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R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 140: FILL AND ALTERATION TO WATERWAYS - RAISIN REGION

under Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27

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revoked or spent May 4, 2006
December 31, 1990 May 3, 2006

Conservation Authorities Act
Loi sur les offices de protection de la nature

R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 140

No Amendments

FILL AND ALTERATION TO WATERWAYS — RAISIN REGION

Historical version for the period December 31, 1990 to May 3, 2006.

This Regulation is made in English only.

1. In this Regulation,

Authority” means the Raisin Region Conservation Authority;

“fill” means earth, sand, gravel, rubble, rubbish, garbage or any other material whether similar to or different from any of the aforementioned materials, whether originating on the site or elsewhere, used or capable of being used to raise, lower or in any way affect the contours of the ground;

“fill line” means any line designated as such on the maps referred to in the Schedule;

“river”, “lake”, “creek”, “stream” or “watercourse” means any river, lake, creek, stream or watercourse under the jurisdiction of the Authority. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 140, s. 1.

2. The areas described in the Schedule to this Regulation are areas in which, in the opinion of the Authority, the control of flooding or pollution or the conservation of land may be affected by the placing or dumping of fill. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 140, s. 2.

3. Subject to section 4, no person shall,

(a) place or dump fill or permit fill to be placed or dumped in the areas described in the Schedule to this Regulation whether such fill is already located in or upon such area, or brought to or on such area from some other place or places; or

(b) straighten, change, divert or interfere in any way with the existing channel of a river, creek, stream or watercourse. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 140, s. 3.

4. Subject to the Ontario Water Resources Act or to any private interest, the Authority may permit in writing the placing or dumping of fill or the straightening, changing, diverting or interfering with the existing channel of a river, creek, stream or watercourse to which section 3 applies if, in the opinion of the Authority, the placing or dumping or the straightening, changing, diverting or interfering with the existing channel will not affect the control of flooding or pollution or the conservation of the land. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 140, s. 4.

5. No person shall place or dump fill or straighten, change, divert or interfere with the existing channel of a river, creek, stream or watercourse in any area to which section 3 applies before permission to do so has been obtained under section 4. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 140, s. 5.

6. (1) A signed application for permission to place or dump fill shall be filed with the Authority and shall include,

(a) four copies of a plan of the property on which the fill is to be placed, showing the proposed location of filling, the depth to which it is proposed to fill and the proposed final grade of the land when filling is completed;

(b) four copies of a complete description of the type of fill proposed to be placed or dumped;

(c) four copies of a statement of the dates between which the placing or dumping will be carried out; and

(d) four copies of a statement of the proposed use of the land following completion of placing or dumping. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 140, s. 6 (1).

(2) A signed application for permission to straighten, change, divert or interfere in any way with the existing channel of a river, creek, stream or watercourse, shall be filed with the Authority and shall include,

(a) four copies of a plan on which shall be shown in plan view and cross section the details of such straightening, change, diversion or interference;

(b) four copies of a description of the protective measures to be undertaken;

(c) four copies of a statement of the dates between which the straightening, changing, diverting or interfering will be carried out; and

(d) four copies of a statement of the purpose of the proposed work. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 140, s. 6 (2).

7. The Authority may, at any time, withdraw any permission given under this Regulation if, in the opinion of the Authority, the conditions of the permit are not complied with. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 140, s. 7.

8. Members of the staff of the Authority are appointed officers to enforce this Regulation. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 140, s. 8.

SCHEDULE

Those parts of the St. Lawrence River, Lake St. Lawrence and Lake St. Francis within the municipal boundaries of the townships of Osnabruck and Cornwall and the City of Cornwall in the County of Stormont and the townships of Charlottenburgh and Lancaster in the County of Glengarry, as shown delineated by the fill line coloured red on a map filed in the office of the Registrar of Regulations at Toronto as No. 1997 excepting those lands outlined in green on the said map.

R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 140, Sched.