NOTS16 Session Spotlight – Getting Approvals for your Septic Systems
Posted onOctober 24, 2016
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2016 Northern Ontario Tourism Summit Session Spotlight Septic System Approvals – Who, What, How, When?
Did you know that the proposed streamlined approval process for existing onsite sewage systems will be available soon?
Approval is required from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change to use, operate, establish, alter, extend or replace sewage works subject to the Ontario Water Resources Act. The Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change will be joining us at the 2016 Northern Ontario Tourism Summit to educate and discuss sewage systems. Join us to learn about:
1) Sewage Works – Legislative requirements, Approval requirements, Inspections by ministry staff, Best Management Practices and Regular Maintenance. (Drew Brennan)
2) A proposed streamlined approvals process for existing onsite sewage works meeting specific criteria, such as serving less than six permanent residential units and with under 20,000 litres/day capacity. (Kevin Plautz) Presenters: Drew Brennan is the Area Supervisor for the Sudbury District Office with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. His section is responsible carrying out a numerous inspections of potential sources of air, land, and water pollution as well as responding to environmental spills and alleged incidents of pollution within the district of Sudbury. Kevin Plautz is a portfolio lead with the Environmental Approvals Service Integration and Program Support Section of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. His section devises internal and external guidelines and procedural documents related to environmental approvals and also conducts pre-submission consultation meetings on complex applications.