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Bylaw No. 1703-2007

Bylaw Notice Enforcement Bylaw, 2007

Consolidated and printed by authority of the Corporate Officer under section 139 of the Community Charter. Includes amendment bylaws 1791-2008, 1817-2008, 1866-2009, 1879-2009, 1939-2010, 1945-2010, 1948-2010, 1950-2010, 1966-2010, 1969-2010 1972-2010, 1990-2010, 1999-2010, 2017-2010, 2055-2011, 2136-2012, 2088-2011, 2160-2012, 2171-2012, 2155-2012, 2197-2013, 2211-2013, 2214-2013, 2217-2013, 2230-2013, 2359-2014, 2374-2014, 2387-2015, 2396-2015, 2447-2015, 2457-2015, 2459-2015, 2480-2015, 2485-2015, 2514-2016, 2541-2016, 2591-2016, 2593-2016, 2615-2016, 2622-2016, 2666-2017, 2689-2017, 2697-2017, 2722-2017, 2752-2017, 2901-2019. Last amended July 22, 2019

Contents
 1 Citation
 2 Designation of bylaws
 3 Interpretation
 4 Bylaw contraventions
 5 Penalty
 6 Period for paying or disputing notice
 7 Bylaw Notice dispute fee
 8 Screening Officers
 9 Powers, duties and functions of Screening Officers
 10 Compliance agreements
 11 Bylaw Enforcement Officers
 12 Form of Bylaw Notice
 13 Schedules
Schedule "A"
Schedule "B"
Schedule "C"
Schedule "D"

The Council of the City of Abbotsford, in open meeting assembled, ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:

Citation

1   Bylaw No. 1703-2007 may be cited as "Bylaw Notice Enforcement Bylaw, 2007".

Designation of bylaws

2   A bylaw respecting the enforcement of Bylaw Notices pursuant to the Local Government Bylaw Notice Enforcement Act, (the "Act").

Interpretation

3   Schedule "A" contains definitions of terms used in this bylaw. Unless otherwise defined in this bylaw, the terms in this bylaw have the same meaning as the terms defined in the Act.

Bylaw contraventions

4   The bylaws and bylaw contraventions designated in Schedule "B" may be enforced by Bylaw Notice.

Penalty

5   The penalty for a contravention referred to in Section 4 is:

(a) subject to paragraphs (b) to (d) , the Penalty amount set out in column A1 of Schedule "B";

(b) if payment is received by the City within 14 days of the person receiving or being presumed to have received the Bylaw Notice, the Discounted Penalty amount set out in column A2 of Schedule "B";

(c) if payment is received by the City more than 28 days after the person received or is presumed to have received the Bylaw Notice, the Late Payment amount set out in column A3 of Schedule "B"; or

(d) if paid under a compliance agreement, the Penalty amount in column A1 of Schedule "B" reduced by fifty per cent.

Period for paying or disputing notice

6   (a) A person who receives a Bylaw Notice must, within 14 days of the date on which the person received or is presumed to received the Bylaw Notice:

(i) pay the penalty; or

(ii) request dispute adjudication by filling in the appropriate portion of the Bylaw Notice indicating either a payment or a dispute and delivering it, either in person during regular office hours, or by mail, to the Abbotsford City Hall.

(b) A person may pay the indicated penalty after 14 days of receiving the Bylaw Notice, subject to the applicable Late Payment amount in accordance with section 5 (c) , but no person may dispute the Bylaw Notice after 14 days of receiving the Bylaw Notice.

(c) Pursuant to the requirements of Section 25 of the Act, where a person was not served personally with a Bylaw Notice and advises the City that they did not receive a copy of the original Bylaw Notice, the time limits for responding to a Bylaw Notice under sections 5 (b) and  5 (c) of this bylaw do not commence until a copy of the Bylaw Notice is re-delivered to that person in accordance with the Act.

Bylaw Notice dispute fee

7   (a) A Bylaw Notice dispute adjudication system is established in accordance with the Act to resolve disputes in relation to Bylaw Notices and compliance agreements.

(b) Every person who is unsuccessful in a dispute adjudication in relation to a Bylaw Notice or in breach of a compliance agreement under the dispute adjudication system established under this section shall pay the City the Penalty amount in column A1 of Schedule "B" and an additional fee of $25.

Screening Officers

8   (a) The position of Screening Officer is established

(b) Persons acting in or hired to the following positions or titles may act as Screening Officers:

(i) General Manager, Economic Development and Planning Services;

(ii) Manager, Building Permits and Licences;

(iii) Manager, Bylaw Enforcement;

(iv) Building Inspectors;

(v) Bylaw Enforcement Officers; and

the City Clerk is hereby delegated the authority to appoint or rescind the appointment of Screening Officers from these classes of persons by name, name of office or otherwise.

B/L 1817-2008, 2155-2012

Powers, duties and functions of Screening Officers

9   The powers, duties and functions of Screening Officers are established in the Act, and include the following:

(a) to prepare and enter into compliance agreements under the Act with persons who dispute Bylaw Notices;

(b) to establish terms and conditions for compliance agreements that the Screening Officer considers necessary or advisable, including time periods for payment of penalties and compliance with the bylaw;

(c) to provide for payment of a discounted penalty if a compliance agreement is entered into, as provided in Schedule "C"; and

(d) to cancel Bylaw Notices in accordance with the Act or the City’s policy.

Compliance agreements

10   (a) The bylaw contraventions in relation to which a Screening Officer may enter into a compliance agreement are indicated in Schedule "C".

(b) The maximum duration of a compliance agreement is one year.

Bylaw Enforcement Officers

11   (1) Persons acting in or hired to the following positions or titles are designated as bylaw enforcement officers for the purposes of this bylaw and the Act:

(a) Abbotsford Police Officers;

(b) Animal Control Officers;

(c) Building Inspectors;

(d) Bylaw Enforcement Officers;

(e) Licence Inspector;

B/L 2753-2017

(f) Local Assistants to the Fire Commissioner;

(g) Parking Enforcement Officers;

(h) Plumbing Inspectors; and

(i) any other person acting in another capacity on behalf of the City for the purpose of enforcement of its bylaws.

(2) The City Clerk is hereby delegated the authority to appoint or rescind the appointment of persons to act in another capacity on behalf of the City for the purpose of enforcement of its bylaws pursuant to Section 11 (1) (h) .

B/L 1866-2009

B/L 1817-2008

Form of Bylaw Notice

12   The City may from time to time establish the form or forms of the Bylaw Notice, provided the Bylaw Notice complies with Section 4 of the Act.

Schedules

13   The following schedules are attached to and form part of this bylaw:

(a) Schedule A - Definitions;

(b) Schedule B - Designated Bylaw Contraventions and Penalties;

(c) Schedule C - Bylaw Contraventions that may be resolved by Compliance Agreement; and

(d) Schedule D - Compliance Agreement.

READ A FIRST TIME on October 15, 2007 READ A SECOND TIME on October 15, 2007 READ A THIRD TIME on October 15, 2007 ADOPTED on October 22, 2007

Schedule "A"

Definitions

  In this bylaw:

"Act" means the Local Government Bylaw Notice Enforcement Act

"Bylaw Notice" means a bylaw notice referred to in Section 4 of the Act and issued under this bylaw;

"City" means the City of Abbotsford;

"Council" means the Council of the City of Abbotsford;

"Screening Officer" means a person designated under Section 8 of this bylaw to act as a Screening Officer.

