The purpose of this feature class is to identify those areas that are in the process of Timber Harvest Planning, process being a continuum from proposed plan through to approval and eventually plan expiration. Subsection 20(3) of the Forest Resources Act establishes that an approved Timber Harvest Plan is required prior to the authorization of timber harvesting under a Harvesting Licence or authorization of a Forest Resources Permit for non-commercial timber harvesting in an amount greater than 25m3 per year. A Timber Harvest Plan:? Must be developed in accordance with Sections 5 through 7 of the Forest Resources Regulation. ? Identifies forest resources in the area and areas suitable for timber harvesting and establishes objectives for timber harvesting.? Must be consistent with any Forest Resources Management Plan that applies to the same area.
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