Helping citizens make good choices is a goal of the By-Law Enforcement Division.  An individual’s actions can have a significant impact on the people surrounding them.  By being a good neighbor and having respect for one another’s boundaries, people can live in harmony in a peaceful environment.

 

Noise Nuisance

Is any loud, unnecessary or unusual sound or any sound whatsoever which either annoys, disturbs, injures, endangers or distracts from the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of any person.

 

Operating or permitting the operation of any mechanical powered saw, drill, sander, grinder, lawn or garden tool, snowblower, or similar device used outdoors which creates a noise nuisance on weekdays between the hours of 10:00 o’clock PM and 7:00 AM the following day or on Saturdays and Sundays and statutory holidays before 9:00 o’clock AM and after 10:00 o’clock PM;

 

“The clearing of snow on private parking lots, Monday to Saturday inclusive between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 12 midnight.”

 

It is recommended that you become familiar with the Noise and Nuisance By-Law before alleging a violation.

 

You can find the Noise and Nuisance By-Law here:

myselkirk.ca/city-government/by-laws

If you have questions about the City’s by-laws or concerns about by-law infractions, please contact the By-law Enforcement Office by phone at 204-785-4924.