Stream & Drainage System Protection Bylaw

All development permits will need to adhere to the Stream and Drainage System Protection Bylaw (Number 4403, 2013) in its entirety.

See Schedules “A”, “B” and “C” of the bylaw (PDF).

Key Features

  1. Discharge Criteria
  2. Administrative Requirements
  3. Fees & Security
  4. Monitoring / Reporting Requirements
  5. Enforcement Tools

Turbidity cannot exceed 25 Nephelometric Turbidity Units (NTUs) under normal weather conditions, or exceed 100 NTUs during and 24 hours after a Significant Rainfall Event (25mm or greater of rainfall within 24 hours). Please see the Burke Mountain Rain Gauge for up to date rainfall data.

pH values must remain within 6.5 to 8.0 throughout development.