'anmaas Conservancy

Ksi Xts'at'kw/Stagoo Conservancy

Kt'ii/Racey Conservancy

Ktisgaidz/MacDonald Bay Conservancy

Kts'mkta'ani/Union Lake Conservancy

Kunxalas Conservancy

K'uuna Gwaay Conservancy

K'waal Conservancy

Kwadacha Wilderness Park

Kwatna Estuary Conservancy

K'zuzált/Twin Two Conservancy

Lac du Bois Grasslands Protected Area

Lady Douglas-Don Peninsula Conservancy

Lakelse Lake Wetlands Park

Larcom Lagoon Conservancy

Lava Forks Park

Lax Ka'Gaas/Campania Conservancy

Lax Kul Nii Luutiksm/Bonilla Conservancy

Lax Kwaxl/Dundas and Melville Islands Conservancy

Lax Kwil Dziidz/Fin Conservancy

Liard River Corridor Park

Liard River Corridor Protected Area

Liard River West Corridor Park

Little Andrews Bay Park

Lockhart Creek Park

Lockhart — Gordon Conservancy

Long Creek Park

Long Island Conservancy

Lower Nimpkish Park

Lower Raush Protected Area

Lower Skeena River Park

Lucy Islands Conservancy

Lundmark Bog Protected Area

Machmell Conservancy

Mahpahkum-Ahkwuna/Deserters-Walker Conservancy

Main Lake Park

Malaspina Park

Manzanita Cove Conservancy

Mara Meadows Park

Marble Canyon Park

Marble Range Park

Marble River Park

Marl Creek Park

Maxhamish Lake Protected Area

Maxtaktsm'aa/Union Passage Conservancy

McConnell Lake Park

McDonald Creek Park

Mehatl Creek Park

Milligan Hills Park

Mkwal'ts Conservancy

Moksgm'ol/Chapple — Cornwall Conservancy

Momich Lakes Park

Monarch Mountain/a Xéegi Deiyi Conservancy

Monashee Park (addition)

Monckton Nii Łuutiksm Conservancy

Monkman Park (addition)

Moose Valley Park

Morice Lake Park

Mount Assiniboine Park

Mount Blanchet Park

Mount Edziza Park

Mount Elphinstone Park

Mount Griffin Park

Mount Pope Park

Mount Richardson Park

Mount Robson Park (addition)

Mount Savona Park

Mquqwin/Brooks Peninsula Park

Mud Lake Delta Park

Mudzenchoot Park

Muncho Lake Park

Muscovite Lakes Park

Myra-Bellevue Park

Myra-Bellevue Protected Area

Nadina Mountain Park

Nahatlatch Park

Nahatlatch Protected Area

Naikoon Park

Nakina — Inklin Rivers (Kuthai Area)/Yáwu Yaa Conservancy

Nakina — Inklin Rivers/Yáwu Yaa Conservancy

Nalbeelah Creek Wetlands Park

Namu Conservancy

Namu Corridor Conservancy

Nang Xaldangaas Conservancy

Nanika-Kidprice Park

Nation Lakes Park

Nazko Lake Park

Ne'āh' Conservancy

Nechako Canyon Protected Area

Neğiƛ/Nekite Estuary Conservancy

Netalzul Meadows Park

Nickel Plate Park

Nilkitwa Lake Park

Nimpkish Lake Park

Ningunsaw Park

Nlháxten/Cerise Creek Conservancy

Nooseneck Conservancy

North Spit Conservancy

North Thompson Islands Park

North Thompson Oxbows East Park

North Thompson Oxbows Manteau Park

Northern Rocky Mountains Park

Northern Rocky Mountains Protected Area

Nuchatlitz Park

Nunsti Park

Octopus Islands Marine Park

Okanagan Mountain Park

Old Man Lake Park

Omineca Park

Omineca Protected Area

Oregon Jack Park

Outer Central Coast Islands Conservancy

Owikeno Conservancy

Owyacumish River Park

Pa-aat Conservancy

Painted Bluffs Park

Pałǝmin/Estero Basin Conservancy

Patterson Lake Park

Peace River Corridor Park

Pennask Creek Park

Penrose — Ripon Conservancy

Phillips Estuary/ɁNacinuxw Conservancy

Pillar Park

Pilot Bay Park

Pine Le Moray Park

Pine River Breaks Park

Pinecone Burke Park

Pink Mountain Park

Pitman River Protected Area

Pooley Conservancy

Porcupine Meadows Park

Port Arthur Conservancy

Portage Brule Rapids Protected Area

Premier Lake Park

Prophet River Hotsprings Park

Ptarmigan Creek Park

Ptarmigan Protected Area

Pukeashun Park

Punti Island Park

Purcell Wilderness Conservancy Corridor Protected Area

Purcell Wilderness Conservancy Park

Purden Lake Park (addition)

Pyramid Creek Falls Park

Q'altanaas/Aaltanhash Conservancy

Quatsino Park

Qudǝs/Gillard — Jimmy Judd Island Conservancy

Qwalímak/Upper Birkenhead Conservancy

Qwiquallaaq/Boat Bay Conservancy

Rainbow Alley Park

Rainbow/Q'iwentem Park

Redbrush Park

Redfern-Keily Park

Rescue Bay Conservancy

Restoration Bay Conservancy

Roche Lake Park

Rubyrock Lake Park

Sanctuary Bay Conservancy

Sand Point Conservancy

Scatter River Old Growth Park

Schoen Lake Park

Schoolhouse Lake Park

Seven Sisters Park

Seven Sisters Protected Area

Sg̱aay Taw Siiwaay K'adjuu Conservancy

Shearwater Hot Springs Conservancy

Sheemahant Conservancy

Shuswap Lake Marine Park

Shuswap River Islands Park

Sikanni Chief Canyon Park

Sikanni Chief Falls Protected Area

Sikanni Old Growth Park

Silver Star Park

Simpson Lake East Conservancy

Simson Park

Six Mile Hill Protected Area

Skagit Valley Park

Skeena Bank Conservancy

Skookumchuck Rapids Park

Sleeping Beauty Mountain Park

Slim Creek Park

Small River Caves Park

Smith River-Fort Halkett Park

Smithers Island Conservancy

Snowy Protected Area

Sooke Mountain Park

South Okanagan Grasslands Protected Area

South Texada Island Park

Spatsizi Headwaters Park

Spatsizi Plateau Wilderness Park

Spipiyus Park

St. Mary's Alpine Park

Stair Creek Conservancy

Stein Valley Nlaka'pamux Heritage Park

Stikine River Park

Stone Mountain Park

Strathcona Park (additions)

Stuart Lake Marine Park

Stuart Lake Park

Stuart River Park

Sue Channel Park

Sugarbowl-Grizzly Den Park

Sugarbowl-Grizzly Den Protected Area

Sulphur Passage Park

Sustut Park

Sustut Protected Area

Sutherland River Park

Sutherland River Protected Area

Swan Creek Protected Area

Swan Lake Kispiox River Park

Sydney Inlet Park

Syringa Park

Tā Ch'Ilā Park (a.k.a. Boya Lake Park)

Tahsish-Kwois Park

Takla Lake Marine Park — Takla West Site and White Bluff Site

Taku River/T'akú Téix' Conservancy

Tantalus Park

Tatlatui Park

Tatshenshini-Alsek Park

Taweel Park

Tenh Dzetle Conservancy

Thinahtea North Protected Area

Thinahtea South Protected Area

Thorsen Creek Conservancy

Three Sisters Lake Park

Thulme Falls Conservancy

Thunderbird's Nest (T'iitsk'in Paawats) Protected Area

Thurston Bay Marine Park

Titetown Park

Tlall Conservancy

Toad River Hotsprings Park

Todagin South Slope Park

Top of the World Park

Tranquil Creek Park

Trembleur Lake Park

Trepanier Park

Troup Passage Conservancy

Tsa-latl/Smokehouse Conservancy

Ts'ilɂos Park

Tsintsunko Lakes Park

Tunkwa Park

Tuya Mountains Park

Tweedsmuir Corridor Protected Area

Tweedsmuir Park

Ugwiwey/Cape Caution — Blunden Bay Conservancy

Ugwiwey/Cape Caution Conservancy

Uncha Mountain Red Hills Park

Upper Adams River Park

Upper Elaho Valley Conservancy

Upper Gladys River/Watsíx Deiyi Conservancy

Upper Kimsquit River Conservancy

Upper Klinaklini Protected Area

Upper Lillooet Park

Upper Raush Protected Area

Upper Rogers Kólii7 Conservancy

Upper Seymour Park

Upper Violet Creek Park

Valhalla Park

Vargas Island Park

Vaseux Protected Area

Wahkash Point Conservancy

Wakeman Estuary Conservancy

Wales Harbour Conservancy

Walhachin Oxbows Park

Wap Creek Park

Wapiti Lake Park

Ẁaẁley/Seymour Estuary Conservancy

Wells Gray Park

West Arm Park

West Twin Park

West Twin Protected Area

White Lake Grasslands Protected Area

White Pelican Park

White Ridge Park

Whiteswan Lake Park

Wilkinson-Wright Bay Conservancy

Windermere Lake Park

Winter Inlet Conservancy

Wire Cache Park

Woodworth Lake Conservancy

Woss Lake Park

Wrinkly Face Park

XwaḱwəɁnaxdəɁma/Stafford Estuary Conservancy

Yaaguun Gandlaay Conservancy

Yaaguun Suu Conservancy

Zumtela Bay Conservancy

Schedule C

Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 141/2009, Sch. s. 12.]

Schedules D to J

Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 62/99, s. 4.]

Schedule K

[en. B.C. Reg. 437/2004, s. 2; am. B.C. Regs. 25/2005, Sch. s. 2; 215/2006, Sch. s. 13; 112/2010, s. 10; 211/2015, s. 27; 296/2016; 66/2017.]

Fees for Park Use Permits and Resource Use Permits

(Section 53)

Tax imposed under Part IX of the Excise Tax Act (Canada) applies to all fees in this schedule but is not included in the listed amounts.

Part 1 — Application Fees for Park Use Permits and Resource Use Permits

  Column 1Column 2
  Use applied forFee payable by applicant

1 Commercial recreation, one year or longer term — minor/low
impact, non-motorized use; multiple trips
$250
2 Commercial recreation, less than one year term — minor/low
impact, non-motorized use; single or multiple trips
Actual costs based on $50/hour staff time,
with a 2-hour minimum and $250 maximum,
3 Commercial services, general — vendors and client services
including: equipment rentals, food concessions and provision
of access transportation
$250
4 Commercial recreation, motorized — major/high impact: heli-ski
operations, use of tracked vehicles, helicopters to guide ski excursions,
boat tours
$3 300
5 Minor ski areas — compact/small, minimal use of mechanized lifts,
moderate impact
$1 000
6 Major resorts — alpine ski facilities with multiple mechanized lifts,
lodges, resorts or tourism developments
Actual costs based on $50/hour staff time or
$3 300, whichever is greater
7 Communication sites — transmission/receiving structures; radio,
microwave, repeater, satellite, cellular phones
$1 000
8 Roadways — public$250
9 Roadways — industrial or private access$1 000
10 Rights-of-way (utilities) less than 25 km long — including hydro
lines, gas, fibre optics, oil, water
$1 000
11 Rights-of-way (utilities) longer than 25 km — including hydro
lines, gas, fibre optics, oil, water
Actual costs based on $50/hour staff time or
$1 000, whichever is greater
12 Agriculture or grazing$250
13 Residential — institutional or community use of private or
Crown-owned structures, with or without adjacent area;
cottages, cabins, huts
$250
14 Non-profit organizations — use of private or Crown-owned
structures; with or without adjacent area
$250
15 Private moorage — foreshore facilities; docks, wharves$250
16 Aquaculture — shellfish, molluscs, finfish$4 925
17 Quarrying — rock or aggregate removal$1 000
18 Log handling — log storage, log sorts$1 000
19 Alternative power projects — includes water and wind power$3 300
20 Energy and mining$500
21 Film production$200

Part 2 — Administration Fees for Park Use Permits

  Column 1Column 2
  Administrative request or requirementFee payable by permit holder

1  Permit renewal 50% of new application fee
2  Minor amendments to permit $100
3  Major amendments to permit $500
4  Assignment and sub-tenure or transfer $250
5 to 9  Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 66/2017.]

Part 3 — General Fees

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
 Types of permits classified according to the use permittedFees payable by an individual, group, company or local government for use of Park Act landsFees payable by an individual or company for industrial use of Park Act lands

1Privately-owned structures
The exclusive use of a structure or structures not supplied by the Province
  
 (a) without a defined adjacent area (site only), or$500 per year and $50 per structure per year$1 000 per year
 (b) with a defined adjacent area.$500 per year and $250 per hectare per year plus $50 per structure per year.$1 000 per year or $500 per hectare per year plus $100 per structure per year, whichever is greater.
 
Satellite Facilities
$200 per site per year
 
Tent/Spike Camp
$100 per site per year
    

2Provincially-owned structures  
 The exclusive use of a structure or structures supplied in whole or in part by the Province, with or without a defined adjacent area.$500 per year, or, if occupying a defined adjacent area, $25 per m2 of structure per year plus $250 per hectare per year, whichever is greater.$1 000 per year, or, if occupying a defined adjacent area, $50 per m2 of structure per year plus $500 per hectare per year, whichever is greater.

3Access  
 The use of a defined area for a road, chairlift, trail, ski run or ski trail.Individual or group:
$500 per year or $60 per hectare per year, whichever is greater.
 
Company or local government:
$500 per year or 2% of gross revenues per year, whichever is greater.
$500 per year or $60 per hectare per year, whichever is greater.

4Rights of way and miscellaneous land use without structures  
 The use of a defined area for a powerline, telephone line, pipeline or other service or utility right of way and other miscellaneous land use without structures.Individual or group:
$60 per hectare per year
Company or local government:
$500 per year or $60 per hectare per year, whichever is greater.
$1 000 per year or $60 per hectare per year, whichever is greater.

Part 4 — Miscellaneous Fees

ItemColumn 1Column 2
 Types of park use permits and resource use permits
classified according to the use permitted
Fee

1Commercial recreation — major resorts The use of a defined area to operate alpine ski facilities or large-scale lodges and resorts.$500 per year and a percentage of gross revenues as identified in the park use permit or resource use permit.
 
2Commercial use/activity
The use of a defined area to carry on, for compensation received or promised, a commercial activity not referred to in any other item of this schedule, whether or not the right to use the area or conduct the activity is exclusive.
 
 (a) Non-motorized activity and no use of structuresFor six consecutive months or less,
$125 or $1 per client day, whichever is greater.
 
For six consecutive months to one year,
$250 or $1 per client day, whichever is greater.
 (b) Motorized activity$500 per year or $1 per client day plus
$50 per structure plus, if occupying a defined adjacent area,
 
$250 per hectare per year, whichever is greater
 
3Commercial mechanized ski guiding 
 The use of a defined area to carry on commercial activities in which tracked vehicles, fixed wing planes or helicopters are used to guide or conduct ski excursions.$1 000 per year or $4 per user day, whichever is greater.
 
4Grazing 
 The use of a defined area for the grazing of animals.$100 per year or the total ground rent plus, if the permittee held a licence or permit under the Range Act, the grazing fee that would be payable each year under section 10 of the Range Regulation, B.C. Reg. 199/2000, in respect of the territory and animals to which the permit relates, whichever is greater.
 
5Oysters, other molluscs and finfish 
 The use of a defined area for the purpose of seeding, raising and harvesting oysters, other molluscs and finfish.$500 per year or $100 per hectare per year, whichever is greater.
 
6Communications site 
 The use and occupancy of a defined area for a television, radio, microwave or other communication structure.$1 000 per year or $500 per hectare per year plus $100 per facility per year, whichever is greater.
 
7Sand/gravel and quarry site 
 The use of a defined area for the purpose of removing sand, gravel, rock or other material.$1 000 per year or $500 per hectare per year plus $100 per facility per year, whichever is greater.
 
