Government of New Brunswick

Overview

A Peat Exploration Licence grants exclusive right to explore a specific Crown peatland area for the purpose of determining its commercial potential.

Eligibility

No person shall hold more than one Peat Exploration at any time.

Description

For a Crown peatland of less than 40 ha in surface area, applications may be initiated by completing a Quarry Permit Application Form and indicating "peat" as the "other" material of interest.

The granting of a Peat Exploration Licence for Crown peatlands greater than 40 ha in surface area is subject to a public bidding process.

A Peat Exploration Licence is valid for one year. A single one-year extension may be granted.

Fees

Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
Licence 
  Licence100.001993-04-01
  Extension10.00/1993- 0-/0
Contact Information Email Location
Fredericton