Agriculture Land Reserve ( ALR ) Zones

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Published by the BC Agency - Agricultural Land Commission
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The Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) is located in two zones and six panel regions: Zone1: Island, Okanagan, South Coast Zone2: Interior, Kootenay, North

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

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Contact Information

NameGabriel Hazaparu (custodian)
OrganizationBC Agency
Sub-OrganizationAgricultural Land Commission
NameKathryn Lambert (pointOfContact)
OrganizationBC Agency
Sub-OrganizationAgricultural Land Commission

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Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2017-03-20
Record Last Modified 2017-11-03
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description


Short Name: ALR_ZONES
Comments: The spatial layer OATS_ALR_ZONES_SP is a multi part polygon layer that represents the areas covered by an ALR zone. ALR Zones determine how the Agricultural Land Commission assesses all proposed applications.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
ALR_ZONE_ID ALR_ZN_ID NUMBER 10 ALR_ZONE_ID is a system generated unique identification number.
ALR_ZONE ALR_ZONE NUMBER 10 ALR_ZONE indicates the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) Zone, e.g., 1, 2
FEATURE_AREA_SQM FEAT_AREA NUMBER 19 FEATURE_AREA_SQM is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters.
FEATURE_LENGTH_M FEAT_LEN NUMBER 19 FEATURE_LENGTH_M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters.
SHAPE SHAPE SDO_GEOMETRY 1 SHAPE is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a column required by spatial layers that interact with ESRI ArcSDE. It is populated with unique values automatically by SDE.
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA ANNO_CAD BLOB 4000 SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA is a binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.


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