Part of Surface rights

Surface Rights – Application types

Applications for right of entry orders, compensation reviews, damage disputes, recovery of compensation and review of decisions or orders.


The Tribunal grants rights of entry and resolves compensation disputes when operators require access to private land or occupied crown land to develop subsurface resources such as oil, gas, and coal or to build and operate pipelines and power transmission lines.

In focus

Right of entry orders give an operator permission to access crown or private land for purposes specified in the Surface Rights Act.

How to request a compensation rate review on a surface lease or right of entry order.

Process for new and returning applicants to request compensation for unpaid amounts owing from an operator.

Process to apply for a review of a Land and Property Rights Tribunal decision or order that meets the basic requirements.