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By-law Enforcement

The Township of Perth East By-law Enforcement Department is responsible for the investigation and enforcement of the Municipal By-laws. Our main goal is to promote community safety and wellbeing through both education and awareness.

Your By-law Enforcement Officer will be seen responding to questions and concerns, providing education to the public, conducting investigation, answering to complaints and when necessary issuing warnings or penalties.

Popular By-laws

Some of the By-laws that are enforced regularly are:

  • Parking & Traffic By-law
  • Property Standards By-law
  • Sign By-law
  • Noise By-law
  • Kennel By-law
  • Tidy Yards By-law
  • Public Nuisance By-law

Registering A Complaint

The By-laws Department responds to written complaints only. A complaint can be registered by email to the By-law Department or on a Complaint form. A complaint form can be downloaded or a hard copy can be obtained at the Municipal Office. Complainant information is confidential and will be treated as such. All written complaints must include:

  • The complainants name, address and contact number
  • Violation or concern
  • Time and date of the violation
  • Location of the violation 

Complaint Form

For any further questions or concerns please contact the By-laws Department at 519-595-2800 Ext. 231 or by email at