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CIVL 460: Civil Engineering Design


Regulations, Guidelines, and Environmental Assessments

  • Municipal by-laws: for most municipal jurisdictions find by-laws and regulations at the municipal web site, for example the City of Kingston website includes the city property standard

Federal Regulations

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Ontario Regulations

Ontario Statutes and Regulations

Ministry of Transportation (MTO) - Drainage Manual

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Ministry of Environment, Conservation, and Parks - Stormwater Management Design Manual

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Ontario Building Code

This is a non-government website that includes the 2017 Ontario building code for reference.

Ontario e-Laws

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