County of Prince Edward By-law Enforcement Services is available 24/7 and is in place to ensure compliance with our local by-laws and, in some cases, provincial regulations. By-law Enforcement Officers rely on public education to promote acceptable standards. We encourage (and offer assistance to) neighbours to work together to find solutions. We strive for compliance before enforcement.
By-law Services looks after:
- Property Standards
- Grass Cutting
- Noise Abatement
- Taxi By-law
- Parking Enforcement
- Zoning By-laws
- Skateboard and In-Line Skating
- Mobile Canteens and Chip Wagons
- Other notable by-laws
The Property Standards By-law identifies and explains maintenance and occupancy standards for properties in Prince Edward County, and prohibits occupancy or use of property that does not comply with the standards listed in By-law 317-1999 - Property Standards and the Amending By-law 615-2001 - Property Standards.
The Grass Cutting By-law identifies and explains standards for the maintenance of grass and weeds on private properties in Prince Edward County, as detailed in By-law 699-2001 - Grass Weeds.
The Noise Abatement By-law regulates and prohibits certain noise nuisances like music, construction and more, as detailed in By-law 900-2002 - Noise Nuisance and Amending By-law 2819-2011 - Noise Nuisance.
Taxi licences are issued by the County's By-law Department according to the Taxicab and Limousine By-law, which regulates and governs owners and operators of taxicabs and limousines. The By-law regulates fares while ensuring that taxis and limousines are operated and maintained in a safe, equitable and sanitary manner. For more information, see By-law 1757-2006 - Taxicab, visit the By-law Department at 280 Picton Main Street, second floor, or call 613.476.2148.
For a full list of fees associated with getting a taxicab licence, please view our Taxicab Licence Fees and Fare Rate.
The Parking Enforcement By-law regulates and controls vehicle parking or stopping on highways, municipal land and private property as outlined in 1475-2005 County Parking By-law.
The zoning By-law regulates permitted uses on properties, as outlined in 1816-2006 Comprehensive Zoning By-Law. For more information on the application of the Comprehensive Zoning By-law, please visit our Planning Division page.
The Skateboard and In-Line Skating By-law regulates the use of inline skates and bicycles on public sidewalks and roadways for the safety and welfare of pedestrians. More information is available in By-law 1733-2006 - Skateboard In-Line Skate.
The Mobile Canteens and Chip Wagon By-law licences and regulates mobile canteens (food trucks/carts), chip wagons and other refreshment vehicles. To apply for a mobile canteen or food truck licences and to learn more about owning and operating a mobile canteen, please read By-law 1778-2006 - Mobile Canteens Chip Wagons. You can find the application form on pages 7 & 8 of the By-law. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to call us at 613.476.2148.
The Signs By-law regulates temporary and permanent signage, as detailed in By-law 1122-2003 – Signs and Amending Amending By-law 1978-2007 – Signs. If you are interested in putting up new signage or renovating an existing sign, please visit our Building Division page for more information.
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