Important dates

The next commercial timber permits sale takes place in fall 2022. Information on the sale is posted approximately one month prior to the sale.

Watch this page for updates.

Overview

Commercial timber permits are sold annually to eligible bidders by sealed tender. The yearly commercial timber permit sale notice includes detailed information on the timber for sale, the obligations associated with the commercial timber permit, the place and time of the sale, conditions and procedures of the sale.

CTPs require the holder to meet significant forest management standards and achieve a high level of environmental protection.

Eligibility

Bidders may be either individual persons or corporate bodies.

A bidder who is an individual must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • have resided in Alberta for at least 6 months preceding the tender
  • not be in default under the Forests Act (hereinafter the 'act') or any regulations under the act
    • This includes being current on any debt or liability to the Crown in right of Alberta and to the Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta.

A bidder that is a corporate body must:

  • be in good standing with Alberta Corporate Registry
  • not be in default of the act or any regulations under the act
    • This includes being current on any debt or liability to the Crown in right of Alberta and to the Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta.

How to get a permit

Before submitting a tender, bidders should read the Forests Act and Timber Management Regulation to ensure they understand their obligations and rights.

A sealed tender must include a bid deposit and completed bid form and submitted as per the tender instructions included in the sale notice.

Permit sale results

Contact

Connect with Forest Stewardship and Trade:

Email: [email protected]

Contact your local Forest area office

Was this page helpful?

All fields are required unless otherwise indicated.

You will not receive a reply. Do not enter any personal information such as telephone numbers, addresses, or emails.

Your submissions are monitored by our web team and are used to help improve the experience on Alberta.ca. If you require a response, please go to our Contact page.