National Parks of Canada Water and Sewer Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1134)

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National Parks of Canada Water and Sewer Regulations

C.R.C., c. 1134

CANADA NATIONAL PARKS ACT

National Parks of Canada Water and Sewer Regulations

 [Repealed, SOR/2001-320, s. 2]

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

assessed value

assessed value, in respect of a lot in a park, means the value of the lot, including improvements, determined according to a provincial assessment completed for the park or, where no provincial assessment has been completed, determined on the basis of an expert appraisal of the lot or of an equivalent lot; (évaluation)

base factor

base factor, in respect of water services or sewer services, means the numerical value assigned to a unit each year by a council or committee of residents of a park and representatives of Parks Canada for purposes of determining the owner’s share of recoverable capital costs incurred in respect of the park to deliver water services or sewer services, as the case may be, to lots in the park; (facteur de base)

business

business includes any trade, calling, industry, employment or occupation carried on for gain or profit in a park; (commerce)

dwelling unit

dwelling unit means two or more rooms used or intended for use as a single domestic housekeeping unit with cooking, living, sleeping and sanitary facilities; (logement)

lot

lot[Repealed, SOR/96-171, s. 1]

lot volume value

lot volume value means the result obtained by multiplying the aggregate of the volume values for the units on a lot by the number of months of occupancy permitted under the lease, permit or licence of occupation for that lot divided by 12; (valeur volumétrique du lot)

Minister

Minister[Repealed, SOR/96-171, s. 1]

owner

owner means an individual, syndicate, association, corporation, company, club or organization in charge of, or responsible for, a residence or for the operation of any accommodation, activity, business, entertainment, church, hospital, school, university or other facility within a park, and includes an employee, manager, lessee, transferee or partner of such an individual, syndicate, association, corporation, company, club or organization; (propriétaire)

park

park[Repealed, SOR/96-171, s. 1]

street

street includes a lane; (rue)

Superintendent

Superintendent[Repealed, SOR/93-165, s. 1]

total capital costs

total capital costs means

  • (a) in respect of a water system in a park, the capital cost incurred to deliver water services to lots in the park, calculated on an annual basis, and

  • (b) in respect of a sewer system in a park, the capital cost incurred to deliver sewer services to lots in the park, calculated on an annual basis; (coût total en capital)

total operating and maintenance costs

total operating and maintenance costs means

  • (a) in respect of a water system in a park, the operating and maintenance costs incurred to deliver water services to lots in the park, calculated on an annual basis, and

  • (b) in respect of a sewer system in a park, the operating and maintenance costs incurred to deliver sewer services to lots in the park, calculated on an annual basis; (coût total de fonctionnement et d’entretien)

unit

unit means a building, or a portion of a building, in a park designated as a unit by a council or committee of residents of the park and representatives of Parks Canada; (unité)

volume value

volume value, in respect of water services or sewer services, means the numerical value assigned to a unit, determined by comparing the estimated annual volume of water that the unit will use or the sewage that it will generate annually, as the case may be, to the volume of water used or sewage generated by a building that has been established as the benchmark of one volume value for the park in which the unit is located. (valeur volumétrique)

  • SOR/88-38, s. 1;
  • SOR/93-165, s. 1;
  • SOR/96-171, s. 1.

Application

 Sections 3 to 5 and 7 to 24 do not apply to the town of Banff.

  • SOR/90-235;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 3;
  • SOR/2010-140, s. 2.

 These Regulations do not apply in the Town of Jasper.

  • SOR/2010-23, s. 2.

Building Connections

  •  (1) Subject to sections 4 and 11.1, the owner of every building on a lot that fronts or abuts on any part of a street on which a water main or sewer main has been laid shall connect the building directly to that water main or sewer main, as the case may be.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a garage, detached structure designed to provide accommodation for tourists or any other building on a lot that is appurtenant to, and designed to improve the usefulness and convenience of, a building on a lot that is connected to a water or sewer main referred to in subsection (1).

  • SOR/88-38, ss. 2, 7(F);
  • SOR/89-449, s. 1(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 20(F);
  • SOR/2010-140, s. 3.

Prohibitions

  •  (1) No person shall, in any park,

    • (a) make any connection with a water or sewer main,

    • (b) make any connection with a water pipe connected to a water main, or

    • (c) make any connection with a sewer pipe connected to a sewer main,

    without the permission in writing of the superintendent.

  • (2) Before granting the permission, the superintendent shall consider

    • (a) the capacity of the park’s sewer and water systems;

    • (b) any technical or material constraints;

    • (c) the preservation of the park’s natural resources and the protection of its cultural, historical and archaeological resources;

    • (d) the safety, health and enjoyment of persons who are visiting or residing in the park; and

    • (e) the preservation, control and management of the park.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 20(F);
  • SOR/2010-140, s. 4.

 No person, other than the superintendent, a municipal water system operator or a fire department officer authorized by the superintendent, and in the exercise of their functions, shall manipulate a hydrant, valve, stop-cock, pipe, water meter or other portion of a water system in a park.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/96-171, s. 2;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 4(F);
  • SOR/2010-140, s. 5.

 No person shall

  • (a) trespass,

  • (b) deposit refuse or other matter,

  • (c) fish,

  • (d) bathe, or

  • (e) wash any person, article or thing

in or upon any area in a park that has been designated by the superintendent and marked by appropriate signs as a source of water supply.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 20(F).

 No person shall

  • (a) tamper with or damage any structure or appliance forming part of the sewer system in a park; or

  • (b) deposit refuse or other matter into any pipe, fixture, manhole or other appurtenance of the sewer system in a park that is likely to damage or cause any failure or blockage of the system.

  • SOR/96-171, s. 20(E);
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 5(E).
  •  (1) No person shall construct or maintain any well in a park, for the supply of water for his own use, or the use of any other person, without the permission in writing of the superintendent.

  • (2) The superintendent may authorize the construction or maintenance of a well in a park if the water drawn from the well is to be used for geothermal purposes, or if the park has no water system to which a connection can be made.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 20(F);
  • SOR/2010-140, s. 6.
  •  (1) No person shall install a septic tank or dry privy in a park without the permission in writing of the superintendent.

  • (2) No person shall install a sewer in a park that is not to be connected to the sewer system in that park without the permission in writing of the superintendent.

  • (3) An application for permission to install a septic tank or a sewer that is not to be connected to the sewer system in a park shall be accompanied by

    • (a) plans and specifications of the proposed septic tank or sewer, including an estimate of the cost thereof; and

    • (b) a fee of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the cost of such septic tank or sewer as stated in the estimate referred to in paragraph (a).

  • (4) The superintendent may grant permission to install in a park a septic tank, dry privy or sewer if the park has no sewer system to which a connection can be made after taking into consideration the following:

    • (a) the capacity of the park’s sewer and water distribution systems;

    • (b) any technical or material constraints;

    • (c) the preservation of the park’s natural resources and the protection of its cultural, historical and archaeological resources;

    • (d) the safety, health and enjoyment of persons who are visiting or residing in the park; and

    • (e) the preservation, control and management of the park.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/96-171, s. 20(E);
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 20(F);
  • SOR/2010-140, s. 7.

Connections to Water Main and Sewer Main

 Each application for the making of a connection to a water main or sewer main in a park shall be made to the superintendent on a prescribed form obtainable from the superintendent and shall

  • (a) be signed by the owner of the lot in respect of which the application is made or his agent authorized in writing for the purpose;

  • (b) state the type of premises in respect of which the water is to be used or the sewer connected; and

  • (c) state the number of rooms or the floor area of any building in respect of which the water is to be used or the sewer connected, where these are factors in establishing the water or sewer rate payable.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 20(F).
  •  (1) The owner of a building who is required pursuant to subsection 3(1) to connect his building to a water main or sewer main shall pay

    • (a) all the costs for the construction of that part of the connection that is within his lot line; and

    • (b) the extra costs for the construction of that part of the connection that is outside his lot line that arise because of the presence of rock, frost or other obstacles or because of the removal and replacement during the construction of any portion of a street, sidewalk or boulevard.

  • (2) On receiving an application made in accordance with section 10 and receiving a security deposit from the applicant in the form of a certified cheque or cash deposit in an amount equal to the portion of the estimated cost of construction for which the owner is responsible under subsection (1), the superintendent shall cause the connection to be made and any soil or portion of a street, sidewalk or boulevard that was removed for the making of the connection to be replaced.

  • (3) On completion of a connection to a water main or sewer main, the superintendent shall prepare a statement setting out the portion of the actual costs for which the owner is responsible and shall

    • (a) where the amount of the security deposit referred to in subsection (2) exceeds the portion of the actual costs for which the owner is responsible, deposit that portion to the credit of the Receiver General and refund the balance to the owner; and

    • (b) where the amount of the security deposit referred to in subsection (2) is equal to or less than the portion of the actual costs for which the owner is responsible, deposit that portion to the credit of the Receiver General and notify the owner of the amount of the balance, if any, of the portion payable by him.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 3;
  • SOR/89-449, s. 2(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, ss. 6, 20(F).
  •  (1) Where an additional building is erected on a lot on which there is another building already connected to a water main or sewer main or where an existing building on a lot is altered, the owner of the building shall apply to the superintendent for permission to make an additional connection or to alter an existing connection.

  • (2) On approving an application made pursuant to subsection (1) and receiving from the applicant a security deposit in the form of a certified cheque or cash deposit in an amount equal to the estimated cost of the construction for which the owner of the building is responsible under section 11.2, the superintendent may prescribe terms respecting

    • (a) the location of the connection to a previously installed connection or to a water main or sewer main;

    • (b) the manner in which the connection is to be constructed, including

      • (i) the grade, type and size of pipe;

      • (ii) the quality and extent of pipe bedding; and

      • (iii) the quality and extent of pipe trench backfill material.

  • (3) Where the owner of a building does not comply with any terms prescribed by the superintendent pursuant to subsection (2), the superintendent may cause the connection to be made in accordance with the terms.

  • (4) The owner of the building may enter into an agreement with the superintendent permitting the superintendent to cause the connection to a water main or sewer main to be made.

  • (5) On completion of a connection to a water main or sewer main made pursuant to subsection (3) or (4), the superintendent shall prepare a statement setting out the costs for which the owner is responsible under section 11.2 and shall

    • (a) where the amount of the security deposit referred to in subsection (2) exceeds the costs for which the owner is responsible, deposit that amount to the credit of the Receiver General and refund the balance to the owner; and

    • (b) where the amount of the security deposit referred to in subsection (2) is equal to or less than the costs for which the owner is responsible, deposit that amount to the credit of the Receiver General and notify the owner of the amount of the balance, if any, of the amount payable by him.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 3;
  • SOR/89-449, s. 3(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 20(F).
  •  (1) Where a connection is made pursuant to subsection 11.1(1) or (3), the owner of the building shall pay the costs

    • (a) if he is erecting an additional building, of connecting that bulding to the existing connection to the water main or sewer main at a point within his lot line; or

    • (b) if he is erecting an additional building or altering an existing building and the existing connection is inadequate in size or so located as to be unsuitable for the additional building or altered bulding, of connecting the building to the water or sewer main at a point outside his lot line.

  • (2) In addition to the costs payable under subsection (1), the owner of a building shall pay the extra costs for the construction of that part of the connection that is outside his lot line that arise because of the presence of rock, frost or other obstacles or because of the removal and replacement during the construction of any portion of a street, sidewalk or boulevard.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 3;
  • SOR/89-449, s. 4(F).

 Any part of a connection that is made outside the lot line of an owner of a building pursuant to section 11 or 11.2 is the property of Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 7(F).
  •  (1) The superintendent may at any reasonable time enter any lot or building in respect of which a water or sewer connection has been made to examine the plumbing, drain and vent piping and to ascertain the amount of water used and the manner of use.

  • (2) The superintendent may, with the permission of the owner or occupant, enter any lot or building for the purpose of installing a water meter.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/96-171, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 20(F).

Discontinuance of Water Supply

  •  (1) The superintendent may shut off the water supply in respect of any lot or building where

    • (a) any fixture or appliance is causing a wastage of water;

    • (b) a water fixture has been installed or connection made without his approval; or

    • (c) water or sewer charges have not been paid within 30 days after the due date for payment thereof.

  • (2) Where any water is shut off pursuant to subsection (1) it shall not be turned on again until the fixture, appliance or connection has been removed, repaired or replaced to the satisfaction of the superintendent or the charges have been paid, as the case may be.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 20(F).

 The superintendent may shut off or interrupt the supply of water in respect of any or all buildings or lots in the park for such periods as are required where

  • (a) it is expedient to repair, replace or install any water main or other work; or

  • (b) there is a conflagration or other circumstance that, in the opinion of the superintendent, requires such action.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 20(F).

Applicable Charges for Water and Sewerage

  •  (1) Every owner of a lot located in Kootenay National Park of Canada or Fundy National Park of Canada shall

    • (a) inform the superintendent of that park of the number of rooms — excluding any halls, vestibules, bathrooms, pantries or closets — the floor area of those rooms and the use of any buildings on the lot for the purposes of determining the annual quantity charge for water or sewerage payable by the owner; and

    • (b) if the lot is connected to the park water system, pay an annual quantity charge for water at the rate set out in Schedule IV or VIII, as the case may be.

    • (c) [Repealed, SOR/2010-140, s. 8]

  • (2) Every owner of a lot located in Kootenay National Park of Canada shall

    • (a) if the lot is connected to the park water or sewer system, pay an annual service connection charge at the rate set out in Schedule IV;

    • (a.1) if the lot is connected to the park sewer system, pay an annual quantity charge for the sewer at the rate set out in Schedule IV; and

    • (b) if the lot is connected to the park water or sewer system and the lot fronts or abuts on a street along which a water main or sewer main has been laid, pay

      • (i) an annual general assessment charge, based on the assessed value of the lot, at the rate set out in Schedule IV, and

      • (ii) an annual special assessment charge for water and sewerage, based on the frontage and the area of the lot, at the rate set out in Schedule IV.

  • (3) For the purposes of subsections (1) and (2), in determining the frontage of a lot,

    • (a) the frontage of a lot fronting or abutting on only one street is the length of the side of the lot that fronts or abuts on that street;

    • (b) the frontage of a lot fronting or abutting on two or more streets along which water mains have been laid and from one of which a connection has been made is the length of the side of the lot that fronts or abuts on the street from which the connection was made;

    • (c) notwithstanding paragraph (b), the frontage of a corner lot at an intersection of water mains is the length of the longest side of the lot plus 25 feet, except that where the shortest side of the lot is less than 25 feet in length, the frontage is the aggregate of the longest and shortest sides;

    • (d) notwithstanding paragraph (c), the frontage of a lot fronting or abutting on two or more streets along which water mains have been laid and from more than one of which connections have been made is twice the length of the longest side of the lot;

    • (e) for the purposes of paragraphs (a) to (d), the frontage of a lot the sides of which are not parallel is that number of feet that bears the same ratio to the frontage in feet of the nearest rectangular lot in the same block as the square root of the area of the irregular lot is to the square root of the area of the rectangular lot; and

    • (f) notwithstanding paragraphs (a) to (e), where a lot has no buildings, or where each building on the lot has a floor area of less than 300 square feet, and the lot forms part of a group of lots, having a combined frontage, calculated under those paragraphs, of more than 200 feet, each of which is being used in connection with a single enterprise, the frontage of the lot is one-half the amount determined under any of paragraphs (a) to (e).

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/96-171, s. 4;
  • SOR/99-149, s. 1;
  • SOR/2001-320, ss. 8, 20(F);
  • SOR/2010-140, s. 8.

 [Repealed, SOR/2004-44, s. 1]

  •  (1) Every owner of a lot located in Prince Albert National Park of Canada, Riding Mountain National Park of Canada or Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada shall pay

    • (a) where the lot is connected to the park water system, an annual water service charge determined by the formula

      (A × B/12 × C/D) + (E × F/G)

      where

      A
      is the aggregate of the volume values of the units on the lot,
      B
      is the number of months of the year during which the owner is permitted to occupy the lot under a lease, permit or licence of occupation,
      C
      is the total operating and maintenance costs of the water system,
      D
      is the aggregate of the lot volume values for all lots in the park that are connected to the water system,
      E
      is the aggregate of the base factors of the units on the lot,
      F
      is the total capital costs of the water system, and
      G
      is the aggregate of the base factors for all units in the park that are connected to the water system; and
    • (b) where a lot is connected to the park sewer system, an annual sewer service charge determined by the formula

      (A × B/12 × C/D) + (E × F/G)

      where

      A
      is the aggregate of the volume values of the units on the lot,
      B
      is the number of months of the year during which the owner is permitted to occupy the lot under a lease, permit or licence of occupation,
      C
      is the total operating and maintenance costs of the sewer system,
      D
      is the aggregate of the lot volume values for all lots in the park that are connected to the sewer system,
      E
      is the aggregate of the base factors of the units on the lot,
      F
      is the total capital costs of the sewer system, and
      G
      is the aggregate of the base factors for all units in the park that are connected to the sewer system.
  • (2) The aggregate of the lot volume values for all lots in each of the parks referred to in subsection (1) and the total cost incurred to provide water and sewer services to each park shall be calculated on March 31, 1996 and on that date in every subsequent year.

  • (3) [Repealed, SOR/99-149, s. 3]

  • SOR/96-171, s. 4;
  • SOR/99-149, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 10;
  • SOR/2004-44, s. 2.

 For the purposes of sections 17.1 and 17.2, year means a period commencing on April 1 in one calendar year and ending on March 31 in the next calendar year.

  • SOR/82-873, s. 1;
  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/88-39, s. 1;
  • SOR/89-449, s. 5;
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/96-171, s. 4;
  • SOR/99-149, s. 4;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 11.
  •  (1) Every owner of a lot located in Banff National Park of Canada, Jasper National Park of Canada or Yoho National Park of Canada shall, where the lot is connected to the park water system, pay an annual water charge that is calculated by multiplying the volume of water consumed that year indicated by the lot’s water meter by the rate determined under subsection (2).

  • (2) The superintendent of each of the parks referred to in subsection (1) shall, on or before March 31 of each year, determine the rate, corresponding to the estimated cost per cubic metre of water, of providing water service in the park in the following year, in accordance with the formula

    A = B / C

    where

    A
    is the rate corresponding to the estimated cost per cubic metre of water of providing water service in the park for the following year,
    B
    is the estimated total cost of providing water service in the park for the following year, determined under subsection (3), and
    C
    is the estimated total water volume, in cubic metres, to be provided by the park water system for the following year.
  • (3) The estimated total cost of providing water service in the park in any year shall include the cost of the following:

    • (a) water collection and distribution;

    • (b) water treatment;

    • (c) facility maintenance;

    • (d) reservoir maintenance;

    • (e) pumping;

    • (f) water meter maintenance and reading;

    • (g) testing of valves and hydrants;

    • (h) maintenance relating to thawing, leak detection and main breaks;

    • (i) capital infrastructure;

    • (j) debt servicing;

    • (k) power supply;

    • (l) inspection and installation of water meters;

    • (m) water utility fee invoicing and invoice collection and recording; and

    • (n) anything else related to the establishment, operation, maintenance and administration of the water service system.

  • (4) The superintendent of each of the parks referred to in subsection (1) shall, on or before June 30 of each year, calculate the actual total cost of providing water service in the park for the immediately preceding year in accordance with the description of B of the formula in subsection (2) by substituting actual costs for estimated costs.

  • (5) If the actual total cost of providing water service in the park for the immediately preceding year calculated in accordance with subsection (4) differs from the estimated total cost of providing water service in the park for that year, the estimated total cost of providing water service in the park for the current year shall be adjusted as follows:

    • (a) if the actual total cost is greater than the estimated total cost, the difference shall be added to the estimated total cost of providing water service in the park for the current year; or

    • (b) if the actual total cost is less than the estimated total cost, the difference shall be deducted from the estimated total cost of providing water service in the park for the current year.

  • (6) The following charges are payable separately by an owner of a lot in any of the parks referred to in subsection (1) for services requested by the owner:

    • (a) each time the water supply in respect of the lot is turned on or off, a service charge of $25;

    • (b) when the water meter serving a lot is tested by a qualified person hired by the superintendent, a service charge equivalent to the amount charged by that person to the superintendent; and

    • (c) when water from any source in the park is purchased by an owner of a lot and delivered to the lot by truck or through hydrants, a service charge calculated by multiplying the number of cubic metres of water purchased by the rate applicable for that year as determined under subsection (2).

  • (7) Any person who, for construction purposes, purchases water from any source in any of the parks referred to in subsection (1) shall pay a service charge calculated by multiplying the number of cubic metres of water purchased by the rate applicable for that year as determined under subsection (2).

  • SOR/2001-320, s. 11.
  •  (1) Every owner of a lot located in Banff National Park of Canada, Jasper National Park of Canada or Yoho National Park of Canada shall, where the lot is connected to the park sewer system, pay an annual sewerage charge that is calculated by multiplying the volume of water consumed that year indicated by the lot’s water meter by the rate determined under subsection (2).

  • (2) The superintendent of each of the parks referred to in subsection (1) shall, on or before March 31 of each year, determine the rate, corresponding to the estimated cost per cubic metre of water, of providing sewerage services in the park in the following year, in accordance with the formula

    D = E / F

    where

    D
    is the rate corresponding to the estimated cost per cubic metre of water of providing sewerage services in the park for the following year,
    E
    is the estimated total cost of providing sewerage services in the park for the following year, determined under subsection (3), and
    F
    is the estimated total water volume, in cubic metres, to be provided by the park water system for the following year.
  • (3) The estimated total cost of providing sewerage services in the park in any year shall include the cost of the following:

    • (a) sewage collection;

    • (b) facility maintenance;

    • (c) sewage treatment;

    • (d) reservoir maintenance;

    • (e) pumping;

    • (f) sewage meter maintenance and reading;

    • (g) maintenance relating to thawing, leak detection and main breaks;

    • (h) debt servicing;

    • (i) capital infrastructure;

    • (j) power supply;

    • (k) sewerage utility fee invoicing and invoice collection and recording; and

    • (l) anything else related to the establishment, operation, maintenance and administration of the sewer system.

  • (4) The superintendent of each of the parks referred to in subsection (1) shall, on or before June 30 of each year, calculate the actual total cost of providing sewerage services in the park for the immediately preceding year in accordance with the description of E of the formula in subsection (2) by substituting actual costs for estimated costs.

  • (5) If the actual total cost of providing sewerage services in the park for the immediately preceding year calculated in accordance with subsection (4) differs from the estimated total cost of providing sewerage services in the park for that year, the estimated total cost of providing sewerage services in the park for the current year shall be adjusted as follows:

    • (a) if the actual total cost is greater than the estimated total cost, the difference shall be added to the estimated total cost of providing sewerage services in the park for the current year; or

    • (b) if the actual total cost is less than the estimated total cost, the difference shall be deducted from the estimated total cost of providing sewerage services in the park for the current year.

  • (6) Every owner of a lot located in any of the parks referred to in subsection (1) shall, if the lot is not connected to the park water system and the lot is served with water from another source, install a water meter, approved by the superintendent under subsection (7), to measure the quantity of water consumed from that other source for the purpose of calculating the annual sewerage charge in accordance with subsections (1) to (3).

  • (7) The superintendent shall approve any water meter that an owner proposes to install if the water meter is operational and compatible with the water metering system in the park.

  • (8) Every owner of a lot located in any of the parks referred to in subsection (1) shall, if the owner uses a septic tank or holding tank sewage system and the sewage must be removed from the lot by mechanical means and delivered to a sewage treatment plant by truck, pay a sewage treatment fee of $40 per truckload.

  • SOR/2001-320, s. 11.

