By-laws & Enforcement
By-laws are local regulatory laws that keep our city safe and moving
The City licenses businesses and activities, and investigates complaints on private and public property to ensure compliance with by-laws.
City Council establishes by-laws according to the city’s needs to regulate, prohibit or impose requirements. City of Hamilton by-laws are maintained by the City Clerk’s office.
Featured Programs & Services
Register a Municipal by-law complaint
- By phone
- By email
We monitor online complaints during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm