86. Pesticides other than Bacillus thuringiensis (Kurstaki variety) applied for agricultural purposes and in a non-forest environment must be applied more than 30 m from a watercourse or body of water, protected immovable or bicycle path physically separated from the automobile traffic and that has its own right of way if the height of the application apparatus from the ground is less than 5 m, and more than 60 m from a watercourse or body of water or protected immovable if the height of the apparatus from the ground is 5 m or more.
For the purposes of the first paragraph, the watercourses referred to in “watercourse or body of water” are the parts of a watercourse wider than 4 m; that width is measured from the natural high-water mark of the watercourse as defined in the policy referred to in the second paragraph of section 1. For watercourses whose width is less than 4 m, the prohibition set out in section 30 continues to apply.
Bacillus thuringiensis (kurstaki variety) applied for agricultural purposes and in a non-forest environment must be applied at a distance from a protected immovable or bicycle path physically separated from the automobile traffic and that has its own right of way at least equal to the width of 1 treatment flight lane of the aircraft.
Those requirements do not apply if the application of the pesticide is carried out by, or at the request of, the owner of the immovable or of the operator residing in the immovable.
O.C. 331-2003, s. 86; O.C. 464-2003, s. 2; O.C. 319-2006, s. 2; O.C. 70-2018, s. 1311.