PLEASE NOTE THAT EFFECTIVE JULY 29, 2019 CROWN LANDS DIVISION WILL ONLY ACCEPT THE NEW VERSION OF THE APPLICATIONS FOR PROCESSING.
Please be advised that:
It is the responsibility of the applicant to inspect lands prior to application and report any evidence of occupation history with the application.
If you have questions regarding the application or processing, please contact the Crown Lands Inquiries Line at 1-833-891-3249 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions regarding how to complete the application for Crown Lands, please refer to the Guidelines for the Preparation of Applications for Crown Lands .
The Crown Lands Information, Resources, and Tips Presentation will also provide you with additional information and resources that may be of help to you.
Should you wish to attend a group information session, make an appointment with a Crown Lands Official at your nearest Crown Lands Regional Office, or require further assistance, please contact the Crown Lands Inquiries Line at 1-833-891-3249 or email@example.com.
You will find other important information related to Crown Lands services below:
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The Guidelines for the Preparation of Applications for Crown Lands have been developed to explain the process and requirements for applying for Crown Lands.
This document provides information on the following topics:
Note: These Guidelines do not apply to Title Amendment/Renewal or Notice of Consent of Assignment to lease/licence applications.
This form is to be used by all individuals applying for Crown lands.
A non-refundable application fee is required to be paid first prior to submitting the application.
Payments for the Application for Crown Lands fee must be submitted first here: Crown Lands Application Fee Online Service or through the Central Cashier’s Office in the Confederation Building, East Block, St. John’s. The Central Cashier’s Office may be contacted at (709)729-3042.
Complete and accurate information is important to avoid delays in processing your application. Please review and confirm your application includes the following:
Please note that if your application is within 15 metres of a lake, pond, seashore or foreshore, or along a river, you will also be required to complete and submit a Notice of Intent (2 MB). The Notice of Intent must be published in the Gazette within 21 days of submitting your application to the Crown Lands Division, Department of Fisheries and Land Resources.
This form must be completed and published in the Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette if your Crown lands application includes land within 15 metres of a lake, pond, seashore or foreshore or along each bank of a river. For example, this form would be needed if you are applying to construct a boathouse, wharf, slipway, airplane hangar or recreational trail. The Notice of Intent must be published in the Gazette within 21 days of submitting your application to the Crown Lands Division, Department of Fisheries and Land Resources.
Completed Applications for Consent and Notice of Assignment of Lease/Licence, payments and supporting documents must be submitted to a CROWN LANDS REGIONAL OFFICE.
To transfer/assign a lease/licence from one individual to another, this form must be fully completed by the seller(s) and the purchaser(s). An assignment application fee of $200.00 is required, and all lease/licence rental fees must be paid up to date.
This form is to be completed if you are a lease/licence holder and your lease/licence has expired, or is about to expire. There is no application fee to renew, but all rentals must be paid up to date.
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