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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.


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


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

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

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


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


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


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

Newfoundland and Labrador

Sanitation Regulations, CNLR 803/96

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

Nova Scotia

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


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


Camps in Unorganized Territory, RRO 1990, Reg 554

Recreational Camps, RRO 1990, Reg 568

Prince Edward Island

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

Yukon Territory

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