All by-laws must be approved by the Municipal Council of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet. If a person wishes, all documents on this page, as well as any previous versions since 2012, are available in print, French and English version. Please contact the Clerk's office to obtain a full copy of the municipal legislation. Our staff at the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet are available to discuss a document or to give you a summary. We are committed to being accessible to all.

All terrain vehicles (ATV)

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
OF ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET

BY-LAW 2012-02 

Being a By-law to amend By-law 2008-79 authorizing an agreement with the Ontario Federation of All Terrain Vehicles Club (OFATV) for the use of certain lands and roads for a trail for all-terrain vehicles.

WHEREAS the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet entered into an agreement with the Ontario Federation of All Terrain Vehicles Club (OFATV) for the use of certain lands and roads for a trail for all-terrain vehicles for the local A TV Club of Eastern Ontario;

AND WHEREAS the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and. Plantagenet wishes to change the existing right of passage within the municipality;

IT IS THEREFORE hereby enacted as a. by-law of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet as follows:

  1. THAT the Ontario Federation of All Terrain Vehicles Club (OFATV) be authorized to use certain . lands and roads for a trail for all-terrain vehicles for the local A TV Club of Eastern Ontario as listed in Schedules "A" to "E" of this By-law attached hereto and forming part of this By-Law, together with all other documents to give effect thereto.
  2. THAT this By-law shall take effect upon adoption by Council of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet

READ A FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME AND FINALLY ADOPTED IN OPEN COUNCIL
THIS 9th DAY OF JANUARY 2012.

Signed by Jean-Yves Lalonde, Mayor, and Marc Daigneault, Clerk.

Schedule "A" to By-law 2012-02

Right of passage within the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet
  • Plantagenet Concession 6, from Division Road to County Road 19
  • Plantagenet Concession 7, from County Road 19 to Route 14
  • Route 14 between Concession 6 and Concession 7
  • Plantagenet Concession 6, from Route. 14 to Plantagenet Station
  • Station Road from the Plantagenet Concession 6 extension to the Nation Rivet
  • Pitch Off Road, from CPR to Plantagenet Concession 7
  • Plantagenet Concession 7, from Pitch Off Road to Boundary Road.
  • Boundary Road to Plantagenet Concession 8
  • Plantagenet Concession 8, from Boundary Road to Caledonia Spring
  • Division Road from Plantagenet Concession 6 to Wendover
  • Road allowance between lots 12 and 13, from County Road 24 to Alfred Concession 4 (see Schedule "B")
  • Alfred Concession 4 to Peladeau Road
  • Alfred Concession 2, from road allowance to County Road 15
  • Alfred Concession 5, from Boundary Rd. to Lajeunesse Road
  • Plantagenet Concession 5, from Pitch Off Road to County Road 17
  • Road allowance between lots 2 and 3, from County Road 17 to Plantagenet Concession 7 (see Schedule "C")
  • Boundary Road, from Alfred Concession 7 to Alfred Concession 2
  • Lake George Road, from Boundary Road to Plantagenet Concession 2
  • Plantagenet Concession 2, from Lake George Road to Route 21
  • Alfred Concession 2, from 60undary Road to County Road 15
  • Right of way between lot from CPR to Plantagenet Concession 7 (Mr. Leduc) (see Schedule "D")
  • Plantagenet Concession 7, from County Road 9 to Route 14
  • Mill Street, from Plantagenet Concession 7 to the Village of Curran
  • Route 16, from Plantagenet Concession 7 to Plantagenet Concession 3
  • Plantagenet Concession 3,. between Route 16 and Route 26
  • Route 25; from Plantagenet Concession 3 to Principale Street
  • Route 16, from Plantagenet Concession 7 to Plantagenet Concession 10 (Curran)
  • Plantagenet Concession 6, from Route 16 to Route 19 (9 Mile Road)

Schedule "B" to "E" are terrain maps, and are available upon request at the Clerk's Office only.

Animal Control and Dog Licensing Fees

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
OF ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET

BY-LAW 2019-57

A By-law to amend By-law 2007-84, a by-law to license, regulate and prohibit the running at large of dogs within the municipality and to regulate the keeping of dogs.

WHEREAS subsection 11(3) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, as amended ("Municipal Act, 2001") provides that the council of a lower-tier municipality may pass by-laws in regards to animals;

AND WHEREAS subsection 391(1)(a) of the Municipal Act, 2001 authorizes a municipality to impose fees or charges on persons for services or activities provided or done by or on behalf of it;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet deems it necessary to amend By-law 2007-84;

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet enacts as follows:

  1. THAT Schedule "A" of By-law 2007-84 is replaced by Schedule "A" attached hereto and forming part of this by-law.
  2. THAT this By-law shall come into force and take effect on the day of its passing.
  3. THAT By-law 2019-08 be repealed.

READ A FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME AND PASSED IN OPEN COUNCIL

THIS 4th DAY OF JUNE, 2019.

Signed by Stéphane Sarrazin, Mayor, and Annie Rochefort, Acting Clerk.

Schedule "A" to By-law 2019-57
to amend By-law 2007-84

Dog Owner Fees

Fees for dog licences from January 1st to April 30th of every calendar year.

In person

  • For each dog (male or female): $ 20.00
  • Kennel Licence (more than three dogs)*: $ 100.00

By mail

  • For each dog (male or female): $ 25.00
  • Kennel Licence (more than three dogs)*: $ 105.00

Dog Owners have up to January 31 of each year to request a cancellation of the fee for a dog licence if the owner no longer has a dog or dogs. Beyond February 1, the dog licence fee shall be payable in full.

*The property shall be adequately zoned for this type of use, and the zoning category shall be confirmed by the Zoning Administrator prior to the issuance of the licence.

Fees for dog licences from May 1st to December 31st of every calendar year.

In person

  • For each dog (male or female): $ 40.00
  • Kennel Licence (more than three dogs)*: $ 110.00

By mail

  • For each dog (male or female): $ 45.00
  • Kennel Licence (more than three dogs)*: $ 115.00

*The property shall be adequately zoned for this type of use, and the zoning category shall be confirmed by the Zoning Administrator prior to the issuance of the licence.

Fees for new residents and/or new dog
Notwithstanding section 2, newcomers to the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet and/or current residents with new dogs have 7 days to purchase a valid dog tag for a fee of twenty dollars ($20.00) or twenty-five dollars ($25.00) by mail.
Exemption
Guide dogs for disabled persons: Upon proof of a trained guide dog from a recognized institution, no fee shall apply to the purchase of a dog tag.
Pound Fees
  • Pick-Up & Impounding: $ 40.00
  • Daily maintenance: $ 20.00/day
  • Disposing: $ 95.00
  • Administration: 10% of above prices where applicable

 

Building Permit and Inspection Fees

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
OF ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET

BY-LAW 2018-53

Being a by-law of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet to amend the existing building permits by-law 2006-44, including Schedule A.