Schedule "B"

Designated Bylaw Contraventions and Penalties

1. Audible Bird Scare Device Bylaw, 2013, Bylaw No. 2210-2013

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3 (a)

Unauthorized use of ABSD - 1st Offence

200

-

250

3 (a)

Unauthorized use of ABSD - 2nd Offence

300

-

400

3 (a)

Unauthorized use of ABSD - 3rd Offence and Each Subsequent Offence

500

-

525

3 (b) (i)

Fail to register device

200

-

250

3 (b) (ii)

Fail to display a sign

200

-

250

3 (b) (iii) & 3 (c) (i)

Use outside of hours- 1st Offence

200

-

250

3 (b) (iii) & 3 (c) (i)

Use outside of hours- 2nd Offence

300

-

400

3 (b) (iii) & 3 (c) (i)

Use outside of hours- 3rd Offence and Each Subsequent Offence

500

-

525

3 (b) (iv)

Fail to re-locate device - 1st Offence

200

-

250

3 (b) (iv)

Fail to re-locate device - 2nd Offence

300

-

400

3 (b) (iv)

Fail to re-locate device - 3rd Offence and Each Subsequent Offence

500

-

525

3 (b) (v)

Exceed number of allowable devices - 1st Offence

200

-

250

3 (b) (v)

Exceed number of allowable devices - 2nd Offence

300

-

400

3 (b) (v)

Exceed number of allowable devices- 3rd Offence and Each Subsequent Offence

500

-

525

3 (c) (ii)

Exceed firing frequency - 1st Offence

200

-

250

3 (c) (ii)

Exceed firing frequency - 2nd Offence

300

-

400

3 (c) (ii)

Exceed firing frequency - 3rd Offence and Each Subsequent Offence

500

-

525

3 (c) (iii) & 3 (d)

Infringe on setback from dwelling unit - 1st Offence

200

-

250

3 (c) (iii) & 3 (d)

Infringe on setback from dwelling unit - 2nd Offence

300

-

400

3 (c) (iii) & 3 (d)

Infringe on setback from dwelling unit - 3rd Offence and Each Subsequent Offence

500

-

600

3 (c) (iv)

Fail to notify Horse Owner

200

-

250

3 (c) (v)

Point device towards dwelling unit - 1st Offence

200

-

250

3 (c) (v)

Point device towards dwelling unit - 2nd Offence

300

-

400

3 (c) (v)

Point device towards dwelling unit - 3rd Offence and Each Subsequent Offence

500

-

600

3 (e)

Shell launcher within restricted area - 1st Offence

200

-

250

3 (e)

Shell launcher within restricted area - 2nd Offence

300

-

400

3 (e)

Shell launcher within restricted area - 3rd Offence and Each Subsequent Offence

500

-

600

4

No Bird Predation Management Plan

200

-

250

4 (e)

Fail to update records

300

-

350

B/L 2211-2013, 2593-2016

2. Blasting Regulation Bylaw, 2010, Bylaw No. 1941-2010

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3

Blast without permit

400

300

500

5 (a)

Blast outside of hours

200

150

250

5 (b)

Fail to keep records

500

400

600

5 (c) - (d)

Fail to take precautions

200

150

250

5 (e)

Fail to give notice

200

150

250

5 (f)

Fail to obtain proper insurance

400

300

500

B/L 1950-2010

3. Building Bylaw, 2018, Bylaw No. 2883-2018

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

6.1

Work without a Permit

500

450

525

6.2

Demolition without a Permit

500

450

525

6.3

Unauthorized Occupancy

500

450

525

6.4

Submit false or misleading information

150

100

200

6.5

Tamper with posted notice

500

450

525

6.6

Unauthorized variance

150

100

200

6.7

Obstruct Building Official

200

150

250

8.1

Fail to obtain Building Permit

500

450

525

8.2

Fail to obtain Plumbing Permit

500

450

525

15.2

Fail to provide Letter of Assurance

300

200

400

16.1

Fail to remove or demolish - Time Limited Permits

500

450

525

17.1

Fail to comply with Building Code

500

450

525

17.2 (a)

Fail to post permit

150

100

200

17.2 (b)

Fail to keep copies on the property

150

100

200

17.2 (e) (i)

Place or store material/equipment on City property

150

100

200

17.2 (e) (ii)

Fail to obtain soil removal and deposit permit

500

450

525

17.2 (e) (iii)

Disturb adjacent properties or erosion and sediment control appurtenances

400

300

500

17.2 (e) (iv)

Fail to restrict access to gravel pad

300

200

400

17.2 (e) (v)

Fail to establish erosion and sediment control measures

500

450

525

17.2 (e) (vi)

Discharge residue into storm drainage system

500

450

525

17.2 (e) (vii)

Fail to clean sidewalks and roadways

300

200

400

17.2 (e) (viii)

Improper garbage disposal

200

150

300

17.2 (e) (ix)

Inadequate portable washroom facilities

200

150

250

17.2 (e)(x)

Fail to keep Construction site safe

500

450

525

18.3

Fail to schedule Building Review - Complex Building

300

200

400

18.8

Fail to schedule Building Review - Standard Building

300

200

400

19.1

Unauthorized occupancy

500

450

525

19.6

Fail to comply with Provisional Occupancy

500

450

525

24.2

Fail to comply with Stop Work notice

500

450

525

24.3

Fail to comply with "Do Not Occupy" or "Unsafe to Occupy" notice

500

450

525

24.4

Fail to comply with removal of unpermitted work

500

450

525

4. Business Licence Bylaw, 2006, Bylaw No.1551-2006

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

5.1

Operating without licence

200

150

250

5.2 (d)

More garage sales than permitted

150

100

200

5.4

Fail to obtain licence for more than one premises

150

100

200

5.5

More than one business at one premises

150

100

200

5.6

Transfer licence to new owner without approval

150

100

200

5.7

Fail to obtain transfer of licence for new premises

150

100

200

5.9

Operate contrary to regulations

150

100

200

7.3

Fail to renew licence

200

150

250

11.1

Unauthorized Home Occupation

150

100

200

11.2 (a), (b) and (c)

Unauthorized display of adult publication

200

150

250

11.2 (d)

Unauthorized sale of adult publication to minor

200

150

250

11.5

Fail to list subtrades

150

100

200

11.6

Unauthorized delivery of recyclables

200

150

250

11.8

Fail to provide Direct Seller personal information

150

100

200

11.9

Fail to provide Licence Inspector picture identification

150

100

200

11.9 (b)

Fail to provide Ice Cream Vendor personal information

150

100

200

11.10

Amplified over 60 dBA

150

100

200

11.11 (b) (ix)

Fail to take reasonable steps to ensure personal safety of employees and patrons

150

100

200

11.12

Sale/service of liquor outside authorized hours

250

200

300

11.13

Fail to provide Non-Registered Massage Therapist licence renewal information

500

400

600

11.14

Fail to provide Non-Registered Massage Therapist personal information

500

400

600

11.15 (b)

Fail to allow inspection of Non-Registered Massage Therapist Business

500

400

600

11.16 (a)

Fail to record purchase information

500

400

600

11.16 (b)

Fail to provide purchase information

500

400

600

11.17

Fail to submit proof of security clearance

500

400

600

11.18

Fail to allow inspection or visit

500

400

600

11.19

Trade, Sell or Distribute Shark Fins

500

400

600

12.1 (a)

Carry on business without valid licence

200

150

250

12.1 (b)

Fail to display/carry licence

150

100

200

12.1 (c)

Fail to provide documentation

150

100

200

12.1 (d)

Provide incorrect or misleading information

200

150

250

12.1 (e)

Carry on business while suspended

500

400

600

12.1 (f)

Contravene term or condition of licence

200

150

250

B/L 1939-2010, 2197-2013, 2480-2015

5. Cemetery Bylaw, 2007, Bylaw No. 1650-2007

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

4.6

Unauthorized opening of grave

500

400

600

5.1

Unauthorized exhumation

500

400

600

6.1

Erect memorial without permission

50

40

60

6.2

Install unauthorized memorial

50

40

60

7.6

Carry on business within cemetery

200

150

250

7.8 (a)

Break/remove rocks in rock work

250

200

300

7.8 (b)

Unauthorized use of vehicle

200

150

250

7.10

Fail to leave when directed

150

100

200

10.2

Enter cemetery when closed to public

150

100

200

10.3

Enter cemetery during night

150

100

200

11.1 (a)

Destroy/deface memorial

500

400

600

11.1 (b)

Destroy shrub or plant

500

400

600

11.1 (c)

Play game/sport

150

100

200

11.1 (d)

Consume alcoholic beverage

150

100

200

11.1 (e)

Cause disturbance in cemetery

200

150

250

11.1 (f)

Nuisance behavior in cemetery

200

150

250

11.1 (g)

Deposit rubbish in cemetery

200

150

250

11.1 (h)

Violate lot/memorial/structure in cemetery

250

200

300

6. Commercial Vehicle Licensing Bylaw, 1984, Bylaw No. 2520

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty (after 28 days)

4.0

Fail to Display Commercial Vehicle Decal

50

40

60

B/L 2155-2012

7. Controlled Substance Property Bylaw, 2006, Bylaw No. 1611-2006

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

2.1 (a)

Disconnect electrical or water meter

500

400

600

2.1 (b)

Divert electrical or water system

500

400

600

2.1 (c)

Divert exhaust vents

500

400

600

2.1 (d)

Unlawful storage or use of dangerous goods

500

400

600

2.1 (e)

Construct/install harmful trap

500

400

600

2.1 (f)

Obstruct exit

500

400

600

2.1 (g)

Remove firestopping

500

400

600

2.1 (h)

Permit mould growth

500

400

600

2.2 (a)

Fail to keep water or electrical meter properly connected

500

400

600

2.2 (b)

Fail to keep exhaust vents properly installed

500

400

600

2.2 (c)

Fail to ensure dangerous goods stored properly

500

400

600

2.2 (d)

Fail to ensure no trap

500

400

600

2.2 (e)

Fail to ensure unobstructed exit

500

400

600

2.2 (f)

Fail to ensure proper firestopping

500

400

600

2.4

Fail to obtain a Re-Occupancy Permit

500

400

600

2.5 (b)

Enter/occupy property against posted notice

500

400

600

2.6 (a)

Interfere/Obstruct Inspector

500

400

600

2.6 (b)

Obstruct Inspector from posting a notice

500

400

600

2.6 (c)

Remove, alter, cover or mutilate posted notice

500

400

600

3.1 (a)

Permit nuisance

300

200

400

3.1 (b)

Permit accumulation of water, rubbish, noxious, offensive, unwholesome matter

300

200

400

3.1 (c)

Permit noxious or offensive trade

300

200

400

3.2 (a)

Fail to prevent mould

500

400

600

3.2 (b)

Fail to prevent nuisance

300

200

400

3.2 (c)

Fail to prevent accumulation of water/rubbish/noxious/offensive or unwholesome matter

300

200

400

3.2 (d)

Fail to prevent noxious/offensive trade

300

200

400

4.2

Fail to correct fire hazard conditions

500

400

600

5.1 (a)

Fail to inspect premises

150

100

200

5.1 (b)

Fail to notify City of contravention

300

200

400

5.2 (a)

Fail to clean premises

300

200

400

5.2 (b)

Fail to provide Certification

300

200

400

5.3

Occupy prior to remedial action or written certification

300

200

400

5.3 (c)

Fail to notify occupiers requirements are met

300

200

400

5.3 (d) (i)

Occupy prior to obtaining a building permit

500

400

600

5.3 (d) (ii)

Occupy prior to meeting health and safety requirements

500

400

600

5.3 (d) (iii)

Occupy prior to Re-Occupancy Permit

500

400

600

5.4

Fail to Obtain Re-Occupancy Permit

300

200

400

8.7

Interfere/tamper with sealed water system

500

400

600

8.8

Use water for cultivation of marijuana or manufacture of controlled substance

500

400

600

B/L 1999-2010

8. Election Sign Bylaw, 2015, Bylaw No. 2386-2015

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3 (c)

Failure to maintain Election Sign

150

100

200

3 (d)&(e)

Failure to display name and contact information on Election Sign

150

100

200

3 (f)

Displaying prohibited Election Sign

150

100

200

4 (a)(i)

Displaying Election Sign outside of permitted duration

150

100

200

4 (a)(ii)A.

Exceeding permitted number of Sign Faces

150

100

200

4 (a)(ii)B.

Exceeding permitted Election Sign Sign Face area

150

100

200

4 (a)(ii)C.

Exceeding permitted Election Sign height

150

100

200

4 (b)

Placing Election Sign on public property

150

100

200

4 (d)

Hazardous placement of Election Sign

150

100

200

5

Unauthorized use of City logo on Election Sign

300

200

400

B/L 2388-2015

9. Erosion and Sediment Control Bylaw, 2010, Bylaw No. 1989-2010

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

4 (1)

Unauthorized discharge into drainage system

500

400

600

4 (2)

Discharge exceeding 25 NTUs

500

400

600

4 (3)

Discharge exceeding 100 NTUs

500

400

600

5

Unauthorized development

500

400

600

7

Fail to post proper sign

150

100

200

8 (3)

Fail to maintain ESC facility

400

300

500

9 (1)

Fail to implement plan

150

100

200

9 (2)(a)

Fail to inspect/report on ESC Facilities

500

400

600

9 (2)(b)

Fail to maintain log

500

400

600

9 (2)(c)

Fail to produce log

500

400

600

10 (2)

Obstruct inspector

500

400

600

11 (3)

Fail to cease work on notification

500

400

600

11 (6)

Fail to comply with notice to comply

500

400

600

B/L 1990-2010

10. Farm (Mushroom Growing Operation Storm Water and Waste Management and On-farm Composting) Bylaw, 1998, Bylaw No. 698-98

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

4

Fail to provide storm water management plan

500

450

525

5 (b)

Fail to provide waste water maintenance, monitoring and performance plan

500

450

525

5 (b)(i) & (ii)

Fail to conduct monitoring

200

150

250

5 (b)(i) & (ii)

Fail to provide report

200

150

250

6 (b)

Contravention of required setbacks for mushroom operations

250

200

300

6 (c)

Contravention of required setbacks for compost storage and agricultural waste facilities

250

200

300

6 (d)

Contravention of required setbacks for retention ponds

250

200

300

6 (e)

Contravention of required setbacks for detention ponds

250

200

300

7 (b)

Contravention of required setbacks for on-farm composting facilities and manure based raw materials storage

250

200

300

7 (c)

Contravention of required setbacks for non-manure based raw materials storage

250

200

300

7 (d)

Improper raw material storage

250

200

300

7 (e)

Improper mixing of raw materials

250

200

300

7 (e)

Fail to transfer raw materials

250

200

300

7 (g)(i)

Fail to provide odour control

500

450

525

7 (g)(ii)

Fail to provide air quality maintenance and monitoring plan

500

450

525

7 (g)(iii)

Fail to conduct monitoring

200

150

250

7 (g)(iii)

Fail to provide report

200

150

250

B/L 2591-2016

11. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Warning Sign Bylaw, 1996, Bylaw No. 153-96

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3

Fail to post required signs

150

100

200

12. Fire Service Bylaw, 2006, Bylaw No. 1513-2006

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3.8 (a)

Refusal to surrender equipment

450

400

500

4.1

Impeding Fire Fighters

450

400

500

4.2

Unauthorized entry of designated area

450

400

500

4.3

Fail to obey traffic directions

450

400

500

4.4

False representation

450

400

500

4.5

Drive vehicle over equipment

450

400

500

4.6 (a)

Fail to secure fire damaged building

450

400

500

5.1

Lighting fire in public place

450

400

500

5.2

Discarding burning substance

450

400

500

5.3

Accumulation of combustible waste

450

400

500

5.4

Open air burning without permit

450

400

500

5.5 (a)

Unlawful burning of residential waste

250

200

300

5.5 (b)

Unlawful burning of treated material

250

200

300

5.6

Unlawful burning of agricultural waste

250

200

300

5.7

Unlawful land clearing burning

450

400

500

5.8

Construction/commercial industrial burning

450

400

500

5.9

Burning during ban

450

400

500

5.10

Smoking where prohibited

250

200

300

5.11 (a)

Fail to keep vacant premises secure free from combustible debris

250

200

300

6.2

Fail to provide inspection information

250

200

300

6.3

Providing false information

450

400

500

6.4

Obstructing fire inspection

450

400

500

6.5

Fail to correct deficiencies

450

400

500

6.10

Unauthorized gate installation

450

400

500

6.11 (a)-(b)

Fail to mark fire lanes

250

200

300

6.11 (c)

Park in fire lane

250

200

300

6.14

Fail to meet connection requirements

250

200

300

6.17

Fail to maintain exit doors

450

400

500

6.19

Improper exit path

250

200

300

6.20 (a)

Improper outdoor storage on paved lot

250

200

300

6.20 (b)

Improper outdoor storage on gravel lot

250

200

300

7.1

Obstructing fire hydrant

250

200

300

7.3

Unauthorized use of hydrant

250

200

300

7.5 (a)-(d)

Improper installation of on-site hydrant

250

200

300

8.1

Fail to inspect by Fire Protection Technician

250

200

300

8.2 (a)

Fail to record inspection

250

200

300

8.2 (b)

Fail to tag/label fire protection equipment

250

200

300

8.4

False alarm system activation

450

400

500

9.4 (d)

Special event fire without permit

450

400

500

B/L 2088-2011)

