Land Administration

Lands Administration Division provides the overall leadership, management and expertise, and development of program policies and procedures for the branches responsible for Commissioner’s and Territorial Lands Administration.

Territorial Lands Administration Branch

The Territorial Lands Administration Branch is responsible for the management and administration of Territorial Lands under the Northwest Territories Lands Act and regulations including managing and administering leases, land use permits, quarry permits, other land dispositions, performance securities, legal surveys, land database management and revenue collection.

Commissioner's Land Administration Branch

The Commissioner's Land Administration Branch is responsible for the management and administration of Commissioner's Lands located within block land transfers under the Commissioner’s Land Act and regulations. This includes managing and administering leases, quarry permits, other land dispositions, performance securities, legal surveys, mapping services for lands within the block land transfers, lands database management and revenue collection.

Client Service Standards

The Department of Lands (Lands) offers client service standards that represent our commitment to provide efficient and effective service. Our client service standards are at the core of the decisions we make, the services we deliver, and how we ensure quality work. All services are also available in French.

Requests will be processed according to client service standards for the following services: