LTSA Releases New Versions of Electronic Land Title Form Templates

September 24, 2014

To Our Valued Clients,

Please be advised that The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has released new versions of six electronic land title form templates and a new updated Electronic 17 Form Help Guide.

Updates include the addition of new natures of interest to the electronic Form 17’s and Strata Property Act Filing form, and an update to the Land Title Office Plan Application form. It is recommended that clients immediately download the latest versions of forms here. Older versions of these forms will continue to be accepted for electronic submission until they are retired by the Director of Land Titles. In the meantime, submitters will receive courtesy warnings to download the current versions. 

In addition to the form updates, the Local Government Filing Form Help Guide has been created to assist with completing the Local Government Act Filing form.

The following summary provides more detailed information on the exact nature of the updates:

1. FORM 17 – FEE SIMPLE (version 11)

Added Natures of Interest:

  • Remove Title Pursuant to S.31 Schedule 1 LTA
  • Taxation (Rural Area) Act, Redemption or Revesting Order
  • Transfer of Administration and Control

Removed Nature of Interest:

  • Taxation (Rural Area) Act, Certificate of Redemption

2. FORM 17 – CHARGE, NOTATION OR FILING (version 11)

Added Natures of Interest:

  • Certificate of Forfeiture Mineral Lands
  • First Nations Filing
  • GVRD Sewerage and Drainage Area Plan
  • Modification of Charge – Court Order
  • Undersurface Rights – Reservation

Removed Natures of Interest:

  • Court Order (Family Law Act)
  • Court Order (Family Relations Act)
  • Undersurface Rights – Reserved in Form A

3. FORM 17 – CANCELLATION OF CHARGE, NOTATION OR FILING (version 12)

Added Natures of Interest:

  • Assignment of Rents (Paper Form C Original Executed Prior to July 1, 2014)
  • Cancellation of Charge by Court Order – S.35 Property Law Act
  • Mortgage (Paper Form C Original Executed Prior to July 1, 2014)

Removed Natures of Interest:

  • Assignment of Rents (Paper Form C Original)
  • Mortgage (Paper Form C Original)

4. LOCAL GOVERNMENT FILING FORM (version 4)

  • Added a link to the new Local Government Act Filing Form Help Guide in the top of the form

5. STRATA PROPERTY ACT FILING (version 9)

Added Nature of Interest:

  • Court Order Strata Property Act
  • Removed Nature of Interest:
  • Court Order Appointing Administrator

6. LTO APPLICATION TO DEPOSIT PLAN (version 11)

Schedule of Owners and Witnesses:

  • Fixed a printing issue for the Covenant statement

Schedule of Surveyor General Approvals:

  • Removed redundant text in the signature block for Approval of Monumentation of Block Outline Survey under Section 69 (3) and (4) Land Title Act

To learn more about ETRAY™ or in the event you have any questions or require assistance kindly contact Dye & Durham’s Real Estate Support Services department at [email protected] or 604-257-1810.

Dye & Durham Corporation

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