By-Laws / Charter

Municipal Codes and By-laws

The Yourtown Municipal Code is a compilation of by-laws organized by subject. Each chapter is a by-law. For example, Chapter 591 – Noise; or, Chapter 447 – Fences. Check the list of “Recent amendments” for changes to specific Code chapters since the last Code update. These by-laws must be consulted along with the Code chapter.

By-law Status Register 

The City of Yourtown have passed more than 4,500 by-laws. Many of these by-laws¬†(including Official Plan and Zoning amendments)are still in force today. The City Clerk’s Office uses a by-law status register to track the history of how the municipalities amended by-laws along with other details that include the relationship between by-laws and amendment history.

The Municipal Code and By-laws are on file at the City Hall with the City Clerk. You can visit the City Hall to see the Code & By-laws during normal business hours.

Below is the table of contents of the By-laws of Yourtown. Amendments and changes may be available – Please contact the City Clerk for additional information.

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GENERAL BYLAWS

CHARTER AND RELATED ACTS
CHAPTER C. CHARTER AND RELATED ACTS
THE CODE
PART I: BYLAWS
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 4. ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 10. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
CHAPTER 11. MARIHUANA OR TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL
CHAPTER 12. PAWNBROKERS AND SECONDHAND DEALERS
CHAPTER 14. ANIMALS
CHAPTER 22. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
CHAPTER 28. CEMETERIES
CHAPTER 32. CONTAMINATED PROPERTIES
CHAPTER 35. CONTRACTS AND PURCHASING
CHAPTER 46. FINANCE COMMITTEE
CHAPTER 57. INVENTORIES
CHAPTER 62. LICENSES AND PERMITS
CHAPTER 70. OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
CHAPTER 76. PEACE AND GOOD ORDER
CHAPTER 80. PERSONNEL
CHAPTER 86. POLICE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 87. PROPERTY MAINTENANCE
CHAPTER 89. RIGHT TO FARM
CHAPTER 93. SEWERS
CHAPTER 101. SOLID WASTE
CHAPTER 105. STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
CHAPTER 109. SUBDIVISION OF LAND
CHAPTER 113. Tobacco Sales
CHAPTER 117. Town Property, Disposal of
CHAPTER 121. VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC
CHAPTER 125. ZONING
PART II: RULES AND REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 200. PERSONNEL RULES AND REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 201. SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 202. TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
APPENDIX
CHAPTER A500. ACCEPTANCES OF GENERAL LAWS
DISPOSITION LIST
CHAPTER DL. DISPOSITION LIST

INDEX