The Surface Rights Board is a quasi-judicial tribunal that grants right of entry and assists landowners/occupants and operators resolve disputes about compensation 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.

Compensation Review
 
Frequently Asked Questions
 
Maximize How do I find out when my lease is due for a review?
Maximize What if no notice has been given?
Maximize Is there any penalty to the operator if they don’t give proper notice to a lessor/respondent?
Maximize What type of Compensation Orders or surface leases can be reviewed by the Board?
Maximize What is considered “reasonable time” for the lessor/respondent notice?
Maximize Can I apply before the 5th anniversary date?
Maximize How do I get a copy of my Right of Entry Order?
Maximize What is the rate based on?
Maximize What is considered a fair rate?
Maximize Where can I find comparables?
Maximize I have been asked to give “submissions”, what does that mean?
Maximize My application has been set for a dispute resolution conference (“DRC”) or a hearing. What can I expect?
Maximize How do I get a copy of my Surface Lease?
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