A recreational / cabin lease gives the occupant the exclusive right to use the land for a specified period and allows the lessee to make improvements on the land not for commercial or industrial purposes. Specific terms and conditions are included in the lease.
Before you apply: Applicants are to confirm that the land parcel they wish to apply for is available prior to applying. Contact the Department of Lands to determine if a land parcel is available. Applicants may also access ATLAS, an online mapping tool to review the land availability.
ATTENTION: If applicants would like to meet with the Department of Lands to see an example of a Recreational/Cabin Lease template, please email Lands@gov.nt.ca to set up an appointment.
After you apply: Each application undergoes a departmental review process, consultation with Indigenous governments, and reviews with other governments and GNWT departments, where applicable. If an application is rejected, the application is returned along with a letter outlining the reasons.
- Commissioner's Land deposit: $250 + GST
- Territorial Land application fee: $250 + GST
Before you apply, where applicable make sure that your proposed land use conforms with any applicable community plans, zoning bylaws, land use plans, and other relevant legislation. Contact Lands@gov.nt.ca for more information.