New application requirements for pits and quarries came into effect on April 1, 2021.

Application requirements in the Aggregate Resources of Ontario: Provincial Standards, Version 1.0 do not apply to applications received on or after April 1, 2021.

For more information about the new application requirements, read how to apply for a licence or permit.

Aggregate licences on private land and designated areas

We will strive to acknowledge receipt of an aggregates licence application and confirm whether the application requirements have been met within 20 calendar days of receipt, under normal circumstances.

Aggregate permits on Crown land

Forest industry

Some Crown land pits operated by the forest industry are regulated under the provisions of the Forest Management Planning Manual.

Wayside permits