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Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Entrance Onto Controlled Access Highway: Temporary Permit

Who Needs This Permit?
Anyone in Nova Scotia who wants to access a controlled access highway (100 series highways) for the purpose of removing logs or pulpwood.
 
Issuing Department / Agency:
N.S. Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
 
Where can you get this Permit and / or further information?
Area Manager
Any district or area office
N.S. Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

(See Offices: N.S. Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.)
 
Application Forms & Process:
An application form can be obtained from the nearest district or area office of the N.S. Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal. When completed, it is submitted to the Area Manager.

If all requirements are met and the application is approved, the applicant will be notified by telephone.
 
Waiting Period:
1 to 5 business days
Provided that all the items that must accompany the application have been received
 
Expiry & Renewal:
This permit is valid for the time period specified on the approval, normally 30 days. It can be renewed, and the renewal time depends upon the time period specified on the original approval. The renewal process is started by the permit holder.
 
Price:
Free

However, a deposit is required to ensure the access point is restored to its original condition. The amount depends on the situation.
 
Related Requirements:
None
 
Additional Information:
Prime considerations: (a) sight distance [how far away the access can be seen by motorists]; (b) gradients, etc.; and (c) the frequency of turning movements.
 
Legislative Authority:
Public Highways Act, Revised Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1989, Chapter 371, Section 22
 

Last Updated: March 2009

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