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Land and Environment
Nancy Murphy
Administrative Assistant
Third Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-5221
Facsimile: (902) 368-5395

The LAND ENVIRONMENT DIVISION is comprised of three Sections including Environmental Management, Properties and Surveys. The Division provides the staff and resources required to: • provide environmental management and regulatory compliance services for the Department, and for others conducting activities within the Provincial Right-of-Way; • provide core land management and administration for all government lands and holdings, and real estate services on behalf of all government departments; and • provide land and engineering surveying services for the Department and other government agencies, provide expertise on boundary law and the law on public roads, and maintain the Provincial cadastral infrastructure.

Environmental Management
This Section is an environmental management unit providing environmental quality control and assurance for Department activities and initiatives. This Section is responsible to ensure continued environmental management and regularity compliance during construction and maintenance works performed by the Department or by others within the Provincial right-of way. The Section also plays a key role in addressing a variety of public issues relative to environmental management including environmental assessments and studies, and program / policy development. The Section also includes the Chief Surveyor and a team of survey technicians and researchers who are responsible for providing timely and efficient land and engineering services for TIR, as well as other government departments and agencies.
The role of the Properties Section is four-fold: provide real estate services on behalf of all government departments in regards to the ownership of provincial properties; provide high quality and timely advice to the Government of Prince Edward Island on all property matters associated with Provincial lands including public roads and the Confederation Trail; provide quality service to all out-clients in the areas of Provincial Land Management; and, to manage the Province’s real property assets to their “highest and best use and, in doing so, stimulate and/or support the economy of Prince Edward Island.
The Section is managed by the Provincial Chief Surveyor who is responsible for maintaining a cadastral infrastructure that sustains the security of land tenure, thereby promoting secure economic development and prosperity in the Province. The Chief Surveyor is a licensed land surveyor and is part of a specialized team within the Department that provides timely and efficient land and engineering services for the Department as well as other government departments and agencies. Legislative responsibilities include: maintenance of the provincial survey reference system; providing specialist opinion and guidance on property related matters; regulating and advising on surveys completed under the Natural Gas Act and the Mineral Resources Act; and, providing an alternative for equitable resolution of certain boundary disputes.

This page last updated Thu Jun 30 7:30:34 2016.

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