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Site Work, Water & Sewer

Site work includes general excavation, and grading as well as any work that alters or uses a watercourse. For example, culverts, bridges, dams, causeways and wharves.

Water and sewer requirements include wells and water supplies, on-site septic systems, as well as, sewer and septage works.

See the Environment Act and associated regulations.

Site Work
Requirement Document Act / Regulations
Attain an alteration of watercourse approval (includes: bridge, causeway, pipeline, culvert, pond, dam, removal of material, dredging, storage of water, erosion protection, watercourse diversion, fishing equipment, water withdrawal/diversion, ford, wetland, instream structure, wharf, other alteration)

Additional requirements regarding monitoring, reporting and approval renewals, where necessary, will be contained within the approval.

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Application for Approval (PDF)

Submission Checklist (PDF)

Wharves (PDF)

Arch or Open Bottom Box Culvert (PDF)

Clear Span Permanent Bridges (PDF)

Pipe Culverts (PDF)

Dry Hydrants in Non-flowing Watercourses (PDF)

Erosion Protection (PDF)

Temporary Bridge Specifications (PDF)

Section 3(1) Activities Designation Regulations

Attain an wetland alteration approval. Alterations are defined as filling, draining, flooding, or excavating a wetland.

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Application for Approval (PDF)

Section 3(1) Activities Designation Regulations
Attain a water allocation approval (includes: withdrawing or diverting more than 23,000 litres per day; constructing or maintaining a dam; storing more than 25,000 cubic meters of water)


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Application for Approval (PDF) Section 5(1) Activities Designation Regulations

Erosion and Sedimentation Control

Water and Water Works
Requirement Document Act / Regulations
Complete and submit well construction records Water Well Decommissioning Record Form (PDF)

Guidelines (PDF)
Section 46 to Section 49,

Well construction record - Section 46(1),

Well decommissioning record - Section 47(1),
and
Well pump installer record - Section 48(1)
Well Construction Regulations
Attain a water works approval

Additional requirements regarding monitoring, reporting and approval renewals, where necessary, will be contained within the approval.

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Application for Approval (PDF) Part 3, Section 9 Activities Designation Regulations

Attain (and renew) a Pump Installer's Certificate of Qualification

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Form (PDF)

Renewal Form (PDF)

Section 7 and 8 Well Construction Regulations

Attain (and renew) a Well Digger's Certificate of Qualification

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Form (PDF)

Renewal Form (PDF)

Section 5 Well Construction Regulations

Attain (and renew) a Well Driller's Certificate of Qualification

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Form (PDF)

Renewal Form (PDF)

Section 4 Well Construction Regulations

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Sewer, Storm Works, Septage Works
Requirement Document Act / Regulations
Attain an on-site sewage disposal system approval

Additional requirements regarding monitoring, reporting and approval renewals, where necessary, will be contained within the approval.

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Form (PDF) Section 6 On-site Sewage Disposal Systems Regulations
Attain an on-site sewage disposal system approval subdivision plan report Form (PDF) Section 6 On-site Sewage Disposal Systems Regulations
Attain a sewage and storm works approval

Additional requirements regarding monitoring, reporting and approval renewals, where necessary, will be contained within the approval.

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Application for Approval (PDF) Section 3(1), 3(2) and
Section 7(1) Activities Designation Regulations
Attain a septage works approval

Additional requirements regarding monitoring, reporting and approval renewals, where necessary, will be contained within the approval.
Application for Approval (PDF) Requirement for monitoring/reporting is included within the approval

Attain (and renew) a Septic System Installer Licence

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Form (PDF) Section 31 On-site Sewage Disposal Systems Regulations
Attain (and renew) a Qualified Person II Certificate of Qualification Form (PDF) Section 26 On-site Sewage Disposal Systems Regulations
Attain (and renew) a Septic Tank Cleaners Certificate of Qualification Form (PDF) Section 36 On-site Sewage Disposal Systems Regulations

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