Most Requested By-laws
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The legislative material on this site has been prepared for convenience of reference only and does not yet have official sanction.
For all purposes of interpreting and applying the law, users should consult the original by-laws.
Most requested by-laws
- By-law No. 2017-63
A by-law to define budget control for the Regional Municipality of Niagara
- By-law No. 2019-79 as amended by By-law No. 2020-84
A by-law to define budget planning requirements for the Regional Municipality of Niagara
- By-law No. 2021-111
A by-law to adopt the 2022 capital budget for the Regional Municipality of Niagara
By-law No. 2021-112
A by-law to adopt the 2022 operating budget for the Regional Municipality of Niagara
- By-law No. 2017-99 as amended by By-law No. 2018-44
A by-law to provide for the reimbursement of expenses of the members of Council for the Regional Municipality of Niagara
- By-law No. 09-2016 as amended by By-law Nos. 2017-112 and 2019-65
A by-law to govern the execution of documents and to delegate certain administrative powers and duties to staff and to repeal of By-law 126-2011
Establish Standing Committees
- By-law No. 2020-46, as amended by By-law Nos. 2020-64 (superseded), 2020-80, and 2021-20
A by-law to require mandatory face coverings in enclosed public places during the COVID-19 pandemic
Fees And Charges
- By-law No. 2017-61
A by-law to appoint an Integrity Commissioner for The Regional Municipality of Niagara and to repeal By-law No. 2017-43
- By-law No. 2018-76 as amended by By-law No. 2020-03
A by-law to provide for the licensing, regulating and inspecting of adult entertainment parlours, owners and operators of adult entertainment parlours and entertainers at adult entertainment parlours
- By-law No. 2021-57
A by-law to licence, regulate and govern owners, drivers and brokers of taxicabs and transportation network company businesses
- By-law No. 2021-58
A by-law to licence, regulate and govern vehicles used for hire (specialty vehicles, shuttle buses, sightseeing vehicles, caleche)
- By-law No. 2021-59
A by-law to licence, regulate and govern salvage shops and salvage yards
- By-law No. 2021-60
A by-law to licence, regulate and govern second-hand good shops and dealers in second-hand goods
- By-law No. 2021-61
A by-law to licence, regulate and govern tow trucks, and owners, drivers and brokers of towing businesses
- By-law No. 120-2010
A by-law to govern the calling, place and proceedings of the meetings of Council and its committees as amended by By-law No. 49-2011; By-law No. 124-2011; By-law No. 11-2012; By-law No. 38-2012; By-law No. 06-2013 (now repealed); By-law No. 109-2013; By-law No. 130-2013; By-law No. 133-2013; By-law No. 01-2014; By-law No. 46-2014; By-law No. 58-2014; By-law No. 94-2014; By-law No. 55-2015; By-law No. 65-2015; By-law No. 2018-31; By-law No. 2018-80; By-law No. 2019-03; By-law No. 2019-16; By-law No. 2019-36; By-law No. 2019-41; By-law No. 2020-11 (now repealed); By-law No. 2020-16, By-law No. 2020-51; By-law No. 2021-44, and; By-law No. 2022-36.
- By-law No. 02-2016, amended by By-law Nos. 2019-06 and 2019-30
A by-law to define the procurement policies and procedures for the Regional Municipality of Niagara, and to repeal By-law 95-2014
- By-law No. 63-2013
A by-law to provide for the classification, retention and destruction of records of the Regional Corporation
Regional Development Charges
- By-law No. 27-2014
A by-law To Regulate Discharges To The Sanitary And Storm Sewer Systems Of The Regional Municipality Of Niagara And To Repeal By-Law No. 47-2008
Signs, Notices and Advertising
- By-law No. 122-2013
A by-law To Prohibit A Person To Place Or Permit To Place A Sign Other Than An Official Sign Or A Sign Permitted By This By-Law On A Regional Road
- By-law No. 22-2002
A by-law regulating the smoking of tobacco in public places and workplaces
- By-law No. 112-2013 as amended By-law No. 2019-52
A Regional by-law to protect children and vulnerable persons from exposure to outdoor second-hand smoke amended on January 17, 2019.
For more information on local regulations and enforcement, visit our Public Health site, or call the Tobacco Hotline at 905-688-8248 or 1-888-505-6074 ext. 7393.
For more information for provincial regulations, such as the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, visit the Ministry of Ontario site.
- By-law No. 2020-20
A by-law to adopt optional tools for the purposes of administering limits for the commercial, industrial and multi-residential property classes for the year 2020
- By-law No. 2022-13
A by-law to set and levy the rates of taxation for regional general and special purposes for the year 2022
Tax Ratios and Tax Rate Reductions
- By-law No. 2022-14
A by-law to set tax ratios and tax rate reductions for prescribed property subclasses for regional purposes and area municipal purposes for the year 2022
Tree And Forest Conservation
- By-law No. 2020-79
A by-law to prohibit or regulate the harvesting, destruction or injuring of trees in woodlands in the Regional Municipality of Niagara
- By-law No. 2022-32 as amended by By-law No. 2022-60
A by-law to regulate the use of the Solid Waste Management system for the Regional Municipality of Niagara.
For more information and by-law enforcement, visit Waste Management, or call 905-356-4141 or 1-800-594-5542.