8Trapping and trapping cabins 
 The use, by the holder of a registered trapline under the Wildlife Act, of a territory allocated for trapping purposes and of cabins, without an adjacent area, for purposes incidental to the seasonal operation of a trapline.Trapping
$100 per year.
 
Trapping Cabins
$10 per cabin per year to a maximum of $25 per year.
 
9Commercial film productionMajor Shoot
The lesser of $50 000 and the sum of the following:
(a) $1 500 per day of filming in each park that is a high-value film park;
(b) $750 per day of preparing, wrapping or holding in each park that is a high-value film park;
(c) $400 per day of filming, preparing, wrapping or holding in each park that is not a high-value film park.
Minor Shoot
$100.
10Guide outfitters, transporters and angling guides licensed pursuant to the Wildlife Act 
 (a) The use, by a guide outfitter, transporter or angling guide, of a territory allocated in conjunction with the activity of a guide outfitter, transporter or angling guide.For six consecutive months or less,
$125 or $1 per client day, whichever is
greater.
 
For six consecutive months to one year,
$250 or $1 per client day, whichever is greater.
 (b) The exclusive use of a structure or structures not supplied by the Province but used in conjunction with the activity of a guide outfitter, transporter or angling guide: 
 (i) without a defined adjacent area (site only), or$500 per year
 (ii) with a defined adjacent area.Base Facilities
$500 per year or $1 per client day plus
$250 per hectare per year plus $50 per
structure per year, whichever is greater.
 
Satellite Facility
$50 per year
 
Tent/Spike Camp
$25 per year

Part 5 — Interpretation

1   (1) For the purposes of this Schedule,

(a) measurements expressed in hectares must be rounded upwards to the next whole hectare and measurements expressed in square metres or cubic metres are rounded upwards to the next whole square metre or cubic metre, and

(b) measurements expressed in square metres of any structure must be based on the outside dimensions including verandahs or porches.

(2) In this Schedule:

"base facility" means a facility that is the main location or one of the main locations for a commercial or industrial operation;

"defined" means an area specified in the park use permit or resource use permit for which the fee is payable;

"high-value film park" means any of the following parks:

(a) Alice Lake Park;

(b) Brandywine Falls Park;

(c) Coquihalla Canyon Park;

(d) Cultus Lake Park;

(e) Cypress Park;

(f) E. C. Manning Park;

(g) Elk Falls Park, excluding the Elk Falls Protected Area;

(h) Garibaldi Park;

(i) Golden Ears Park;

(j) Goldstream Park;

(k) Gordon Bay Park;

(l) Juan de Fuca Park;

(m) MacMillan Park;

(n) Mount Seymour Park;

(o) Murrin Park;

(p) Peace Arch Park;

(q) Porteau Cove Park;

(r) Rathtrevor Beach Park;

(s) Sasquatch Park;

(t) Shannon Falls Park;

(u) Skaha Bluffs Park;

(v) Stawamus Chief Park, including the Stawamus Chief Protected Area;

"minor shoot" means commercial film production with no disturbance of the users or natural resources of a park, conservancy or recreation area;

"non-profit organization" means a club or association that is a society as defined in the Societies Act or a school board incorporated under the School Act, in which the use or activity undertaken is

(a) of demonstrable benefit to the whole community, and

(b) consistent with the approved objectives of the park, conservancy or recreation area;

"satellite facility" means a facility with one permanent structure, excluding pit toilets, that is used for temporary accommodation, storage of supplies or fuel, or as an emergency shelter or an improved helicopter landing site;

"structure" means any building or permanent improvement constructed, placed or established on Park Act lands, excluding pit toilets;

"tent/spike camp" means a site with no permanent improvements or structures used on a non-exclusive basis for temporary tenting accommodation or the storage of supplies;

"trapping cabin" means a cabin used for shelter and for storage of trapping supplies on a periodic but temporary basis in conjunction with the operation of a trapline.

Schedules L and M

Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 62/99, s. 4.]

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Park Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 344, s. 29]