WHEREAS the Council of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet adopted the Building Permits By-law 2006-44 on the 15th day of May 2006 under By-Law 2006-44;

AND WHEREAS Council deems it necessary to amend said By-Law 2006-44; NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet enacts as follows:

  1. That "Schedule A" of By-Law 2006-44 be hereby replaced by the attached Schedule "A"
  2. That Section 6.0 FEES be amended to include the following:

6.6 The fees in the By-law may be adjusted annually in accordance with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as published by Statistics Canada through a resolution of the Council and such amendment shall not require an amendment to this By-Law. The indexation shall be rounded to the nearest dollar to facilitate the calculation of permit fees.

READ A FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME AND FINALLY PASSED
THIS 1st DAY OF MAY 2018.

Signed by Fernand Dicaire, Mayor, and Monique Bastien, Acting Deputy Clerk.

Schedule "A" Building By-Law Number 2006-44
Construction Value, Application and Permit Fees

Please note that the application fee for any permit is of an additional $50.00.

Please also note that the value of construction is evaluated at a fixed rate per sq./ft pending the class of permit and/or type of construction.

Agriculture Machinery Sheds and Storage Buildings

Value of construction per sq./ft: $15.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Barns, Piggeries, Henneries, or additions

Value of construction per sq./ft: $26.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $128.00

Basement (New constructions)

Value of construction per sq./ft: $20.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $204.00

Carport

Value of construction per sq./ft: $20.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Change of Use or Demolition Permit

Fixed fee of $102.00

Cover all Shelter

Value of construction per sq./ft: $10.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Creation of New Unit in Existing Dwelling

Value of construction per sq./ft: $51.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $460.00

Garages and Sheds Attached or Detached

Value of construction per sq./ft: $36.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Gazebos and Verandas (Roofed)

Value of construction per sq./ft: $20.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Green Houses

Value of construction per sq./ft: $7.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Indoor Pool

Value of construction per sq./ft: $26.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $204.00

Inspection for Code Compliance

Fixed fee of $102.00

Institutional, Commercial, Assembly, and Industrial Buildings

Value of construction per sq./ft: $66.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee (new buildings): $970.00

Minimum fee (additions): $128.00

Lagoons

Value of construction per sq./ft: $0

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $150.00

Mobile Homes

Value of construction per sq./ft: $51.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $460.00

Mobile Homes (New Foundation)

Value of construction per sq./ft: $26.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $460.00

Open Deck Without Roof

Value of construction per sq./ft: $15.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Plumbing

Value of construction per sq./ft: Not applicable

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Pool Enclosure, Deck, and Pools Above/Inground

Value of construction per sq./ft: Not applicable

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Renewal of Permit (section 10)

Fixed fee of $102.00

Renovation

Value of construction per sq./ft: $15.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Residential (pre-fab) New Construction and Additions

Value of Deluxe (brick, stone stucco or log home) construction per sq./ft : $92.00

Value of Standard (aluminum or vinyl siding) construction per sq./ft: $82.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee (new dwellings): $970.00

Residential dwelling moved from elsewhere

Value of construction per sq./ft: $92.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $664.00

Retaining Walls

Value of construction per sq./ft: Not applicable

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Rooftop Solar Panel

Value of construction per sq./ft:

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

Silos

Fixed fee of $102.00

Storage Buildings for Commercial and Industrial Use

Value of construction per sq./ft: $26.00

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $511.00

Transfer of Permit (section 11.3)

Fixed fee of $102.00

Wood-stove and Fireplace

Value of construction per sq./ft: Not applicable

Permit fee: $9.25 per $1000 of the construction value

Minimum fee: $102.00

 

Clean Yard

Being a by-law to provide for the maintenance of land in a clean and clear condition.

Development Charges

Municipal By-law 2019-75 for the imposition of development charges against land where the development of the land would increase the need for municipal services is available upon request only at the Clerk's Office.

Elections

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
OF 
ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET

BY-LAW 2021-60

Being a by-law to authorize the use of alternative voting methods for the 2022 Municipal Election, the use of French in Forms, Notices and Other information, and to add provisions to hold an advance voting period.

WHEREAS subsection 42(1)(b) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, S.O. 1996, c. 32 states that the council of a municipality may pass by-laws to authorize electors to use an alternative voting method, such as voting by mail or by telephone, that does not require electors to attend at a voting place in order to vote;

AND WHEREAS subsection 43(1) and (2) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, S.O. 1996, c. 32, state that before voting day, each local municipality shall hold an advance vote on one or more dates, and the clerk shall establish the date or dates on which the advance vote is held, the number and location of places for the advance vote, and the hours during which the voting places shall be open for the advance vote; 

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet deems it necessary and appropriate to authorize the use of internet voting to enhance the accessibility of the electoral process for the 2022 Municipal Election.

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet enacts as follows:

  1. THAT the use of internet voting as an alternative voting method be authorized for the 2022 Municipal Election and School Board Election;
  2. THAT all prescribed forms under the Municipal Elections Act, S.O. 1996 shall be provided in French, in addition to English;
  3. THAT all forms (other than those prescribed), notices and other information shall be provided in French, in addition to English;
  4. THAT section 43 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, applies to the 2022 Municipal Elections and the clerk shall, pursuant to subsection 43(2) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, establish the dates, times and locations of voting places for the advance vote;
  5. THAT By-laws 2017-021, 2017-065, 2017-075 are hereby repealed; and
  6. THAT this By-law shall come into force and take effect on the day of its passing.

READ A FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME AND FINALLY PASSED
THIS  7TH  DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2021.

Signed by Stéphane Sarrazin, Mayor, and Annie Rochefort, Clerk.

Fire Prevention and Safety—Open-Air Fire

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
OF ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET

BY-LAW 2010-86

Being a Fire Prevention and Fire Safety By-Law of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet respecting the setting of fires in the open air.

WHEREAS section 7.1 (1) of the Fire Protection Act provides that the council of a municipality may pass by-laws for regulating fire prevention, including the spreading of fires, for regulating the setting of open air fires, including establishing the times during which open air fires may be set and for designating private roads as fire routes along which no parking of vehicles shall be permitted and providing for the removal and impounding of any vehicle left parked or left along any of the fire routes at the expense of the owner of the vehicle;

AND WHEREAS, a Municipality may pass by-laws imposing fees and charges for services or activities provided by or on behalf of it, pursuant to Section 392 of the Municipal Act, 2001;

AND WHEREAS, the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet deems it desirable to do so; THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet enacts as follows: 1. SHORT TITLE This by-law may be cited as the "Fire Prevention and Fire Safety By-Law".

 

 Short Title
This by-law may be cited as the "Fire Prevention and Fire Safety By-Law" 
Definitions

In this by-law:

  • "Owner" shall mean the registered owner of the land and includes a lessee, mortgagee in possession, and the person in charge whom occupies the property;
  • "Corporation" shall mean the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet
  • "Municipal Law Enforcement Officer" shall mean the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer appointed by the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet responsible for the enforcement of the municipal by-laws;
  • "Permit Holder" shall mean the person to whom a permit was issued and whom is responsible to comply with the Act and this by-law;
  • "Director of the Fire Department" shall mean the Director of the Fire Department appointed by the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet, his or her representatives, assistants or authorized subordinates;
  • "Fire Department" shall mean the Fire Department of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
  • "Open air fire base" shall mean the area or the surface on the ground which is used to contains the materials to burn. The open air fire base may be determined by a pit dug in the ground or may be defined by a metal, rock, stone or brick edge or any non-combustible material;
  • "Open air fire" shall mean a campfire, an incinerator, an outdoor fireplace, a burn drum and a construction site fire;
  • "Outdoor fireplace" Shall mean a manufactured, non-burnable, enclosed container designed to hold a small fire for decorative purposes, which does not exceed one cubic meter in size and includes, but is not limited, to a chimney, and must be equipped with a spark arrester.
 General Requirements
  1. No person shall, unless otherwise authorized by the provisions of this by-law or any other by-law of the Corporation, set, or permit to be set, a fire in the open air without first obtaining an open air fire permit in compliance with this by-law;
  2. No open air fire shall be permitted when a smog alert or a drought notice has been issued for the forecast area which includes the Township;
  3. If the dimensions of the open air fire base is larger than one (1) square meter (and the volume of the base combined with the height of tile flames is bigger than one (1) cubic meter, the owner shall file an application for an open air fire permit by .completing the prescribed form with the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer and pay the required fees; .
  4. No person shall be deemed to have been issued an open air permit unless the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer has issued such (I permit. Filing an application for an open air fire permit does not constitute a permit; e) No person shall give false information or make a false declaration for the purposes of obtaining an open air fire permit; f) Where a fire permit is required, no person shall set, or permit to be set, a fire in the open air during the period starting one half hour before sunset and ending one half hour after sunrise; 
  5. No person shall be allowed to ignite more than one (1) open air fire on a property, except on a camping site in compliance with the Zoning By-Law No 2009-50;
  6. No person shall burn or permit to be burn petroleum products, plastics, rubber, pressure treated wood, domestic waste or garbage, brushes, grass, weeds, leaves, evergreen needles, organic material, or any other material that may create a dense or excessive smoke or produce noxious or toxic fumes;
  7. Open air fires which require the issuance of a permit may be permitted during the whole year at the discretion of the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer after obtaining a permit;
  8. At the discretion of the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer or the Director of the Fire Department, the application for an open air fire permit may be granted, issued with conditions or refused;
  9. No open air fire permit shall be issued for any period of time exceeding ninety (90) days. No open air permit shall be issued during a drought period as declared by the Director of the Fire Department or the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer;
  10. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this by-law, following the issuance of an open air fire permit, if upon an inspection the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer or the Director of the Fire Department deems that the open air fire poses a danger to the health or safety of any person or property, the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer or Director of the Fire Department may revoke or postpone the open air fire permit and order that the open air fire be extinguished;
  11. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this by-law. if the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer or the Director of the Fire Department deems that an open air fire poses a danger to the health or safety of any person or property because of its size. its location on the property or the materials used to feed the open air fire, the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer or Director of the Fire Department may order that the open air fire be extinguished;
  12. The dimensions of the open air fire for when a permit was issued must be contained at all time in order for the permit holder to extinguish the fire immediately if it is deemed necessary to do so due to a change in the weather conditions or following an order issued by the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer or the Director of the Fire Department;
  13. The permit holder shall:
    1. Upon demand produce the fire permit;
    2. comply with any conditions on the fire permit and only burn material authorized on the fire permit;
    3. supervise the fire continuously from ignition until completely extinguished;
    4. agree to extinguish the fire when an order is issued to that effect by the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer or the Director of the Fire Department;
    5. Keep at hand or in close proximity all the necessary equipment and tools required to extinguish the fire (shovel, rake, fire extinguisher, garden hose, backhoe, etc.);
  14. No permit for an open air fire is required if the dimensions of the open air fire base is less than one (1) square meter and the volume of the base .combined with the height of the flames is less than one (1) cubic meter;
  15. An open air fire must be used to burn only dry firewood;
  16. An open air fire shall be authorized only in the rear yard of a property;
  17. No open air fire shall be permitted in the front yard or in the side yards of a property, as defined in the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet Zoning By-Law No. 2009-50, as amended from time to time; 
  18. The base of the open air fire which contains the material to burn shall be located at a minimum distance of five (5) meters (16 feet) from any part of a main building. any part of an accessory building or structure, any rear or side lot line or property limit, any tree, any hedge. any fence. any overhead wiring. and any combustible material;
  19. If the open air fire base cannot be located in the rear yard of a property in compliance with the minimum distances prescribed in this by-law, then the open air fire shall be contained within an outdoor fireplace with a maximum dimension of one (1) cubic meter;
  20. The outdoor fireplace shall be located in the rear yard of the property at a minimum distance of two (2) meters (6 feet) from any part of a main building, any part of an accessory building or structure, any rear or side property lot line, any tree, any hedge, any fence, any overhead wiring, and any combustible material;
  21. The outdoor fireplace must be located on a non-burnable surface (e.g.: brick, stone. concrete, etc.) covering an area on the ground extending beyond the outdoor fireplace height and must be used to burn only dry firewood;
  22. The authorization granted to ignite an open air fire. as set out in this by-law, does not relieve an owner, a permit holder or any other person from their obligation to comply with the Environmental protection Act of Ontario. While burning, it is the owner, the permit holder or any other person igniting an open air fire to ensure that smoke does not interfere with the ability of the neighbors to enjoy their properties or conduct their business without disruption. The owner, the permit holder or any other person igniting an open air fire are required to watch where the smoke travels and not to burn when there are foggy or windy conditions that would carry the smoke in a direction that will disrupt adjacent properties or roadways.
Administration and Enforcement
  1. No person shall obstruct, hinder or interfere with the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer or the Director of the Fire Department in the lawful performance of their duties.
  2. The provisions of this By-Law shall be enforced by the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer.
  3. The Municipal Law Enforcement Officer is hereby authorized to:
    1. Issue open air fire permits as provided in this by-law;
    2. sign all open air fire permits on behalf of the Corporation;
    3. limit the duration of the open air fire pel1llit and the materials allowed to be burned;
    4. impose any other conditions to the open air fire permit deemed required and necessary for safety reasons.

  4. The Municipal Law Enforcement Officer or the Director of the Fire Department may:
    1. demand the fire permit for' inspection from any permit holder;
    2. inspect any premises for which a fire permit has been issued;
    3. enter at all reasonable times upon any property in order to ascertain whether the provisions of this by-law are obeyed and to enforce or carry into effect this by-law;
    4. undertake any technical investigation or inspection for the purposes of administering this by-law.
 Infractions
  1. If any person or permit holder contravenes any provisions of this by-law, the Fire Department may enter upon any lands to extinguish the open air fire;
  2. Where the Fire Department is called upon to intervene to extinguish an open air fire, the owner shall pay the costs for the intervention by the Fire Department, as set out in Schedule "A" of this By-Law;
  3. Where the owner fails or refuses to pay the call for the Fire Department intervention, such fee and all costs incurred by the Township shall be added to the collector's roll of taxes for the current year and shall be collected in like manner and with the same remedies as municipal taxes; 
  4. Every person who contravenes any of the provisions of this by-law is guilty of an offence and on conviction thereof shall forfeit, and pay a penalty for' each such offence and every such penalty shall be recoverable under the Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990. chapter P.33 and amendments thereto;
  5. When a person has been convicted of an offence under this by-law any court of competent jurisdiction thereafter, may, in addition to any other penalty imposed on the person convicted, Issue an order prohibiting the continuation or repetition of the offence or the doing of any act or thing by the person convicted directed toward the continuation or repetition of the offence.
 Indemnification
The owner, a permit holder and any person igniting an open air fire shall indemnify and save harmless the Corporation from any and all claims, demands, causes of action, losses, costs or damages the Corporation may suffer, incur or be liable for resulting from the open air fire as set out in this by-law whether with or without negligence on the part of the owner; the permit holder or any person igniting an open air fire, their employees, directors, contractors or agents.
 Administration

The requirements of this by-law are severable. If any requirements of this by-law are held invalid, the application of such requirements to other circumstances and the remainder of this by-law shall not be affected.

This by-law is not to be construed at any time in such a fashion as to hold the Corporation or its officers liable for failing to ensure that persons comply with the provisions of this by-law.

This by-law shall come into force and take effect on the date Of its adoption by the Municipal Council.

That By-laws 2005-68 and No. 2006-34 are hereby repealed.

 

READ A FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME AND FINALLY PASSED
THIS 7th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2010

Signed by Jean-Yves Lalonde, Mayor, and Marc Daigneault, Clerk.

 Schedule "A" to By-Law No. 2010-86

  • Fire Permit Fees: $50.00
  • Fire Department Fee:
    • Call for service fee shall be the total of all costs incurred by the Fire Department in fighting the fire plus an administration fee of 10% of the total. Equipment shall be charged at an hourly rate of $100.00.

Garage Sales

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
OF ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET

BY-LAW 2010-95

BEING A BY-LAW of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet respecting garage sales.

WHEREAS the Municipal Act, 2001, enables the municipality to govern its affairs as it considers appropriate and to enhance the municipality’s ability to respond to municipal issue;

AND WHEREAS, a Municipality may pass by-laws respecting economic, social and environmental wellbeing of the municipality, protection of persons and property, including consumer protection;

AND WHEREAS, the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet deems it desirable to establish provisions to govern garage sales within the limits of the Township;

THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet enacts as follows:

Short Title
This by-law may be cited as the "Garage Sales ByLaw".
Definitions

In this by-law:

"Corporation" shall mean the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;

"Garage Sale” means any general sale to the public of various new or used objects and personal property from a residential property and which includes, but not limited to, all sales entitled as “yard”, backyard”, “flea market”, “rummage” sale, etc.

“Estate Sale” means any general sale to the public of various new or used objects and personal property from a residential property by the persons vested with the estate of the owners of the property. (By-Law 2015-73)

“Festival” means the Alfred Country Western Festival, the Wendover Western Festival, the Festival de la Bine and the Ottawa River Festival, which are festival recognized by the Township’s Council. (By-Law 2015-73)

“Complete first week-end” means the complete first week-end of a month characterized by having the Saturday and the Sunday identified as days within the same month. (By-Law 2015-73)

"Personal property” means any property which is owned, used and maintained by any person or member(s) of his or her residence and acquired in the normal course of living in, or maintaining a residence, but does not include merchandise which was purchases for resale, or obtained on consignment;

"Residential property” means a parcel of land or a dwelling unit used or intended for residential purposes located in a residential zone or any other zone as defined in the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet Zoning By-Law No. 2009-50, as amended from time to time;

"Owner" shall mean the registered owner of the land and includes a lessee, mortgagee in possession, and the person in charge whom occupies the property;

“Municipal Law Enforcement Officer” shall mean the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer appointed by the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet responsible for the enforcement of the municipal by-laws;

General Requirements
  1. No person shall hold a garage sale on a residential property within the limits of the Corporation unless in accordance with the provisions of this by-law;
  2. No garage sale shall be held or encroach on a sidewalk, a public highway (street) or on any other public space;
  3. Garage sales are permitted:
    1. On the first complete week end of the month of May, June, July, August, September and October starting on the Friday evening (after 5:00pm), Saturday and Sunday;
    2. During the month of May: starting on Friday evening (after 5:00pm), Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of the Victoria Day week end;
    3. During the month of August: starting on Friday evening (after 5:00pm), Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of the Civic Holiday week end;
    4. During the month of September: starting on Friday evening (after 5:00pm), Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Labor Day week end; (By-Law 2015-73)
  4. Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary in this by-law, estate sales and garage sales which are organized and held by a community group, a service club or a non for profit organization are permitted at any time during the year. (By-Law 2015-73)
  5. Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary in this by-law, when a festival takes place within the Township, garage sales are permitted during the same days of the event (festival). (By-Law 2015-73)
Administration and Enforcement
  1. No person shall obstruct, hinder or interfere with the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer in the lawful performance of his duties;
  2. The provisions of this By-Law shall be enforced by the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer.
Infractions
  1. Every person who contravenes any of the provisions of this by-law is guilty of an offence and on conviction thereof shall forfeit, and pay a penalty for each such offence and every such penalty shall be recoverable under the Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990, chapter P.33 and amendments thereto;
  2. When a person has been convicted of an offence under this by-law any court of competent jurisdiction thereafter, may, in addition to any other penalty imposed on the person convicted, issue an order prohibiting the continuation or repetition of the offence or the doing of any act or thing by the person convicted directed toward the continuation or repetition of the offence.
Administration

The requirements of this by-law are severable. If any requirements of this by-law are held invalid, the application of such requirements to other circumstances and the remainder of this by-law shall not be affected.

This by-law is not to be construed at any time in such a fashion as to hold the Corporation or its officers liable for failing to ensure that persons comply with the provisions of this by-law.

This by-law shall come into force and take effect on the date of its adoption by the Municipal Council.

 

READ A FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME AND FINALLY PASSED
THIS 20th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2010

AND AS AMENDED BY BY-LAW 2015-73 READ A FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME AND FINALLY PASSED
THIS 20TH DAY OF JULY 2015.

Signed by Fernand Dicaire, Mayor, and Marc Daigneault, Clerk

 

Upcoming dates are posted on the community calendar.

Lottery Licence

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
OF ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET

BY-LAW 41-97

BEING A BY-LAW of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet to prescribe a lottery licencing fee schedule.

WHEREAS Section 207 of the Criminal Code of Canada authorizes municipalities to issue certain lottery licences; and

WHEREAS pursuant to Order in Council 274/70, municipalities may set their own fee schedule for lottery licences provided it does not exceed a maximum of 3% of the proposed prize; and

WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet deems it desireable to do so; now

THEREFORE the Council of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet enacts as follows:

  1. That the following licencing fee schedule shall apply to all lottery licences issued by the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet:
    1. Bingo = 1% of total proposed prize
    2. Raffles = 2% of total proposed prize
    3. Break Open Tickets = $10.00 per unit licenced
    4. Bazaars:
      1. Wheel of Fortune = $3.00 per wheel per day; plus
      2. Bingo = 1 % of proposed prize; plus
      3. Raffle = 2% of proposed prize.
  2. The licence fees referred to in Section I. are non-refundable and shall not be reduced.
  3. That all other By-Laws or parts of By-Laws of this municipality or of the former municipalities now forming this municipality which are inconsistent with any provision of this By-Law are hereby repealed.
  4. That By-Law 92-017 of the former Township of North Plantagenet, By-Law 12- 94 of the former Township of Alfred, By-Law 3-94 of the former Village of Alfred and all other By-Laws of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet pertaining to lottery licencing fees are hereby repealed.
  5. This by-law shall come into force and take effect on the date of its final passing.

READ A FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME AND FINALLY PASSED
THIS 28th DAY OF APRIL, 1997.

Signed by Jean-Claude Trottier, President, and Pierre Lemay, Acting Clerk

Noise

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
OF ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET

BY-LAW 2007-53

Being a By-Law of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet to prohibit and regulate noise.

WHEREAS Section 129 of The Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25 provides that the Council of a Municipality may pass by-laws for prohibiting or regulating, noise, vibration, odour, dust and outdoor illumination, including indoor lighting that can be seen outdoors;

AND WHEREAS Section 129 of The Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25 provides that the Council of a Municipality may pass by-laws for issuing permits for those matters and may impose conditions for obtaining, continuing to hold and renewing the permit, including requiring submission of plans;

AND WHEREAS the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet deems it desirable to do so;

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet enacts as follows:

Short Title
This by-law may be cited as the ''Noise By-Law"
Definitions

In this by-law:

  1. "Auxiliary equipment" shall mean any device, attachment, delivery body or apparatus attached to a motor vehicle, either permanently or temporarily;
  2. "Construction" shall mean erection, alteration, repair, dismantling, demolition, structural maintenance, painting, moving, land clearing, earth moving, grading, excavating, the laying of pipe and conduit whether above or below ground level, street and highway building, concreting equipment, installation and alteration and the struct1:.lta1 installation of construction components and materials in any form or for any purpose, and includes any work in connection therewith; activities associated with the operation at municipal waste and snow disposal Sites are excluded;
  3. "Construction equipment" shall mean any equipment or device designed and intended for use in construction, or material handling, including, but not limited to; air compressors, pile drivers, pneumatic or hydraulic tools, bulldozers, tractors, excavators, trenchers, cranes, derricks, drills, loaders, scrapers, pavers, generators, off-highway haulers. or trucks, compactors and rollers, pumps, concrete mixers, graders or other material handling equipment;
  4. "Conveyance" includes a vehicle and any other device employed to transport a person or persons or goods from place to place but does not include any such device or vehicle if operated only within the premises of a person;
  5. "Corporation" shall mean the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
  6. "Council' shall mean the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
  7. "Highway" includes a common and public highway, street, concession, avenue, parkway, driveway, square, place, bridge, viaduct or trestle designed and intended for, or used by, the general public for the passage of vehicles;
  8. "Inhabitant" means any owner, tenant, occupier or lease of real property within the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
  9. "Motor vehicle" includes an automobile, motorcycle, and any other vehicle propelled or driven otherwise than by muscular power but does not include the cars of electric or steam railways, or other motor vehicles running only upon rails, or a motorized snow vehicle, traction engine, farm tractor, self propelled implement of husbandry or road-building machine within the meaning of the Highway Traffic Act;
  10. "Motorized conveyance" shall mean a conveyance propelled or driven otherwise than by muscular, gravitational or wind power;
  11. "Municipal Law Enforcement Officer" shall mean a Municipal Law Enforcement Officer appointed by the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
  12. "Municipality" shall mean the land within the geographic limits or the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
  13. "Noise" shall mean unwanted sound or soun4s likely to disturb the inhabitants of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
  14. "Point of Reception" shall mean any point on the premises of a person where sound or vibration originating from other than those premises is received;
  15. "Township" shall mean The Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
  16. "Trade" shall include, but not be limited to, steelwork, welding, wood working, automotive repair and painting, machinery repair, and includes any work in connection therewith;
  17. "Vehicle" includes a motor vehicle, trailer, traction engine, farm tractor, road- b~i1ding machine, bicycle and any vehicle drawn, propelled or driven by any kind of power, including muscular power, but does not include a motorized snow vehicle or a street car;
General

No person shall allow, make, cause or permit the emission of noise which disturbs or may disturb the quiet, peace, rest, enjoyment, comfort or convenience of the inhabitants.

No owner or person shall emit, or cause to be emitted, noise within the municipality from an act listed herein at any time:

  1. Racing of any motorized conveyance other than in a racing event regulated by law.
  2. The operation of any motor vehicle in such a way that the tires squeal.
  3. The operation of any combustion engine or pneumatic device Without an effective exhaust or intake muffling device in good working order and in constant operation.
  4. The operation of a vehicle or a vehicle with a trailer resulting in banging, clanking, squealing, or other like sounds due to improperly secured load or equipment, or inadequate maintenance.
  5. The operation of a motor vehicle horn or other warning device except where required 01' authorized by law or in accordance with good safety practices.
  6. The operation of any item of construction equipment without effective muffling devices in good working order and in constant operation.
  7. The persistent barking, calling or whining or other similar persistent noise making by any domestic pet or any other animal kept or used for any purpose other than agriculture.
  8. The operation of any engine or motor without an effective muffler system in connection with any hobby such as model aircraft or boat operation without limiting the generalities thereto. .
  9. The operation or use of an engine or motor in, or on, any motor vehicle or item of attached auxiliary equipment for a continuous peri04 exceeding 10 minutes, while such vehicle is stationary unless;
    1. operation of such engine or motor is essential to a basic function of the vehicle or equipment, including but not limited to, operation of ready-mixed concrete trucks; lift platforms and refuse compactors,
    2. weather conditions justify the use of heating or refrigerating systems powered by the mot()r or engine for the safety and welfare of the operator, passengers or animals, or the preservation of perishable cargo, and that the said vehicle is stationary for purposes of actively unloading or loading, or
    3. the idling is for the purpose of cleaning and flushing the radiator and associated circulation system for seasonal change of antifreeze, cleaning of the fuel system, carburetor or the like, when such work is performed other than for profit.
  10. No owner or person shall emit, or cause to be emitted, noise within the municipality from an act listed below between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.:
    1. The operation of any auditory signaling device, including but not limited to the ringing of bells, except for religious services, or gongs and the blowing of horns or sirens or whistles, or the production, reproduction or amplification of any similar sounds by electronic means, except where required or authorized by law or in accordance with good safety practices. (b) Yelling, shouting, hooting, whistling or singing.
    2. Construction.
    3. Trade. 
    4. The operation or use of any tool for househol4 purposes other than snow removal.
    5. Loading, unloading, delivering, packing, unpacking, or otherwise handling any containers, products, materials, or refuse, whatsoever, unless necessary for the maintenance of essential services, or the moving of household effects.
    6. The operation of any motorized conveyance other than on a highway or other place intended for its operation.
    7. The operation of any electronic device or group of connected electronic devices incorporating one or more loudspeakers or other electro-magnetical transducers and intended for the production, reproduction or amplification of sound.
  11. Notwithstanding any other provision of this By-Law, it shall he lawful to emit or cause or permit noise in connection with 
    1. emergency measures taken for the immediate health, safety or welfare of the inhabitants or the preservation or restoring of property;
    2. normal farming practices in rural zones as defined in the Zoning By-Law of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet; unless such noise or vibration is clearly of a longer duration or nature mote disturbing than is reasonably necessary for the accomplishment of such purpose.
Grant of Exemption by Council
  1. Notwithstanding anything contained in this By:-Law, any person may make application to Council to be granted an exemption from any of the provisions of this By-Law and Council, by resolution, may refuse to grant any exemption or may grant the exemption applied for or any exemption of lesser effect and any exemption granted shall specify the time period, not in excess of six (6) months, during which it is effective and may contain any such terms and conditions as Council deems appropriate.
  2. In deciding whether to grant the exemption, Council shall give the applicant and any person opposed to the application an opportunity to be heard and may consider such other matters as it deems appropriate.
  3. Any breach of any of the terms or conditions of any exemption granted by Council by the applicant shall render the exemption null and void
Administration
  1. The provision of this By-Law shall be enforced by the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer.
  2. No owner or person shall hinder, obstruct, molest or interfere with or attempt to hinder, obstruct, molest or interfere with the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer in the lawful performance of his or her duties.
 Penalties
  1. Every person who contravenes any of the provisions of this by-law is guilty of an offence and on conviction thereof shall forfeit, and pay a penalty for each such offence and every such penalty shall be recoverable under the Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990, chapter P.33 and amendments thereto.
  2. When a person has been convicted of an offence under this by-law, the County Court of the County of Prescott and Russell, or any court of competent jurisdiction thereafter, may, in addition to any other penalty imposed on the person convicted, issue an order prohibiting the continuation or repetition of the offence or the doing of any act or thing by the person convicted directed toward the continuation or repetition of the offence.
  3. The requirements of this by-law are severable. If any requirements of this by-law are held invalid, the application of such requirements to other circumstances and the remainder of this by-law shall not be affected. 
  4. This by-law is not to be construed at any time in such a fashion as to hold the Corporation or its officers liable for failing to ensure that persons comply with the provisions of this bylaw.
  5. That By-Law no. 22-2002 of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet, is hereby repealed. 17.
  6. This by-law shall come into force and effect on the 16th of July, 2007.

DONE AND PASSED in open Council after a FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD reading
this 16th day of July, 2007.

Signed by Jean-Yves Lalonde, Mayor, and Dian Thauvette, Clerk-Treasurer.

Non-Smoking

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
OF ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET

BY-LAW 2003-41

A By-law to prohibit smoking in municipal establishments.

REFERENCE: Subsections 115(1) and (4) of the Municipal Act, 2001 and amendments thereto.

WHEREAS subsection 115(1) of the Municipal Act, 2001 states that a municipality may prohibit or regulate the smoking of tobacco in public places and workplaces;

AND WHEREAS subsection 115(4) of the Municipal Act, 2001 specifies the scope of a by-law prohibiting or regulating the smoking of tobacco in public places and workplaces;

AND WHEREAS it has been determined that second-hand tobacco smoke (exhaled smoke and smoke from idling cigarettes, cigars and pipes) is a public nuisance because of its irritating and discomforting properties and is a health hazard because of its impairment, adverse effect and risk to the health of the inhabitants of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the township of Alfred and Plantagenet now deems it necessary and appropriate to prohibit smoking in all municipally-owned establishments, including all community centres, to ensure the better protection of persons from conditions injurious to health resulting from second-hand smoke;

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet enacts as follows:

  1. In this by-law,
    1. "Township" means the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
    2. "smoke" or "smoking" means the carrying of lighted tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, pipes or any other lighted smoking device;
    3. "second-hand smoke" means exhaled smoke or smoke from an idling cigarette, cigar, pipe or any other lighted tobacco product; and
    4. "public place" shall mean all municipal buildings and workplaces including, but not limited to the townhall, municipal offices, community centres and other buildings erected on parkland, municipal garages, fire stations, water filtration plants and libraries.
  2. Effective July 1st, 2003, no person shall smoke in any municipal building, including in an elevator or on a stairway in any such building or part thereof.
  3. Signs to indicate that smoking is prohibited shall be posted at all municipal buildings and shall comply with the following requirements:
    1. Carry the text "NO SMOKING / DEFENSE DE FUMER" and/or the international "No smoking" symbol (a circle and interdictory stroke in red through a cigarette upon a white background) and letters and figures in black;
    2. Include in the text at the bottom of each sign, "Township of Alfred and Plantagenet/ Canton d' Alfred et Plantagenet, By-Law No. 2003-41/Règlement Numéro 2003-41", in letters and figures not less than 1;4 inch in height.
  4. Every person who contravenes any of the provisions of this by-law is guilty of an offence and on conviction thereofsha11 forfeit, and pay a penalty for each such offence and every such penalty shall be recoverable under the Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990, chapter P.33 and amendments thereto.
  5. This by-law shall come into effect on July 1st, 2003.

READ A FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME and finally
passed this 16th day of June 2003.

Signed by Jean-Claud Trottier, Mayor, and Diane Thauvette, Clerk-Treasurer.

No Trucks

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
OF ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET

BY-LAW 2011-73

BEING a By-Law to prohibit heavy trucks on certain highways.

WHEREAS the Municipal Act, 2001 provides that a municipality may pass by-laws in respect of a highway only if it has jurisdiction over the highway;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet deems it expedient to prohibit heavy traffic on certain municipal highways;

THEREFORE, the Council of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet enacts as follows: 

Definitions
  1. "Heavy truck" means a vehicle, object or contrivance for moving loads having a gross weight, including the vehicle, object or contrivance or load in excess of 4,500 kilograms.
  2. "Highway" includes a common highway, street, avenue, parkway, square, place, bridge, viaduct or trestle. any part of which is intended for or used by the general public for the passage of vehicles and includes the area between the lateral property lines thereof.
General
  1. No person shall drive or cause to be driven a heavy truck on the highway or part of a highway where "no heavy truck" signs are erected or are on display on any highway between the limits set out in the attached Schedule "A" forming part of this by-law.
  2. The following shall not apply to Section 2 of this By-Law:
    1. deliveries to a location on a no heavy truck route;
    2. the performance of services on a no heavy truck route;
    3. emergency vehicles. road construction vehicles for the purpose of maintenance, repair or reconstruction of a no heavy truck route;
    4. public services by the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
    5. proceeding to or from a garage for the purpose of housing, storing. repairing a heavy truck on a no heavy truck route;
    6. a privately-owned vehicle driven to or from the owner's residence;
    7. public services by The Nation Municipality and the City of Clarence-Rockland on boundary roads.
Enforcement
  1. Every person who contravenes any provisions of this by-law is guilty of an offence and on conviction thereof shall forfeit and pay a penalty for each such offence and every such penalty shall be recoverable under the Provincial Offences Act. R.S.O. 1990 Chapter P.33 and amendments thereto.
  2. Where any provision of this by-law is contravened and a conviction entered, the court in which the conviction has been rendered and any court of competent jurisdiction thereafter may make an order prohibiting the continuation or repetition of the offence by the person or persons convicted.
Administration
  1. If any section of this by-law or part(s) thereof be declared by any court to be illegal or ultra vires, such section or part(s) shall be deemed to be separate and independent.
  2. This by-law replaces and repeals all previous by-laws pertaining to no-truck routes, including By-law 95-17 of the former Township of North Plantagenet and By-law 2011-33, as well as any other by-laws not specifically listed.

