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The Town of Grimsby has created a list of the most commonly requested by-laws for your review and download. Don't see what you're looking for? You can request a by-law from the Office of the Clerk.


The legislative material on this site has been prepared for convenience of reference only and does not yet have official sanction.

For all purposes of interpreting and applying the law, users should consult the original by-laws.

These materials are available in alternate format, upon request.

Commonly Requested By-laws

Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) Parking  By-law 16-82
To regulate stopping, standing and parking of vehicles and to establish a system for Administrative Penalties

Animal Control        By-law 10-06 amended by By-law 23-100
To regulate animal care and control in the Town of Grimsby

Cemetery Maintenance        By-law 12-62
To enact rules for the maintenance, management and control of Grimsby Mountain Cemetery

Clean Yards       By-law 21-70
Respecting litter, yard waste and the maintenance of property for the Town of Grimsby 

Discharge of Firearms & Bows     By-law 23-88

To regulate the discharge of firearms and bows in the Town of Grimsby

Drinking Water        By-law 09-73 

To protect the Town of Grimsby's drinking water distribution system from contamination through cross connection and backflow

Fire Department        By-law 20-42
To establish and regulate the Grimsby Fire Department 

Fireworks        By-law 20-41 amended by By-law 23-55

To prohibit and regulate the sale and use of fireworks and pyrotechnic special effects within the Town of Grimsby 

Graffiti        By-law 12-36
To prevent unsightliness of property by prohibiting the placement of graffiti and requiring that property be kept free of graffiti 

Incorporation of Niagara Power        By-law 00-20
To approve the incorporation of a corporation and subsidiaries under the business corporations act (Ontario) (Niagara Power Incorporated)

Noise        By-law 11-22
Respecting noises

Open Air Fire        By-Law 21-17
To regulate open air fires

Pool Enclosure        By-law 08-59 amended by By-law 17-44

To provide for the fencing of privately-owned outdoor swimming pools

Procedure By-law        By-law 20-65
To govern the proceedings of council, local boards and committee meetings

Property Standards        By-law 15-17
Prescribing standards for the maintenance and occupancy of property

Public Nuisance        By-law 11-21

To address public nuisance

Site Alteration        By-law 2020-44
To regulate the removal, placing or dumping of fill in the Town of Grimsby

Zoning        By-law 14-45

Controls the use of land throughout the Town

By-law enforcement

The Town of Grimsby employs by-law enforcement officers that investigate complaints and take the appropriate next steps. You can learn more about by-law enforcement as well as how to submit a complaint.

Contact Us

Town of Grimsby
160 Livingston Avenue
Grimsby ON, L3M 0J5
Phone: 905-945-9634
Fax: 905-945-5010

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