B.C. Reg. 63/88
O.C. 268/88
Deposited February 18, 1988
effective April 1, 1988

Environmental Management Act

Hazardous Waste Regulation

Note: Check the Cumulative Regulation Bulletin 2014
for any non-consolidated amendments to this regulation that may be in effect.

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 63/2009, April 1, 2009]

Contents
Part 1 — Interpretation and Application
1Interpretation
1.1Repealed
2General
Part 2 — Minimum Siting Standards for All Hazardous Waste Facilities
3Siting standards
Part 3 — Operational Requirements for All Hazardous Waste Facilities
4Plans
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
14Closure
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
39Prohibition
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
53Delisting
Part 10 — Transitional Provision
54Transition — hazardous waste storage permits
Schedule 1
Schedule 1.1
Schedule 1.2
Schedule 2
Schedule 3
Schedule 4
Schedule 5
Schedule 6
Schedule 7
Schedule 8