Protected Lands Access Restrictions

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Published by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy - Parks Planning and Management
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Protected Lands access restrictions include if a BC Park, Ecological Reserve, Protected Area, Recreation Area or Conservancy Area have access or use restrictions applied. This includes full closures, partial closures, if inaccessible, and restrictions/permits are required. This dataset also includes if campfires are permitted, prohibited or banned.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information

Lineage Statement

This dataset includes if the following have access or use restrictions from the following datasets: WHSE_TANTALIS.TA_PARK_ECORES_PA_SVW and WHSE_TANTALIS.TA_CONSERVANCY_AREAS_SVW. The attributes identifying these restrictions is from the csv listed as a resource in this metadata.

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Contact Information

NameRob Fiddler (pointOfContact)
EmailRobert.Fiddler@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
Sub-OrganizationParks Planning and Management

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2019-05-16
Record Last Modified 2019-09-05
Resource Status onGoing
Spatial DataSDO_GEOMETRY

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_PARKS.PA_PRTCTD_LND_RSTRCTNS_SV

Short Name: PRT_LN_RST
Comments: Protected Lands (Parks, EcoReserve, Conservation and Protected Area) Restriction and Closure Boundaries.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
PA_PLR_SYSID P_PLR_SYSD NUMBER 10 Is a system generated unique identification number.
ORCS_PRIMARY ORCS_PRMRY VARCHAR2 4 Operational Records Classification System (ORCS) means the government-wide standard for classification, filing, retrieval, vital records and freedom of information and protection of privacy designations, and disposition scheduling of operational records.
ORCS_SECONDARY ORCS_SCNDY VARCHAR2 4 Operational Records Classification System (ORCS) means the government-wide standard for classification, filing, retrieval, vital records and freedom of information and protection of privacy designations, and disposition scheduling of operational records.
PROTECTED_LANDS_NAME PRT_LND_NM VARCHAR2 50 Is the commonly used name for the areas designated under the related legislation.
PROTECTED_LANDS_DESIGNATION PRT_LND_DS VARCHAR2 50 Is the common term to identify the type of preserve and the legislation under which it was established, e.g., ECOLOGICAL RESERVE, PROVINCIAL PARK, PROTECTED AREA, RECREATION AREA.
PROTECTED_LANDS_CODE PRT_LND_CD VARCHAR2 8 Is the standard alphabetic code to identify the type of preserve and the legislation under which it was established, e.g., PP (Provincial Park) and was established under the Park Act.
ACCESS_STATUS ACC_STATUS VARCHAR2 50 Defines the different access status or states for a protected lands restiction, e.g., full closure, partial closures, inacessible, open.
ACCESS_DETAILS ACC_DTLS VARCHAR2 254 Provides additional details associated with the access status type.
RESERVATIONS_AFFECTED_IND RESRV_AFF VARCHAR2 240 Indicates if the access status has affected reservations within the protected lands area.
EVENT_TYPE EVENT_TYPE VARCHAR2 50 Defines the different type of event associated with a protected lands area restriction, e.g., avalanche, cultural, flood, landslide, tsunami, weather, wildfire, wildlife.
FACILITIES_CAMPFIRES_IND CFIRE_IND VARCHAR2 1 Indicates if campfires are defined as an available facility or not, i.e., Y, N. Additional restrictions may be applied like limiting burning hours. Always confirm any restrictions before visiting a protected lands area.
CAMPFIRE_BAN_IND CFIRE_BAN VARCHAR2 1 Indicates if there is an active campfires ban, i.e., Y, N. Always refer to the provincial campfire ban status for a Fire Centre before visiting a protected lands area.
FIRE_CENTRE_NAME FR_CNTR_NM VARCHAR2 75 Represents the BC Wildfire Service Centre administrative area name.
FIRE_ZONE_NAME FR_ZN_NM VARCHAR2 75 Represents the BC Wildfire Service Centre administrative zone name.
FOG_ZONE_IND FG_ZN_IND VARCHAR2 1 Indicates if the Fog Zone is part of the protected lands area. e.g, Y, N.
ACCESS_STATUS_EFFECTIVE_DATE ACCSEFFDT DATE 7 Is the date the protected lands access status type was effective.
ACCESS_STATUS_RESCINDED_DATE ACCSRESDT DATE 7 Is the date the protected lands access status was rescinded.
CAMPFIRE_BAN_EFFECTIVE_DATE CFIREEFFDT DATE 7 Is the date the campfire ban was effective. Always refer to the provincial campfire ban status for a Fire Centre before visiting a protected lands area.
CAMPFIRE_BAN_RESCINDED_DATE CFIRERESDT DATE 7 Is the date the campfire ban was rescinded. Always refer to the provincial campfire ban status for a Fire Centre before visiting a protected lands area.
PARK_REGION_NAME PRK_RGN_NM VARCHAR2 100 Contains the provincial region boundary name officially approved by BC Parks.
PARK_SECTION_NAME PRK_SCT_NM VARCHAR2 50 Contains the section name uniquely identifying Sub Region management areas within BC Parks Region boundaries, e.g., Okanagan.
PARK_MANAGEMENT_AREA_NAME PRK_MGMT_A VARCHAR2 30 Contains the manamement area name, e.g., West Okanagan.
ORDER_URL ORDER_URL VARCHAR2 254 Is the link to the Order with the details of the restriction or closure.
INFORMATION_BULLETIN_URL INFO_BLLTN VARCHAR2 254 Is the link to the parks information bulletin.
PARK_WEBSITE_URL PRK_WEBST VARCHAR2 254 Is the specific park website url.
MAP_URL MAP_URL VARCHAR2 254 Is the link to the map.
FEATURE_AREA_SQM FEAT_AREA NUMBER 19 Is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters.
FEATURE_LENGTH_M FEAT_LEN NUMBER 19 Is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters.
SHAPE SHAPE SDO_GEOMETRY 64 Is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 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 BLOB 4000 Is a binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.