BCTS Planned Roads

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - BC Timber Sales
Licensed under Access Only

These planned roads assist BC Timber Sales (BCTS) in accessing sustainable harvest units to provide the cost and price benchmark 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 planned roads support the Cutting Permit and Road Permit Refusal Regulation when other Licensees propose planned roads within BCTS operating areas.

Data Quality

These planned roads represent the most up to date information of where BCTS plans future road construction. 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 2021-05-10
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description


Short Name: BCTS_PLNRD
Comments: BC Timber Sales Planned Roads within Blocks

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
BCTS_PR_SYSID BCTS_PR_SD NUMBER 10 A system generated unique identification number.
TIMBER_SALES_OFFICE_NUMBER TMBR_SLS_R NUMBER 2 The code number of the office e.g., 12. This is also referred to as the Division Number.
TIMBER_SALES_OFFICE_CODE TMBR_SLS_D VARCHAR2 3 The code name of the office. e.g., TSG.
TIMBER_SALES_OFFICE_NAME TMBR_SLS_M 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.
ROAD_SEQUENCE_NUMBER RD_SQNC_NR NUMBER 10 A BCTS system generated unique identifier for a road. This field is used to join data, e.g., 160169962.
ROAD_NAME ROAD_NM VARCHAR2 50 The name of road in BCTS system, e.g., Fisher Creek FSR-9465-02.
ROAD_START_METRE RD_STRT_ME NUMBER 13 The position within the stored geometry (SHAPE) of the start of the road, in metres, e.g., 200.
ROAD_END_METRE RD_ND_MTRE NUMBER 13 The position within the stored geometry (SHAPE) of the end of the road, in metres, e.g., 3887.
ROAD_LENGTH RD_LNGTH NUMBER 13 The calculated length of the road in meters based on the difference between the start and end meters, e.g., 720611.
ROAD_STATE ROAD_STATE VARCHAR2 10 The state of the road, i.e., PROP (Proposed).
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.