Municipal Licensing & Standards provides bylaw administration and enforcement services, including targeted strategies to address graffiti, noise, business inspections, parks regulations and animal services issues. Services also include business licensing and permitting, property standards, and animal care including control, shelter and adoption services.
Policy & Strategic Support conducts policy research, facilitates public/stakeholder consultations and drafts the intent of new bylaws, amendments and Council and Committee reports, as well as a range of strategic support and planning.
Investigation Services is responsible for ensuring that property standards are maintained across the city. The team:
Bylaw Enforcement is responsible for the enforcement of bylaws governing:
Business Licensing & Regulatory Services is responsible for the issuance of mobile business licences and stationary business licences and permits.
Animal Services promotes responsible pet ownership, encourages voluntary compliance with animal-related laws, pet adoption and pet licensing.
Animal Services also provides: