11. The use of vehicles or machinery in wetlands and bodies of water must meet the following conditions:
(1) in the unwatered part of a lakeshore or riverbank, flood zone or wetland, the vehicle or machinery may circulate provided the area is restored to its original condition, or a condition close thereto if ruts are formed;
(2) refuelling and maintenance must be done outside the littoral zone, the lakeshore or riverbank, or a wetland, except in the case of a drill or stationary machinery used in those areas.
The condition prescribed in subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph does not apply to ruts formed in trails laid out in a forested wetland and a flood zone for the purpose of a forest management activity if they appear over no more than 25% of the total length of the trails laid out in each harvest area.
871-2020O.C. 871-2020, s. 11; 1596-2021O.C. 1596-2021, s. 2812.