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National Parks of Canada Lease and Licence of Occupation Regulations (SOR/92-25)

Regulations are current to 2020-06-17 and last amended on 2010-02-02. Previous Versions

Leases (continued)

  •  (1) A lease of public lands granted pursuant to paragraph 3(1)(a) or (c)

    • (a) may be granted only to

      • (i) an eligible resident,

      • (ii) a corporation or enterprise that operates a business in a park where the purpose of the lease is for residence of employees whose primary employment is in the park,

      • (iii) a person who held a lease in respect of those lands, or the personal representative or heir of a lessee of those lands, where the lease has expired and if there has been no lease or licence of occupation granted since that lease expired, and

      • (iv) a corporation or enterprise that operates a business in a park, where the purpose of the lease is the development of residential housing intended for eligible residents; and

    • (b) in the case of a lease of public lands located in the Town of Banff, the Town of Jasper or a visitor centre in Yoho National Park of Canada or Banff National Park of Canada, shall include a term providing that if the leased public lands are at any time occupied by any person who is not an eligible resident, the Minister may terminate the lease.

  • (2) A lessee who has been granted a lease of public lands pursuant to paragraph 3(1)(a) or (c) shall, on the request of the Minister, provide to the Minister evidence, by way of affidavit or solemn declaration that each occupant of the leased public lands is an eligible resident.

  • (3) Where a lessee referred to in subsection (2) is a corporation, the evidence required by that subsection shall be provided by an officer of the corporation.

  • (4) This section does not apply in respect of a lease of public lands composed of lots that are identified as being available for development for cottage purposes in the community plan for the visitor centre of Wasagaming in Riding Mountain National Park of Canada or in the community plan for the visitor centre of Waskesiu in Prince Albert National Park of Canada.

  • SOR/94-313, s. 3
  • SOR/2002-237, s. 6

 On application by the lessee to the Minister, a lease of public lands in a visitor centre in Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada, Prince Albert National Park of Canada or Riding Mountain National Park of Canada, or in a resort subdivision in Jasper National Park of Canada, Prince Albert National Park of Canada or Riding Mountain National Park of Canada, that is granted for the purpose of residence shall be amended to provide for occupancy of the leased public lands only during the period beginning on April 1 in any year and ending on October 31 in that year.

  • SOR/2002-237, s. 7
  •  (1) At the time a lease is granted, the lessee shall choose a rental rate set out in section 7, 8, 11, 13 or 14 that is applicable to the location, use and conditions of occupancy of the leased public lands and the purpose for which the lease is granted, and that rental rate shall be a term of the lease.

  • (2) At the time set out in a lease for setting the rental rate, the lessee may, by written notice to the Minister, choose a rental rate set out in section 7, 8, 11, 13 or 14 that is applicable to the location, use and conditions of occupancy of the leased public lands and the purpose for which the lease was granted, and the lease shall be amended to include that rental rate as a term of the lease.

  • (3) Where a lease contains a term providing that the Minister shall periodically set the rental rate and the lessee has not chosen a rental rate, the Minister shall set the rental rate at a rental rate set out in subparagraph 7(1)(a)(i) or (b)(i), subsection 7(2), paragraph 8(1)(a) or (2)(a) or 11(1)(a), subsection 11(2) or section 13 or 14 that is applicable to the location and conditions of occupancy of the leased public lands and the purpose for which the lease was granted.

  •  (1) The rental rate for a lease of public lands in the Town of Jasper or in a visitor centre in Yoho National Park of Canada or Banff National Park of Canada that is granted for the purpose of residence, or for a lease of public lands in the Town of Banff for the purpose of residence, shall be

    • (a) where the term referred to in paragraph 4(1)(b) is not included in the lease

      • (i) subject to subsection 12(1), 6.0 per cent per annum of the appraised value, or

      • (ii) subject to subsection 12(2), 4.0 per cent per annum of the appraised value;

      • (iii) [Repealed, SOR/2002-237, s. 8]

    • (b) where the term referred to in paragraph 4(1)(b) is included in the lease

      • (i) subject to subsection 12(1), 0.5 per cent per annum of the appraised value,

      • (ii) subject to subsection 12(2), 0.5 per cent per annum of the appraised value, or

      • (iii) subject to subsection 12(3),

        • (A) 0.35% per annum of the appraised value, or

        • (B) in respect of those leases for which the rental rate was set in 2000 in accordance with subsection 6(2) or (3), the greater of 0.35% per annum of the appraised value and the 1999 rental rate.

  • (2) In respect of a lease referred to in paragraph (1)(b), where there is a condominium on the leased public lands, the rental rate for each condominium unit shall be in proportion to the unit’s share of common expenses.

  • SOR/2002-237, s. 8
  •  (1) The rental rate for a lease of public lands in a visitor centre in Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada, Prince Albert National Park of Canada or Riding Mountain National Park of Canada, or in a resort subdivision in Jasper National Park of Canada, Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada, Prince Albert National Park of Canada or Riding Mountain National Park of Canada, that is granted for the purpose of residence and that does not restrict occupancy of the leased public lands to the period beginning on April 1 in any year and ending on October 31 in that year shall be

    • (a) subject to subsection 12(1), 4.0 per cent per annum of the appraised value;

    • (b) subject to subsection 12(2), 3.0 per cent per annum of the appraised value; or

    • (c) subject to subsection 12(3),

      • (i) 1.5% per annum of the appraised value, or

      • (ii) in respect of those leases for which the rental rate was set in 2000 in accordance with subsection 6(2) or (3), the greater of 1.5% per annum of the appraised value and the 1999 rental rate.

  • (2) The rental rate for a lease of public lands in a visitor centre in Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada, Prince Albert National Park of Canada or Riding Mountain National Park of Canada, or in a resort subdivision in Jasper National Park of Canada, Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada, Prince Albert National Park of Canada or Riding Mountain National Park of Canada, that is granted for the purpose of residence and that restricts occupancy of the leased public lands to the period beginning on April 1 in any year and ending on October 31 in that year shall be

    • (a) subject to subsection 12(1), seven twelfths of 4.0 per cent per annum of the appraised value;

    • (b) subject to subsection 12(2), seven twelfths of 3.0 per cent per annum of the appraised value; or

    • (c) subject to subsection 12(3),

      • (i) 1.5% per annum of the appraised value, or

      • (ii) in respect of those leases for which the rental rate was set in 2000 in accordance with subsection 6(2) or (3), the greater of 1.5% per annum of the appraised value and the 1999 rental rate.

  • (3) Despite subsections (1) and (2), if a person — including the personal representative or heir of the person — was a lessee under a lease, the rental rate for which was set either in 2002 in accordance with clause 7(1)(b)(iii)(B), or in 2002, 2003 or 2004 in accordance with subparagraph 8(1)(c)(ii) or (2)(c)(ii), remained the lessee under that lease until its expiry or surrender and is offered a new lease or a renewal of the lease, the rental rate for the new lease or the renewal, as the case may be, may be the rental rate in the last year of the expired or surrendered lease, which rental rate shall be adjusted each year throughout the term of the replacement lease by compounding it by the average of the previous five years’ Consumer Price Indices, subject to a maximum rental rate increase in any year of 5%.

  • SOR/2002-237, s. 9
  • SOR/2004-36, s. 1
  •  (1) With respect to a lease of public lands in a visitor centre or resort subdivision in Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada, Jasper National Park of Canada, Prince Albert National Park of Canada or Riding Mountain National Park of Canada that is granted for the purpose of residence and that restricts occupancy of the leased public lands to the period beginning on April 1 in any year and ending on October 31 in that year, if those lands have been designated through a management plan tabled in each House of Parliament pursuant to section 11 of the Act or through guidelines established by the Minister as public lands available for occupancy during the period beginning on November 1 in any year and ending on March 31 in the following year, the Minister may, on application by the lessee, permit the occupancy of the leased public lands during the period beginning on November 1 in any year and ending on March 31 in the following year.

  • (2) Where the Minister grants an application in accordance with subsection (1),

    • (a) the Minister shall set the rental rate in accordance with paragraph 8(1)(a), (b) or (c), as the case may be; and

    • (b) the lease shall be amended to remove the restrictions on the occupancy period and to specify the rental rate set by the Minister.

  • SOR/2002-237, s. 10
  • SOR/2009-322, s. 20
 
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