By-law Enforcement is primarily on a “reactive basis” (complaint driven) rather than a proactive basis. Whenever possible, by-law enforcement staff will utilize conciliation and negotiations to obtain compliance to the intent of the Township’s by-laws rather than having the matter proceed unnecessarily to the Courts.
The By-law Enforcement Section is responsible for the enforcement of a number of Municipal by-laws:
- administration and enforcement of municipal by-laws;
- conducting site inspections for by-law compliance;
- taking action on complaints that are received; and
- discussing possible by-law infractions and determination of need for enforcement.