Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Special Use Permit

A special use permit gives non exclusive authority to a company or an individual to occupy and use an area of Crown Land, within the Provincial Forest, when they have demonstrated to the District Manager that the intended use is in accordance with the Provincial Forest Use Regulation and related legislation.  Annual rent and taxes are payable on a Special Use Permit.

Land Uses Authorized Within A Provincial Forest By A Special Use Permit

  • Construction and maintenance of a road, including construction and maintenance of bridges and other drainage structures. (note: primarily mining access roads)

  • sand pits gravel pits, rock quarries and other quarries that provide materials for road construction, modification or maintenance authorized under the Forest Act.

  • A communication site

  • A logging camp and associated facilities, including a waste disposal site.

  • A log dump or dry land sort.

  • A temporary timber processing facility.

  • A lookout

  • A weather station

  • An airstrip, helipad or other air transportation landing site (note: forest uses only)

  • Educational or research purposes

  • Weight scales.

SUP / Licence of Occupation Letter - June 7, 2011



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