ParcelMap BC Data Products are available via three channels:

The Province-wide Parcel Snapshot Product is available from ParcelMap Direct, the ICI Society Data Catalog or via the Open Government licensed view of ParcelMap BC.

The Parcel Fabric Extract Product is available through the ParcelMap BC Surveyor Search and Download Service, Integrated CadastraI Information Society (ICIS) GeoShare and ParcelMap Direct.

The Fabric Spatial Improvements Product and the Real-World Changes Product are available via ParcelMap Direct and from the Integrated CadastraI Information Society (ICIS) GeoShare.

The following table contains the summary of ParcelMap Direct Product and Uses.

Product NameDescriptionUse/Application
Province-wide Parcel Snapshot

Pre-generated subset extract of the full representation of the ParcelMap BC fabric available for download by authorized users on a weekly basis.

The Real-World Changes and Fabric Spatial Improvements products can be used with the Province-wide Parcel Snapshot product to represent temporal changes.

Provides a standardized snapshot - refreshed weekly - of the ParcelMap BC parcel fabric for the entire province including the most used related data entities.
Parcel Fabric Extract

The Parcel Fabric Extract includes the fully attributed data model for all parcels and related entities available in the ParcelMap BC parcel fabric. This product is requested “on-demand” from the ParcelMap BC published data model through the ParcelMap Direct service.

The Real-World Changes and Fabric Spatial Improvements products can be requested at the same time as and used with the Parcel Fabric Extract product to represent temporal changes.

Provides an on-demand generated snapshot of the ParcelMap BC parcel fabric for the specified area of interest (defined by geometry or by specifying Municipality or Regional District).
Real-World Changes

The Real-World Changes product includes changes that are material in affecting the representation of a parcel in ParcelMap BC, including any change in attribution that changes representation of a parcel (class, status, name, legal description, legal dates, etc.) in addition to any "on the ground" geometry changes that affect a parcel (subdividing, merging, new parcel, etc.). This product includes all parcel additions, deletions, and attribute changes for the selected area of interest and for the requested time to the current published time.

This product is requested “on-demand” from the ParcelMap BC published data model through the ParcelMap Direct service.

Provides an on-demand generated snapshot of the Real- World Changes within the ParcelMap BC parcel fabric since the specified date for the specified area of interest (defined by geometry or by specifying Municipality or Regional District).
Fabric Spatial Improvements

The Fabric Spatial Improvements product includes vectors (directional line features) that reflect the change of parcel point locations as a result of improvements in positional accuracy during a selected period of time. The change vectors are provided as two-point line features with a from coordinate and to coordinate (X1,Y1 & X2,Y2).

This product is requested “on-demand” from the ParcelMap BC published data model through the ParcelMap Direct service.

Provides an on-demand generated snapshot of the change vectors within the ParcelMap BC parcel fabric since the specified date for the specified area of interest (defined by geometry or by specifying Municipality or Regional District) to inform data alignment workflows.