Property Standards and Clean Yards

Property Standards and Clean Yards

The Property Standards By-law and the Clean Yards By-law deal with the maintenance of buildings and yards. Property Standards is generally used for ensuring that buildings are kept in a safe and sanitary condition and that the property is kept clean and clear of debris. The Clean Yard by-law is a less complicated by-law and is mostly used for the cutting of grass and weeds and for the clean up of dirty back yards.

Complaints can me made via  the Online Service Request & Complaint Form  and can also be taken over the phone or through e-mail.  It should be noted that anonymous complaints are rarely acted upon.  Complaint information is always confidential and a complainant's name will not be revealed.  The information is protected by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Naturally, where a complainant is required to give evidence in court, his or her identity will be revealed.

Contact:
Rolf Wiens, Manager of Enforcement/Chief Building Official
905-468-3061, ext. 249
Email: rolf.wiens@notl.com

By-laws:
• Property Standards (By-law 3681-02)
• Clean Yard (By-law 4114-07)