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By-laws are broken down into two categories: actual by-laws that govern the operations of the municipality; and by-law enforcement. Here you’ll find the most commonly-requested by-laws, regulatory by-laws, and the enforcement mechanisms the City employs.

Our by-law enforcement division is committed to delivering professional by-law enforcement in a timely and effective manner, and per Council direction. Other than for parking enforcement, the City of Welland’s by-law division mainly operates on a complaint basis. When a complaint is received, it is investigated, and appropriate action is taken. However, should a health and safety issue arise and/or any by-law violation is apparent to an officer, the by-law division may pursue this issue without a complaint.