Bylaws + Policies

For more information about how to report a violation, bylaw enforcement, ticketing, fine payment and disputes, please see our Bylaw Enforcement and Bylaw Ticketing, Fine Payment and Disputes sections.

 

The City of Prince Rupert’s Bylaws are arranged according to the Records Classification System recommended by the Local Government Management Association.

 

The following contains the most frequently requested bylaws. If you would like to access bylaws that are not included below, please contact the Administration Department.

 

Disclaimer: We do not guarantee the accuracy of the information below. If there is a discrepancy between the following versions of bylaws and the ones from City Hall, the City Hall version will take precedence.

 

General Bylaws:

2011 Revenue Anticipation Borrowing Bylaw (2010)

BL 3302

2018 5 Year Financial Plan Bylaw (2018)
2018 Property Tax Bylaw (2018)
2017 5 Year Financial Plan Amendment Bylaw (2017)
2017 5 Year Financial Plan Amendment Bylaw (2017)
2017 5 Year Financial Plan Amendment Bylaw (2017)
2017 5 Year Financial Plan Bylaw (2017)
2016 Permissive Property Tax Exemption Bylaw Notice (2016)
2016 5 Year Financial Plan Bylaw (2016)
2016 Property Tax Bylaw (2016)
2015 5 Year Financial Plan Bylaw (2015)
2015 Property Tax Bylaw (2015)
2015 Permissive Property Tax Exemption Bylaw Notice (2015)
2013 - 2015 Permissive Tax Exemption Amendment Bylaw (2013)
2013 Property Tax Bylaw (2013)
2013 Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw (2013)

BL 3426
BL 3427
BL 3421
BL 3418
BL 3416
BL 3413
BL 3399
BL 3389
BL 3390
BL 3368
BL 3369
BL 3353
BL 3335
BL 3332
BL 3331

Airport Authority Agreement Loan Authorization Bylaw (2013)

BL 3333

Amendment and Permit Procedure Bylaw - Consolidated

BL 2608

Blasting Bylaw - Consolidated

BL 2524

Building Amendment Bylaw (2016)
Building Bylaw (2012)

BL 3396
BL 3314

Cemetery Fees and Charges Amendment Bylaw (2016)
Cemetery Fees and Charges Amendment Bylaw (2014)
Cemetery Bylaw - Consolidated 

BL 3407
BL 3338
BL 3237

Clean Indoor Air Bylaw (1987)

BL 2602

Commercial Vehicle Licensing Bylaw (2007)

BL 3229

Council Procedure Amendment Bylaw (2013)
Council Procedure Bylaw - Consolidated 

BL 3337
BL 3092

Cow Bay Marina Fees and Regulations Bylaw (2016)

BL 3386

Delegation Bylaw (2011)

BL 3320

Development Procedures Bylaw

BL 3425

Dog Control Bylaw - Consolidated

BL 3250

Elections and Other Voting Procedures Bylaw (2018)

Elections and Other Voting Procedures Bylaw (2014)
Elections and Other Voting Procedures Bylaw (2011)
Local General Election Bylaw (2016)

BL 3428

BL 3352
BL 3312
BL 3385

Emergency Management Program Bylaw (2016)
Emergency Services Bylaw (2004)

BL 3392
BL 3183

Fee-Setting Amendment Bylaw (2015)
Fee-Setting Amendment Bylaw (2014)
Fees and Charges Amendment Bylaw (2007) 

Fees and Charges Amendment Bylaw (2006)
Fees and Charges Amendment Bylaw (2004)

Fee Setting Bylaw - Consolidated 

BL 3361
BL 3359
BL 3249
BL 3220
BL 3172
BL 3165

Fire Control and Protection Bylaw - Consolidated
Amendment Bylaw (2016)

BL 2944
BL 3387

Fireworks Regulation Bylaw (1996)

BL 2978

Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw (2016)
Five Year Financial Plan Amendment Bylaw (2014)
Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw (2014)

BL 3389
BL 3355
BL 3345

Mayor & Council Indemnity Amendment Bylaw (2013)
Mayor & Council Indemnity Amendment Bylaw (1996)
Mayor & Council Indemnity Bylaw (1994)

BL 3336
BL 2979
BL 2892

Noise Control Bylaw - Consolidated

BL 2430

Non-Motorized Wheeled Conveyance Helmet Bylaw (2014)

BL 3343

Nuisance Prohibition Bylaw - Consolidated

BL 2709

Official Community Plan Bylaw (2007 with amendments to January,  2015)
Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw (2015)
Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw (2015)
Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw (2014)
Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw (2014)

