NASM Plan Development

NASM Plans that are required by O.Reg 267/03 must be prepared by a certified person. Please refer to the Certification and Licensing resource for more information.

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Need a form to include with your NASM Plans? Or send in after your submission?

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BN9 Business Number Collection

Information about the BN9 Business Number and how to include with your NMS and NASM Plan.

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Information on what is an amendment and resources for submitting NASM Plan amendments

The following tools can be used in the development of a complete NASM Plan. The tools are encouraged to ensure all required information is included in a clear concise manner.


AgriSuite is the Ontario Government's agricultural and environmental suite of tools related to crop management, nutrient management and minimum distance separation. AgriSuite is used to prepare a NASM Plan. Please consider the How to Prepare a NASM Plan course to better understand all its functionality.


AgMaps is a free GIS tool that can be used to collect information on a property and create a farmstead sketch or field sketch

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Measuring Tools

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Computer Generated Markup for Farmstead/Field Sketch

 NASM Plan Field Sketch Checklist

Use this tool as a check to ensure all the required information is included on your field sketch.

 NASM Overview of the Operation Template

Use this template to ensure you provide all the required information in the Overview of the Operation in a clear concise manner

 NASM Plan Site Assessment

A comprehensive training module that provides guidance on how to complete a site assessment to ensure all requirements of the Regulation and Protocol are met in a consistent manner.

  Setback For Wells and Surface Water Job Aid

Use this chart to check for minimum setbacks for nutrient application from wells and surface water.

NASM Plan Registration Form

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Register your farm operation when an Approval is not required if you intend to land apply Catergory 2 NASM with a low metals content.

  Request for Director Assignment of Odour Category

Use this form to request a change in NASM Odour Category.

Environmental Specialists’ Territory Map

MECP Ag. Environmental Officers Territory Map

MECP District Locator Map

Reviewed 01/18/2023


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