O. Reg. 40/15: APPROVAL EXEMPTIONS

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r15040
Published: 2015-03-06

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ontario regulation 40/15

made under the

Ontario water resources act

Made: March 4, 2015
Filed: March 6, 2015
Published on e-Laws: March 6, 2015
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: March 21, 2015

Amending O. Reg. 525/98

(Approval Exemptions)

1. (1) The definition of “appurtenance” in section 1 of Ontario Regulation 525/98 is revoked and the following substituted:

“appurtenance” includes a valve, valve chamber, flow meter, maintenance access point, maintenance hole, manhole, grate, catch basin, catch basin lead, ditch inlet chamber or other minor accessory part of a sewer; (“accessoire”)

(2) The definition of “service connection” in section 1 of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

“service connection” means the pipe portion of a sewage works that extends from a sewer to the property line of a property serviced by the sewer; (“conduite de branchement”)

(3) The definition of “watermain” in section 1 of the Regulation is revoked.

2. Section 1.1 of the Regulation is revoked.

3. (1) Subsection 2 (1) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

2. (1) Subsections 53 (1) and (3) of the Act do not apply to:

1. The use, operation, establishment, alteration, extension or replacement of or a change in a service connection.

2. The use, operation, establishment, alteration, extension or replacement of or a change in an appurtenance of a sewer, if the appurtenance does not disrupt the operation of the sewage works of which the sewer is a part.

3. The relining of a sewer if the new lining does not disrupt the operation of the sewage works of which the sewer is a part.

4. The replacement of an existing sewer with a new sewer that has similar dimensions and performance criteria and that is in the same or approximately the same location, if the existing sewer was used, operated, established, altered or extended in accordance with an approval granted by a Director.

(2) Subsection 2 (2) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “the establishment” and substituting “the use, operation, establishment”.

4. Section 3 of the Regulation is amended by striking out the portion before clause (a) and substituting the following:

3. Subsections 53 (1) and (3) of the Act do not apply to the use, operation, establishment, alteration, extension or replacement of or a change in a storm water management facility that,

. . . . .

5. Section 4 of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

4. An exemption under this Regulation from subsection 53 (1) or (3) of the Act does not relieve a person of any other legal duty or obligation, including a duty or obligation arising under an existing approval.

Commencement

6. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

 

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