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. 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)

By-law 2012-2, amended By-law 2008-79 authorizing an agreement with the Ontario Federation of All Terrain Vehicles Clubs (OFATV) for the use of certain lands and roads for a trail for all-terrain vehicles.

Animal Control and Dog Licensing Fees

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP

OF ALFRED AND PLANTAGENET 

BY-LAW NUMBER 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 THAT By-law 2019-08 be repealed.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 

1. Dog Owner

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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. Pound Fees

  • Pick-Up & Impounding: $ 40.00
  • Daily maintenance: $ 20.00/day
  • Disposing: $ 95.00
  • Administration: 10% of above prices where applicable

Building Permits and Inspections

By-law 2018-53 and By-law 2006-44 (amending by-law including Schedule A)

Clean Yard

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

Development Charges

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.

Elections

By-law 2017-21 to authorize the use of alternative voting methods for the Municipal Election.

By-law 2017-75 to amend By-law 2017-21 in order to add provisions to hold an advance voting period.

Fire Prevention and Safety—Open-Air Fire

By-law 2010-086 for fire prevention and fire safety

Garage Sales

Council has adopted By-law 2015-73 for garage sales within the municipality.

Primarily this new by-law adds several new dates upon which garage sales are permitted. Visit the community calendar.

Lottery Licence

By-law 41–97 to prescribe a lottery licensing fee schedule.

Noise

By-Law 2007-053 for prohibiting or regulating, noise, vibration, odour, dust and outdoor illumination, including indoor lighting that can be seen outdoors

Non-Smoking

By-law 2003-41 to prohibit smoking in municipal establishments.

No Trucks

By-Law 2011-73 to prohibit heavy trucks on certain highways.

Parking

By-law 2007-75 to regulate the placing, stopping, standing or parking within its jurisdiction.

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.