By-Laws contained herein have been prepared in this format for the purpose of convenience only and are not certified true copies. Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, however it is not to be used in place of actual by-laws. For accurate reference, certified copies of the official by-laws and documents are available at the Council Services office.
Please note that Zoning Amendment and Official Plan Amendment By-Laws are subject to an Appeal Period and are not effective until the Appeal Process has been completed. For Appeals and OMB Decisions, please direct inquiries to the Planning Department.
By-laws can be found in the Norfolk County Online Records Archive. Frequently requested by-laws can be found below.
- Animal Control By-Law 2014-46
- Building By-Law 2005-179
- Harmonized Business Licensing By-law 2016-92
- Clean Yard By-Law 2005-127
- Development Charges By-Law 2014-105
- Election Signs By-Law 2010-107
- Regulating Setting of Fires By-Law 2016-72
- Fireworks Regulating By-Law 2008-103
- Obstruction of Highways 2004-211
- Norfolk County Parking Regulations 2011-189
- Procedural By-Law 2017-83
- Grading and Drainage By-Law 2017-04
- Property Standards By-Law 2007-66
- Public Notice Policy 2008-25
- Sign By-Law 2009-66
- Snow and Ice Removal By-Law 2002-259
- Swimming Pool Fences By-Law 2002-260
- Forest Conservation By-Law 2006-170
- Waste Management By-Law 2013-164
- Watering Restrictions 2003-63
- Water Use By-Law 2013-65
- Norfolk County Noise By-Law 2010-84
- User Fees By-Law 2017-127 (effective January 1, 2018)
Below are the most requested by-laws. For other by-laws not listed, please contact the Council Services office located at:
County Administration Building
50 Colborne Street South
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Norfolk County’s Online Records Archive
The Norfolk County’s Online Municipal Records Archive provides the public with access to records of Norfolk County’s council, boards and commissions, and by-laws. All digitalized records of the same type from the former municipalities are also available in the archive. The archive contains over 8000 documents and is fully text-searchable.