Forest Tenure Road Section Lines

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - Forest Tenures
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This is a spatial layer that reflects operational activities for road sections contained within a road permit. The Forest Tenures Section (FTS) is responsible for the creation and maintenance of digital Forest Atlas files for the province of British Columbia encompassing Forest and Range Act Tenures. It also supports the forest resources programs delivered by MoFR

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information


To support harvesting approval process, monitor forest tenures and support Integrated Land and Resource Registry application

Lineage Statement

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

More Information

Contact Information

NameChantelle Abanilla (pointOfContact)
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationForest Tenures
NameDave Andersen (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 2014-12-11
Record Last Modified 2021-05-10
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description


Short Name: FTEN_RS_LN
Comments: The spatial representation of the road sections within an RP - Road Permit, FSR - Forest Service Road, or SUP - Special Use Permit road. The geometry is the centre line of the road section.

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.
ROAD_SECTION_ID RD_SECT_ID VARCHAR2 30 Identifies one section of a road within a road permit.
FEATURE_CLASS_SKEY FEAT_CLASS NUMBER 10 Unique identifier for a spatial feature class.
ROAD_SECTION_NAME RD_SECT_NM VARCHAR2 100 The name assigned to one section of road within a road permit.
ROAD_SECTION_LENGTH RD_SCT_LEN NUMBER 38 The length of the road section in km.
RETIREMENT_DATE RETIRE_DT DATE 7 The date the road section was retired from the spatial conflict layer.
SECTION_WIDTH SECT_WIDTH NUMBER 38 Identifies the width of the road section in metres.
FEATURE_LENGTH FTRLNGTH NUMBER 12 Spatial feature length in metres. This value is calculated.
AMENDMENT_ID MNDMNTD NUMBER 5 The amendment id for the road section.
FILE_STATUS_CODE FILE_ST_CD VARCHAR2 3 The current status of the forest land use.
FILE_TYPE_CODE FILE_TP_CD VARCHAR2 3 The code to indicate the type of file, and often synonymous with a tenure or a project.
FILE_TYPE_DESCRIPTION FIL_TP_DSC VARCHAR2 120 Description of the file type.
GEOGRAPHIC_DISTRICT_CODE GEO_DST_CD VARCHAR2 6 The code of the district in which the road section is located.
GEOGRAPHIC_DISTRICT_NAME GEO_DST_NM VARCHAR2 100 The name of the district in which the road section is located.
AWARD_DATE AWARD_DATE DATE 7 The first day of the tenure. The day the tenure legally starts.
EXPIRY_DATE EXPIRY_DT DATE 7 Latest expiry date due to extensions.
CLIENT_NUMBER CLIENT_NUM VARCHAR2 8 Sequentially assigned number to identify a ministry client.
CLIENT_LOCATION_CODE CL_LOC_CD VARCHAR2 2 A code to uniquely identify, within each client, the addresses of different divisions or locations at which the client operates.
CLIENT_NAME CLIENT_NM 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.
LOCATION LOCATION VARCHAR2 120 Identifies the location of the road tenure.
LIFE_CYCLE_STATUS_CODE LIFE_ST_CD VARCHAR2 10 The life cycle state of the item. One of Pending, Active or Retired.
MAP_LABEL MAP_LABEL VARCHAR2 41 The default label to be used when displaying the feature on a map. Consists of the FOREST_FILE_ID and the ROAD_SECTION_ID.
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.