The Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) is a provincial designation over land that is regulated by the Agricultural Land Commission Act. This ALR brochure outlines what the ALR is and how it’s used to secure lands for agricultural purposes in British Columbia.

For more information about the ALR, including answers to many frequently asked questions, visit the Agricultural Land Commission website at

For more information on agricultural land in the Comox Valley, refer to the Comox Valley Agricultural Plan.