Industry Online Services
Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD) has recently updated its application processes and systems and is
working to enhance how disposition approvals are provided to clients. As such, in order to do business with ESRD via electronic
means, you must consent to:
- Using electronic signatures.
- Being bound with the same force as though you had affixed your signature on paper when you concur electronically.
- Receiving all documents, required disclosures, notices and statements, including any changes in terms, in electronic form
(either posted to our website or in an e-mail to you).
Electronic Consent Form Instructions and Download
Please have the Electronic Consent form signed by an authorized representative of the company and returned to SRD as directed
on the form instructions. See:
Application/Amendment Status Check Request
Effective Tuesday, December 21, 2010, status requests will be electronically submitted online through the Electronic Disposition
ESRD Online Services
ESRD has implemented the following sites related to the online submission of public land surface disposition applications, amendments, assignments and geophysical activities.
For further information, links, and FAQ's about a specific online service, please visit the respective site below.
Application Disposition Processing and Tracking (ADEPT)
ADEPT is the system currently used by ESRD to administer and manage geophysical activities.
- The web-enabled ADEPT application links the client community with SRD headquarters in Edmonton and with the field component
of Lands Division.
- ADEPT also ties together the textual and spatial components for Decision Support and Management reporting, transaction
processing and office information.
Electronic Assignments (EA)
EA allows clients to submit requests for assignment of surface dispositions electronically, to SRD.
The service was developed in cooperation with Alberta Energy through their Electronic Transfers System (ETS). Electronic
Assignments was implemented June 19, 2006.
Electronic Disposition System (EDS)
The EDS, implemented on June 5, 2006, allows clients to electronically submit applications/amendments and associated documents,
- Code of practice
- Plan packages for specified surface dispositions
Additionally, EDS allows clients to submit Area Operating Agreement (AOA) Monthly Status Reports.
Industrial Wildfire Control Plan (IWCP)
The Industrial Wildfire Control Plan (IWCP) provides information from Alberta industry to Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD) about where industrial company employees are working full time, in order to increase employee safety in the event of an emergency wildfire.
The IWCP is a mandatory requirement under Alberta’s Forest and Prairie Protection Act for all companies operating within 1 kilometre of public land from March 1st to November 31st.
Plan Confirmation Service (PCS)
The PCS, implemented on June 5, 2006, allows clients to virus check, level check, zip and encrypt plan packages prior to
submitting to the department through EDS.
Plan packages that are approved by the system will be processed, encrypted and sent back to the submitter with a confirmation
Powerline Hazard Assessment Plan (PHAP)
The PHAP is submitted by an industrial company as part of its Environmental Field Report (EFR) for powerlines within Alberta’s Forest Protection Area (FPA).
The PHAP is intended to reduce wildfires and related infrastructure damage from wildfires caused by powerline contacts or equipment failures.
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Updated: Sep 28, 2012