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City of Barrie By-Laws

The By-law Services branch of the Building & By-Law Services department is located at 45 Cedar Pointe Drive.  


Municipal Law Enforcement administers and enforces City by-laws relating to business licensing, animal control, parks, signs, smoking, fireworks, firearms, motorized snow vehicles, snow removal, retail sales on municipal property, tree cutting, livestock evaluation, and parking on all city streets, fire routes and handicapped zones. 

The section also administers and enforces all aspects of lottery licensing including the review and approval of applications, issuance of licences, review and analysis of reports, investigations and enforcement in accordance with the Criminal Code and Order-in-Council.


Listing of By-laws

Frequently requested by-laws are located below. Updates are placed on the website as available. This listing does not include all by-laws; please contact the Legislative and Court Services Department, 705-739-4204, to request information.

The following consolidations are electronic reproductions made available for information only; they are not official versions. The format may be different, and plans, pictures, other graphics or text may be missing or altered. The City does not warrant the accuracy of these electronic versions. The consolidations cannot be distributed or used for commercial purposes. They may be used for other purposes, only if you repeat this disclaimer and the notice of copyright. Official versions of all By-laws can be obtained from the Legislative and Court Services Department: 705-739-4204.

By-law NameBy-law NumberYear
Adult Entertainment Industry2005-2762005
Animal Control2010-0352010
Area Specific Development Charge By-law (Hwy 400/Molson Park Drive) 2009-1092009
Area Specific Development Charge By-law (Whiskey Creek)2011-0962011
Backflow Prevention and Cross Connection Control By-law2010-1022010
Building By-law2013-0702013
Business Licencing (General)2006-2662006
Business Licencing (Transportation)2006-2652006
Community Safety Zone By-law2003-1602003
Development Charges By-law 2014-1082014
Election Sign By-law2006-1052006
Emergency Management By-law2013-1422013
Fees By-law (effective April 1 2016 unless otherwise specified) 2016-0112016
Fees By-law (effective May 1, 2015)2015-0252015
Lottery Licensing 2010-0322010
Medical Marihuana Production Facilities Licencing2015-0582015
Municipal Addressing By-law 2004-1472004
Noise By-law2006-1402006
Notice By-law 2003-1162003
Nuisance (Use of Public Property)2004-1422004
Open Air Fires2004-1852004
Outdoor Solid Fuel Burning Appliances 2007-2102007
Overnight Parking2007-209 2007
Park Use By-law2010-0332010
Procedural By-law2013-0722013
Procurement By-law2013-0732013
Procurement By-law (effective May 2 2016) 2016-0352016
Prohibit Unauthorized Parking of Vehicles87-2901987
Property Standards2011-1382011
Public Tree By-law2014-1162014
Registration By-law for Two-Unit Houses (Second Suites) 2004-0252004
Regulatory Matters (firearms, lawn watering, fireworks, use of snow vehicles)2010-0362010
Right of Way2012-1732012
Sewer Use By-law2012-1722012
Sign By-law2005-0932005
Site Alteration By-law2014-1002014
Site Plan Control By-law99-3121999
Smoking By-law (smoking outdoors)2009-0862009
Smoking in Public Places and Workplaces By-law2010-0342010
Snow Clearing By-law (Downtown)2008-2122008
Speed By-law Consolidated2002-1912002
Tax Capping By-law 2015-033 2015
Tax Levy By-law2015-0222015
Tax Ratio By-law2015-0322015
Traffic By-law80-1381980
Tree Preservation By-law2014-1152014
Water and Wastewater Billing2011-1042011
Water Pipe By-law2013-1432013
Watercourses By-law90-921990
Yard Maintenance By-law2011-1072011
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