 For the purposes of subsection 16(1), the superintendent of each park referred to in that subsection shall, on March 31 of each year, make available to each owner of a lot in that park

  • (a) the volume value of each unit on the lot;

  • (b) the lot volume value for the lot;

  • (c) the base factor for all units on the lot;

  • (d) the total operating and maintenance costs and total capital costs incurred to provide water services in the park;

  • (e) the total operating and maintenance costs and total capital costs incurred to provide sewer services in the park;

  • (f) the aggregate of the lot volume values for all lots in the park that are connected to the water system;

  • (g) the aggregate of the lot volume values for all lots in the park that are connected to the sewer system;

  • (h) the aggregate of the base factors for all units in the park that are connected to the water system; and

  • (i) the aggregate of the base factors for all units in the park that are connected to the sewer system.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/88-39, s. 2;
  • SOR/89-449, s. 6(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/96-171, s. 4.

 [Repealed, SOR/96-171, s. 4]

General

  •  (1) No general assessment charge or special assessment charge is payable in respect of any lot used for public school, church or registered charity purposes.

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), registered charity means a corporation that is a registered charity as defined in paragraph 110(8)(c) of the Income Tax Act.

  • SOR/84-892, s. 1.

 A person in Kootenay National Park of Canada or Fundy National Park of Canada who requires water from a park water main for construction purposes shall

  • (a) make application therefor in writing to the superintendent, giving an estimate of the quantity of brick, stone, cement, plaster or other construction materials in connection with which the water is to be used; and

  • (b) pay, at the rate set out in the schedule for that park, an amount based on the estimate mentioned in paragraph (a) or, where in the opinion of the superintendent that estimate is too low, on the basis of an estimate made by the superintendent.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/96-171, s. 5;
  • SOR/2001-320, ss. 12, 20(F);
  • SOR/2004-44, s. 3.
  •  (1) If the water supply to a lot in Kootenay National Park of Canada or Fundy National Park of Canada is shut off or interrupted

    • (a) pursuant to section 14, for a period of not less than 10 days, a rebate of quantity charges for the period of suspension of the water supply shall be made to the owner, such rebate to be made in the next semi-annual account sent to him; or

    • (b) pursuant to a request from the owner or his agent authorized for the purpose, and the premises remain unoccupied

      • (i) for a period from April 1st in any year to March 31st in the next following year, no quantity charge is payable in respect of the lot for that period, or

      • (ii) for six months or more but less than 12 months in any period referred to in subparagraph (i), the quantity charge payable by the owner for such period is half the annual quantity charge in respect of the lot set out in the schedule for that park.

  • (2) A service charge of $0.50 is payable by an owner of any lot each time the water supply in respect of the lot is turned on or turned off pursuant to section 13 or paragraph (1)(b) of this section.

  • SOR/96-171, s. 6;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 13;
  • SOR/2004-44, s. 4.

 If a building or business in Kootenay National Park of Canada or Fundy National Park of Canada does not match any of the descriptions set out in Schedules IV and VIII, respectively, the owner shall pay the charge set out in the applicable Schedule for the closest equivalent building or business.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/96-171, s. 7;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 14;
  • SOR/2004-44, s. 5.

 Charges under these Regulations are payable within 30 days of the date on which a statement of account is sent by the superintendent.

  • SOR/88-38, s. 7(F);
  • SOR/93-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/96-171, s. 7;
  • SOR/2004-44, s. 5.

 [Repealed, SOR/96-171, s. 7]

 [Repealed, SOR/2010-140, s. 9]

 [Repealed, SOR/88-38, s. 4]

SCHEDULE I

[Repealed, SOR/96-171, s. 8]

SCHEDULE II

[Repealed, SOR/2001-320, s. 15]

SCHEDULE III

[Repealed, SOR/96-171, s. 13]

SCHEDULE IV(Sections 15 and 23)

KOOTENAY NATIONAL PARK OF CANADA WATERWORKS AND SEWER SYSTEMS

WaterSewer
  • A Annual Quantity Charge

1Dwelling unit
  • (a) basic charge

$ 6.85$ 3.45
  • (b) additional charge for each rented room

1.370.69
2Tourist cabin or motel suite, per unit3.431.73
3Room for rent, per room1.370.69
4Hotel, per room1.370.69
5Restaurant:
  • (a) Type A - over 251 m2 total floor area

