R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 351: MARINASSkip to content
Environmental Protection Act
Loi sur la protection de l’environnement
R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 351
Historical version for the period December 31, 1990 to February 11, 2007.
This Regulation is made in English only.
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;
“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;
“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;
“operator” includes the owner or lessee of a marina;
“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;
“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;
“sewage” means all human excrement;
“toilet”, in relation to a pleasure boat, means equipment designed or used for defecation or urination by humans. 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.