Highway Use Permit - Exploratory Surveys
Oil and gas companies and qualified professionals must apply for a highway use permit to conduct exploratory surveys on or along the provincial highway right of way.
Oil and gas companies installing works to conduct seismic surveys in the highway right-of-way or on un-constructed road allowances must apply for a highway works permit.
Oil and gas companies must ensure no damage is done to the road base or travelling surface. Any disturbances to the shoulder, ditches or back slopes through seismic survey works must be restored to the original condition or better.
Qualified professionals installing monitoring wells for site investigation in the highway right-of-way or on un-constructed road allowances must apply for a highway use permit.
Learn more about the highway use permit application process for works.