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ecause of their environmental value, swamps and other wetlands are protected by provincial legislation. Placing fill or building in a regulated wetland is illegal. In addition, building in or near a wetland may lead to wet basements and cracked foundations.

   
 

Different guidelines apply to different classes of wetlands. The RVCA can tell you whether regulations apply to the wetland in your area.

For preliminary inquiries, contact:
LandOwner Resource Centre
613.692.3571
1.800.267.3504 (toll free in 613 exchange area)
info@lrconline.com

n submitted to the RVCA regarding your project, contact:
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
613.692.3571
1.800.267.3504 (toll free in 613 exchange area)

Text courtesy Grand River Conservation Authority.