Regulation - LGIC

Amendments to Ontario Regulation 242/08 (General Regulation - Endangered Species Act, 2007) relating to upcoming changes to the Species at Risk in Ontario List.

Regulation Number(s):
O. Reg. 242/08
O. Reg. 328/22
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Endangered Species Act
Summary of Decision:
We made changes to a regulation under the Endangered Species Act to selectively extend existing conditional exemptions to eligible activities that may impact species newly classified as threatened or endangered in 2018 and 2022.
Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
Analysis of Regulatory Impact on the Environmental Registry.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
September 23, 2021
Summary of Proposal:
We are proposing to amend O. Reg. 242/08 - General Regulation under the Endangered Species Act, 2007(ESA) that would make certain conditional exemptions to certain species that will be newly listed on or before January 2022 in O. Reg 230/08 - SARO List.

We invite feedback and input from the public, Indigenous communities and stakeholders across the province on the proposed amendments to the General Regulation. We are committed to ensuring flexibility, transparency and certainty for Ontarians while continuing to support the protection and recovery of species at risk under the Endangered Species Act, 2007.
Contact Address:
Effective Date:
May 31, 2022