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B.C. Reg. 63/88
O.C. 268/88
Deposited February 18, 1988
effective April 1, 1988
This consolidation is current to July 25, 2023.
See the Cumulative B.C. Regulations Bulletin 2023 and
Cumulative B.C. Regulations Bulletin 2024
for amendments effective after July 25, 2023.
Link to consolidated regulation (PDF)
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Environmental Management Act

Hazardous Waste Regulation

[Last amended March 30, 2022 by B.C. Reg. 76/2022]

Part 1 — Interpretation and Application
Part 2 — Minimum Siting Standards for All Hazardous Waste Facilities
3Siting standards
Part 3 — Operational Requirements for All Hazardous Waste Facilities
5Waste information
6Waste record
7Weather protection
8Access security
9Prevention of fire, explosion and accidental reactions
10Spill protection and reporting
11Contingency plan
12Emergency systems testing
13Personnel training
Part 4 — Additional Requirements
Division 1 — Recycle Facilities
15Operational requirements
Division 2 — Storage Facilities
16Operational requirements
17Performance standards
17.1Additional requirements for storage of PCB wastes
Division 3 — Requirements For Treatment Facilities
18Operational requirements
19Performance standards
Division 4 — Requirements for Incinerators and Thermal Facilities
20Operational requirements
21Performance standards
Division 5 — Mobile Facilities
22Siting requirements
23Operational requirements
24Performance standards
Division 6 — Secure Landfills
24.1Permit requirement
25Siting requirements
26Operational requirements
27Performance standards
Division 7 — Waste Piles, Surface Impoundments and Land Treatment Facilities
28Siting requirements for waste piles, surface impoundments and land treatment facilities
29Operational requirements for waste piles, surface impoundments and land treatment facilities
30Performance standards for waste piles
31Performance standards for surface impoundments
32Performance standards for land treatment
Division 8 — Disposal in a Secure Building
33Siting requirements
34Operational requirements
35Performance standards
Part 5 — Prohibited Management Practices
36Mixing and dilution
37Underground injection
38Floating facilities
Part 6 — Management of Specific Hazardous Wastes
39.1Non-application of other Parts
40Management of waste asbestos
41Waste oil
41.1Hydrocarbon contaminated soil
42Pest control product wastes and containers
42.1Waste paint
42.2Collection and storage of household hazardous waste
42.3Requirements for establishment and operation of a return collection facility
42.4Operating requirements for a return collection facility
Part 7 — Administrative Requirements
43Registration of hazardous waste
44Provincial identification number
45Licence to transport
45.1Classification of hazardous waste
46Manifest requirements
47Loads from multiple consignors
47.1Multiple carrier shipments
47.2Shipments of multiple different wastes
48Storage of hazardous waste
49Analytical methods
Part 8 — Containers for Hazardous Waste
50Storage and transportation
Part 9 — Specific Exemptions
51Application for change in requirements
52Hazardous wastes from accidental spills or abandonment
Part 10
Schedule 1
Schedule 1.1
Schedule 1.2
Schedule 2
Schedule 3
Schedule 4
Schedule 5
Schedule 6
Schedule 7
Schedule 8