Niagara Region By-law Index

Most requested by-laws

  • Budget
  • Councillors' Expenses
    • By-law No. 2017-99 as amended by By-law No. 2018-44 and 2019-103
      A by-law to provide for the reimbursement of expenses of the members of Niagara Regional Council
  • Document Execution
    • 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
  • Niagara Transit Commission
    • By-law No. 2022-38
      A by-law to establish the Niagara Transit Commission
    • By-law No. 2023-93 as amended by By-law No. 2024-16
      A by-law to adopt the 2024 Niagara Transit Commission budget and requisition for Niagara Region special levy tax for transit
  • Establish Standing Committees
  • Fees And Charges
    • By-law No. 2023-90
      A by-law to establish fees and charges for the services and activities provided by Niagara Region and for the use of its property, and to repeal By-Law 2023-19
  • Integrity Commissioner
    • By-law No. 2021-37
      A by-law to appoint an Integrity Commissioner for Niagara Region and to repeal By-law No. 2017-43
  • Licensing
    • 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 license, regulate and govern owners, drivers and brokers of taxicabs and transportation network company businesses
    • By-law No. 2021-58
      A by-law to license, regulate and govern vehicles used for hire (specialty vehicles, shuttle buses, sightseeing vehicles, caleche)
    • By-law No. 2021-59
      A by-law to license, regulate and govern salvage shops and salvage yards
    • By-law No. 2021-60
      A by-law to license, regulate and govern second-hand good shops and dealers in second-hand goods
    • By-law No. 2021-61
      A by-law to license, regulate and govern tow trucks, and owners, drivers and brokers of towing businesses
  • Procedural
    • By-law No. 120-2010
      By-law No. 120-2010 was amended by By-law No. 49-2011; By-law No. 124-2011; By-law No. 11-2012; By-law No. 38-2012; By-law No. 06-2013 (now repealed); By-law No. 109-2013; By-law No. 130-2013; By-law No. 133-2013; By-law No. 01-2014; By-law No. 46-2014; By-law No. 58-2014; By-law No. 94-2014; By-law No.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; By-law No. 2022-36; By-law No. 2022-40; By-law No. 2023-68; and By-law No. 2023-97.
  • Procurement
    • 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 and to repeal By-law 95-2014
  • Records Retention
    • By-law No. 2023-57
      A by-law to provide for the classification, retention and destruction of records of the Regional Corporation
  • Regional Development Charges

    Learn about procedures for payment of development charges.

  • Sewer Use
    • By-law No. 27-2014
      A by-law to regulate discharges to the sanitary and storm sewer systems of Niagara Region 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 a sign other than an official sign or a sign permitted by this by-law on a Regional road
  • Smoking
    • By-law No. 22-2002
      A by-law to regulate 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
    • By-law No. 2022-35
      A by-law to regulate water pipe smoking

    Learn about local regulations and enforcement or call the Tobacco Hotline at 905-688-8248 or 1-888-505-6074 ext. 7393.

  • Tax Capping
    • 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
  • Tax Rates
    • By-law No. 2023-31
      A by-law to set and levy the rates of taxation for regional general and special purposes for the year 2023
  • Tax Ratios and Tax Rate Reductions
    • By-law No. 2023-32
      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 2023
  • 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
  • Waste Management
    • 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 more information and by-law enforcement, visit Waste Management, or call 905-356-4141 or 1-800-594-5542.


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