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Richardson's Lookout Conservation Area

Important Regulation Updates

Please Note: On February 16, 2024, the Province of Ontario approved O. Reg. 41/24: Regulation of Prohibited Activities, Exemptions and Permits, under the Conservation Authorities Act. This regulation replaces O. Reg. 168/06: Development, Interference with Wetlands & Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses, effective April 1, 2024. The enactment of O. Reg. 41/24 will also coincide with the proclamation of associated sections within the Conservation Authorities Act.

Ganaraska Forest ponds

Plan Review & Permitting Process

If you would like to speak to GRCA Planning Staff before submitting your permit application, GRCA recommends to first go through the GRCA Inquiry / Pre-Consultation process.

Please ensure the following is submitted with your completed permit application:

  • Appropriate fee as per the GRCA Fee Schedule
  • Final drawings including a site plan. Please ensure that these drawings match exactly the plans to be provided to the Municipality for Building Permit purposes.

Contact GRCA Staff

Please contact GRCA staff by phone or e-mail with questions you may have, from Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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