At its Sept. 2 meeting, Council adopted the Good Neighbour Bylaw, which consolidates a number of existing bylaws into one comprehensive guideline outlining the responsibilities of homeowners.
The Good Neighbour Bylaw supports the City’s goal to protect and improve the quality of life of its residents, promote civic responsibility, and to encourage good relationships between neighbours.
The bylaw incorporates four main categories: Street Nuisances, Noise Control, Property Maintenance, and Vacant Buildings. While most of the Good Neighbour Bylaw contains existing regulations, there are some changes from existing bylaws. Examples include:
New regulations would require residents to: