The Ministry of Transportation issues permits for:

Specific applications procedures for all of these are discussed in this section.

The Ministry has a specific Policy on Use of Rights of Way that Provide Access to Water .

Itís purpose is to accommodate public uses of these unique areas of right of way. Retention of the essential function of access to water, and limiting costs and liability to the province, are the primary considerations. Proposals for improvements to these rights of way will be considered with this in mind, and in consideration of all interests affected.
This guide is a living document; it is subject to change without notice. Please check the Rural Subdivisions Website ( to make sure you version is sufficiently current.