For more information about how to report a violation, bylaw enforcement, ticketing, fine payment and disputes, please see our Bylaw Ticketing, Fine Payment and Disputes section.
The listing below of City of Prince Rupert Bylaws contains the most frequently requested bylaws. If you would like to access bylaws that are not included below, please contact the Administration Department.
Disclaimer: Although we do our best to keep online information up to date, 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.
|Bylaw||Bylaw No. Sort descending||Type(s)|
|Trade or Business Licence Bylaw - Consolidated (2018)||BL 2426||Business|
|Noise Control Bylaw - Consolidated||BL 2430||Animal Control, Public Nuisance|
|Traffic Bylaw - Consolidated||BL 2470||Public Nuisance, Traffic|
|Blasting Bylaw - Consolidated||BL 2524||Building + Engineering, Land Use, Public Safety, Traffic|
|Nuisance Prohibition Bylaw - Consolidated||BL 2709||Public Nuisance|
|Ticket Information Bylaw - Consolidated||BL 2783||Administrative + Financial|
|Security Alarm System Regulation Bylaw - Consolidated||BL 2861||Business, Public Nuisance|
|Mayor & Council Indemnity Bylaw (1994)||BL 2892||Administrative + Financial|
|Fire Control and Protection Bylaw - Consolidated||BL 2944||City Services, Public Safety|
|Fireworks Regulation Bylaw (1996)||BL 2978||Public Nuisance, Public Safety|
|Mayor & Council Indemnity Amendment Bylaw (1996)||BL 2979||Administrative + Financial|
|Livestock Prohibition Bylaw (1996)||BL 2987||Administrative + Financial, Animal Control, Land Use, Public Nuisance|
|Firearms Regulation Bylaw (1998)||BL 3055||Public Nuisance, Public Safety|
|Sewer Regulations and Rates Bylaw - Consolidated||BL 3067||Administrative + Financial, Building + Engineering, City Services|
|Emergency Services Bylaw (2004)||BL 3183||Public Safety|
|Statutory Reserve Fund Bylaw (2006)||BL 3216||Administrative + Financial|
|Security Alarm System Regulation Amendment Bylaw (2006)||BL 3217||Business, Public Nuisance|
|Cemetery Bylaw - Consolidated||BL 3237||Administrative + Financial, City Services|
|Dog Control Bylaw - Consolidated||BL 3250||Animal Control, Public Nuisance|
|Property Maintenance Bylaw (2010)||BL 3297||Public Nuisance|
- Framework Policy for Reconciliation (PDF)
- Council Policy for Consideration of Cannabis Retail Applications (PDF)
- Fairview Cemetery Adornment Procedures (PDF)
- Purchasing Policy and Procedures (PDF)
- Sidewalk Patios Policy (PDF)
- Snow and Ice Control Policy (PDF)
- Antenna System Policy (PDF)
- Communications Policy and Procedures (PDF)
The City of Prince Rupert employs a Bylaw Officer who is responsible for bylaw enforcement within Prince Rupert.
Derelict Vehicle Program
Don't know what to do with that old station wagon that won't run any more? The City of Prince Rupert has a derelict vehicle removal program that assists residents with removing your unwanted vehicles.
The cost of removal is $70/per vehicle, which includes the cost of towing. Proof of ownership, as well as signing over ownership to the City is required to participate, as well as removal of any waste/items within the vehicle.
Bylaw Ticketing, Fine Payment and Disputes
In the City of Prince Rupert, a Bylaw Enforcement Officer or an authorized City Representative may issue a Municipal Ticket Information (MTI) notice to a person or company for a violation to a City Bylaw.
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.
Illegal dumping hurts the aesthetic quality of our community, is potentially harmful to the local environment, and is disrespectful to neighbors.