Draft Details

Review start date:Jan 11, 2018
Review end date:Mar 12, 2018
Contact email:tarsem.suri(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

1  Scope


This Standard

(a) provides minimum requirements, guidance, and best practices for land use planning and development processes in the vicinity of existing pipeline systems;

(b)  addresses roles, responsibilities, and engagement of all stakeholders to establish a consistent approach to land use planning in the vicinity of existing pipeline systems; and

(c)  focuses on long range policy planning and site development planning processes in the vicinity of existing pipeline systems.

Note: Annex B provides additional topics and guidance that is not covered in the standard but deemed beneficial to have available


This Standard does not apply to

(a)  infrastructure other than pipeline systems, including but not limited to,

       i)  potable water;

      ii)  sewage;

     iii)  stormwater; and

     iv)  power transmission facilities.

(b)  sour gas pipeline systems addressed in CAN/CSA-Z662 and various provincial and/or federal legislation and regulation;

(c)  planning and installation of future pipeline systems;

(d)  chemical product pipelines; and

(e)  liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities as defined in CSA Z276.

Note: See Figure 1.


In this Standard, “shall” is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the Standard; “should” is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and “may” is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.

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