13. Fireworks Bylaw, 2005, Bylaw No. 1439-2005

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3.1

Unauthorized sale of fireworks

500

400

600

3.2

Unlawfully possess fireworks

200

150

250

3.3

Unauthorized discharge of fireworks

200

150

250

4.5 (a)

Fail to surrender fireworks

500

400

600

14. Good Neighbour Bylaw, 2003, Bylaw No. 1256-2003

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

2.2

Panhandle in unlawful location

75

55

95

2.3

Panhandle from occupant of vehicle

75

55

95

2.4

Panhandle after sunset

75

55

95

2.5

Occupy street to panhandle

75

55

95

2.6

Continue to panhandle

75

55

95

2.7 (a)

Urinate/defecate in public place

150

100

200

2.7 (b)

Obstruct person in public place

150

100

200

2.7 (c)

Unauthorized congregation

150

100

200

2.7 (d)

Camp in public place

150

100

200

2.7 (e)

Sleep in vehicle

150

100

200

2.7 (f)

Use indecent language in public place

150

100

200

2.7 (g)

Lewd activity in public place

150

100

200

2.7 (h)

Endanger public

200

150

250

2.7 (i)

Fight in public place

200

150

250

2.7 (j)

Harass a minor

200

150

250

3.3

Fail to deposit within receptacle

75

55

95

3.4

Dumping of rubbish

300

200

400

4.2

Place graffiti in public place

500

400

600

4.3

Place graffiti on real property

500

400

600

4.4

Permit unsightly premises

150

100

200

4.4 (a)

Keep inoperative vehicle, boat or appliance

150

100

200

4.4 (b)

Permit accumulation of rubbish

150

100

200

4.4 (c)

Cause or allow graffiti

150

100

200

4.4 (d)

Permit grass or dandelions to grow higher than 250mm (10")

150

100

200

4.5 (a)

Permit accumulation of water

150

100

200

4.5 (b)

Permit unsanitary conditions

150

100

200

4.5 (c)

Permit accumulation of noxious materials

150

100

200

4.5 (d)

Permit noxious weeds

150

100

200

4.5 (e)

Permit infestation by insects

150

100

200

4.6

Fail to remove unsightly accumulation

150

100

200

4.7

Fail to Maintain Boulevard

150

100

200

4.7 (a)

Material obstructing drainage facility

200

150

250

4.7 (b)

Fail to remove noxious weeds

150

100

200

4.7 (c)

Obstruct sight lines

200

150

250

4.7 (d)

Encroach on roadway/shoulder

150

100

200

4.8 (a)

Fail to remove snow/ice from sidewalk

150

100

200

4.8 (b)

Fail to remove snow/ice from structure

150

100

200

4.8 (c)

Fail to remove rubbish from Pedestrian facility

150

100

200

4.8 (d)

Encroach over sidewalk

150

100

200

4.9 (a)

Damage greenery

150

100

200

4.9 (b)

Unauthorized sign/fence/wall/structure

150

100

200

4.9 (c)

Apply pesticide/herbicide to boulevard

200

150

250

4.9 (d)

Dump onto boulevard/drainage facility

200

150

250

4.10 (a)

Fail to maintain premises/property

250

200

300

4.10 (b)

Fail to maintain appearance

250

200

300

4.11

Permit hazardous building

300

200

400

B/L 1999-2010, 2017-2010, 2155-2012, 2374-2014, 2689-2017

15. Kennel Regulation Bylaw, 1996, Bylaw No. 267-96

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

Animal Hospital and Dog Kennel Requirements

3 (1)

Fail to obtain approvals

150

100

200

3 (2)

Inadequate ceiling height

150

100

200

3 (3)

Improper wall/floor construction

150

100

200

3 (4)

Inadequate lighting

150

100

200

3 (5)

Inadequate ventilation

150

100

200

3 (6)

Fail to maintain in good repair

150

100

200

3 (7)

Improper kennel construction

150

100

200

3 (8)

Fail to provide water

150

100

200

3 (9)

No whelping area

150

100

200

3 (10)

No isolation pen

150

100

200

3 (11)

Unclean kennel

150

100

200

Additional Animal Hospital Requirements

4 (2)

Inadequate floor area per animal

150

100

200

4 (3)

Inadequate pens/cages

150

100

200

4 (4)

No adult supervision

150

100

200

4 (5)

No Veterinary supervision

150

100

200

4 (6)

Creating a nuisance (animal hospital)

150

100

200

Additional Dog Kennel Requirements

5 (1)

Fail to comply with Zoning

150

100

200

5 (2)

Inadequate pen size

150

100

200

5 (3)

Fail to fence/screen outdoor run

150

100

200

5 (4)

Improper siting

150

100

200

5 (5)

Creating a nuisance (dog kennel)

150

100

200

Animal Beauty Parlour Requirements

6 (1)

Fail to comply with Zoning

150

100

200

6 (2)

Inadequate light/ventilation

150

100

200

6 (3)

No adult supervision

150

100

200

6 (4)

Exceed allowable services

150

100

200

6 (5)

Overnight boarding

150

100

200

6 (6)

Creating a nuisance (beauty parlour)

150

100

200

Hobby Kennel

7 (1)

Fail to comply with Zoning

150

100

200

7 (2)

Fail to provide sufficient space

150

100

200

7 (3)

Fail to provide water

150

100

200

7 (4)

Fail to keep at reasonable temperature

150

100

200

7 (5)

Inadequate exercise space

150

100

200

7 (6)

Unclean kennel

150

100

200

7 (7)

Exceed 10 dogs

150

100

200

7 (8)

Board/Groom/Train unauthorized dogs

150

100

200

7 (10)

Improper siting

150

100

200

7 (11)

Creating a nuisance (hobby kennel)

150

100

200

8

Fail to pay annual licence fee

150

100

200

9

Obstruct authorized entry

200

150

250

B/L 2155-2012

16. Licensed Premises Entertainment Regulation Bylaw, 1997, Bylaw No. 506-97

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3

Perform as Stripper / Exotic Dancer

500

400

600

4

Allow Performance by Stripper / Exotic Dancer

500

400

600

B/L 1866-2009

17. North Parallel Road Bridge Bylaw, 2008, Bylaw No. 1787-2008

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3

Operate dump truck on bridge

500

400

600

18. Outdoor Special Event, Filming and Activities Bylaw, 2016, Bylaw No. 2513-2016

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3.1

Hold Special Event without permit

300

200

400

3.2

Hold Filming Activity without permit

300

200

400

4.0

Fail to comply with Special Event permit terms and conditions

500

400

600

8.0

Fail to comply with Filming Activity permit terms and conditions

500

400

600

13.3

Fail to display permit

200

150

250

15.2

Obstruct Entry

500

400

600

16.4

Fail to remedy contravention/ non-compliance

500

400

600

B/L 2514-2016

19. Parks Bylaw, 2016, Bylaw No. 2456-2016

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3

Damage to park property

400

300

500

4

Climb/walk/sit contrary to sign

150

100

200

5

Depositing waste

150

100

200

6

Unauthorized sales

150

100

200

7

Unauthorized fireworks

200

150

250

8

Unauthorized trapping/molesting of wildlife

300

200

400

9

Unauthorized games

150

100

200

10

Unauthorized assembly

150

100

200

11

Animal at large

100

90

110

12

Dog in unauthorized area

100

90

110

13

Disorderly conduct

200

150

250

14

Unauthorized structure

150

100

200

15

Obstruct driveway

150

100

200

17 (a)

In park after hours

150

100

200

17 (b)

Camp overnight

150

100

200

17 (c)

Unauthorized camping

150

100

200

18 (a)

Hinder authorized person

150

100

200

18 (b)

Discharge of body of water

150

100

200

18 (c)

Deposit or damage body of water

150

100

200

18 (d)

Unauthorized posting of matter

75

55

95

18 (e)

Deposit combustible material

150

100

200

18 (f)

Unauthorized burning

150

100

200

19 (a)

Use of unauthorized equipment

75

55

95

19 (b)

Unauthorized access

150

150

200

19 (c)&(d)

Failure to wear Safety Helmet

75

55

95

20 (a)

Damage courts

150

100

200

20 (b)

Use of unauthorized equipment

75

55

95

24 (a) - (g)

Unauthorized use of swimming facilities

75

55

95

25

Unauthorized boating

150

100

200

26

Driving/riding on unauthorized routes

150

100

200

27

Failure to stop

150

100

200

29

Park at night

150

100

200

B/L 2457-2015

20. Petroleum Products and Equipment Bylaw, 2018, Bylaw No. 2884-2018

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3 (a)

Unqualified Personnel

500

450

525

3 (b)

Improper Storage Tank installation or Withdrawal from Service

500

450

525

3 (c)

Improper Fuel Dispensing Station installation or Withdrawal from Service

500

450

525

3 (d)

Improper farm fuel storage installation or Withdrawal from Service

500

450

525

4 (a)(i)

Fail to notify Fire Chief

200

150

250

4 (a)(ii)

Fail to remove connecting piping and dispensing equipment

500

450

525

4 (a)(iii)

Fail to purge storage tank and remove from ground

500

450

525

4 (a)(iv)

Fail to provide soil testing by a certified environmental engineer

500

450

525

4 (a)(v)

Fail to remove piping from ground

500

450

525

4 (a)(vi)

Fail to replace soil

500

450

525

4 (b)

Fail to cut sufficient openings

500

450

525

4 (e)

Fail to obtain Permit

500

450

525

4 (f)

Fail to obtain Permit

500

450

525

4 (g)

Fail to obtain Permit

500

450

525

4 (j)

Unauthorized installation

500

450

525

5 (a)

Unauthorized concealment of Storage Tank

500

450

525

5 (b)

Fail to obtain inspection

500

450

525

6 (a)

Fail to maintain Storage Tank and test for leakage

500

450

525

11 (a)

Obstruct City representative

200

150

250

B/L 2891-2018

21. Private Swimming Pool Regulation Bylaw, 1997, Bylaw No. 375-97

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3 (1)

Fail to adequately fence

150

100

200

5

Unauthorized discharge of water

300

200

400

6

Fail to obtain building permit

500

450

525

7

Fill prior to approval

150

100

200

8

Fail to maintain fencing

150

100

200

B/L 2615-2016

22. Secondhand Goods Regulation Bylaw, 2000, Bylaw No. 949-2000

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3 (a)

Fail to maintain required records

200

150

250

5 (a)

Alter Dealer’s Register

200

150

250

6 (a)

Fail to submit required records

200

150

250

8

Fail to display name and address

200

150

250

9

Purchase during unauthorized hours

200

150

250

10 (a)

Purchasing from person under age 18

200

150

250

10 (b)

Purchase altered goods

200

150

250

12 (a)(i)

Alter/dispose of/part with goods

200

150

250

12 (b)(i)

Fail to segregate goods

200

150

250

13 (a)

Fail to obtain pawn broker’s licence

200

150

250

13 (b)

Fail to keep goods separate

200

150

250

16 (b)

Employ person under age 18

200

150

250

17

Alter pawn record

200

150

250

19

Fail to permit inspection

200

150

250

23. Sewer Regulations Bylaw, 2017, Bylaw No. 2664-2017

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

4 (1)

Fail to connect to sewer

250

200

300

5

Unauthorized sewer connection

500

450

525

11

Connect plumbing without Engineer approval

500

450

525

13 (1)

Fail to notify

500

450

525

13 (2)

Cover work without approval

500

450

525

13 (3)

Fail to remove defective work

500

450

525

14 (3)

Unauthorized service connection

500

450

525

16 (1)

Improper connection

500

450

525

16 (2)

Fail to comply with Plumbing Code

500

450

525

17 (1)

Fail to install backwater valve

100

75

125

17 (2)

Fail to install sump and backwater valve

100

75

125

18 (2)

Fail to install/maintain interceptors

100

75

125

18 (3)

Fail to maintain interceptors

100

75

125

18 (4)

Fail to keep record of interceptors

100

75

125

18 (5)

Fail to retain records

100

75

125

18 (6)

Permit discharge of interceptor residue

100

75

125

19

Improper swimming pool discharge

500

450

525

20

Improper recreational vehicle waste discharge

500

450

525

21

Improper Garbage Grinder

200

150

250

22

Improper discharge from car wash

300

200

400

23 (1)

Unlawfully connect septic tank to sewer

500

450

525

23 (2)

Fail to remove/fill up septic tank

500

450

525

24 (1)

Discharge trucked waste into sewer

500

450

525

24 (2)

Unauthorized discharge of trucked liquid waste

500

450

525

25 (1)(a)

Discharge of prohibited or restricted waste into storm sewer

500

450

525

25 (1)(b)

Discharge contaminated Industrial cooling water into storm sewer

500

450

525

25 (1)(c)

Discharge contaminated Industrial wash water into storm sewer

500

450

525

25 (1)(d)

Discharge that contaminates a storm sewer

500

450

525

25 (2)

Unauthorized discharge of uncontaminated water

500

450

525

26 (1)(a)

Discharge of prohibited waste into sanitary sewer

500

450

525

26 (1)(b)

Discharge of restricted waste into sanitary sewer

250

200

300

26 (1)(c) - (g)

Prohibited discharge into sanitary sewer

500

450

525

26 (2)

Prohibited discharge of non-domestic waste dilutants

500

450

525

26 (3)

Improper discharge of waste or substances

500

450

525

26 (6)

Prohibited connection to sanitary sewer

500

450

525

27 (3)

Fail to apply for wastewater Discharge Permit

300

200

400

29 (1)

Fail to keep equipment and facilities maintained

300

200

400

29 (2)

Discharge non-domestic waste

300

200

400

30 (1)

Fail to report accidental discharge

500

450

525

30 (2)

Fail to provide information within 10 days

500

450

525

30 (3)

Fail to remedy effects of discharge

250

200

300

30 (4)

Fail to notify Engineer within 30 days

250

200

300

30 (5)

Fail to provide required information

500

450

525

31 (1)

Fail to allow access to site or premises

500

450

525

32 (1)

Fail to install monitoring points

100

75

125

32 (2)

Fail to maintain monitoring points

100

75

125

32 (3)

Improper installation of monitoring points affecting discharge

100

75

125

32 (4)

Improper install

100

75

125

32 (5)

Improper install

100

75

125

32 (6)

Fail to inform Engineer

500

450

525

32 (7)

Fail to ensure monitoring points are accessible

100

75

125

32 (14)

Fail to install flow meter

100

75

125

33

Damage/tamper with sewer

500

450

525

34 (2)

Fail to notify

500

450

525

B/L 1945-2010, 2217-2013, 2666-2017

24. Sign Bylaw, 2001, Bylaw No. 1022-2001

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3.1 (1)

Displaying sign without a permit

150

100

200

3.1 (2)

Change sign without a permit

150

100

200

3.5 (1)

Fail to admit inspector

200

150

250

3.5 (5)

Work contrary to notice

150

100

200

3.5 (6)

Tamper with posted notice

150

100

200

4.2 (1) - (17)

Non-conforming exempt sign

150

100

200

5.1 (a) - (o)

Displaying prohibited sign

150

100

200

5.2

Unauthorized sign on private property

150

100

200

5.3

Unauthorized sign on right-of-way

150

100

200

5.4

Unauthorized sign adjacent to highway

150

100

200

5.5 (2)

Unsafe placement of sign

150

100

200

7.3 (2)

Fail to maintain sign

150

100

200

8.1

Fail to remove abandoned sign

150

100

200

8.2

Fail to remove temporary sign

100

75

125

B/L 2388-2015

25. Smoking Regulation Bylaw, 2017, Bylaw No. 2694-2017

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3 (a)

Smoke inside a public building

100

75

125

3 (b)

Smoke within 7 metres of entrance/air intake/openable window

100

75

125

3 (c)

Smoke in outdoor public space when not allowed

100

75

125

B/L 2697-2017

26. Soil Removal and Deposit Bylaw, 2003, Bylaw No. 1228-2003

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

4

Remove soil without permit

500

400

600

5

Deposit soil without permit

500

400

600

14

Improper Excavation

300

200

400

15

Unauthorized deposit of material

500

400

600

16

Deposit material exceeding size limit

500

400

600

17

Improper depositing of soil/material

500

400

600

18

Improper depositing of wood waste

500

400

600

19

Fail to remove temporary building

300

200

400

20

Fail to protect hazards

400

300

500

21

Fail to remediate

500

400

600

22

Fail to confine soil

200

150

250

23

Encroach on adjacent property/ highway

400

300

500

24

Obstruct drain or watercourse

500

400

600

25

Fail to repair damage

300

200

400

26

Cause nuisance

200

150

250

27 (a)

Fail to protect against erosion

500

400

600

27 (b)

Fail to complete works

200

150

250

28

Fail to cease removal of soil

300

200

400

29

Fail to display permit

200

150

250

30

Fail to maintain records

200

150

250

31 (a)

Fail to renew permit

400

300

500

31 (b)

Fail to commence soil removal

200

150

250

31 (c)

Fail to complete restoration work

500

400

600

36

Make false statement

300

200

400

27. Solid Waste Collection Bylaw, 2013, Bylaw No. 2213-2013

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

5 (a)

Improper preparation of garbage

100

75

125

5 (b)

Improper preparation of curbside recyclables

100

75

125

5 (c)

Improper preparation of compostables

100

75

125

5 (e)

Place garbage/curbside recyclables / compostable waste outside of permitted hours

100

75

125

7

Improper material in container

100

75

125

8 (a)

Unauthorized removal of recyclables

100

75

125

8 (b)

Unauthorized deposit of recyclables

100

75

125

9 (a)(i)

Fail to implement MUR recycling program

300

200

400

9 (a)(ii)

Fail to arrange for delivery and deposit

100

75

125

9 (a)(iii)A

Fail to provide a storage area

100

75

125

9 (a)(iii)B

Insufficient collection containers

100

75

125

9 (a)(iii)C

Exceed delivery period

100

75

125

9 (b)(i)

Fail to implement ICI recycling program

300

200

400

9 (b)(ii)

Fail to arrange for delivery and deposit

100

75

125

9 (b)(iii)A

Fail to provide a storage area

100

75

125

9 (b)(iii)B

Insufficient collection containers

100

75

125

9 (b)(iii)C

Exceed delivery period

100

75

125

9 (c)

Fail to deliver recyclables to Recycling Depot

300

200

400

10 (a)(i)

Fail to implement compostable waste program

300

200

400

10 (a)(ii)

Fail to implement compostable waste program - customer area

300

200

400

10 (a)(iii)

Fail to arrange for delivery and deposit

100

75

125

10 (a)(iv)A

Fail to provide a storage area

100

75

125

10 (a)(iv)B

Insufficient collection containers

100

75

125

10 (a)(iv)C

Exceed delivery period

100

75

125

10 (c)

Fail to deliver compostable waste

300

200

400

12 (a)

Improper storage of garbage / recyclables / compostable waste

200

150

250

12 (b)

Fail to prevent attraction to animals

200

150

250

12 (c)

Fail to properly dispose of solid waste

200

150

250

12 (d)

Fail to store items listed in Section 8 safely

200

150

250

13 (a)

Fail to maintain condition of container

200

150

250

13 (b)

Use containers improperly

200

150

250

14 (a)

Unauthorized disposal of solid waste

200

150

250

15

Fail to report solid waste handled

100

75

125

18 (a)

Improper disposal

400

300

500

18 (b)

Unauthorized service

500

400

600

B/L 2447-2015

28. Sound Regulation Bylaw, 2017, Bylaw No. 2687-2017

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

($)

(A2)

Discounted Penalty $

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty $

(after 28 days)

4

Fail to comply with Quiet District

150

100

200

5

Fail to comply with Activity District

150

100

200

8

Disturb Neighbourhood

150

100

200

9

Prohibited Sound

150

100

200

10

Power Equipment Sound exceeds 75 dBA

150

100

200

11 (a)

Construction Sound exceeds 85 dBA

150

100

200

11 (c)

Construction noise during restricted hours

150

100

200

B/L 2447-2015, 2689-2017

29. Streamside Protection Bylaw, 2005, Bylaw No. 1465-2005

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

6

Unauthorized Development in a Streamside Protection and Enhancement Area

500

450

525

8 (b)

Obstruct Entrance to Property

500

450

525

8 (c)

Fail to Cease Work

500

450

525

8 (f)

Fail to Remedy

500

450

525

B/L 2722-2017

30. Street and Traffic Bylaw, 2006, Bylaw No. 1536-2006

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

2.1 (a)

Dig up highway/cut tree

500

400

525

2.1 (b)

Damage thing on highway

150

100

200

2.1 (c)

Stop flow of water

250

200

300

2.1 (d)

Place thing on highway

250

200

300

2.1 (e)

Cause effluent to damage highway

500

400

525

2.1 (f)

Erect sign on highway

150

100

200

2.1 (g)

Construct boulevard crossing

500

400

525

2.1 (h)

Obstruct traffic on highway

500

400

525

2.1 (i)

Use unopened highway

150

100

200

2.1 (j)

Place material on highway

250

200

300

4.1 (a)

Work contrary to plans

250

200

300

4.1 (b)

Fail to provide written notice

150

100

200

4.1 (c)

Fail to allow access for inspection

500

400

525

4.1 (d)

Fail to identify work with number

150

100

200

4.1 (e)

Fail to maintain normal traffic conditions

150

100

200

4.1 (f)

Fail to place barricades/lights/safety devices

500

400

525

4.1 (i)

Work outside of permitted hours

250

200

300

4.1 (j)

Relocate utilities without consent

500

400

525

4.1 (k)

Fail to protect utilities

500

400

525

4.1 (m)

Fail to preserve monuments

500

400

525

4.1 (n)

Fail to provide access to driveways

250

200

300

5.1 (a)

Fail to shore in accordance with WorkSafe BC

500

400

525

5.1 (b)

Exceed 30m of open trench

150

100

200

5.1 (d)

Fail to maintain pedestrian safety

500

400

525

5.1 (e)

Fail to expose utilities

250

200

300

5.1 (f)

Fail to place approved warning signs

250

200

300

5.1 (g)

Fail to maintain care of excavated material

250

200

300

5.1 (h)

Fail to clean up

250

200

300

11.1 (a)

Disobey traffic control device

100

75

125

11.1 (b)

Disobey posted speed signs

100

75

125

11.1 (c)

Pass in school/playground zone

100

75

125

11.1 (d)(i)

Operate vehicle other than on public highway

100

75

125

11.1 (d)(ii)

Unauthorized use of motor vehicle on private property

75

55

95

11.1 (e)

Disrupt parade/funeral procession

75

55

95

11.1 (f)

Unauthorized U-Turn

75

55

95

13.1 (a)

Ride/herd animals on highway after dark

75

55

95

13.1 (b)

Impede pedestrian traffic

75

55

95

13.1 (c)

Skate/sleigh/ski on highway

75

55

95

13.1 (d)

Cycle on sidewalk

75

55

95

14.1 (a)

Operate track vehicle on Roadway or Sidewalk

250

200

300

14.1 (b)

Leave unsafe excavation/obstruction on highway

500

400

525

14.1 (c)

Drag or skid object on highway

250

200

300

14.1 (d)

Permit material to slide onto highway

100

75

125

14.1 (e)

Insecure load

150

100

200

14.1 (f)

Debris falling from vehicle

150

100

200

15.1 (a)

Unauthorized crossing

250

200

300

15.1 (b)

Obstruct/impede traffic by standing/walking/running

75

55

95

15.1 (c)

Hitch-hike on highway

50

40

60

16.1 (a)

Leave debris on highway after accident

100

75

125

16.1 (b)

Place leaflets on vehicle parked on highway

50

40

60

16.1 (c)

Unauthorized parade/procession

250

200

300

16.1 (d)

Deface traffic control device/structure on highway

500

400

525

16.1 (e)

Unlawfully alter/remove sign

500

400

525

16.1 (f)

Playing sports on highway which interferes with traffic

50

40

60

16.1 (g)

Unlawfully direct traffic

50

40

60

21.1 (a)

Parked contrary to traffic control device

75

55

95

21.1 (b)

Parked where obstructing visibility of traffic control device

100

75

125

21.1 (c)

Parked on sidewalk/boulevard/paved surface to the right of a double solid white line

50

40

60

21.1 (d)

Parked in front of or within 1.5 m of a driveway

75

55

95

21.1 (e)

Parked within 5 m of fire hydrant

250

200

300

21.1 (f)

Parked on or within 6 m of a crosswalk

75

55

95

21.1 (g)

Parked within 6 m of traffic control signal

75

55

95

21.1 (h)

Parked within 15 m of railway crossing

75

55

95

21.1 (i)

Parked on roadway 6.1 m wide or less

75

55

95

21.1 (j)

Parked alongside obstruction/excavation on street

75

55

95

21.1 (k)

Double parked

75

55

95

21.1 (l)

Parked on bridge/overpass/tunnel

100

75

125

21.1 (m)

Parked in disabled parking stall without SPARC sticker

100

75

125

21.1 (n)

Parked outside of marked parking stalls

30

20

40

21.1 (o)

Parked facing traffic

75

55

95

21.1 (p)

Parked more than 30 cm from curb or edge of roadway

75

55

95

21.1 (q)

Parked on an angle

75

55

95

21.1 (r)

Parked on highway over time restriction

75

55

95

21.1 (s)

Parked on cycling path

75

55

95

21.1 (t)

Parked more than 72 hours

75

55

95

21.1 (u)

Fail to display valid licence plate

75

55

95

21.1 (v)

Parked an uninsured vehicle

500

400

525

21.2 (a)

Stop contrary to traffic control device

75

55

95

21.2 (b)

Stop as to obstruct traffic control device

75

55

95

21.2 (c)

Stop on sidewalk/boulevard/paved surface to the right of a double solid white line

75

55

95

21.3

Encroach on Roadway

75

55

95

22.1

Parked in loading zone

75

55

95

22.2

Parked in passenger zone more than three minutes

75

55

95

22.3

Parked in bus zone

75

55

95

23.1 (a)

Display vehicle for sale on highway

150

100

200

23.1 (b)

Storing/wrecking/repairing vehicle on highway

150

100

200

23.1 (c)

Display sign on vehicle

150

100

200

23.1 (d)

Parked on highway to sell products

150

100

200

24.1

Park commercial vehicle on highway

300

200

400

25.1

Occupy vehicle parked on highway

150

100

200

25.2

Park unattached trailer on highway

150

100

200

25.3

Leave detached camper on highway

150

100

200

25.4

Unlawfully park recreation vehicle

75

55

95

25.5

Park recreation vehicle more than 36 hours

75

55

95

26.1

Remove ticket or notice

75

55

95

26.2

Remove tire markings

75

55

95

28.1

Fail to remove vehicle

150

100

200

29.1 (a)

Unauthorized overhanging load

75

55

95

29.1 (b)

Unsafe pneumatic tires

75

55

95

29.1 (c)

Solid tires less than 32 mm thick

75

55

95

29.1 (d)

Exceed 20 km/hr with solid tires

75

55

95

29.1 (e)

Unauthorized studded tires

75

55

95

29.1 (f)(i)

Fail to prevent load from swaying/shifting

75

55

95

29.1 (f)(ii)

Escaping load

75

55

95

29.1 (g)

Fail to secure load/covering

75

55

95

29.1 (i)

No lights on towed vehicle

75

55

95

29.2

Unauthorized discharge and fluids

150

100

200

30.3 (a)

Exceed vehicle weight limit up to 1,000 kg

200

150

250

30.3 (b)

Exceed vehicle weight limit between 1,000 and 3,000 kg

500

400

525

30.3 (c)

Exceed vehicle weight limit by more than 3,000 kg

500

400

525

30.4

Exceed allowable vehicle dimensions/distance between axels

200

150

250

30.5 (a)

Exceed axle weight up to 500 kg without permit

200

150

250

30.5 (b)

Exceed axle weight between 500 and 1,000 kg without permit

500

400

525

30.5 (c)

Exceed axle weight by more than 1,000 kg without permit

500

400

525

30.6

Oversize vehicle contrary to sign

250

200

300

31.3

Violate conditions of permit

250

200

300

31.6

Use permit for other vehicle

250

200

300

31.7

Fail to carry permit

150

100

200

35.1

Operate a heavy truck on any highway other than a truck route

250

200

300

35.2 (a)

Violate specifications of heavy trucks permitted on a truck route

100

75

125

35.2 (f)

Violate hours when heavy trucks permitted on truck routes

100

75

125

35.3

Exceed weight limit

200

150

250

35.5

Fail to possess permit

150

100

200

36.1

Fail to stop vehicle when required by Peace Officer

250

200

300

36.2

Fail to report to scales

250

200

300

B/L 1866-2009, 2017-2010, 2155-2012, 2662-2016

31. Street Naming and Addressing Bylaw, 2015, Bylaw No. 2483-2015

 

(1)

Bylaw Section

(2)

Description

(3)

Fine

($)

5 (c)(i) & (ii)

Fail to post house number

100

5 (c)(iii)(A)

Incorrect size of number

100

5 (c)(iii)(B)

Incorrect colour of number

100

B/L 2485-2015

32. Tree Protection Bylaw, 2010, Bylaw No. 1831-2009

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

4 (1)

Unauthorized tree cutting

500

400

600

4 (2)

Fail to comply with permit terms and conditions

500

400

600

4 (3)

Cause tree damage

500

400

600

4 (4)

Unauthorized pruning

500

400

600

6 (4)

Fail to display permit

200

150

250

8

Fail to plant/maintain replacement trees

250

200

300

10 (1)(a)

Fail to clearly identify trees to be cut

500

400

600

10 (1)(b)

Work outside the specified area

500

400

600

10 (1)(c)

Fail to install barriers

500

400

600

10 (1)(d)

Work outside of permitted hours

500

400

600

10 (2)(a)

Fail to prevent damage

400

300

500

10 (2)(b)

Fail to fence/mitigate hazard

500

400

600

10 (2)(c)

Unauthorized disposal of tree parts

500

400

600

11 (2)

Obstruct entry

500

400

600

12 (2)

Fail to remedy contravention/non-compliance

500

400

600

12 (5)

Fail to comply with directive

300

200

400

B/L 1969-2010

33. Vehicle for Hire Bylaw, 2017, Bylaw No. 2752-2017

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3 (a)

Fail to post or carry Licence

150

100

200

3 (c)

Fail to deliver lost or left behind property

150

100

200

4 (a)(i)(1)

No Chauffeur Permit

150

100

200

4 (a)(i)(2)

Fail to display photographic identification

100

75

125

4 (b)

Allow Chauffeur without permit

500

400

525

4 (c)(iii)

Make false statement

300

200

400

4 (g)(iv)

Fail to notify Chief Constable

150

100

200

4 (j)(i)

Fail to possess Chauffer Permit

150

100

200

4 (j)(ii)

Fail to produce Chauffer Permit

150

100

200

4 (j)(iii)

Fail to display Chauffer Permit

150

100

200

4 (k)

Fail to maintain Taxi

75

55

95

5 (a)(ii)(1)

Fail to maintain Business Office

150

100

200

5 (a)(ii)(2)

Fail to keep record

150

100

200

5 (a)(iii)

Fail to maintain record

150

100

200

6 (a)(i)

Improper equip

150

100

200

6 (a)(ii)

Improper control

150

100

200

6 (a)(iii)

Excess occupancy

150

100

200

6 (a)(iv)

Fail to display name and number

150

100

200

6 (b)

Fail to maintain Business Office

150

100

200

6 (c)

Improper use

150

100

200

7 (a)(i)(1)

Fail to display name

150

100

200

7 (a)(i)(2)

Fail to keep record

150

100

200

7 (a)(i)(3)

Fail to maintain Business Office

150

100

200

7 (a)(ii)

Fail to produce daily record

150

100

200

7 (a)(iii)

Improper Business Office

150

100

200

7 (b)(i)(1)

Fail to supply written information

150

100

200

7 (b)(i)(2)

Fail to clear streets and public walks

150

100

200

7 (b)(ii)(1)

Unauthorized towing services at scene of Vehicle accident

500

400

525

7 (b)(ii)(2)

Solicit or suggest specific destination for towed Vehicle

500

400

525

7 (b)(ii)(3)

Obstruct or Attach an occupied Vehicle

500

400

525

7 (b)(ii)(4)

Improper Vehicle delivery

500

400

525

7 (c)(i)

Towing from Parking Lot without proper authorization

200

175

225

7 (c)(ii)

Towing from no Parking area without proper authorization

200

175

225

7 (c)(ii)(3)

Fail to complete Part A of the tow-away notice

200

175

225

7 (c)(iv)

Fail to erect or maintain prescribed tow-away warning signs

200

175

225

7 (c)(vi)(1)(A)

Fail to complete Part B of the tow-away notice

200

175

225

7 (c)(vi)(1)(B)

Fail to retain original copy

200

175

225

7 (c)(vi)(2)

Fail to release occupied Vehicle

200

175

225

7 (c)(vi)(3)

Fail to provide written accountings

200

175

225

7 (c)(vii)(1)

Improper obstruct or Attach a Vehicle on private Parking Lot

200

175

225

7 (c)(vii)(2)

