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Updated to 1 April 2014
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chapter Q-2, r. 13

Regulation respecting solid waste

Environment Quality Act
 (chapter Q-2, ss. 20, 31, 46, 53, 53.30, 55, 61, 66, 70, 71, 72, 74, 87, 88, 115.27, 115.34 and 124.1)

  Replaced, O.C. 451-2005, 2005 G.O. 2, 1182; eff. 06-01-19; see chapter Q-2, r. 6.02

This Regulation is replaced, but continues to apply as provided in sections 156 to 168 of the Regulation respecting the landfilling and incineration of residual materials (chapter Q-2, r. 19)


O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 451-2005, s. 156.

DIVISION  I
INTERPRETATION

1.  Definitions: In this Regulation, unless the context indicates otherwise, the following words and expressions mean:

  (a)      (paragraph revoked);

  (b)      (paragraph revoked);

  (c)      (paragraph revoked);

  (d)      (paragraph revoked);

  (e)      «solid waste»: any residual material that is solid at 20ºC and is a result of industrial, commercial or agricultural activity, rubbish, biomedical waste within the meaning of section 1 of the Regulation respecting biomedical waste (chapter Q-2, r. 12) that has been treated by disinfection, solid waste incineration residues or biomedical waste incineration residues, household garbage, debris, rubble or other waste that is solid at 20ºC with the exeption of:

  (1)    motor vehicle wrecks, earth and sand impregnated with hydrocarbons, products resulting from the treatment of contaminated soils by a stabilization, fixation and solidification process, pesticides, biomedical waste, manure, mining residues, radioactive waste, sludge, solid residues from pulp and paper plants and sawmills, and hazardous materials within the meaning of paragraph 21 of section 1 of the Environment Quality Act;

  (2)    waste that is not aforementioned hazardous materials, and is the result of industrial processing in the sectors of tanning, petroleum refining, metallurgy, mineral chemistry, organic chemistry, or treatment and coating of surfaces, and in which the concentration of contaminants in phenol compounds, cadmium, chromium, copper, nickel, zinc, lead, mercury, oil or grease in the leachate of the waste is higher than the standards prescribed by section 30; the leachate is obtained and analyzed in conformity with the methods and under the conditions prescribed in section 30.4;

  (f)      «dump»: any elimination site where waste was deposited on the ground in the open air up to 10 May 1978 and that does not conform to the standards prescribed in Divisions IV, IX and X;

  (g)      «leachate»: liquid that percolates through a layer of solid waste;

  (h)      (paragraph revoked);

  (i)      «operator»: any person or municipality that operates a site for the storage or elimination of solid waste;

  (j)      (paragraph revoked);

  (k)      (paragraph revoked);

  (l)      «elimination site»: site for treatment or final disposal of solid waste;

  (m)      «Act»: Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2);

  (n)      «dry materials»: means non-fermentable, shredded residues free of hazardous materials mentioned in paragraph e, cut wood, debris and rubble, fragments of concrete, masonry and asphalt;

  (o)      (paragraph revoked);

  (p)      (paragraph revoked);

  (q)      (paragraph revoked);

  (r)      (paragraph revoked);

  (s)      (paragraph revoked).

This section applies particularly to immoveables comprised in a reserved area or in an agricultural zone established under the Act to preserve agricultural land (chapter P-41.1) (chapter Q-2, s. 124.1).


R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 1; O.C. 1003-85, ss. 1 and 5; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; O.C. 585-92, s. 1; S.Q., 1994, c. 17, s. 77; O.C. 1310-97, s. 153; O.C. 1036-98, s. 1; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 843-2001, s. 68; O.C. 661-2013, s. 1.

1.1.    (Revoked).

O.C. 1036-98, s. 2; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

2.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 2; S.Q., 1988, c. 19, s. 274; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

DIVISION  II  (Revoked)

O.C. 195-82, Div. IIO.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

3.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 3; O.C. 195-82, s. 1; O.C. 1075-84, s. 1; O.C. 1036-98, s. 3; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

4.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 4; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

5.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 5; O.C. 1036-98, s. 4; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

6.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 6; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

7.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 7; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

7.1.    (Revoked).

O.C. 1075-84, s. 2; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

8.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 8; O.C. 195-82, s. 2; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

9.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 9; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

10.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 10; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

DIVISION  III  (Revoked)

O.C. 492-2000, s. 5O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

11.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 11; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

12.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 12; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; S.Q., 1994, c. 17, s. 77; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

13.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 13; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

14.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 14; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

15.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 15; O.C. 195-82, s. 3; O.C. 1036-98, s. 5; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

16.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 16; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

17.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 17; O.C. 195-82, s. 4; O.C. 585-92, s. 2; O.C. 1036-98, s. 6; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

18.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 18; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

19.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 19; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; S.Q., 1994, c. 17, s. 77; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

20.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 20; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

21.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 21; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

22.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 22; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

DIVISION  IV
SANITARY LANDFILL

23.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 23; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

24.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 24; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

25.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 25; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

26.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 26; S.Q., 1993, c. 32, s. 22; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

27.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 27; S.Q., 1992, c. 21, s. 375; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

28.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 28; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

29.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 29; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

30.  Leachate: The operator of a sanitary landfill site must not discharge into the hydrographic surface network or into a storm sewer network any leachate containing contaminants above the standards prescribed as follows:

  (a)      phenolic compounds: 0,02 milligram per litre;

  (b)      total cyanides (expressed as HCN): 0,1 milligram per litre;

  (c)      total sulfides (expressed as H2S): 2 milligrams per litre;

  (d)      cadmium (Cd): 0,1 milligram per litre;

  (e)      chrome (Cr): 0,5 milligram per litre;

  (f)      copper (Cu): 1 milligram per litre;

  (g)      nickel (Ni): 1 milligram per litre;

  (h)      zinc (Zn): 1 milligram per litre;

  (i)      lead (Pb): 0,1 milligram per litre;

  (j)      mercury (Hg): 0,001 milligram per litre;

  (k)      iron (Fe): 17 milligrams per litre;

  (l)      chlorides (expressed as Cl): 1 500 milligrams per litre;

  (m)      sulfates (expressed as SO4): 1 500 milligrams per litre;

  (n)      greases and oils: 15 milligrams per litre;

  (o)      total coliform bacteria: 2 400 per 100 millilitres;

  (p)      fecal coliform bacteria: 200 per 100 millilitres;

  (q)      5-day biochemical oxygen demand (5-day BOD): 40 milligrams per litre;

  (r)      chemical oxygen demand: 100 milligrams per litre;

  (s)      odours: must not produce any of the effects enumerated in the second paragraph in fine of section 20 of the Act.

The standards prescribed in subparagraphs q and r of the first paragraph do not apply where leachate is treated in a treatment station referred to in sections 31 and 31.1.

This section applies particularly to a reserved area or in an agricultural zone established in accordance with the Act to preserve agricultural land (chapter P-41.1) (chapter Q-2, s. 124.1)


R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 30; O.C. 195-82, s. 5.

30.1.  Dilution: Leachate must not be diluted before being discharged into the hydrographic surface network or into a storm sewer network.

O.C. 195-82, s. 5.

30.2.  Continued treatment: If treatment is required for the standards prescribed in section 30 to be complied with, such treatment must continue to function after the sanitary landfill site is abandoned until the discharges comply with the above standards without requiring treatment.

O.C. 195-82, s. 5.

30.3.  Sampling methods: Leachate sampling for the purposes of verifying compliance with the standards prescribed in section 30 must be carried out in accordance with the terms and conditions described in the Guide d'échantillonnage à des fins d'analyses environnementales published by the Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Faune.

O.C. 195-82, s. 5; O.C. 1036-98, s. 7.

30.4.  Analysis methods: Analysis of leachate samples must be carried out by a laboratory accredited by the Minister under section 118.6 of the Act and in accordance with the methods described in the Liste des méthodes d'analyses relatives à l'application des règlements découlant de la Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement published by the Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Faune.

O.C. 195-82, s. 5; O.C. 1036-98, s. 7.

30.5.  Filtration prohibited: Leachate sambles must not be filtered in any way, either at the time they are collected or in preparation for analysis.

O.C. 1036-98, s. 7.

31.  Water treatment stations: Every leachate treatment station must be situated more than 50 metres from any public road, recreation area, municipal park, golf course, alpine ski trail, public beach, ecological reserve created pursuant to the Act respecting ecological reserves (chapter R-26.1), park within the meaning of the Parks Act (chapter P-9) or park within the meaning of the National Parks Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter N-14).

Any pond or outside oxydation basin aerated automatically and any surface spraying field must be situated more than 200 metres from any dwelling, educational institution, religious edifice, food products processing establishment, camping ground, restaurant or hotel holding a permit issued under the Hotels Act (chapter H-3), holiday camp and institution within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5). In the case of other ponds and outside oxydation basins, the distance is increased to 500 metres.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 31; S.Q., 1992, c. 21, s. 375; S.Q., 1993, c. 32, s. 22.

