Provincial legislation, the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, gives municipalities the authority to pass and enforce by-laws. Municipal Law Enforcement Officers in the Transportation and Public Works Department respond to complaints of infractions related to certain municipal by-laws and related Provincial statutes. Legal action commences only when deficiencies are outstanding.
It is the goal of staff to educate the public with respect to the laws and to negotiate compliance.
Property Standards Enforcement deals with matters/violations related to the following: