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Exemption List Regulations

Version of section 1 from 2006-03-22 to 2009-03-25:

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

control product

control product has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Pest Control Products Act. (produits antiparasitaires)


dugout means an excavation designed to hold water for the maintenance of public roads or consumption by livestock. (étang-réservoir)


footprint means the area of land occupied by a structure at ground level. (superficie au sol)

hazardous material

hazardous material means a toxic substance within the meaning of section 11 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. (matières dangereuses)

heritage building

heritage building means a building that has been designated as a heritage building by a regulatory authority. (bâtiment du patrimoine)


hook-up means a structure or line that connects a building to a main gas, sewer, water, electrical transmission or telecommunication line. (raccordement)

international electrical transmission line

international electrical transmission line means an electrical transmission line constructed or operated for the purpose of transmitting electricity from a place in Canada to a place outside Canada or to a place in Canada from a place outside Canada. (ligne internationale de transport d’électricité)

irrigation structure

irrigation structure means a buried pipeline, a pipe, a pump, a pump house, a reservoir, a drain or a canal lined with asphalt, wood, concrete or other material, that is used for irrigating agricultural land. (structure d’irrigation)

limited expansion

limited expansion means an increase of 10 per cent or less in the exterior dimensions or production capacity of a structure. (agrandissement de faible envergure)


modification, in respect of a structure, means a change, other than an expansion, that does not alter the purpose or function of the structure. (modification)

national historic site

national historic site means a place that is marked or commemorated pursuant to paragraph 3(a) of the Historic Sites and Monuments Act and land set apart as a National Historic Park under Part II of the National Parks Act. (lieu historique national)

national park

national park means a park described in Schedule I to the National Parks Act and any other park established pursuant to a federal-territorial agreement. (parc national)

national park reserve

national park reserve means a reserve established under An Act to amend the National Parks Act andto amend An Act to Amend the National Parks Act, chapter 48 of the Statutes of Canada, 1988. (réserve foncière)

oil and gas pipeline

oil and gas pipeline means a pipeline that is used, or is intended to be used, for the transmission of hydrocarbons alone or with any other commodity. (pipeline d’hydrocarbures)

water body

water body means an inland water body in a liquid or frozen state, including the portion of a reservoir and a wetland below its high-water mark, but does not include a sewage or waste treatment lagoon, dugout or mine tailings pond. (plan d’eau)

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