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By-law Enforcement

The Municipality of Trent Hills enforces our by-laws to ensure the health and safety of our community.

Class 1 violations

Class 1 violations are when public health and safety are at risk or when property damage is possible. Class 1 violations are considered the most important. We enforce them as soon as possible.

Examples of Class 1 violations:

  • Unfenced swimming pools
  • Property standards health and safety concerns
  • Unsafe or faulty stairs/floors
  • Dog attacks

Class 2 and Class 3 violations

Class 2 and Class 3 violations do not pose an immediate hazard to people or property.

Examples Class 2 and Class 3 violations:

  • Zoning infractions
  • Long grass, weeds, and yard maintenance issues
  • Garbage or rubbish on properties
  • Abandoned or inoperative vehicles

Filing a concern

Complete our By-Law Concern Form if you would like to file a concern.

Animal control issues

Contact Pierce Animal Control at 613-966-4483.


Report graffiti to the Ontario Provincial Police by contacting them at 1-888-310-1122.

If you're witnessing the crime in progress, call 911 and give them a description of the individual. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-461-6555.

Land Acknowledgement

We recognize the traditional keepers of this land and, specifically our neighbours of the Alderville First Nation, with a formal territorial acknowledgement.

Welcome to the Gunshot Treaty Lands of 1788. It is on these lands and on the shores of the big lake, the Mississauga Anishinabeg met with the Crown to facilitate the opening of these lands for

Let us be reminded of the responsibility we all have in making sure that we respect these lands and waters that give us life and sustain our livelihoods.

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