34.2717.25
  • (b) Type B - over 168 but not over 251 m2 total floor area

27.4213.80
  • (c) Type C - over 84 but not over 168 m2 total floor area

20.5610.35
  • (d) Type D - not over 84 m2 total floor area

13.716.90
6Commercial laundry47.9824.15
7Beverage room:
  • (a) Type A - over 502 but not over 837 m2 total floor area

68.5434.50
  • (b) Type B - over 335 but not over 502 m2 total floor area

47.9824.15
  • (c) Type C - not over 335 m2 total floor area

34.2717.25
8Store or general business establishment11.655.87
9Dance hall, movie theatre, bowling alley or other entertainment establishment11.655.87
10Service station or garage
  • (a) Type A - rest rooms only

20.5610.35
  • (b) Type B - rest rooms and car washing facilities

30.8415.53
11Church, public school or community hall4.802.42
12Commercial photographer’s studio13.716.90
13Beauty parlour
6.853.45
  • (b) each additional chair

3.431.73
14Barber shop
  • (a) up to two chairs

6.853.45
  • (b) each additional chair

1.370.69
15Livery barn
  • (a) up to 10 horses

13.716.90
  • (b) each additional horse

0.690.35
  • B Annual Service Connection Charge

16Charge per connection11.5040.75
  • C Annual General Assessment Charge

17A charge per dollar of assessed value of each lot2.0 mills0.54 mill
  • D Annual Special Assessment Charge

18A unit charge per 0.3048 linear metre (1 linear foot) of the frontage of the lot0.170.12
  • E Charge for Water Used for Construction Purposes

19Plaster or stucco, per 83.61 m2 (100 square yards)0.35
20Bricks, per thousand0.23
21Stone or concrete, per 0.7646 m3 (1 cubic yard)0.17
  • SOR/88-38, s. 5;
  • SOR/93-165, s. 2;
  • SOR/96-171, ss. 14, 15(F);
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 16.

SCHEDULES V AND VI

[Repealed, SOR/96-171, s. 16]

SCHEDULE VII

[Repealed, SOR/2004-44, s. 6]

SCHEDULE VIII(Sections 15 and 23)

FUNDY NATIONAL PARK OF CANADA WATERWORKS

  • A Annual Quantity Charge for Water

1Dwelling unit
  • (a) four rooms or fewer

$ 5.18
  • (b) each additional room

0.86
2Rooms used for housekeeping purposes in a business block
  • (a) four rooms or fewer

5.18
  • (b) each additional room

0.86
3Commercial property, other than a commercial establishment referred to in item 4
  • (a) ground floor, per 0.8361 m2 (1 square yard)

0.07
  • (b) upper floor, per 0.8361 m2 (1 square yard)

0.04
4Catering establishment, hotel, restaurant, boarding house or rooming house
  • (a) ground floor, per 0.8361 m2 (1 square yard)

0.10
  • (b) upper floor, per 0.8361 m2 (1 square yard)

0.07
5Automobile bungalow camp
  • (a) each cabin with inside water connection

2.88
  • (b) each cabin without plumbing fixtures

2.30
6Standpipe5.75
7Lot without buildings2.88
8Livery stable, each horse0.57
  • B Charge for Water Used for Construction Purposes

9Plaster or stucco, per 83.61 m2 (100 square yards)0.35
10Brick, per thousand0.23
11Stone or concrete, per 0.7646 m3 (1 cubic yard)0.17
  • SOR/83-289, s. 2;
  • SOR/84-41, s. 2;
  • SOR/85-510, s. 2;
  • SOR/86-315, s. 4;
  • SOR/88-39, s. 5;
  • SOR/89-449, s. 9;
  • SOR/93-165, s. 2;
  • SOR/96-171, s. 18;
  • SOR/2001-320, s. 19.

SCHEDULE IX

[Repealed, SOR/93-165, s. 2]
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