READ A FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME AND
PASSED IN OPEN COUNCIL THIS 18th DAY OF JULY, 2011, AFTER ITS FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD READINGS.

Signed by Jean-Yves Lalonde, Mayor, and Marc Daigneault, Clerk.

 

SCHEDULE "A" TO BY-LAW 2011-73

Heavy Trucks Prohibited on the Following Highways

Alfred Concession 2 between Boundary Road and County Road 15

Alfred Concession 4 between Boundary Road and County Road 15

Alfred Concession 4 between County Road 15 and Bay Road

Alfred Concession 5 between County Road 15 and Blue Corner Road

Alfred Concession 7 between Station Road and 721 Alfred Concession 7

Alfred Concession 10 between County Road 15 and Peat Moss Road

Division Road between County Road 17 and Plantagenet Concession 2

Lake George Road between County Road 9 and Boundary Road

Plantagenet Concession 2 between Division Road and County Road 17

Plantagenet Concession 3 between County Road 17 and Boundary Road

Plantagenet Concession 3 between County Road 19 and County Road 26

Plantagenet Concession 4 between County Road 9 and Boundary Road

Plantagenet Concession 5 between County Road 17 and Boundary Road

Plantagenet Concession 5 between County Road 19 and County Road 9

Plantagenet Concession 7 between Boudreau Road and County Road 19

Plantagenet Concession 9 between County Road 2 and Route 16

Plantagenet Concession 9 between Route 11 and County Road 9

Plantagenet Concession 10 between County Road 9 and County Road 19

Route 11 between Plantagenet Concession 10 and County Road 2

Route 25 between Plantagenet Concession 3 and 250 Route 25

Parking

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
OF ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET

BY-LAW 2007-75

BEING A BY·LAW of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet to prohibit or regulate the placing, stopping, standing or parking within its jurisdiction.

WHEREAS section 7.1 (1) of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, S.O. 1997 authorizes municipalities to pass by-laws designating fire routes in the municipality and prohibiting parking thereon;

AND WHEREAS section 11 of the Municipal Act, S.O. 200 l, authorizes municipalities to pass by­laws in respect to parking; 

AND WHEREAS section 100 of the Municipal Act, S.O.2001, authorizes municipalities to regulate or prohibit with respect to land not owned or occupied by the municipality that is used as a parking lot, for the parking or leaving of motor vehicles on that .land without the consent of the owner of the land; 

AND WHEREAS section 100.1 of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, authorizes municipalities to regulate or prohibit with respect to land not owned or occupied by the municipality, for the parking or leaving of motor vehicles without the consent of the owner of the land; 
AND WHEREAS pursuant to the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, section 102, municipalities are empowered to pass by-laws designating parking spaces for vehicles occupied by disabled persons and to prohibit the use of such spaces by other vehicles; 
AND WHEREAS section 425 of the Municipal Act, S. 2001, authorizes municipalities to pass by-laws providing that a person who contravenes a by-law of the municipality is guilty of an offence; 
AND WHEREAS pursuant to the Municipal Act, S.O. 200 I, section 428, municipalities may pass by-laws providing that where a vehicle has been left parked, stopped or left standing in contravention of a by-law passed under the Municipal Act, the owner of the vehicle, even though the owner was not the driver of the vehicle at the time of the contravention of the by-law, is guilty of an offence unless at the time of the offence, the vehicle was in the possession of some person other than the owner without the owner's consent;
THEREFORE the Council of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet enacts as follows:
Short Title
This by-law may be cited as the "Parking By-Law".
Definitions 
  1. "Corporation" shall mean the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
  2. "Crosswalk" shall mean:
    1. that part of a highway at an intersection that is included within the connections of the lateral lines of the sidewalks or opposite sides of the highway measured from the curbs or, in the absence of curbs, from the edges of the travelled portion of the highway; or
    2. any portion of a highway at an intersection or elsewhere distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by signs or by lines or other markings on the surface;
  3. "Designated Disabled Person Parking Space" shall mean a parking space marked by a sign on streets, highways, municipal property and private property indicating that such space is to he for the sole use of vehicles operated by or conveying disabled persons and for which a permit has been issued in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act:
  4. "Disabled Person" shall mean:
    1. an individual who .is unable to walk unassisted for more than 200 meters without great difficulty or danger to his or her health or safety; or
    2. an individual who holds a disabled person parking permit issued by the M i11istry of Transportation and Communications of Ontario;
  5. "Double Park" as applied to a vehicle means to allow that vehicle to remain stationary on the same side of the highway alongside and parallel wit or nearly h  parallel to another vehicle already parked or standing or stopped at the curb of such highway except in obedience to traffic regulations, signs or signals;
  6. "Emergency Vehicle" means ambulance, emergency rescue vehicle, fire truck;
  7. "Farm Tractor" shall mean a self-propelled vehicle designated and used primarily as a farm implement for drawing ploughs, mowing-machines and other instruments of husbandry and not designated or used for carrying a load;
  8. "Fire Route" shall mean any road, land, ramp or other means of vehicular access to, or egress from, a building or structure specifically identified as such for use of emergency vehicles;
  9.  "Highway" includes the entire right-of-way of a common and public highway, street, concession, place, avenue, parkway, square, route, .lane or bridge designed and intended for, or used by, the general public for the passage of vehicles;
  10. "Intersection" shall mean the area embraced within the prolongation or connection of the lateral curb lines or, if non, then of the lateral boundary lines of two or more highways that join one another at an angle, whether or not one highway crosses the other;
  11. "Motorcycle" shall mean a self-propelled vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the driver and designated to travel on not more than three wheels in 
  12. "Motor Vehicle'' includes an automobile, motorcycle and any other vehicle propelled or driven otherwise than by muscular power but does not include a traction engine, farm tractor or road building machine;
  13. "Municipal Law Enforcement Officer" shall mean a Municipal Law Enforcement Officer appointed by the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
  14. "Prohibited Parking Zone" shall mean the area of untravelled portion of a highway dearly marked as a prohibited parking area by signs place at intervals of no more than 25 metres;
  15. "Road Building Machine" shall mean a self-propelled vehicle designed and used primarily in connection with the building or maintaining of highways and not designated for carrying a load;
  16. "School Bus Loading Zone" shall mean a space marked by a sign indicating such space to be for the sole use of buses and for taking on or unloading passenger;
  17. "Sidewalk" shall include all parts of a highway as arc set aside for these of pedestrians;
  18. "Township" shall mean the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet;
  19. ''Trailer" shall mean a vehicle that is at any time drawn upon a highway by a motor vehicle, except an implement of animal husbandry, another motor vehicle or any device or apparatus not designed to transport persons or property, temporarily drawn, propelled or moved upon any highway, and, except a side car attached to a motorcycle, shall be considered vehicle and not part of the motor vehicle by which its drawn;
  20. "Vehicle" includes a motor vehicle, trailer, traction engine, farm tractor, road building machine and any vehicle drawn, propelled or driven by any kind of power including muscular power but does not include a motorized snow vehicle or the cars of electric or steam railways running only upon rails;
Parking Offences 
  1. No person shall park a vehicle:
    1. within an intersection or within ten (10) metres thereof;

    2. within a distance of three (3) metres from any fire hydrant, such distance being measured from that point on the curb which is found by taking the shortest distance between the fire hydrant and the curb;

    3. in front of any church or other building used for religious purposes while a funeral service is taking place;

    4. on a sidewalk or crosswalk;

    5. in such a manner as to obstruct the entrance to a private lane unless he or she is the owner thereof of a person authorized by the owner to park in such a manner;
    6. on any bridge or the approaches thereto;
    7. within six (6) metres of any designated crosswalk;
    8. in such manner as to obstruct traffic;
    9. in such a manner as to interfere with the maintaining or construction of a highway;
    10. facing wrong way.
  2. No person shall, within the limits of the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet, park or allow to remain standing on any highway any vehicle between the hours of midnight to 07:00 a.m. from the first day of December in one year to the first day of April in the following year.
  3. No person shall park a vehicle or permit a vehicle to remain parked on any highway:
    1. while the work of removing snow or ice therefrom or clearing of snow therefrom is in progress; or
    2. in such a manner as to interfere with street cleaning operations.
  4. No person shall park a vehicle on a highway for the purpose of exhibiting the vehicle or offering the vehicle for sale. 
  5. When properly worded or marked signs have been erected and are on displays as set out in SCHEDULE "C" of this by-law no person shall park a vehicle or allow a vehicle to lie parked in any designated disabled parking space unless that vehicle is displaying a disable person parking permit by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of Ontario.
  6. No person shall cause or allow the unauthorized use of a permit issued pursuant to this by­law.
  7. When properly worded or marked signs have been erected and are on display as set out in SCHEDULE "B", of this by-law no person shall park a vehicle or permit a vehicle to remain parked on any of those streets or parts of streets which are set out in column 1, on a side or sides of the streets as set out in column 2, between the limits set out in column 3 and during the period set out in column 4 as set out in SCHEDULE "A".
  8. When properly worded or marked signs have been erected and are on display as set out in SCHEDULE "D" of this by-law no person shall park a vehicle or permit a vehicle to remain parked on any highway within a prohibited school bus loading zone as designated in SCHEDULE "F" of this by-law. 
  9. When properly worded or marked signs have been erected and are on display as set out in SCHEDULE "E" of this by-law no person shall park a vehicle or permit a vehicle to remain parked in any area designated as a fire route.
  10. When properly worded or marked signs have been erected and are on display as set out in SCHEDULE "H" of this by-law no person shall park a vehicle or permit a vehicle to remain parked in excess of posted time limit on any of those streets or parts of streets which are set out in column 1, on a side or sides of the streets as set out in column. 2, between the limits set out in column 3 and during the period set out in column 4 as set out in SCHEDULE "G".
  11. No person who is operating a vehicle for the purpose of delivering goods, wares, merchandise, milk, bread or any other commodity shall stop or park said vehicle at any place on any highway other than at the curb or side of the highway.
  12. No person shall park a vehicle in such manner that it is double parked on any highway at any time.
Administration and Enforcement 
The provisions of this By-Law shall be enforced by the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer
Penalties 
  1. Whenever a vehicle is parked in contravention of any section of this by-law the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer may cause the said vehicle to be moved or taken to and placed or stored at a suitable place and all costs and charges for the removing, care and storage thereof, shall be paid by the owner of the said vehicle in the manner provided by the Repair and Storage Liens Act, R.S.O. 1990, chapter R. 25
  2. Every person who contravenes any oft he provisions of this by-law is guilty of an offence and on conviction thereof shall forfeit, and pay a penalty for each such offence and every such penalty shall be recoverable under the Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990, chapter P. 33 and amendments thereto.
  3. When a person has been convicted of an offence under this by-law any court of competent jurisdiction thereafter, may, in addition to any other penalty imposed on the person convicted, issue an order prohibiting the continuation or repetition of the offence or the doing of any act or thing by the person convicted directed toward the continuation or repetition of the offence.
  4. The requirements of this by-law are severable. If any requirements of this by-law are held invalid, the application of such requirements to other circumstances and the remainder of this by-Jaw shall not be affected.

 

Schedule "A" through "G" of By-law 2007-75 is available at the Clerk's office upon request.

Parks

By-law 2010-63 to regulate and control all public parks, recreational facilities and municipal lands in the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet.

Procedure for Notices

By-law 2012-12 to establish procedures for notices.

Refreshment Vehicles

By-law 2014-24 for licensing, regulating and governing refreshment vehicles (commonly known as Chipwagons).

Standards for the Maintenance and Occupancy of Property

By-law 47–2001 for prescribing standards for the maintenance and occupancy of properties within the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet, prohibiting the use of any property that does not conform to the standards, and requiring such properties to be repaired, maintained, or cleared of buildings, structures, debris, or refuse the removal of any notice, sign, or placard placed thereon in accordance with this by-law.

Summer Watering

By-law 2009-39 amended by By-law 2011-58 to regulate water consumption during the summer months for any building that are serviced by municipal water systems.

Swimming pool enclosures

By-law 2005-69 as amended by By-law 2006-53 respecting the enclosure for privately owned outdoor swimming pools.

Tariff of Fees—Planning by-law 2016-95

The updated list of fees for planning matters is contained in By-Law 2021-01.

Tempos

By-law 2014-42 to regulate temporary structures, commonly known as “Tempo Garages.”

Tendering procedures

By-Law -2014-043 for providing a defined basis for matters relating to the procurement and tendering process of goods and services.

Waste Management

By-law 2009-55 amended by By-law 2020-36 on the operation of municipal landfill sites, the establishment of tipping fees, curbside pick-up of waste and recycling services, and to regulate the manner and the amount of waste being disposed of at the landfill sites.

Wharves

By-law 2010-80 respecting the regulating the use of the facilities at the Municipal Public Wharves.

Zoning

By-Law 2009-50 to regulate the use of land, buildings and structures within the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet.