Caring for Our Shores – Section IV: The Law and the Shore
Who Regulates What?
Every part of British Columbia’s coastline falls under the jurisdiction of one or more of the following levels of government: municipalities, regional districts, First Nations Peoples, provincial, or federal government. Private property extends only as far as the mean ordinary high tide mark.
To order a copy of Caring for Our Shores: A Handbook for Coastal Residents in the Strait of Georgia, contact:
The Cowichan Community Land Trust Society
#6-55 Station Street, Duncan, B.C, V9L 1M2
P: 250-746-0227, F: 250-746-9607
The Marine Ecology Station
Images used with special permission from Kerry L. Werry. To view more pictures of ocean creatures found in B.C waters, visit the B.C Diving and Marine Life I.D Page.