Functional Planning and Preliminary Design
The Terms of Reference for Environmental Evaluation is to be utilized for both functional planning studies and preliminary design work. Environmental Evaluations must identify and sufficiently detail environmentally sensitive features, including but not limited to, fish bearing watercourses, wetlands and federally/provincially protected species. The level of detail required may vary depending on whether or not the project is on the five year construction program.
Consultants carrying out functional planning and/or preliminary design activities for the Department shall follow these processes: