Water often accumulates in wading pools, unmaintained pools, tires, pails and ponds. This is considered “standing water” and must be removed from your property under the Town of Georgina’s Property Standards By-law No. 98-106(BU-1).
It may be a safety hazard and will become an breeding area for mosquitoes that may carry the West Nile Virus. All exterior yard areas shall be kept free and clear of any debris that may retain water. Learn more about the importance of clearing water around your home from York Region.