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Permitted Uses

Rules of Conduct in Conservation Areas: R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 98: Conservation Areas – Ausable Bayfield

This is the regulation for activities and permitted/prohibited uses of land owned by Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority: 

NOTE: This Regulation will be revoked on the day subsection 27(1) of Schedule 4 to the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 comes into force. At that time, Ontario Regulation 688/21 will be enacted. 

Please know what activities and uses are permitted, or prohibited, on Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) lands and lands managed by ABCA.

NOTICE: Off-road vehicles such as all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and dirt bikes are prohibited on all Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) properties and all properties managed by ABCA.

If you are unable to view the ‘Permitted Activities’ chart, above, please download it now: 

Use of properties, owned lands and lands managed by ABCA, is permitted in daytime hours only.

Some of ABCA properties permit hunting, for more information visit our Hunting web page

For more information about permitted, or prohibited uses of ABCA lands, please visit our staff contact page.

For current property status and updates please visit this web page: