The Township of Laurentian Valley Council passes by-laws, or municipal laws, under authority from the Province of Ontario. The Province authorizes what the municipality can regulate.

To report a by-law concern related to a Township by-law, contact the Clerk's Office at 613-735-6291 or submit the report a concern form.

The by-law information on this website is provided for reference purposes only. It should not be used for any legal purpose, does not constitute the official bylaws of the Township of Laurentian Valley, and may be incomplete due to pending updates or revisions. It is the responsibility of the person using this information to ensure it accurately reflects current by-law provisions. The Township of Laurentian Valley does not warrant the accuracy or the completeness of the information contained herein and in no event will the Township be liable or responsible to any person for damages of any kind arising out of the use of the by-law information contained here.

To obtain certified, true copies of by-laws, call the Township Office 613-735-6291, email, or submit the [document request form].

List of frequently requested by-laws

Animal Control

By-law 2017-09-036 and amending [By-law 2020-04-018]

To regulate the keeping and control of animals, or any class thereof, the animal identification system, licensing and the restraint of dogs and cats and certain other aspects of animal control within the corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Building Permit

[By-law 2021-06-031]

Identifies the requirements and fees for building permits required for building activities within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Burning

[By-law 2015-09-040]

To regulate the setting of fires within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Business Licensing

2011-06-029 and amending [By-law 2012-04-020]

To license, regulate and govern mobile food and refreshment in the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Community Improvement Project for the Community Improvement Plan

[By-law 2019-04-020]

To adopt the Laurentian Valley Community Improvement Plan.

Community Improvement Plan

[By-law 2019-04-019]

To designate the Township of Laurentian Valley as the Community Improvement Project Area (CIPA) for the Community Improvement Plan.

Council Procedural By-law

[By-law 2020-11-049]

Governing the calling, place and proceedings of council, committees of council and local boards.

Development Charges

[By-law 2020-09-039]

Identifies the development charges associated with developments within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Emergency Management Program

By-law 08-03-386 and amending [By-laws 2012-05-031, 2012-10-057 and 2020-04-021]

To establish an Emergency Management Program for the protection of the public safety, health, the environment, the critical infrastructure and property, and to promote economic stability and a disaster resilient community.

Noise

[By-law 2014-04-020]

To regulate noises likely to disturb or create a nuisance for the inhabitants of the Township.

Off-Road Vehicles on Highways

By-law 2021-03-009

To regulate the operation of Off-Road Vehicles on Municipal Highways within the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Parking

By-law 02-02-124 and amending By-law 2020-05-028 [link to document]To Regulate parking on or obstruction of highways and streets within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Property Standards

By-law 00-10-063 and amending [By-law 2012-04-021]

For prescribing standards for the maintenance and occupancy of property within the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Retail Business Establishments Open on Certain Specific Holidays

[By-law 00-05-039]

To authorize retail business establishments to open on certain specified holidays.

Road Naming

[By-law 2016-06-029]

To provide for the naming and renaming of the highways, streets, roads and private roads within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Site Plan Control

By-law 03-03-168 and amending [By-law 07-05-342 and 2012-04-019]

To make the provision of Section 4 of the Planning Act R.S.O., 1990, c.P.13, applicable to lands within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Speed Limit

[By-law 2019-12-067]

To prescribe and authorize rates of speed and designate certain highways as Community Safety Zones within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Taxi

[By-law 2009-10-038]

To establish rules and regulations for the licencing and operation of taxicabs within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

User Fees - General

[By-law 2019-11-055]

To establish charges for the sale of various items and tariff of miscellaneous fees.

User Fees – Planning

[By-law 2020-12-056]

To prescribe a tariff of fees for the processing of applications made with respect of planning matters in the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Waste Diversion Collection and Disposal

By-law 05-05-248 and amending [By-laws 07-08-353, 08-02-381 and 2020-11-051]

For requiring waste management diversion programs and establishing and maintaining a system of collection, transportation and disposal of municipal source-separated solid waste within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

Water Restriction

[By-law 2013-02-009]

To regulate the time, manner and nature of the use of the supply of water for properties serviced by the Laurentian Valley Drinking Water System.

Zoning

[By-law 08-04-391]

To regulate the use of lands and the character, location and use of buildings and structures within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

To determine permitted uses and zoning for specific properties or to review the Township of Laurentian Valley Official Plan, please call the Planning and Emergency Services Department at 613-735-6291 or visit the Planning and Emergency Services section for more information.