Regulation - LGIC

Amendments to three Regulations under the Surveyors Act to achieve efficiencies for the regulator, survey businesses and protections for the public

Regulation Number(s):
O.Reg 216/10
O. Reg 525/91
O. Reg 1026
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Surveyors Act
Summary of Proposal:
The proposed amendments to the three regulations would allow the Association to modernize activities by providing for:
1. A mandatory survey records index to allow for efficient research
2. improved standards for certain types of Survey Plans
3. amended code of ethics to ensure improved client communications
4. election of new councillors by electronic means
5. addition of an existing lay member to the Association's Executive Committee to enhance transparency and public protection
6. minor changes to language for clarification and consistency

Public consultation opportunity
In order to better understand the true costs or savings from this proposal we are seeking comments from the public on any administrative costs that you would incur as a result the proposed regulation. Please submit your comments to the contact in this notice.
Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
Minor administrative costs associated with the proposed regulation are a possibility. It is anticipated that these costs would be offset over time through savings to survey firms by enabling a more efficient research tool.

There are no impacts on regulatory compliance requirements. The proposal will support digital business practices.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
January 11, 2021
Comments Due Date:
February 25, 2021
Contact Address:
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Corporate Management and Information Division
Crown Land Surveys
Roger Grose
300 Water Street
2nd Floor, North tower
Peterborough, ON K9J 3C7