Municipal Affairs and Environment

Permit to Operate

Permits to Operate for Water Distribution Systems, Water Treatment Plants, Sewage Collection Systems and Sewage Treatment Plants are required under Section 38 of the Water Resources Act.

These permits are an integral part of the Department's regulatory program directed at ensuring public health and environmental protection. These permits focus on proactive operation and maintenance techniques that employs best practices of the industry.

The forms below can be used by a community to assist them in meeting their obligations as required under the Permit to Operate. It will also allow the community to keep reliable operational and maintenance records of their water and sewerage systems. These are generic forms and can modified to meet the individual needs of a community. Suggestions and comments regarding these forms are welcome.

These documents are in Microsoft Word format. Click on the hyperlink below to download the document for viewing and printing. Alternatively, if you right-click on the link below you can save the DOC file to your computer.


MS Word Note: all links below are word documents and will open in a new window.

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