The Municipality of Trent Lakes will be proactive in bringing by-law violations to the attention of individuals and property owners, and work hard to reach satisfactory resolutions in a timely manner.
Trent Lakes has a Property Standards Bylaw setting out the minimum standards for building and property maintenance within the municipality. Standards prescribed in the bylaw are intended to outline the reasonable maintenance and upkeep of yards, buildings and properties.
To file a complaint regarding a by-law contravention please download the By-Law Complaint form below. The form must be filled out completely and requires a signature. Please read the instructions on the form carefully. You can return the form by email, fax or mail to the By-Law Enforcement Officer. If you have a question regarding the Complaint Form please contact the Municipal office.
Common Municipal By-Laws
- B2016-070 Licensing of Dogs and Kennel Operations
- B2016-062 Regulate Noise, Vibration, Odour, Dust and Outdoor Illumination
- B2016-101 False Alarms
- B2016-049 Prohibit Dumping or Depositing of Litter
- B2015-058 Off-Road Vehicle By-law
- B2008-103 Outdoor Solid Fuel Combustion By-law
- B2014-095 Property Standards
- B2016-069 Sign By-law
- B2018-043 Fees and Charges
- B2016-048 Regulate and Control Parking of Motor Vehicles
- B2016-029 Procedure By-law
Common County By-Laws
- Peterborough County By-law Number 2014-57: Tax Relief for Low Income Seniors and Low Income Disabilities
- Peterborough County By-Law Number 2016-26: County Planning Fees
If you plan to install or have a sign on any of the Peterborough County Roads (i.e. County Rd 507 or 36) you must contact the County of Peterborough and adhere to their Sign By-law.