Government and Regulations

Resources on this page include government regulations/publications and related articles

British Columbia Float Home Standard

This Float Home Standard covers the design and construction of float homes as defined within the standard, and the need for fire protection of both the float home and the marina in which the float home is moored.

Published 2003.

Government Representation of BC Floating Home Jurisdictions

This document provides an overview floating home communities in BC as they fit into Federal and Provincial jurisdictions and who the party leaders are in each riding. 

Float Homes and Foreshore Leases

Written for the Scrivener, March 2004 by Dorothy Clarkstone - a Notary practising in Port Alberni, BC.

A Sustainable 10-Year Dredging Plan for Delta

There is urgent need to address the jurisdictional and financial responsibilities for dredging of the secondary channels in the lower Fraser River. Delta is committed to working with the Federal and Provincial Governments and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority to develop a sustainable dredging plan. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has agreed to administer the program. Delta is seeking financial support from the Federal and Provincial Government for this critical initiative. 

Fraser River Transition Area & First Nations stewardship

Letter to Tenure Holders and Frequently Asked Questions

Clicking this link will provide you access to the following documents:


FAQ - Collaborative Management Agreement

FAQ - Fraser River Transition Project

Welcome Page - Fraser River Transition Project

Interactive Map of Lease Applicaitons

Province, Musqueam agree to collaborate on stewardship

Press Release - Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

The signing of a new collaborative management agreement between the Province and Musqueam Indian Band has strengthened their government-to-government relationship and will result in more effective decision-making on land and water authorizations and stewardship in the estuary and lower reaches of the Fraser River.

Collaborative Management Agreement


Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of British Columbia, as represented by the Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations 


Musqueam Indian Band, on behalf of itself and its Members, 

as represented by the Chief and council 

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