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The acts and regulations that regulate the delivery of environmental health services and programs at local and regional levels in Canada are continuously changing. To streamline the search process, we have compiled a list of federal and provincial/territorial legislation with relevance exclusive to the environmental health community.


2- Butoxyethanol Regulations, SOR/2006-347

PCB Regulations, SOR/2008-273

Radiation Emitting Devices Act, RSC 1985, c R-1

Radiation Emitting Devices Regulations, CRC, c 1370

Health of Animals Regulations, CRC, c 296

Quarantine Act, SC 2005, c 20

Food Establishment Safety Regulations, NWT Reg 097-2009

General Sanitation Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c P-16

General Sanitation Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-16

Public Accommodation Regulations, RRS c P-37.1 Reg 3

Shoreland Pollution Control Regulations, 1976, Sask Reg 54/76

Industrial Camps Regulation, BC Reg 70/2012


Personal Services Regulation, Alta Reg 20/2003

Wastewater and Storm Drainage Regulation, Alta Reg 119/1993

Housing Regulation, Alta Reg 173/1999

Institutions Regulation, Alta Reg 143/1981

Recreation Area Regulation, Alta Reg 198/2004

Work Camps Regulation, Alta Reg 218/2002

Waste Control Regulation, Alta Reg 192/1996

British Columbia

Health Hazards Regulation, BC Reg 216/2011

Municipal Wastewater Regulation, BC Reg 87/2012

Code of Practice for the Discharge of Produced Water from Coalbed Gas Operations, BC Reg 156/2005

Petroleum Storage and Distribution Facilities Storm Water Regulation, BC Reg 168/94

Pulp Mill and Pulp and Paper Mill Liquid Effluent Control Regulation, BC Reg 470/90

Animal Disease Control Act, RSBC 1996, c 14

Animal Disease Control Regulation, BC Reg 150/66

Regulated Activities Regulation, BC Reg 161/2011

Sewerage System Regulation, BC Reg 326/2004

Land-based Finfish Waste Control Regulation, BC Reg 68/94

Placer Mining Waste Control Regulation, BC Reg 107/89


Animal Diseases Act, CCSM c A85

Reporting of Diseases and Conditions Regulation, Man Reg 37/2009

X-Ray Safety Regulation, Man Reg 341/88 R

Tanning Regulation, Man Reg 58/2012

Storage and Handling of Petroleum Products and Allied Products Regulation, Man Reg 188/2001

Collection & Disposal of Wastes Regulation, Man Reg 321/88 R

Recreational Camps Regulation, Man Reg 327/88 R

Water Works, Sewerage and Sewage Disposal Regulation, Man Reg 331/88 R

New Brunswick

Artificial Tanning Act, SNB 2013, c 21

Newfoundland and Labrador

Personal Care Home Regulations, NLR 15/01

Sanitation Regulations, CNLR 803/96

Nova Scotia

Tanning Beds Act, SNS 2010, c 44

Tanning Facilities Regulations, NS Reg 195/2011

Prevention of Salmonella Infection by the Control of the Sale of Turtles Regulations, NS Reg 23/72

Rabies Control Regulations, NS Reg 42/42

PCB Management Regulations, NS Reg 52/95

Pesticide Regulations, NS Reg 61/95

Non-essential Pesticides Control Act, SNS 2010, c 6

Industrial and Construction Camps Regulations, NS Reg 40/42

Asbestos Waste Management Regulations, NS Reg 53/95

On-site Sewage Disposal Systems Regulations, NS Reg 194/2007

Solid Waste Resource Management Regulations, NS Reg 25/96

Northwest Territories

General Sanitation Exemption Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c P-17

Public Sewerage Systems Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c P-22

Tourist Accommodation Health Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c P-24


Barber Shops and Beauty Salons Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-11

Communicable Diseases Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-13

Ophthalmia Neonatorum Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-20

Tourist Accommodation Health Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-24

Public Sewerage Systems Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-22


Rabies Immunization, RRO 1990, Reg 567

Healing Arts Radiation Protection Act, RSO 1990, c H.2

Spill Prevention and Contingency Plans, O Reg 224/07

Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds), 2013, SO 2013, c 5

Camps in Unorganized Territory, RRO 1990, Reg 554

Recreational Camps, RRO 1990, Reg 568

Pesticides Act, RSO 1990, c P.11

Prince Edward Island

Radiation Safety Regulations, PEI Reg EC547/84

Tanning Facility Regulations, PEI Reg EC561/13

Food Premises Regulations, PEI Reg EC616/14

Rental Accommodation Regulations, PEI Reg EC142/70

Summer Trailer Court, Tenting and Camp Areas Regulations, PEI Reg EC167/69

Water and Sewerage Act, RSPEI 1988, c W-2


Regulation respecting waste water disposal systems for isolated dwellings, CQLR c Q-2, r 22

An Act to prevent Skin Cancer Caused by Artificial Tanning, CQLR c C-5.2


The Private Sewage Works Regulations, RRS c P-37.1 Reg 14

The Plumbing Regulations, RRS c P-37.1 Reg 13

Sanitation Regulations, Sask Reg 420/64

The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2002, SS 2002, c E-10.21

Yukon Territory

Communicable Diseases Regulations, YCO 1961/48

Personal Service Establishment Regulations, YOIC 1984/124

Gasoline Handling Act, RSY 2002, c 102

Gasoline Handling Regulations, YCO 1972/137

Embalmers and Embalming of Corpses, YOIC 1980/102

Rubbish Disposal Regulations, YCO 1962/150

Camp Sanitation Regulations, YCO 1961/38

Sewage Disposal Systems Regulation, YOIC 1999/82

Trailer Coach Park Regulations, YCO 1962/26