About the Board

What's new

Read about recent announcements and changes to the Board and its practices by clicking on the following links:

September 18, 2019: Board's 2018/2019 Annual Report released.
March 11, 2019: The Board is moving from Richmond to downtown Vancouver on March 25, 2019. We will be sharing offices with five other tribunals: Civil Resolution Tribunal, Human Rights Tribunal, Mental Health Review Board, BC Review Board and Property Assessment Appeal Board.

Our new address will be:

Surface Rights Board
1270 - 605 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B 5J3

The Board’s general phone number and fax numbers will remain the same:
Phone: 604-775-1740
Toll free phone: 1-888-775-1740
Fax: 604-775-1742
Toll free fax: 1-888-775-1742

July 15, 2016: The government has enacted the Surface Lease Information Regulation allowing the Board to publish certain information contained in Surface Leases and Right of Way Agreements. The Board’s Surface Lease database is now operational on our website. As the Board receives copies of Surface Leases and Right of Way Agreements we will upload redacted copies to this database. You can search this database for surface leases or right of way agreements by legal description or PID.