The Council for the Town of Georgina has passed the following regulatory by-laws. This list is a summary only as some by-laws may require residents to obtain a permit or licence. Contact the Office of the Clerk or Municipal Law Enforcement for more information regarding any Town of Georgina by-law.
|By-law No.||Alternative Name||Purpose|
|2003-0073 (REG-1)||Animal||To regulate and prohibit large animals and the impounding of such animals.|
|2021-0019||Building||To govern permits, construction, septic maintenance and fees as set out in the Building Code Act.|
|90-35 (PWE-1)||Discharge of Firearms||To prohibit and regulate the discharge of guns or other firearms, air-guns, spring guns, cross-bows, long-bows, or any other class or type thereof in the municipality or in any defined area.|
|2008-0138 (REG-1)||Dogs - Control||To provide for control of aggressive/dangerous dogs and certain other animals.|
|2004-0130 (LI-3)||Dogs - Licensing||To provide for the licensing and registration of dogs and for prohibiting the running at large of dogs. Licence required.|
|2003-0072||Exotic Pets||To prohibit the keeping exotic pets.|
|2014-0002 (LI-3)||Fireworks||To regulate the sale, storage, safe handling and discharge of fireworks within the Town|
|Garbage Collection||To regulate and provide for handling and collection of garbage rubbish, and ashes.|
|2000-028||Half Load Restriction||To designate the dates on which a reduced load period shall start and end.|
|2015-0034 (REG-1||Kennel Licensing||To licence Kennels, Doggie Day Cares, Pet Stores, Groomers, Rescues, Brokers and Catteries|
Important: On August 2, 2023, amendments were made to Short-term Rental Accommodation Bylaw 2019-0061(LI-3). Please see below, Bylaw 2023-0062(LI-3) to amend Short-Term Rental Accommodation Bylaw 2019-0061-(LI-3).
|Licensing||To licence certain businesses, trades, and occupations within the Town of Georgina, including but not limited to Short-term Rental Accommodations, Adult Entertainment Parlours, Refreshment Vehicles, Carts and Bicycles, Taxis, Hawkers and Peddlers, Kennels, Salvage Yards, Places of Amusement and Transient Traders, a licence or permit is required.|
|2003-0075 (PWE-1)||Noise||To prohibit and regulate noise within the Town of Georgina.|
|Open Air Fires||To regulate the time and precautions for open air burning of materials. Permit required.|
|2002-0046 (TR-1), 2011-0131 (TR-1)||Parking||To regulate street parking within the Town of Georgina. Permits may be required. Also, to prohibit putting debris on any roadway.|
|2018-0054||Parking||To regulate Accessible Parking requirements within the Town of Georgina.|
|Pesticides||Pesticides||To establish rules and guidelines for the use of pesticides enforced by the Ministry of the Environment.|
|2022-0099 (COU-2)||Procedure Bylaw||To govern the calling, place, and proceedings of meetings for the Town of Georgina.
For additional information regarding closed meetings, visit the Amberley Gavel website.
|98-106 (BU-1)2000-040 (BU-1)||Property Standard||To establish standards for the maintenance and occupancy of property within the Town of Georgina.|
|Signs||To regulate the use and erection of signs within the Town of Georgina. Permit required|
|2018-0021 election signs by-law||Election Signs By-law||Being a by-law to manage and regulate election signs in the Town of Georgina.|
|2012-0061 (REG-1)||Smoking at Town Outdoor Facilities||To prohibit smoking of tobacco products at all Civic Centre soccer pitches to the north of the Civic Centre administrative building.|
|2003-0077 (REG-1)||Snow and Ice Removal||To provide for the clearing away and removal of snow and ice from roads, sidewalks, and buildings.|
|2008-0079 (BU-1)||Swimming Pool Enclosures||To require the erection and maintenance of fences and gates around private outdoor swimming pools to make such pools not readily accessible to small children. Permit required.|
|2022-0038 (REG-1)||Site Alteration||To prohibit or regulate the removal of topsoil, the placing or dumping of fill material and the alteration of the grade of land in all areas within the Town of Georgina.|
Zoning Bylaw Number 500 Consolidated Edition and Amendments.
Zoning Bylaw 600 Consolidated Edition
|Urban Hens By-law 2022-0020
Urban Hens Amendment
|Urban Hens Licensing Bylaw||To licence, regulate and govern backyard hens|
Further Amendments are made available at Georgina's Electronic Management System (GEMS).