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Water Systems

The Approving Officer may require the provision of water in proposed subdivisions regardless of parcel sizes.

Water systems serving two or more residences are water supply systems as defined by the Drinking Water Protection Act. They require a Construction Permit issued by a Public Health Engineer of the Regional Health Authority. They also require an Operating Permit issued by the Regional Health Authority's Drinking Water Officer.

Water systems serving five lots or more are water utilities as defined by the Water Utility Act.

Usually proof of an adequate supply of potable water is a requirement in the local government's Subdivision Servicing Bylaw.