A timber cutting licence is a commercial licence authorizing the holder to cut timber in a given area during a period of up to five years.
More information is available at: http://www.enr.gov.nt.ca/node/3074
Timber operations are required to follow all applicable federal and territorial legislation including the Forest Management Act and Forest Management Regulations.
Operators wishing to harvest timber commercially in the Northwest Territories must apply to obtain an authorization to harvest timber. Authorizations for commercial timber harvesting are all volume based and include a timber cutting licence or timber cutting permit.
More information on applying for timber cutting licences or timber cutting permits can be found in the Commercial Timber Harvest: Standard Operating Procedures Manual.