Proposed regulation under the Public Lands Act to enable certain occupations of public land without the need for an occupancy instrument (e.g. land use permit, lease, license of occupation); and
Proposed amendments to work permit requirements in Ontario Regulation 239/13 (Activities on Public Land and Shore Lands - Work Permits and Exemptions) under the Public Lands Act.
Ontario Regulation 239/13
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Public Lands Act
Summary of Proposal:
To implement PLA Section 21.1 by prescribing regulations to enable the occupation of public lands without an individual authorization in specified circumstances.
To amend the existing regulation regarding work permits (O. Reg. 239/13), to clarify that a work permit is required when a person constructs or places a structure or combination of structures that physically touch more than 15 square metres of shore lands and to clarify that waterfront property owners bordered by a riparian road allowance are also eligible for certain work permit exemptions.
April 5, 2017
Comments Due Date:
May 18, 2017