Forest Tenure Timber Licence Elimination

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - Forest Tenures
Licensed under Open Government Licence - British Columbia

The spatial representation for the areas that have been eliminated from a timber licence

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information


To support the harvesting approval process, monitor forest tenures and support Integrated Land and Resource Registry applications.

Lineage Statement

Base information originates from 1:20,000 and TRIM and 1:20,000 Cadastral.

Contact Information

NameChantelle Abanilla (pointOfContact)
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationForest Tenures

Access & Security

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2011-03-09
Record Last Modified 2021-06-22
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description


Short Name: FTN_TL_ELM
Comments: The spatial representation for the areas that have been eliminated from a timber licence.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
FOREST_FILE_ID FFID VARCHAR2 10 File identification assigned to Provincial Forest Use files. Assigned file number. Usually the Licence, Tenure or Private Mark number.
MAP_BLOCK_ID MAP_BLK_ID VARCHAR2 10 Identifier for a Timber Licence Map Block.
CLIENT_NUMBER CLNTNMBR VARCHAR2 8 Sequentially assigned number to identify a ministry client.
CLIENT_LOCATION_CODE CLNTLCTNCD VARCHAR2 2 A code to uniquely identify, within each client, the addresses of different divisions or locations at which the client operates.
CLIENT_NAME CLNTNM VARCHAR2 91 The name of the Ministry Client - Company or Individual. Entered as: the full corporate name if a Corporation; the full registered name if a Partnership; the legal name if an Individual.
BLOCK_GROSS_HA BLK_GR_HA NUMBER 11 Initial total area of the block, in hectares.
BLOCK_ELIMINATED_HA BLK_EL_HA NUMBER 11 Area eliminated from the block, in hectares. This area has been harvested and has reverted to the Crown.
BLOCK_NET_HA BLK_NET_HA NUMBER 11 The area under the block, in hectares. This area has yet to be harvested and has not reverted to the Crown. This is the Gross Area plus the Eliminated Area.
RETIREMENT_DATE RETIRE_DT DATE 7 The date and time the spatial feature was retired.
AMENDMENT_ID AMEND_ID NUMBER 5 The amendment id of the instance.
MAP_LABEL MAP_LABEL VARCHAR2 21 The default label to be used when displaying the feature on a map. Consists of the FOREST_FILE_ID and the MAP_BLOCK_ID.
FEATURE_AREA FEAT_AREA NUMBER 15 Spatial feature area in square metres. This value is calculated.
FEATURE_PERIMETER FEAT_PERIM NUMBER 12 Spatial perimeter length in metres. This value is calculated.
FEATURE_CLASS_SKEY FEAT_CLASS NUMBER 10 Unique identifier for a spatial feature class.
FILE_STATUS_CODE FILE_ST_CD VARCHAR2 3 The current status of the forest land use, eg., Pending - Planned, Harvesting - Suspended, Active. This is a subset of Timber_Status_Code.
REGION_CODE REGION_CD VARCHAR2 6 The code of the region associated with this feature.
REGION_NAME REGION_NM VARCHAR2 100 The name of the region associated with this feature.
LIFE_CYCLE_STATUS_CODE LIFE_ST_CD VARCHAR2 10 The life cycle state of the item. One of Pending, Active or Retired.
GEOMETRY GEOMETRY SDO_GEOMETRY 64 GEOMETRY is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a required attribute of feature classes and object classes in a geodatabase.