How do I contact Toronto bylaw officer?

How do I contact a bylaw officer in Toronto?

If you have a complaint about a zoning bylaw infraction, contact 311 to submit a service request for investigation by Municipal, Licensing & Standards.

Can a bylaw officer enter your property in Toronto?

Property Standards Bylaw Officers – authority to inspect property. … A Municipal Licensing & Standards Officer can only enter a residential dwelling with the consent of the occupant or with a search warrant. Note: Section 16(1) Building Code Act.

Can a bylaw officer enter your property in Ontario?

In Ontario, municipalities may pass bylaws that permit their officers to enter onto private property without notice and without warrant at all “reasonable times.” They can do this in order to pursue an investigation stemming from a complaint, or an inspection following an order by the city.

How do I email the City of Toronto?

Contact Information

  1. Telephone: 416-392-8016.
  2. TTY: 416-338-0889.
  3. Fax: 416-392-2980.
  4. Email:

How much do bylaw officers make?

Bylaw Enforcement Officer I Salaries

Job Title Salary
District of West Kelowna Bylaw Enforcement Officer I salaries – 2 salaries reported $35/hr
City of Toronto Bylaw Enforcement Officer I salaries – 1 salaries reported $73,663/yr
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How do I call 311 from outside Toronto?

If you are outside of the City of Toronto and want to reach a 311 customer service representative, please call 416-392-CITY (2489).

Do bylaw officers carry guns?

You’re not going to see bylaw Officers carrying firearms. They aren’t protecting cash/currency/valuables (like Brinks) and they are not Peace Officers. They won’t be exempt of requirements of an ATC under the Firearms Act nor would the CFO issue an ATC.

What authority does a bylaw officer have in Ontario?

Bylaw officers have the authority to enter onto and into and inspect private property. This authority is found in section 16 of the Community Charter which applies to regional districts by virtue of section 284 of the Local Government Act.

How do you challenge a bylaw in Ontario?

What should you do if you’re charged under the bylaw?

  1. First, you should resist.
  2. Write a letter to the city saying you don’t accept the charges. That you’ll contest them in court. Refer them to Justice Fairgrave and the Bell decision that clearly outlines the unconstitutionality of a bylaw like ours.

Can bylaw officers ask for ID?

Bylaw enforcement officers are empowered to request identification so long as it is in connection to the officer’s duties. For example, they may issue a ticket where they reasonably believe an infraction has occurred and, in doing so, are empowered to request identification.

Can OPP enforce bylaws?

Municipal Police will enforce in priority. Ex. Criminal enforcement will trump by-law enforcement. Most OPP agreements do not include bylaw enforcement.

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