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Designated Classes of Projects Order (SOR/2019-323)

Regulations are current to 2020-09-09

SCHEDULE 2(Sections 3 and 4)Designated Classes of Projects (On Federal Lands Administered by Parks Canada Agency)

PART 1General

  • 1 The operation or maintenance of a physical work.

  • 2 Physical activities that are carried out entirely within the interior of a building.

  • 3 The maintenance, repair or modification of a roadway, highway or parkway or of related infrastructure.

  • 4 The installation, maintenance, repair or replacement of prefabricated structures.

  • 5 The construction, maintenance, repair or replacement of a rudimentary campsite located within an existing rudimentary campground that does not involve the construction of a new toilet system or the use of heavy equipment.

  • 6 The construction, installation, maintenance, repair or replacement of tent pads or movable accommodations at an existing campground that does not involve

    • (a) the installation or modification of a septic field; or

    • (b) the removal of vegetation with heavy equipment.

    • 7 (1) The construction or operation of a well to conduct geotechnical or environmental investigations of the subsurface characteristics of a site for the purpose of scientific research or of assessing or monitoring the site for contamination.

    • (2) The decommissioning of a well that was used to conduct a geotechnical or environmental investigation referred to in subsection (1).

    • (3) The classes of projects described in subsections (1) and (2) do not include projects that involve the placement of temporary or permanent fill in a water body.

  • 8 The operation, maintenance or repair of overhead or underground electrical transmission or distribution lines or related infrastructure.

  • 9 The maintenance, repair, modification or expansion of a land-based trail that does not involve

    • (a) the installation of a pedestrian bridge on the trail, unless the bridge is a replacement for an existing pedestrian bridge;

    • (b) the paving of any unpaved portion of the trail;

    • (c) the removal of vegetation with heavy equipment;

    • (d) the widening of the trail by more than 50 cm on either side;

    • (e) the extension of the trail’s length by more than 500 m; or

    • (f) the rerouting of the trail such that the trail’s route is more than 50 m from the former route or the trail’s length is extended by more than 500 m.

    • 10 (1) The operation of an above ground petroleum storage tank system for petroleum products or allied petroleum products.

    • (2) The removal, replacement or modification of an above ground petroleum storage tank system for petroleum products or allied petroleum products or its base that does not involve the removal of vegetation with heavy equipment.

    • 11 (1) The maintenance, repair or removal of shoreline stabilization works, wharves, piers, docks, boathouses, launch ramps or navigational aids.

    • (2) The maintenance or repair of causeways, fishways, fish ladders, retaining walls or breakwaters.

    • (3) The classes of projects described in subsections (1) and (2) do not include projects that

      • (a) involve the placement of temporary or permanent fill in a water body;

      • (b) involve dredging; or

      • (c) involve the construction of a permanent diversion channel.

PART 2Historic Canals and National Marine Conservation Areas

    • 12 (1) The following classes of projects that are carried out within a historic canal or national marine conservation area:

      • (a) the maintenance or repair of locks, dams or bridges;

      • (b) the installation, maintenance, repair or removal of in-water anchoring systems, hook-ups, boat lifts, marine railways, inland boat slips or mooring basins; and

      • (c) the installation of shoreline stabilization works, wharves, piers, docks, boathouses, launch ramps or navigational aids.

    • (2) The classes of projects described in subsection (1) do not include projects that

      • (a) involve dredging;

      • (b) involve permanently increasing a physical work’s footprint below the high-water mark; or

      • (c) involve the construction of a permanent diversion channel.

PART 3National Parks and National Historic Sites

    • 13 (1) The following classes of projects that are carried out on developed land that is accessible by road within a national historic site or an area of a national park that is zoned “Zone IV” or “Zone V” in accordance with the management plan, other than those that are carried out in the town of Banff:

      • (a) the installation, modification, maintenance, repair, replacement, decommissioning or abandonment of buildings or other structures;

      • (b) the maintenance, repair or modification of campsites;

      • (c) the construction, installation, maintenance, repair, decommissioning or abandonment of hook-ups;

      • (d) the construction, installation, maintenance or repair of sidewalks, boardwalks, fences or railings;

      • (e) the decommissioning or abandonment of roads, parking lots, pull-offs, sidewalks, boardwalks or trails;

      • (f) the construction, modification, operation, maintenance, decommissioning or abandonment of recreational grounds; and

      • (g) the construction of buildings or other structures in a park community, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Canada National Parks Act.

    • (2) The classes of projects described in subsection (1) do not include projects that involve

      • (a) the placement of temporary or permanent fill in a water body;

      • (b) the installation or modification of a septic field; or

      • (c) the removal of vegetation with heavy equipment.

    • 14 (1) The following classes of projects that are carried out on developed land within the town of Banff:

      • (a) the modification, maintenance, repair, decommissioning or abandonment of buildings or other structures;

      • (b) the maintenance, repair or modification of campsites;

      • (c) the maintenance, repair, decommissioning or abandonment of hook-ups;

      • (d) the maintenance or repair of sidewalks, boardwalks, fences or railings;

      • (e) the decommissioning or abandonment of roads, parking lots, pull-offs, sidewalks, boardwalks or trails; and

      • (f) the modification, operation, maintenance, decommissioning or abandonment of recreational grounds.

    • (2) The classes of projects described in subsection (1) do not include projects that involve

      • (a) the placement of temporary or permanent fill in a water body;

      • (b) the installation or modification of a septic field; or

      • (c) the removal of vegetation with heavy equipment.

 
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