51. An application for an exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances shall include the following documents:
(1) the map referred to in section 48, established to a scale that is not smaller than 1:5 000, indicating the elements referred to in the second paragraph of that section and, for a peat-bog, a hypsometric contour map showing the dimensions of the peat-bog and the location of the proposed drainage system;
(2) a report describing the nature, extent and quality of the ore body or deposit;
(3) a report describing the intended uses for the mined substance, the proposed markets and the projected production rate; and
(4) a report describing the proposed mining method.
Where the application is submitted by a municipality or an intermunicipal board, the reports referred to in subparagraphs 3 and 4 of the first paragraph are replaced by a 5-year plan for the construction, repair and maintenance of streets and the road network.
Where the parcel of land covered by the application for an exclusive lease is situated in unsurveyed territory and its area and shape do not correspond to those of a land designated on a map that may be subject to a claim, as determined by the Minister and reproduced on the maps kept at the office of the registrar, and, for parts of lots or of blocks in surveyed territory where the parcel of land covered by the application does not cover entire lots or blocks according to the original survey, the perimeter appearing on the map shall be established through surveying or shall be defined by rectangular UTM coordinates (Universal Transverse Mercator) and the zone, according to the North American Datum 1983 (NAD83), and its system of geodesic coordinates in effect, in compliance with the National Topographic System of Canada (NTS); in the latter case, the apexes of the perimeter shall be numbered on the map and a list of corresponding coordinates shall be attached thereto.
Where the surface mineral substance that the applicant for an exclusive lease intends to mine is silica sand, calcite, dolomite or a type of rock used as building stone or silica ore, the report referred to in subparagraph 2 of the first paragraph shall be certified by a geologist who is a member of the Ordre des géologues du Québec or an engineer who is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec.
O.C. 1042-2000, s. 51; O.C. 74-2005, s. 11.