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Undertaking Descriptions

Type of Undertaking Description of Undertaking
Agricultural (AG) Nourishing crops or the providing of water for livestock
Conservation (CN) Construction of works for the preservation, protection, or improvement of the existing natural environment
Industrial (IN) Any industrial activity, other than placer or quartz mining, including manufacturing processes, hydrostatic testing, milling, fluming, the exploration for, and production and transportation of oil and gas, cooling systems, food processing, tanneries, smelters, sawmills, pulp mills, metal finishing, and tailings reprocessing
Miscellaneous (MS) Any other undertaking
Municipal (MN) Any activity:
(a) in a city, town, or village or in a settlement comprising a multiplicity of residential units, that uses only a municipal water and sewage system, including domestic, horticultural, fire protection, commercial, or industrial activities, or
(b) in a camp or lodge
Placer mining (PM) Placer mining within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Placer Mining Act
Power (Hydro) (HY) Authorized hydro or geothermal electrical generation of:
Class 0 150 or fewer kilowatts (kW)
Class 1 More than 150 kW but less than 5,000 kW
Class 2 5,000 or more kW but less than 10,000 kW
Class 3 10,000 or more kW but less than 20,000 kW
Class 4 20,000 or more kW but less than 50,000 kW
Class 5 50,000 or more kW but less than 1000,000 kW
Class 6 100,000 or more kilowatts
Quartz mining (QZ) Quartz mining within the meaning of the Quartz Mining Act
Recreational (RE) A commercial or public recreational development