The Blasting Bylaw regulates the use of explosive agents for the purpose of blasting within the outer boundaries of the District of Squamish.
IMPORTANT - Applicants must follow municipal and provincial fire regulations due to "Extreme" and "High" fire risk ratings. Hours of permitted works may be amended or suspended based on these ratings.
|1. Applicant’s name: must be the blaster or blasting company;|
|2. At least 3 days-notice must be given so Staff may ensure blasting certificate and insurance are valid;|
|3. Worksafe clearance letter must be provided;|
|4. Blasting certificate must be submitted;|
|5. $1M liability insurance with the following requirements:
|6. Permit, once approved, will be valid for up to 30 days;|
|7. Actual blasting is permitted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 6 p.m. or 7 p.m. depending on the location. If in a residential neighbourhood the latest blasting time will be determined based on discussion with the blaster;|
|8. A map, including longitude/latitude may be required if a civic address is not supplied.|
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