BL 3236
BL 3373
BL 3365
BL 3354
BL 3350

Property Maintenance Bylaw (2010)

BL 3297

Permissive Property Tax Exemption Bylaw (2015)
Property Revitalization Tax Exemption Bylaw (2010)
Property Tax Bylaw (2016)
Property Tax Bylaw (2014)

BL 3381
BL 3300
BL 3390
BL 3347

Recreation Fees and Charges Bylaw (2016)
Recreation Fees and Charges Bylaw - Schedule A Definitions (2016)
Recreation Fees and Charges Bylaw - Schedule B Fees and Charges (2016)
Recreation Fees and Charges Bylaw (2016)
Recreation Fees and Charges Bylaw (2016)
Recreation Fees and Charges Bylaw (2015)
Recreation Commission Bylaw (2014)
Recreation Facilities Fees Bylaw - Consolidated 

BL 3400
Sch. A
Sch. B
BL 3395
BL 3383
BL 3359
BL 3342
BL 3118

Road Closure Bylaw (2016)
Road Closure Bylaw (2016)
Road Closure Bylaw (2015)
Annunciation Road Closure Bylaw (2015)
Cow Bay-Atlin Uplands Road Closure Bylaw (2015)
Kaien Road Closure Bylaw (2015)
Road Closure and Removal of Highway Dedication (2014)

BL 3391
BL 3388
BL 3380
BL 3360
BL 3364
BL 3363
BL 3357

Sanitary and Storm Sewer Utility Management Bylaw BL 3402

Security Alarm System Regulation Amendment Bylaw (2006) 
Security Alarm System Regulation Bylaw - Consolidated

BL 3217
BL 2861 

Sewer Fund Asset Management Reserve Fund Bylaw (2016)
Sewer Regulations and Rates Amendment Bylaw (2014)
Sewer Regulations and Rates Amendment Bylaw (2011)
Sewer Regulations and Rates Bylaw - Consolidated 

BL 3404
BL 3340
BL 3307
BL 3067

Solid Waste Management Bylaw (2016)
Solid Waste Asset Management Reserve Fund Bylaw (2016)
Solid Waste Management Bylaw (2014)
Solid Waste Amendment Bylaw (2014)
Solid Waste Amendment Bylaw (2011)
Solid Waste Amendment Bylaw (2008)
Solid Waste Bylaw - Consolidated

BL 3405
BL 3406
BL 3358
BL 3341
BL 3306
BL 3252
BL 3223

Statutory Reserve Fund Amendment Bylaw (2015)
Statutory Reserve Fund Bylaw (2006)

BL 3370
BL 3216

Subdivision Regulation Bylaw (1975)

BL 2045

Ticket Information Bylaw - Consolidated

BL 2783

Trade or Business Licence Bylaw - Consolidated

BL 2426

Traffic Bylaw - Consolidated

BL 2470

Vehicles for Hire Regulation Bylaw - Consolidated
Vehicles for Hire Regulation Amendment Bylaw

BL 2642
BL 3429

Water Utility Management Bylaw

Water Fund Asset Management Reserve Fund Bylaw

BL 3401

BL 3403

Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2016)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2016)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2015)​
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2015)​
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2015)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2015)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2015)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2015)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2015)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2014)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2014)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2014)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2014)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2014)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2013)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2011)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2011)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2010)
Zoning Amendment Bylaw (2010)
Zoning Bylaw - Consolidated with Amendments (2016)
Sch. A Zoning Map 
Sch. B Cow Bay Development Permit Area 
Sch. C Downtown Development Permit Area
Sch. D Multi-family Housing Development Permit Area
Sch. E Industrial Site Development Permit Area

BL 3398
BL 3382
BL 3377
BL 3374
BL 3376
BL 3366
BL 3372
BL 3367
BL 3362
BL 3351
BL 3356
BL 3348
BL 3346
BL 3344
BL 3334
BL 3315
BL 3308
BL 3304
BL 3290
BL 3286
Sch. A
Sch. B
Sch. C 
Sch. D
Sch. E

 

City Policies:

Travel and Per Diem Rates Policy and Guide

Administrative Fairness Policy

Fairview Cemetery Adornment Procedures

Civic Recognition Policy

Ethics of Elected Officials Policy

Purchasing Policy and Procedures

Sidewalk Patios Policy

Snow and Ice Control Policy

 

Animal Control

The City of Prince Rupert supports pet ownership as a right of the people who live here. Our bylaws have been enacted to ensure that animals kept in our community are properly cared and accounted for, and do not impede the health and safety of others. (read more...)

Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping hurts the aesthetic quality of our community, is potentially harmful to the local environment, and is disrespectful to neighbors. (read more...)