Government of New Brunswick
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  • Overview

    A quarry lease grants the lessee the exclusive right to remove material from a pit or quarry site.

    Eligibility

    Companies who can demonstrate the need for the exclusive use of a pit or quarry may be eligible for a quarry lease.

    Description

    A quarry lease grants the lessee the exclusive right to remove material from a pit or quarry site. A lease term can be for a maximum period of ten years. The review process is extensive and involves various departments and agencies. Along with the quarry lease application the lease applicant is required to submit for review; plans for site development, site operation, environmental protection and site reclamation. Royalty is paid on material removed from the pit or quarry on a semi-annual basis.

    Fees

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

    Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
    YYYY-MM-DD
    Quarry Lease  
      Application50.002012-02-20
      Reduction, Subdivision, Amalgamation, or Enlargement of Land covered by a Quarry Lease50.002012-02-20
      Rental (per hectare)50.002012-02-20
      Renewal50.002012-02-20
      Transfer50.002012-02-20
      Royalties (per metric tonne) 0.252012-02-20
      Reclamation Security (can be in the form of cash or letter of credit issued by a bank or lending institution)$20/hectare or $5000, whichever is greater20.00/hect2012-11-16
    Contact Email Location
    Fredericton