2009 Nutrient Management Protocol for Ontario Regulation 267/03 Made under the Nutrient Management Act, 2002

Part 1 - Introduction

This document is the Nutrient Management Protocol ("Protocol") which is referred to in Ontario Regulation 267/03 ("Regulation") made under the Nutrient Management Act 2002, S.O. 2002. It provides technical and scientific details and standards that are complementary to and in addition to those set out in the Regulation. Using this Protocol will be useful in developing and implementing nutrient management strategies ("NMS"), nutrient management plans ("NMP") and non-agricultural source material plans ("NASM plans") that comply with regulatory requirements. Anyone reading this document should ensure that they have the most recent version of Ontario Regulation 267/03 and this Protocol.

Nothing in this Protocol takes away any obligation to comply with other applicable laws such as:

  • any requirements under Part V of the Environmental Protection Act;
  • Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) requirements and
  • the standards under the Ontario Building Code.

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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 14 September 2009
Last Reviewed: 14 September 2009