Cedar Creek and Alps Pits
CRH Canada Group Inc. applied to the Ministry of
Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) for two Category 3, Class A Pit Above
Water Licences, for Cedar Creek Pit and Alps Pit. The Township also received Applications
to Amend the Zoning By-law and associated
technical studies, for the proposed aggregate operations.
RESPONSIBILITIES - Who Does
Ministry of Natural Resources
The MNRF holds
the governing authority over all licenced aggregate sites through the Aggregate
Resources Act. In general they are responsible for:
permits, licences, and changes to existing approvals under the Aggregate
Resources Act (e.g. detailed site plans, provisions, setbacks).
the rules governing aggregate management.
aggregate operations and responding to complaints.
rehabilitation is carried out on site in accordance with the operating licence.
Contact Information for the Guelph
District of MNRF
Application Standards for Proposed Pits
Township of North Dumfries:
The Township is generally responsible for:
the Township Zoning By-law to establish land use activity, under the
legislative authority of The Planning Act.
comments to the MNRF during the permit and licence application process.
The Region of Waterloo is responsible for providing
comments during the permit and licence application process with regard to both
the Planning Act and Aggregate Resources Act.
ZONING BY-LAW APPLICATION
Applications have been submitted to amend the
Township's Zoning By-law for Cedar Creek and Alps Pits (Files ZC-04/2016 and
The following technical documents have been submitted
with the application [link to documents below]: