Historic Canals Regulations

Version of section 4 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-06-04:

  •  (1) The superintendent shall, before issuing a permit under these Regulations authorizing the applicant to engage in an activity, and in order to determine the terms and conditions specified in a permit, take into account the effects of the activity on

    • (a) cultural resources, natural resources, structures, equipment and objects in the historic canal;

    • (b) the safe navigation of vessels and the safe operation of locks, dams and bridges in the historic canal;

    • (c) the safety of persons in the historic canal;

    • (d) wildlife and the eggs and habitat of wildlife in the historic canal; and

    • (e) the historic character of the historic canal.

  • (2) The superintendent may

    • (a) post, in a historic canal, signs that are necessary to

      • (i) protect cultural resources, natural resources, structures, equipment and objects,

      • (ii) ensure the safe navigation of vessels and the safe operation of locks, dams and bridges,

      • (iii) ensure the safety of persons, and

      • (iv) protect wildlife or the eggs or habitat of wildlife;

    • (b) close, restrict or open to public use any area in a historic canal as necessary for the purposes of

      • (i) ensuring the safe navigation of vessels and the safe operation of locks, dams and bridges,

      • (ii) maintaining the historic canal,

      • (iii) holding events or activities referred to in subsection 16(1),

      • (iv) protecting cultural resources, natural resources, structures, equipment and objects,

      • (v) ensuring the safety of persons, and

      • (vi) protecting wildlife or the eggs or habitat of wildlife;

    • (c) restrict or schedule any activity in a historic canal as necessary for the purposes of

      • (i) ensuring the safe navigation of vessels and the safe operation of locks, dams and bridges,

      • (ii) protecting cultural resources, natural resources, structures, equipment and objects,

      • (iii) ensuring the safety of persons, and

      • (iv) protecting wildlife or the eggs or habitat of wildlife;

    • (d) give notice of the closing, restricting, opening or scheduling referred to in paragraph (b) or (c) by

      • (i) posting signs in the historic canal, or

      • (ii) using such other means as are likely to bring notice of the closing, restricting, opening or scheduling to the attention of persons affected by it; and

    • (e) place, maintain, alter or remove traffic control devices in a historic canal.

  • SOR/2002-191, s. 5(E)
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