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Township of Puslinch, 7404 Wellington Road 34, Puslinch, Ontario N0B 2J0 (temporarily closed)

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By-laws

The by-laws posted on the Township of Puslinch website are for reference purposes only. To obtain a copy of a by-law, email the Township Clerk’s Office or call 519-763-1226 x103.

To determine permitted uses and zoning on specific properties, contact the Planning and Development Department or visit the Zoning page.

By-law enforcement and filing a complaint

The Township’s by-laws are enforced on a written complaint basis; telephone calls will not be accepted. The by-law complaint form must include your name, address and telephone number, or other contact information.

Failure to provide this required information will render the complaint incomplete and it will not be investigated. Your name will not be divulged unless your testimony is required in court. Should the Township find a complaint to have been filed for a malicious or vexatious reason, or as part of an ongoing pattern of harassment, the Township may cease the investigation and close the file.

Township of Puslinch By-laws

By-LawBy-Law NumberSummary
Accident Scene Solicitation 5245-11 A by-law to prohibit accident scene solicitation within the County of Wellington. Contact the County of Wellington for inquiries at (519) 837-2600.
Building 057-2018 A by-law respecting Building, Demolition, Conditional, Change of Use and Occupancy Permits, Payment of Fees, Inspections, Appointment of Inspectors and Code of Conduct which repeals By-law number 42/05.
Cash-in-lieu of parkland 06/18 Being a by-law to require the conveyance of land or payment of cash-in-lieu of parkland for public park or other public recreational purposes
Code of Conduct – Expense Policy 16/12 A by-law to adopt the various policies of the Township of Puslinch.
Development Charges 044/19 A by-law to establish development charges for the Corporation of the Township of Puslinch.
Entrance Permit032/20A by-law to regulate the installation of entrance ways over the Puslinch Township Road System.
Exotic Animals 15/82  A by-law to control and regulate the keeping of certain animals and class within the Township of Puslinch.
Fireworks 039/14 A by-law to prohibit and regulate the sale, storage, display, and setting-off of fireworks and to repeal By-law 20/2003.
Forest Conservation 5115/09 A by-law respecting the conservation and sustainable use of woodlands and to repeal By-law number 5090-09. Contact the County of Wellington for inquiries at (519) 837 -2600.
Fortification 54/12 A by-law to regulate the fortification of land and protective elements applied to land and to prohibit excessive fortification of land and excessive protective elements being applied to land within the Township of Puslinch.
Noise 5001-05 A by-law to provide for the regulation and prohibition of unusual noises or noises likely to disturb the public and/or the prevention of public nuisances.
Open Air Burning 45/14 A by-law to regulate the setting of open air fire and to repeal By-law 54-2007. Apply for an open air burning, or fire permit here.
Parking 5000-05 A by-law to regulate the parking or stopping of vehicles on highways, public parking lots, and in some instances, private property within the Township of Puslinch and to repeal By-law 4500-00.
Procedural By Law 59//08 By-law 59/08 being a By-law to establish the procedure for meetings of Council and to repeal By-Law No. 37/92. This is a consolidation of the Township’s By-Law to govern the proceedings of Council and its committees being By-Law 59/08 as amended by By-Law 18/11, 51/12, 63/14 and 12/15. 
Property Standards10/20 A by-law to provide for the maintenance of the physical condition and occupancy of property in the Township of Puslinch.
Property Tax 27/20 A by-law to provide for the levy and collection of property taxes for the 2020 taxation year.
Reduced Load 25/04 Being a by-law to designate the date on which a reduced load period shall start or end and the highway or portion thereof under its jurisdiction to which the designation applies.
Council, Committees and Other Appointments – Compensation, Benefits and Expense Policy 020/17 A by-law to adopt the Council, Committees and Other Appointments – Compensation, Benefits and Expense Policy.
Remuneration:Staff 008/17 A by-law to establish the rates of remuneration for Staff of the Corporation of the Township of Puslinch.
Sign 9/91 A by-law to regulate the erection and location of signs or advertising devices in the Township of Puslinch.
Site Alteration Amendment Amendment Amendment 31/12   11/15 45/15 49/15 A by-law for prohibiting or regulating the alteration of property within the Township of Puslinch. A By-law to Amend By-Law 31/12 Site Alteration By-law A By-law to Amended By-Law  31/12 Site Alteration By-Law A By-Law to Amend By-Law 31/12 Site Alteration By-Law
Site Plan Control 29/19 A by-law to establish site plan control area.
Smoking 59/12 A by-law to regulate smoking in public places and workplaces in the Township of Puslinch.
Speed Limit 60/15 A by-law authorizing speed limits in the Township of Puslinch
Swimming Pool Enclosures 018-2018 A by-law to regulate enclosures for outdoor swimming pools
User Fees and Charges 069-2019 A by-law to permit the Municipality to impose fees or charges with respect to services or activities provided, related costs payable, and for the use of its property
Zoning 23/18 A By-law to prohibit the use of land and the erection and use of buildings or structures except for certain purposes, and to regulate the type of construction and the height, bulk, location, size, floor area, density, character, and use of buildings or structures.