Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 453 from 2014-02-01 to 2018-11-01:


Marginal note:Fees

  •  (1) The fees to be paid for obtaining the authorizations, licences, permits and certificates set out in column 1 of the table to this section are set out in column 2.

  • Marginal note:Payment deadline

    (2) The fees are payable at the time the application is submitted. However, the fees referred to in items 1 and 3 of the table are payable within 30 days after the date of the invoice from the Department of Natural Resources.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2
    ItemAuthorization, Permit, Licence or CertificateFees
    Authorization of an Footnote for TABLE *explosive:
    1Authorization for an indefinite period

    $12 for each explosive, subject to a minimum fee per application of $125 and a maximum fee of $2,500 per year, plus

    • (a) for an explosive Footnote for TABLE *manufactured in Canada, $4 per year for each Footnote for TABLE *explosive substance and each group of Footnote for TABLE *explosive articles having the same design and construction (regardless of differences in size or colour effects), subject to a minimum fee per manufacturer of $125 per year and a maximum fee per manufacturer of $1,250 per year, and

    • (b) for an explosive manufactured outside Canada, $15 per year for each explosive substance and each group of explosive articles having the same design and construction (regardless of differences in size or colour effects), subject to a minimum fee per manufacturer of $125 per year and a maximum fee per manufacturer of $2,500 per year

    2Authorization for a specified period, for use other than at a tour or international competition$150
    3Authorization for a specified period for use at a tour or international competition$500 for each Footnote for TABLE *pyrotechnic event or fireworks display, subject to a maximum fee of $2,500 for events or displays that are part of the same tour or international competition
    Permit to import explosives:
    4Single use permit$160
    5Annual permit

    $160 plus $20 for each 1 000 kg NEQ imported, subject to a maximum fee of $1,300, calculated

    • (a) on the basis of the estimated maximum quantity to be imported during the year, for an initial application, and

    • (b) on the basis of the quantity imported during the most recent year of importation, for any subsequent application

    Factory licence:
    6Initial division 1 factory licence to manufacture blasting or military explosives

    Subject to a minimum fee of $3,000 and a maximum fee of $30,000, the total of

    • (a) $800 for each process unit,

    • (b) $800 for each mobile process unit,

    • (c) $17 for each 1 000 kg NEQ storage limit increment of each magazine other than a detonator magazine, and

    • (d) $225 for each detonator magazine

    7Renewal of a division 1 factory licence to manufacture blasting or military explosives

    Subject to a minimum fee of $3,000 and a maximum fee of $30,000, the total of

    • (a) $575 for each process unit,

    • (b) $575 for each mobile process unit,

    • (c) $17 for each 1 000 kg NEQ storage limit increment of each magazine other than a detonator magazine, and

    • (d) $225 for each detonator magazine

    8Division 1 factory licence to manufacture any other explosives, and any other factory licence

    Subject to a minimum fee of $800 and a maximum fee of $3,000, the total of

    • (a) $800 for each process unit, and

    • (b) $17 for each 1 000 kg NEQ storage limit increment, for any quantity greater than 250 kg NEQ

    Vendor magazine licence:
    9Vendor magazine licence to store high explosives or initiation systems

    The total of

    • (a) $25 for each 1 000 kg NEQ of storage limit increment of each magazine other than a detonator magazine, and

    • (b) $275 for each detonator magazine

    10Vendor magazine licence to store any other explosives
    • (a) $140 for each retail establishment;

    • (b) $350 for each distribution establishment; and

    • (c) $700 for each distribution establishment that repackages explosives

    User magazine licence:
    11User magazine licence to store high explosives or initiation systems, other than high explosives and initiation systems stored by law enforcement agencies$140 per magazine, subject to a minimum fee of $280
    12User magazine zone licence to store high explosives or initiation systems$200 per magazine, subject to a minimum fee of $400
    13User magazine licence to store any other explosives, other than explosives stored by law enforcement agencies$70
    Manufacturing certificate:
    14Certificate to manufacture blasting explosives$200 per month, subject to a minimum fee of $800 and a maximum fee of $1,600
    15Certificate to mechanically blend ammonium nitrate and fuel oil for immediate use at a blast site$800
    16Any other manufacturing certificate$75
    Fireworks operator certificate:
    17Initial certificate$150
    18Modification to or change of certificate$100
    19Renewal of certificate$100
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