Exemption List Regulations
1 The modification, maintenance or repair of a structure other than a road, including an internal fixed structure, that will not
(a) increase the footprint or height of the structure;
(b) involve a heritage building;
(c) involve a change in the method of sewage disposal, or an increase in the amount of sewage, waste or emissions;
(d) involve any excavation beyond the footprint of the structure;
(e) create a need for additional related facilities, such as parking spaces; or
(f) entail the release of waste into the environment.
2 The maintenance or repair of a sidewalk, boardwalk, fence or parking lot.
3 The construction, installation, maintenance or repair of a sign in a park, that will be carried out within an existing right-of-way or at a distance of less than 15 m from an existing building.
4 The maintenance or repair of a road, including a pull-off area, that will be carried out on the road right-of-way and that will not
(a) entail the deposit of waste into a water body; or
(b) involve the application of a dust control product or salt to the road or of a control product to the areas adjacent to the road.
5 The maintenance or repair of an environmental scientific data collection instrument, or its associated structures or enclosure.
6 The construction or installation of an interpretive display or exhibit associated with a structure, road, pull-off area or trail, where the construction and installation will not
(a) require the expansion of any associated facilities; or
(b) be carried out in a special preservation area or a wilderness area set out in a parks management plan laid before each House of Parliament pursuant to subsection 5(1.1) of the National Parks Act.
7 The construction, installation, modification, maintenance or repair of a handrail or guard-rail associated with a structure.
8 The maintenance or repair of a fire tower.
9 The operation of a structure
(a) in respect of which an environmental assessment has been conducted under the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act or the Environmental Assessment Review Process Guidelines Order, where
(i) as a result of the assessment, the environmental effects or impacts have been determined to be insignificant, taking into account the implementation of any mitigative or remedial measures, and
(ii) any required mitigative or remedial measures and follow-up program have been substantially implemented; and
(b) that will not entail the release of waste into the environment.
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