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Sand and Gravel Pits, & Quarry Operations

Posted: 2016-09-26

Please be advised that a Development Permit is required for the establishment of a commercial pit or quarry operation. In the case of Crown quarry minerals, proof of the issuance of a Provincial Lease or Casual Permit under Manitoba Quarrying Minerals Regulations is required. Conditional Use approval is required prior to the development permit being issued. Quarry means: a mine that is an open excavation from which quarry mineral is removed. Quarry Mineral means: a mineral, other than a diamond, ruby, sapphire or emerald, that is obtained from a quarry, and includes a) sand, gravel, clay, shale, kaolin, bentonite, gypsum, salt, coal and amber b) rock or stone that is used for a purpose other than as a source of metal, metalloid or asbestos, and c) a mineral that is prescribed as a quarry mineral Please contact our office for further information: Western Interlake Planning District, ph; 204-646-2615.