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Corporation Services - Bylaw Enforcement

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The Municipal Act gives municipal councils authority over many issues within their jurisdiction.  One of the powers granted to municipalities is the authority to create by-laws.  By-laws are real 'laws' that can be enforced by a municipal enforcement officer, the police, or by the courts.  

Almost everything Council or staff do is approved by way of administrative by-laws such as approval of the budget, the purchase or sale of land, etc.  Council also passes general by-laws governing all residents, businesses, and property owners in town.

The Town of Prescott has a series of bylaws in place to assist with better governing our town. For more information on a specific bylaw, please select a topic below:

If you don't see a specific by-law on this list, it does not necessarily mean there is no by-law governing that topic. 
If you have questions on any by-law, please do not hesitate to contact the By-Law Officer, Mr. Dave Swan.

Contact Mr. Dave Swan