Check these sources for Canadian environmental guidelines, regulations, permits and agreements.
- Acts, regulations and agreements – Environment
When you operate a business, you need to obey laws and regulations that protect the water, land, air, birds and animals that are around it. Learn about the environmental rules that apply to your business.
- Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines
Does your business use chemicals that could pollute your land and the water nearby? This website can show you how much you can safely use.
- Permits and licences
Use our service to find federal, provincial/territorial and municipal permits and licences that you may need to start your business.
- Compliance Assurance Program
Find out which rules and obligations put in place to protect the environment apply to your business.
- Environmental approvals
Find out if you need an Environmental Compliance Approval for your Ontario business.
- Permits to take water (Ontario)
If your business needs more than 50,000 litres of water a day, you will need a permit.
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