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By-Laws and By-Law Enforcement



Township of Carlow/Mayo is in the process of making its by-laws available electronically.  The Municipality has many by-laws and will post those on our website which are requested the most by the public.  If there is a by-law that you would like to see posted please email us at  Paper copies of all by-laws are available at the municipal office.

Municipal Solicitors: Lorne Plater, Lorne C. Plater Professional Corporation

                                 John Ewart, Ewart O'Dwyer

By-law Enforcement

The Building & By-law Enforcement Department is responsible for the enforcement of by-laws passed by Council of the Township of Carlow/Mayo. Typical issues that are dealt with include,

  • Accumulation of debris on private property
  • Illegal dumping
  • Mandatory recycling
  • Zoning By-law violations (e.g. illegal placement of trailers on vacant lands)

By-law complaints must be registered in writing. Complaints sent by email will also be accepted. Complaints will be accepted only if the following information is provided:

  • Complainant name, address and telephone number.
  • Complaint location (address).
  • Satisfactory explanation of the complaint and details that would assist with an investigation.
  • Summary of when and where the problem/infraction is occuring.

Our primary goals and objectives are to provide services which focus on public safety and a balanced quality of life in our community.

By-Law Enforcement Officer: Robert Elstone

Closed Meeting Investigator Program

The Township of Carlow/Mayo is under the County of Hastings Services Agreement with LAS and Aird & Berlis LLP have been contracted to provide Closed Meeting Investigator Services.

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