Several of the most frequently requested By-laws are located below. Updates will be placed on the website, as available.

If you require a copy of a by-law not listed below, please contact Legislative Services at 519-856-9596 ext. 125.

If you have a complaint regarding a Township by-law, please fill out our complaint form.

Please note, our By-law Enforcement/Property Standards Officer works on a part-time basis.

Bylaw # Description
46/2005 Building By-law - Consolidated (Effective March 1, 2021)
13/2018 Building Department Fees - Consolidated (Effective March 1, 2021)
53/2011 Civic Numbering By-law
26/2020 Clean Yards By-law - Consolidated (Effective December 7, 2020)

Development Charges By-law - Consolidated (Effective January 13, 2020)  


Dog By-law (Animal Control) - Consolidated (Effective January 11, 2021)

47/2010 Dumping By-law
50/2014 Election Sign By-law - consolidated as of 2018.05.29
16/2012  Encroachment Cost Recovery 
47/1993 Entrance Permits By-law


Fees and Charges By-law 

30/2005 Fences and Gates Around Swimming Pools By-law
52/2007 Fencing By-law & Schedule A to Fencing By-law


Fill By-law (Site Alteration) (Consolidated August 10, 2015)

8/2010 Firearms Discharge By-law - Consolidated
15/2013 Heavy Trucks By-law & Consolidated Heavy Trucks Schedules
04/2017 Kennel By-law
5001/05 Noise By-law

Open Air Burning By-law

Open Air Burning Visual Aid - Not Part of the By-law

95/2015 Outdoor Water Use Restriction By-law
18/2018 Planning Services Fees


Public Parks and Open Space (revised)


Parking By-law (Consolidated October 19, 2020)

96/2017 Parkland (Cash in Lieu) By-law


Procedural By-law for Council and Committees of Council - Consolidated

78/2008 Procedural By-law for Advisory Committees to Council
43/2019 Procurement By-law
50/2018 Property Standards By-law (Consolidated March 1, 2021)
40/2017 Rockwood Cemetery By-Law
61/2010 Site Plan Control By-law
17/2004 Snowmobiles & Off Road Vehicle By-law
42/2017 Tax Rate By-law
21/2000 Water Use By-law
42/2020 Water and Wastewater Service Rates and Fees
40/2016 Zoning By-law

The above consolidations are an electronic reproduction made available for information only. They are not an official version of the By-law. The format may be different, and plans, pictures, other graphics or text may be missing or altered. The Township of Guelph/Eramosa does not warrant the accuracy of these electronic versions.