Public Ports and Public Port Facilities Regulations (SOR/2001-154)

Regulations are current to 2014-10-27 and last amended on 2006-09-21. Previous Versions

Operation of Vehicles

Registration and Permits

 No person shall operate a vehicle at a public port facility unless

  • (a) the person holds all licences and permits required under the laws of the province and municipality in which the public port facility is situated to operate the vehicle in that province and municipality; and

  • (b) the vehicle is registered and equipped as required under the laws of the province and municipality in which the public port facility is situated.

  • SOR/2002-121, s. 1.

Compliance with Provincial and Municipal Laws

 No person shall operate a vehicle at a public port facility except in accordance with the laws of the province and municipality in which the public port facility is situated.

  • SOR/2002-121, s. 1.

Traffic Control

 Every person who operates a vehicle at a public port facility shall do so in a safe manner and at a speed that does not exceed the lowest of the following:

  • (a) 20 km/h;

  • (b) the speed limit posted on signs at the public port facility; and

  • (c) the speed that is warranted by prevailing weather conditions or by the movement or storage of equipment, trains or goods.

  • SOR/2002-121, s. 1;
  • SOR/2004-254, s. 3.
  •  (1) A port official may have signs posted and devices placed at the public port facility respecting

    • (a) the safe operation of vehicles;

    • (b) the parking or stopping of vehicles, including signs and devices restricting or prohibiting parking or stopping; and

    • (c) weight and dimension restrictions of vehicles.

  • (2) A person who operates a vehicle at a public port facility must comply

    • (a) with the instructions on any sign posted or with any device placed by a port official and applicable to the person, vehicle or facility; and

    • (b) with the traffic directions given by a port official.

  • SOR/2002-121, s. 1;
  • SOR/2004-254, s. 4(F).

 A port official may have a vehicle moved or stored at the time at which the vehicle is found to be parked or stopped contrary to this section, if the vehicle is

  • (a) apparently abandoned;

  • (b) parked or stopped

    • (i) in a place or manner that creates a hazard or obstruction, or

    • (ii) at a time that is not within the posted parking or stopping hours; or

  • (c) parked or stopped in an area

    • (i) not posted as a parking or stopping area, or

    • (ii) posted as a no-parking or no-stopping area.

  • SOR/2002-121, s. 1;
  • SOR/2004-254, s. 5.