The By-law Enforcement team is committed to serving, protecting and providing a desired quality of life for residents and visitors. The By-law Enforcement department operates on a complaint basis and investigates infractions. This includes, but is not limited to:

Please use the By-law Complaint Form to submit a municipal by-law complaint. By-law complaints are processed in accordance with the Municipality of Central Elgin Municipal Law Enforcement Policy.

The By-law documents developed for website presentation are not an official version of the By-law and are provided as a convenience only.

Frequently Requested By-laws

Below are our most frequently requested Municipal By-laws. If you don't see what you're looking for, or need a By-law in an alternative format, please contact our office.


Dangerous Dogs

Dog Control 

Dogs at Large

Exotic Animals 

Building and Home

Building Permit

Development Charges

Lot Maintenance

Property Standards

Pool Fencing


Council Procedures

Public Notice

Fire Related