BCTS Multi Year Development Plan (MYDP) Blocks

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - BC Timber Sales
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These are the planned harvest blocks where BC Timber Sales (BCTS) identifies sustainable harvest units that provide the cost and price benchmarks for timber harvested from public land in British Columbia.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information


These MYDP Blocks support the Cutting Permit and Road Permit Refusal Regulation when other Licensees propose to tenure timber within BCTS areas.

Data Quality

These MYDP Blocks represent the most up to date spatial information. These are considered accurate to a 1:20000 scale.

More Information

Contact Information

NameDon Davis (pointOfContact)
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationBC Timber Sales

Access & Security

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2018-09-25
Record Last Modified 2019-09-05
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description


Short Name: BCTS_BMYDP
Comments: BC Timber Sales Multi Year Development Plan (MYDP) Blocks.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
BCTS_BMYDP_SYSID BMYDP_SID NUMBER 10 A system generated unique identification number. This is a primary key of this table.
BLOCK_SEQUENCE_NUMBER BLK_SQ_NUM NUMBER 15 A BCTS system generated unique identifier for a cut block. This field is used to join data, e.g., 160044517.
TIMBER_SALES_OFFICE_NAME TSO_NAME VARCHAR2 50 The abbreviated name of the office providing the administrative and management services for the business area and customers in relation to timber sales. e.g. Peace-Liard.
LICENCE_ID LICENCE_ID VARCHAR2 50 A six digit licence number (file identifier) assigned to the Timber Sale licence by Forest Tenure Administration (FTA) e.g. A50174.
BLOCK_ID BLOCK_ID VARCHAR2 20 An identifier for a cut block within a Timber Sale licence. There is an unique block number within a specific Licence ID, e.g., 1, MA118.
UNIQUE_BLOCK_ID UBI VARCHAR2 15 Unique Block ID (UBI) is a unique code given to a cut block when first entered spatially into the BCTS system.
FEATURE_AREA_SQM FEAT_AREA NUMBER 19 A system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters.
FEATURE_LENGTH_M FEAT_LEN NUMBER 19 A system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters.
SHAPE SHAPE SDO_GEOMETRY 1 The column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 A column required by spatial layers that interact with ESRI ArcSDE. It is populated with unique values automatically by SDE.
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA BLOB 4000 A binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.