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Timber Regulations, 1993

Version of section 7 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-04-12:

  •  (1) For the purpose of issuing a permit for the cutting and removal of timber, a forestry officer shall cause a notice to be posted in a public place of

    • (a) any proposed cutting and removal of timber in a particular forest area or portion thereof;

    • (b) any information respecting the cutting and removal of timber that is relevant or that an applicant is required to supply;

    • (c) the date by which an applicant shall apply for a permit; and

    • (d) the name and address of the forestry officer to whom an application for a permit is to be directed.

  • (2) An applicant may apply for a permit in writing or in person to the forestry officer referred to in paragraph (1)(d).

  • (3) Subject to subsections (4) and (5), a forestry officer shall issue a permit to an applicant who

    • (a) if the applicant previously cut and removed timber under a permit issued or an agreement made pursuant to these Regulations, did not contravene the terms or conditions of that permit or agreement;

    • (b) applies within the time limit therefor; and

    • (c) if two or more applicants meet the criteria set out in paragraphs (a) and (b), has been selected by the drawing of lots.

  • (4) Before a forestry officer issues a permit to an applicant, the applicant shall pay to the Receiver General, by cheque or cash, the fees calculated by the forestry officer pursuant to section 6.

  • (5) A forestry officer shall not issue a permit to an applicant if the aggregate of the fees to be paid by the applicant exceeds $2,000 per fiscal year per forest area.

  • (6) A permit shall set out

    • (a) the forest area or portion thereof in which the timber is to be cut and removed;

    • (b) the approximate amount and the species of timber that the permit holder may cut;

    • (c) the means by which the timber is to be measured; and

    • (d) such terms and conditions respecting the cutting and removal of the timber for the protection of the forest area.

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