Creation of Excavation
Res #: 16-02A
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Government Relations
WHEREAS, subsection 206(n) of The Rural Municipality Act, 1989 authorizes rural municipalities to prohibit the placement of objects above ground within certain distances from roads and intersections of roads; and
WHEREAS, it is desirable that Councils have the authority to prohibit the creation of excavations (i.e. dugouts and or ditches) within certain distances from roads and intersections of roads as the same may pose a hazard to motorists;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that SARM request the Provincial Government to provide rural municipalities with authority to prohibit the creation of excavations within certain distances of roads and road intersections.
Response From the Hon. Ron Osika:
GR is willing to consider the proposed amendment.
Any amendment would not proceed until the 2003 session of the Legislature, at earliest.