Harvesting (cutting) timber for a variety of purposes and volumes.
Choose the appropriate activity from the options below. Viewing the guidance before starting an application is recommended.
Location-specific information for cutting a Christmas tree for personal use. NOTE: Cutting of a Christmas tree on Crown land is not available in some areas of the province.
An application to cut or manufacture up to 50m3 of trees or timber, including activities such as commercial Christmas tree harvesting and post and rail sales (formerly known as a cash sale).
An application for the cutting of timber of up to 50m3 for non-commercial firewood. Note: Permits for personal firewood are not available in some areas of the province.
A direct award process which allows harvesting of up to 2000 m3 of dead or damaged timber typically not on an existing area based tenure.
An application for the removal or cutting of up to 50 m3 of timber, including Crown timber for developing land for agriculture, scientific investigation, wood for a school and using timber to develop a mining claim.
Timber for a traditional and cultural activity that has historically been carried out in British Columbia by groups such as a First Nation to which the client belongs.
An application to cut, remove, or cut and remove timber on an associated Crown land tenure.