Apply for undeveloped land or a lot enlargement for your business

You can apply for undeveloped land or a lot enlargement of your titled lot for your business. We provide land under a:

  • licence;
  • lease; or
  • 3-year agreement for sale.


To be eligible for land for commercial use, you must be:

  • 19 years of age or older; and
  • have a valid business licence.

Choosing a site

You can use our GeoYukon interactive map to identify and select a proposed location for your project.

Ensure the land is available and does not overlap:

  • Settlement Land;
  • a titled parcel; or
  • other conflicting uses.

View land and property layers on GeoYukon

You can get help with GeoYukon at:

The land must be located within 1 kilometre of a road maintained year-round, as listed in Schedule 1 of the Highways Act. There are exemptions for:

  • a communication tower;
  • wind-power generation;
  • wind-testing equipment; or
  • a public utility.

The land must be at least 30.48 metres away from a lake or river and 10 metres away from a creek.

Ensure your site meets the criteria in our commercial land policy.

Apply for the land

  1. Download, complete and sign the application form.
  2. Include with your application:
    • a detailed, to-scale site plan;
    • a copy of your business licence;
    • if the land is within a municipality, a letter from the municipality stating your application complies with their plans and zoning; and
    • a business plan. Read our business guidelines to see what to include.
  3. We recommend you review your application with our staff. We can help ensure your application is complete and the land you chose is suitable. You can visit us at:
  4. Submit your application with an application fee of $25 plus 5 per cent GST. You can do this when you meet with our staff to go over your application.

Timeline for decision

Review of your application includes consultation with First Nations and public engagement. It typically takes 12 to 24 months to reach a decision on your application. Throughout the process, we'll be in touch:

  • to keep you up to date on the progress of your application; and
  • if we need clarification.

After you receive our decision

  1. After we make a decision about your application, we'll mail you a decision letter.
  2. If we approve your application, we'll mail a licence or lease document to you to sign.
  3. After you sign the document, we sign the licence or lease and provide you with a final copy for your records.

If we deny your application

We'll notify you in the decision letter. You can appeal the decision.


Our client services staff can assist you with any questions. Contact the Land Management Branch. Phone 867-667-5215 or email