Improper tow from a private Parking Lot

200

175

225

7 (c)(vii)(3)

Improper obstruct or Attach a Vehicle in an unauthorized space

200

175

225

7 (c)(vii)(4)

Obstruct or Attach occupied Vehicle

200

175

225

7 (d)

Improper Vehicle Impound Lot

200

175

225

7 (e)(i)(1)

Fail to create record

200

175

225

7 (e)(i)(2)

Fail to maintain record

200

175

225

7 (e)(i)(3)

Fail to send written notification

200

175

225

7 (e)(i)(4)

Fail to release impounded Vehicle

200

175

225

7 (e)(i)(5)

Fail to or improper full written accounting

200

175

225

7 (e)(i)(6)

Fail to produce original copy

200

175

225

7 (e)(ii)

Fail to maintain original copy

200

175

225

8

Improper transport of persons in Taxi for Persons with Disabilities

200

175

225

B/L 2753-2017

34. Waterways Protection Bylaw, 1996 No. 269-96

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3

Fouling/obstructing watercourse

500

400

600

35. Waterworks Regulation Bylaw, 2017, Bylaw No. 2665-2017

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

3 (8)

Provide false information

500

450

525

3 (14)

Work without permit

500

450

525

5 (1)

Unauthorized work

500

450

525

5 (2)

Unauthorized connection

500

450

525

6 (1)(c)

Fail to permanently disconnect or remove service

500

450

525

6 (1)(d)

Work without Permit

500

450

525

7 (2)

Fail to install pressure relief valve

100

75

125

7 (5)

Unauthorized pressure booster

100

75

125

8

Unauthorized interference of Service/works

500

450

525

9 (1)

Fail to allow entry

500

450

525

10 (1)

Fail to repair leak

500

450

525

12 (1)

Open hydrant without permit

500

450

525

13 (1)

Damage/interfere with hydrant or other fixture

500

450

525

13 (2)

Obstruct access to hydrant

500

450

525

14 (1)

No meter

100

75

125

14 (2)

Improper installation

100

75

125

19

Tamper or damage meters

500

450

525

26

Turn on service without authority

500

450

525

27 (1)

Improper connection to water supply

250

200

300

27 (5)

Fail to maintain hydrant

500

450

525

28 (1)

Cause potential cross connection

500

450

525

28 (6)(a)

Fail to deliver report

300

200

400

28 (6)(b)

Fail to repair

500

450

525

30 (1)

Unauthorized use of water

500

450

525

30 (2)

Oversized connection

250

200

300

30 (5)

Oversized connection

250

200

300

31 (4)(a)

Violate water restriction - Stage One

100

75

125

31 (4)(a)

Violate water restriction - Stage Two

150

100

200

31 (4)(a)

Violate water restriction - Stage Three

200

150

250

31 (4)(a)

Violate water restriction - Stage Four

300

200

400

31 (4)(b)

Allow waste of water

150

100

200

31 (5)(a)

Unauthorized lawn sprinkling without a permit

100

75

125

32 (a)

Improper installation

100

75

125

32 (b)

Unauthorized connection of air conditioner

50

40

60

35 (a)

Unauthorized car wash

250

200

300

35 (b)

Improper car wash

250

200

300

36

Unauthorized Water Feature

250

200

300

37

Improper or no meter

100

75

125

B/L 2055-2011, 2136-2012, 2160-2012, 2230-2013, 2451-2016, 2666-2017

36. Zoning Bylaw, 2014, Bylaw No. 2400-2014

 

Bylaw Section

Description

(A1)

Penalty

(A2)

Discounted Penalty

(within 14 days)

(A3)

Late Penalty

(after 28 days)

130.1.5

Fail to comply with zone regulations

250

200

300

130.3.2

Obstructing authorized entry

200

150

250

130.4.1.a.

Fail to remove/demolish/convert dwelling

250

200

300

130.5.2

Fail to comply with Temporary Building requirements

250

200

300

130.8.1

Permit unauthorized use

250

200

300

140.2.1.a.i

Bed and Breakfast not contained within principal dwelling unit

250

200

300

140.2.1.a.ii.

Bed and Breakfast - excess guests

250

200

300

140.2.1.a.iii.

Bed and Breakfast - excess sleeping units

250

200

300

140.2.1.a.iv.

Bed and Breakfast - failure to provide required parking spaces

250

200

300

140.2.1.a.v.

Bed and Breakfast - unauthorized use

250

200

300

140.2.1.b.i.

Bed and Breakfast not contained within principal dwelling unit

250

200

300

140.2.1.b.ii.

Bed and Breakfast - excess guests

250

200

300

140.2.1.b.iii.

Bed and Breakfast - excess sleeping units

250

200

300

140.2.1.b.iv.

Bed and Breakfast - failure to provide required parking spaces

250

200

300

140.2.1.b.v.

Bed and Breakfast - unauthorized use

250

200

300

140.2.2.a.

Boarding not contained within principal dwelling unit

250

200

300

140.2.2.b.

Boarding - excess guests

250

200

300

140.2.2.c.

Boarding - excess sleeping units

250

200

300

140.2.2.d.

Boarding - failure to provide required parking spaces

250

200

300

140.2.2.e.

Boarding - unauthorized use

250

200

300

140.2.5

Home Occupation - operating contrary to regulations

250

200

300

140.2.6

Mobile Food Vendor - operating contrary to regulations

250

200

300

140.2.7

Non-Permanent Commercial - operating contrary to regulations

250

200

300

140.2.8

Supportive Recovery - operating contrary to regulations

250

200

300

140.2.9

Unauthorized storage of Wrecked Vehicles

250

200

300

140.4.1.a.

Unauthorized Accessory Building

250

200

300

140.4.4.a. & b.

Failure to provide required refuse container facility

250

200

300

140.4.4.a.i.

Failure to provide adequate screening

250

200

300

140.4.4.a.ii.

Unauthorized location

250

200

300

140.4.7

Obstruct visibility at intersection

250

200

300

140.5.4.c.i.

Over-height fence

250

200

300

140.5.4.d.i.

Over-height fence

250

200

300

140.5.4.e.

Unauthorized fencing material

250

200

300

140.5.5.a.

Unauthorized habitation of vehicle

50

40

60

140.5.6.a.i.

Unauthorized parking/storage of commercial vehicles

250

200

300

140.5.6.a.ii.

Unauthorized parking storage of boats

250

200

300

140.5.6.b.

Unauthorized parking/storage of commercial vehicle

250

200

300

140.5.6.c.

Unauthorized commercial vehicles in Agricultural Zone

250

200

300

140.5.6.d.

Unauthorized parking/storage of vehicles on lawn or landscaped area

250

200

300

140.6.1

Fail to landscape as required

250

200

300

140.6.2.

Fail to landscape as required

250

200

300

140.7.2

Unauthorized building/structure

250

200

300

140.7.3

Construct building below flood proofing / elevation

250

200

300

140.7.4

Unauthorized location of building/mobile home/modular home/structure

250

200

300

140.7.7

Contravention of required setbacks

250

200

300

140.7.8

Landfill slope encroachment

250

200

300

150.7.2

Obstructed vehicular access

250

200

300

150.8

Fail to provide required parking designated for persons with disabilities

250

200

300

150.9

Unauthorized off-street parking area

250

200

300

150.10

Failure to provide pedestrian walkway

250

200

300

150.11

Fail to provide required off street parking

250

200

300

150.12

Off-Street Bicycle Parking contrary to regulations

250

200

300

150.13

Off-Street Loading Space contrary to regulations

250

200

300

B/L 1999-2010, 2155-2012, 2359-2014, 2459-2015, 2959-2019

Schedule "C"

Bylaw Contraventions that may be Resolved by Compliance Agreement

Bylaw Section

Description

Compliance Agreement Discount

Business Licence Bylaw No. 1551-2006

4.1

Operating without licence

50%

Good Neighbour Bylaw No. 1256-2003

4.4

Permit unsightly premises

50%

4.4 (b)

Permit accumulation of rubbish

50%

4.5 (e)

Permit infestation by insects

50%

4.6

Fail to remove unsightly accumulation

50%

4.7 (b)

Fail to remove noxious weeds

50%

4.10 (a)

Fail to maintain premises/property

50%

4.10 (b)

Fail to maintain appearance

50%

Tree Protection Bylaw No. 2088-2011

4

Fail to obtain permit

50%

Schedule "D"

Compliance Agreement