73. An owner or operator of a golf course who applies pesticides or has pesticides applied on the golf course must, every 3 years beginning on 3 April 2006, send a pesticide reduction plan to the Minister.
The plan must contain the following information:
(a) the name and address of the owner or operator of the golf course;
(b) the name and address of the golf course;
(c) the name and address of the person or permit holder who is responsible for pesticide applications;
(d) the name of the person responsible for maintaining the green areas of the golf course; and
(e) the total area of the golf course including only the greens, tee off areas, alleyways, sand traps and roughs, in hectares;
(2) pesticides: (a) the total quantity of pesticides applied annually in the 3 years preceding the sending of the plan to the Minister for the following classes of pesticides, with an indication of the area treated for each class:
— rodenticides; and
— other pesticides; and
(b) the name of each pesticide used for each category and its registration number;
(3) pesticide reduction objectives for the next 3 years, expressed in percentage or in quantity, for each of the following classes of pesticides:
(d) rodenticides; and
(e) other pesticides;
(4) methods used to observe, monitor and detect harmful organisms and the data collected, the preventive measures, the cultivation methods and the control methods used to attain the pesticide reduction objectives;
(5) measures taken to prevent pesticides from migrating outside the premises; and
(6) an evaluation of the results attained in regard to the reduction plan for the 3 previous years, their justifications and the corrective adjustments to be made, if any.
The plan must be signed by an agronomist who is a member of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec.