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Environmental Protection Act

R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 351

MARINAS

Consolidation Period:  From February 12, 2007 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment:  O. Reg. 32/07.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

1. In this Regulation,

“commercial marina” means a place located on or adjacent to a body of water or a watercourse where overnight moorings, moorings for a fee, storage, repairs, or marine fuel are ordinarily provided for or supplied to pleasure boats in which toilets are installed and includes a place operated by a boat or yacht club; (“marina commerciale”)

“litter” means organic and inorganic waste, except sewage, and includes fuel, lubricants, paper, rags, bottles, glass, plastics, crockery, cans, scrap metal, junk, or similar refuse or garbage; (“détritus”)

“marina” means a place located on or adjacent to a body of water or a watercourse where moorings or any services are provided for pleasure boats or the occupants thereof, and includes a commercial marina but does not include a place used primarily by the owner thereof for the owner’s purposes; (“marina”)

“operator” includes the owner or lessee of a marina; (“exploitant”)

“pleasure boat” means a boat used primarily for the carriage of a person or persons for pleasure, whether on charter or not, and whether for compensation or not, and includes a boat used on water for living purposes; (“bateau de plaisance”)

“pump-out facility” means a device or equipment for removing sewage from a pleasure boat in which a toilet is installed by the use of hose or pipe connected to a pump or equipment designed to create suction and located other than on the boat from which the sewage is to be removed; (“installation de pompage”)

“sewage” means all human excrement; (“eaux d’égout”)

“toilet”, in relation to a pleasure boat, means equipment designed or used for defecation or urination by humans. (“cabinet de toilette”)  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 351, s. 1.

2. The operator of a marina shall,

(a)   provide at the marina containers for litter in sufficient number and so located that they can be conveniently used by occupants of pleasure boats;

(b) ensure that the containers are maintained in a sound and sanitary condition; and

(c) dispose of litter in the containers in accordance with all applicable laws.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 351, s. 2.

3. The operator of a commercial marina shall,

(a) provide at the marina or arrange for at another place a pump-out facility that is easily accessible to and can be conveniently used by occupants of pleasure boats in which toilets are installed that are using the marina;

(b) ensure that at all times during the period of operation of the marina any pump-out facility at the marina or arranged for at another place is in good operating condition;

(c) remove or cause to be removed sewage from a pleasure boat in which a toilet is installed by means of a pump-out facility at the request of the person in charge of such boat upon payment of fee; and

(d) transfer and dispose of sewage from any pump-out facility at the marina, or ensure the transfer and disposal of sewage from any pump-out facility arranged for at another place, in accordance with all applicable laws.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 351, s. 3.

 

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