Government of New Brunswick
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    A Development Permit grants exclusive right to undertake bituminous shale development work up to and including pilot plant tests or schemes.


    Applicant must hold a bituminous shale licence to search.


    The area of the development permit may include all the licence area or a portion, which shall consist of a single block.

    A development permit is valid for an initial term of 1 year and may be renewed for a maximum of 4 consecutive annual periods.


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

    Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
      Permit area (per hectare) (per year)1.252012-02-20
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