38. Except in the cases provided for in the second paragraph, work relating to an infrastructure, work, building or facility already present in the flood zone must not increase its exposure to flooding.
Work on a road, culvert, bridge or stabilization work for a road must not increase its surface area exposed to flooding by more than 25%, except where the work involves the siting of a new work.
For the purposes of this section, the reference to a flood zone includes the littoral zone and the lakeshore or riverbank, where applicable.
O.C. 871-2020, s. 38; O.C. 1596-2021, s. 4811a; I.N. 2022-03-01.