GUIDE TO THE APPLICATION OF THE REGULATION RESPECTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF FORESTS IN THE DOMAIN OF THE STATE

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Chapter V – Roads, sandpits and forest infrastructures
Division II – Roads
§2. Prohibited construction, improvement or repair

Section 66

The construction or improvement of a road to cross a lake is prohibited, unless authorized as part of an activity or project for which a certificate of authorization was issued following a decision of the authority concerned made under section 31.5, 164 or 201 of the Environment Quality Act This link opens a new window (chapter Q-2). 

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Objectives

  • To preserve the integrity of an aquatic, wetland or riparian environment
  • To allow certain forest development activities in or near a particular place
  • To provide access to the territory

Additional information

Where a certificate of authorization has been issued under the Environment Quality Act This link opens a new window for the construction or improvement of a road across a lake, the work must also be authorized by the Minister responsible for the Sustainable Forest Development Act This link opens a new window . The Minister specifies which forest development activities are authorized and sets the conditions to be met when they are carried out.