Fee Schedule – Development, Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses Regulation (Ontario Regulation 148-06)
Section 28 Regulation under the Conservation Authorities Act
Regulations Application Fees – effective January 1, 2020
1 Letter of Permission includes buildings and structures 10 square metres or less in size, demolition of a building or structure, fill not exceeding 12 cubic metres, seasonal docks, marine railways and non-permanent boat lifts, site alteration / grading less than or equal to 0.1 hectares, agricultural tile drain outlets, dug wells located above the seasonal high water mark, geothermal heat loop systems, fencing, or other minor works that, in the opinion of CRCA staff, do not necessitate the issuance of a permit.
2 Project advice may relate to the regulation, erosion, habitat, drainage, docks and construction.
3 Fill means the placement or removal of any material that alters the contour of the ground.
4 Building means a structure consisting of a wall, roof and floor or any of them, or a structural system serving the function thereof including all plumbing, works, fixtures and service systems or a sewage system.
5 Minor maintenance means the repair of a structure involving no change in the size, shape or location of the structure.
6 Channel alterations include channel diversions, or re-alignment.
7 Shoreline alterations include boat ramps, shoreline erosion protection, and solid structures on the bed of a waterbody.
8 Infrastructure includes bridges, culverts, pipelines, stormwater management structures, and utilities (i.e. cables, poles and pipes).
9 Maintenance dredging must be completed within 5 years of the previous dredging permit issuance date.
- The permit fee will be reduced by 50% for applications submitted within one year of a directly related Planning Act application that was reviewed by the CRCA
- Retroactive permit applications for works that have been completed without a permit will only be accepted if the works meet the CRCA’s approval guidelines for implementing the regulation. A 100% surcharge will be applied for these applications.
- A $90 charge is applied for permit amendments that are administrative in nature (e.g. expiry date extension). Applications that are more substantially amended or re-submitted after approval are subject to a surcharge of 50% of the original fee that was paid.
- Fees for applications involving multiple activities will be based on the highest applicable category.
- Technical reports submitted in support of a permit application will be subject to an additional review fee in accordance with the CRCA Technical Report Review Service Fee Schedule.
- These fees are not subject to taxation.