The Hotels Act (chapter H-3) is replaced by the Tourist Establisments Act (chapter E-15.1) S.Q., 1987, c. 12, s. 43.


31.1.  Stabilization or oxidation ponds: Any outside stabilization or oxidation pond used to treat leachate from a sanitary landfill site must:

  (a)      have sides and a bottom made of leakproof material or of material through which the migration time of water is less than 10-5 centimetres per second;

  (b)      where the sides form an embankment above ground level, the upper part of the embankment must be no less than 3 metres wide;

  (c)      have sides and embankments with a grade of 3 in 1;

  (d)      be designed and operates so that no less than one metre is left at all times between the water level of the pond and the edge of the sides;

  (e)      have a horizontal bottom free of any vegetation;

  (f)      have rounded corners;

  (g)      have an entrance and an exit placed opposite each other along the longitudinal axis of the pond;

  (h)      have an outlet with a concrete foundation that, for a stabilization pond, must be designed to allow for a certain variation in the water level of the pond;

  (i)      be designed and operated to maintain, for an oxidation pond, a maximum depth of 4 metres of water and, for a stabilization pond, to maintain a depth of 1 metre between 1 May and 1 November and of 2 metres between 1 November and 1 May;

  (j)      be designed and operated to ensure the removal of 85 % of the 5-day biochemical oxygen demand of leachate;

  (k)      for an oxidation pond, be equipped with an emergency pressure charger;

  (l)      for a distance of less than 10 metres, be surrounded by a permanent steel wire fence no less than 2 metres high with spacing no more than 8 centimetres wide; and

  (m)      have an access road that may be used year-round.

This section applies particularly to a reserved area or in an agricultural zone established in accordance with the Act to preserve agricultural land (chapter P-41.1) (chapter Q-2, s. 124.1)


O.C. 195-82, s. 6.

32.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 32; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

33.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 33; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

34.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 34; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

35.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 35; O.C. 1036-98, s. 8; O.C. 661-2013, s. 2.

36.  Access: The access roads and traffic areas of the sanitary landfill site must be useable.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 36; O.C. 661-2013, s. 3.

37.  Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 37; O.C. 1036-98, s. 9.

38.  Drainage: Every sanitary landfill site must have a drainage system to prevent the infiltration of surface water into the solid waste deposited at the sanitary landfill site.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 38.

39.  Buffer zone: Every sanitary landfill site must have a buffer zone at least 10 metres wide between the limits of the solid waste landfill area and all neighbouring land occupied by a person other than the operator of the sanitary landfill site.

Where such buffer zone is a wooded area, the existing trees must be preserved in order to maintain the natural forest setting.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 39.

40.  Posting of a sign: A conspicuous sign must be posted at the entrance to a sanitary landfill that has been permanently closed stating that the landfill is closed and that the disposal of residual materials is prohibited.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 40; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 4.

41.  Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 41; O.C. 1036-98, s. 9.

42.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 42; O.C. 661-2013, s. 5.

43.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 43; O.C. 661-2013, s. 5.

44.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 44; O.C. 661-2013, s. 5.

45.  Final cover and revegetation: The final cover material for a sanitary landfill site must consist of earth and be at least 60 centimetres thick. However, if the thickness of each layer of solid waste is 6 metres or more, the final cover material must consist of at least 120 centimetres of earth. The landfill area must always be levelled following a minimum slope of 2 % and not exceeding 30 %.

All holes, cave-ins and faults must be filled in or repaired until the ground has stabilized. The operator of the sanitary landfill site must seed the soil and take all measures required in order that vegetation is still growing 2 years after the final cover.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 45.

46.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 46; O.C. 195-82, s. 7; O.C. 661-2013, s. 5.

47.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 47; O.C. 661-2013, s. 5.

48.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 48; O.C. 195-82, s. 8; O.C. 1036-98, s. 10; O.C. 661-2013, s. 5.

49.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 49; O.C. 661-2013, s. 5.

50.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 50; O.C. 661-2013, s. 5.

51.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 51; O.C. 195-82, s. 9; O.C. 661-2013, s. 5.

52.  No admission: A barrier or other obstacle must be placed at a distance of less than 20 metres from the public thoroughfare to prevent motor vehicles from entering the premises.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 52; O.C. 661-2013, s. 6.

53.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 53; O.C. 1036-98, s. 11; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

54.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 54; O.C. 1003-85, ss. 2 and 5; O.C. 585-92, s. 3; O.C. 1458-93, s. 1; O.C. 843-2001, s. 69; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

55.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 55; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

56.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 56; O.C. 918-2000, s. 30; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

57.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 57; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

57.1.    (Revoked).

O.C. 195-82, s. 10; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

58.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 58; O.C. 1036-98, s. 12; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

59.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 59; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

60.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 60; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

DIVISION  V  (Revoked)

O.C. 195-82, Div. VO.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

61.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 61; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

62.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 62; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

63.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 63; O.C. 585-92, s. 4; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

63.1.    (Revoked).

O.C. 585-92, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

64.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 64; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

65.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 65; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

66.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 66; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

67.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 67; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

68.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 68; O.C. 585-92, s. 6; O.C. 1310-97, s. 154; O.C. 918-2000, s. 31; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

DIVISION  VI  (Revoked)

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, div. VIO.C. 1036-98, s. 13O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

68.1.    (Revoked).

O.C. 1036-98, s. 14; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

69.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 69; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

70.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 70; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

71.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 71; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

72.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 72; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

73.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 73; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

74.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 74; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

75.  Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 75; O.C. 1036-98, s. 15.

76.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 76; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

77.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 77; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

78.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 78; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

79.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 79; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

DIVISION  VII  (Revoked)

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, div. VIIO.C. 1036-98, s. 16O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

79.1.    (Revoked).

O.C. 1036-98, s. 17; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

80.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 80; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

81.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 81; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

82.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 82; O.C. 1003-85, ss. 3 and 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

DIVISION  VIII  (Revoked)

O.C. 195-82, Div. VIIIO.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

83.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 83; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

84.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 84; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

DIVISION  IX
DRY MATERIALS DISPOSAL SITE

85.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 85; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

86.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 86; O.C. 918-2000, s. 32; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

87.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 87; O.C. 661-2013, s. 7.

88.  Other operating standards: Section 40 applies at all times, with the necessary modifications, to dry materials disposal sites.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 88; O.C. 1036-98, s. 18; O.C. 661-2013, s. 8.

89.  Final profile: At the end of the filling project, the final profile of a dry materials disposal site, including the final covering layer, must not be higher than the profile of the surrounding land.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 89.

90.  Final cover: As soon as the filling of a dry materials disposal site is completed to a depth of 60 centimetres or 120 centimetres below the profile of the surrounding land, in accordance with the cases contemplated in section 45, the operator of a dry materials disposal site must then apply the final cover in the manner contemplated in section 45.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 90.

91.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 91; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

92.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 92; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

DIVISION  X  (Revoked)

O.C. 195-82, Div. XO.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

93.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 93; O.C. 195-82, s. 11; O.C. 1615-91, s. 1; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 1048-2004, s. 1; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

94.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 94; O.C. 1048-2004, s. 2; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

95.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 95; O.C. 195-82, s. 12; S.Q., 1993, c. 32, s. 22; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

96.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 96; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

97.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 97; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

98.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 98; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

99.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 99; O.C. 918-2000, s. 33; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

100.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 100; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

DIVISION  X.I
WASTE DISPOSAL SITE IN THE NORTH

O.C. 1075-84, s. 3.

100.1.    (Revoked).

O.C. 1075-84, s. 3; O.C. 1615-91, s. 2; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

100.2.    (Revoked).

O.C. 1075-84, s. 3; O.C. 661-2013, s. 9.

100.3.  Fence and gate: A waste disposal site in the North must be surrounded by a fence equipped with a gate to prevent access to the site. They must be at least 2.5 m high and the gate must remain closed at all times.

O.C. 1075-84, s. 3; O.C. 661-2013, s. 10.

100.4.    (Revoked).

O.C. 1075-84, s. 3; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

100.5.    (Revoked).

O.C. 1075-84, s. 3; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

100.6.    (Revoked).

O.C. 1075-84, s. 3; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

100.7.    (Revoked).

O.C. 1075-84, s. 3; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

DIVISION  XI  (Revoked)

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, div. XIO.C. 1036-98, s. 19O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

101.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 101; O.C. 1036-98, s. 20; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

102.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 102; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

103.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 103; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

DIVISION  XII  (Revoked)

O.C. 195-82, Div. XIIO.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

104.  Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 104; O.C. 2238-85, s. 1.

105.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 105; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

106.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 106; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

107.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 107; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

108.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 108; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

109.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 109; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

110.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 110; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

110.1.    (Revoked).

O.C. 195-82, s. 13; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

DIVISION  XIII  (Revoked)

R.R.Q., 1981, Div. XIIIO.C. 492-2000, s. 5O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

111.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 111; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

DIVISION  XIV  (Revoked)

O.C. 195-82, Div. XVIO.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

112.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 112; O.C. 195-82, s. 14; O.C. 2238-85, ss. 2 and 3; O.C. 1621-87, s. 1; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

113.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 113; O.C. 1621-87, s. 2; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

114.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 114; O.C. 1036-98, s. 21; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

115.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 115; O.C. 1863-88, s. 1; O.C. 1615-91, s. 3; O.C. 859-98, s. 1; O.C. 1048-2004, s. 3; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

115.1.    (Revoked).

O.C. 1048-2004, s. 4; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

116.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 116; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

117.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 117; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

118.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 118; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

DIVISION  XV

  Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, Div. XVO.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

119.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 119; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

120.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 120; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

121.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 121; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

122.    Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 122; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.

DIVISION  XVI
TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

123.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 123; O.C. 195-82, s. 15; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

124.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 124; O.C. 195-82, s. 16; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

125.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 125; O.C. 195-82, s. 17; O.C. 661-2013, s. 11.

126.  Closing down of dumps: A dump or other open-air solid waste deposit site must be closed down as follows:

  (a)      access to the dump must be prohibited in a permanent fashion by a barrier, fence or ditch of at least 60 centimetres depth or any other obstacle of at least 50 centimetres in height;

  (b)      a notice must indicate that it is prohibited to deposit waste upon pain of a fine;

  (c)      (paragraph revoked);

  (d)      (paragraph revoked);

  (e)      (paragraph revoked);

  (f)      (paragraph revoked).

This section applies particularly to a reserved area or in an agricultural zone established in accordance with the Act to preserve agricultural land (chapter P-41.1) (chapter Q-2, s. 124.1)


R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 126; O.C. 195-82, s. 18; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; O.C. 661-2013, s. 12.

DIVISION  XVI.1
MONETARY ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.1.  A monetary administrative penalty of $250 in the case of a natural person or $1,000 in other cases may be imposed on any person who fails

  (1)    to provide a permanently closed landfill with a sign that meets the requirements of section 40;

  (2)    to provide a site referred to in section 126 with a sign that meets the requirements of subparagraph b of that section.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.2.  A monetary administrative penalty of $350 in the case of a natural person or $1,500 in other cases may be imposed on any person who fails

  (1)    to prevent motor vehicles from entering a sanitary landfill by one of the means provided for in section 52, in the cases and under the conditions set out in that section;

  (2)    to surround a waste disposal site in the North with a fence or equip the fence with a gate that meet the requirements of section 100.3 or to keep the gate closed at all times, in accordance with that section;

  (3)    to permanently prohibit access to a site referred to in section 126, by a means that complies with the requirements of subparagraph a of that section.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.3.  A monetary administrative penalty of $500 in the case of a natural person or $2,500 in other cases may be imposed on any person who fails

  (1)    to carry out the sampling or analysis of the water samples referred to in section 30.3 in accordance with the terms and conditions of that section, section 30.4 or section 30.5;

  (2)    to ensure that the roads and areas referred in section 36 are useable;

  (3)    to provide a sanitary landfill with a buffer zone that meets the requirements of the first or second paragraph of section 39;

  (4)    to comply with either of the conditions prescribed by section 45 regarding the final cover or revegetation of a sanitary landfill;

  (5)    to ensure that the final profile of a dry materials disposal site meets the conditions set out in section 89;

  (6)    to immediately apply the final cover of a dry materials disposal site, in the cases and under the conditions set out in section 90.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.4.  A monetary administrative penalty of $750 in the case of a natural person or $3,500 in other cases may be imposed on any person who fails

  (1)    to ensure that an outside stabilization or oxidation pond referred to in section 31.1 meets the conditions set out in paragraphs a to m of that section;

  (2)    to provide a sanitary landfill with a drainage system that complies with the requirements of section 38.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.5.  A monetary administrative penalty of $1,000 in the case of a natural person or $5,000 in other cases may be imposed on any person who fails to comply with the siting standards prescribed by the first or second paragraph of section 31.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.6.  A monetary administrative penalty of $1,500 in the case of a natural person or $7,500 in other cases may be imposed on any person who dilutes leachate before it is discharged into a network referred to in section 30.1, in contravention of section 30.1.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.7.  A monetary administrative penalty of $2,000 in the case of a natural person or $10,000 in other cases may be imposed on any person who discharges into a network referred to in section 30 leachate that does not comply with the standards prescribed by subparagraphs a to s of the first paragraph of that section.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

DIVISION  XVI.2
PENAL SANCTIONS

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.8.  Every person who contravenes section 40 or subparagraph b of section 126 commits an offence and is liable, in the case of a natural person, to a fine of $1,000 to $100,000 or, in other cases, to a fine of $3,000 to $600,000.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.9.  Every person who contravenes section 52 or 100.3 or subparagraph a of section 126 commits an offence and is liable, in the case of a natural person, to a fine of $2,000 to $100,000 or, in other cases, to a fine of $6,000 to $600,000.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.10.  Every person who contravenes section 30.3, 30.4, 30.5, 36, 39, 45, 89 or 90 commits an offence and is liable, in the case of a natural person, to a fine of $2,500 to $250,000 or, in other cases, to a fine of $7,500 to $1,500,000.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.11.  Every person who contravenes section 31.1 or 38 commits an offence and is liable, in the case of a natural person, to a fine of $4,000 to $250,000 or, in other cases, to a fine of $12,000 to $1,500,000.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.12.  Every person who contravenes section 31 or, under this Regulation, makes a declaration, communicates information or files a document that is false or misleading commits an offence and is liable, in the case of a natural person, to a fine of $5,000 to $500,000 or, despite article 231 of the Code of Penal Procedure (chapter C-25.1), to a maximum term of imprisonment of 18 months, or to both the fine and imprisonment, or, in other cases, to a fine of $15,000 to $3,000,000.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.13.  Every person who contravenes section 30.1 commits an offence and is liable, in the case of a natural person, to a fine of $8,000 to $500,000 or, despite article 231 of the Code of Penal Procedure (chapter C-25.1), to a maximum term of imprisonment of 18 months, or to both the fine and imprisonment, or, in other cases, to a fine of $24,000 to $3,000,000.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.14.  Every person who contravenes section 30 commits an offence and is liable, in the case of a natural person, to a fine of $10,000 to $1,000,000 or, despite article 231 of the Code of Penal Procedure (chapter C-25.1), to a maximum term of imprisonment of 3 years, or to both the fine and imprisonment, or, in other cases, to a fine of $30,000 to $6,000,000.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

126.15.  Every person who contravenes any other requirement imposed by this Regulation also commits an offence and is liable, where no other penalty is provided for by this Division or the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2), to a fine of $1,000 to $100,000 in the case of a natural person or, in other cases, to a fine of $3,000 to $600,000.

O.C. 661-2013, s. 13.

DIVISION  XVII
FINAL PROVISIONS

127.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 127; O.C. 195-82, s. 19; O.C. 1075-84, s. 4; O.C. 30-92, s. 1; O.C. 1036-98, s. 22; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 14.

128.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 128; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 14.

129.  Abrogated.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 129; O.C. 195-82, s. 20; O.C. 1003-85, s. 4.

130.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 130; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 14.

131.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 131; O.C. 195-82, s. 20; O.C. 859-98, s. 2; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 14.

132.  Existing elimination sites: This Regulation applies to elimination sites established before 10 May 1978.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 132; O.C. 661-2013, s. 15.

132.1.    (Revoked).

O.C. 195-82, s. 21; O.C. 661-2013, s. 16.

133.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 133; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; O.C. 661-2013, s. 16.

134.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 134; O.C. 195-82, s. 22; O.C. 661-2013, s. 16.

135.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 135; O.C. 661-2013, s. 16.

136.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 136; S.Q., 1988, c. 49, s. 54; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 16.

137.    (Revoked).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 137; O.C. 1036-98, s. 23; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 16.

138.    (Revoked).

O.C. 195-82, s. 23; O.C. 1863-88, s. 2; O.C. 918-2000, s. 34; O.C. 661-2013, s. 16.

SCHEDULE  B

Revoked.

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, Sch. B; O.C. 1036-98, s. 24.

SCHEDULE  A

(Revoked)

R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, Sch. A; O.C. 195-82, s. 24; O.C. 661-2013, s. 17.

SCHEDULE  C

(Revoked)

O.C. 1075-84, s. 5; O.C. 661-2013, s. 17.



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