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The by-laws include those enacted, amended and repealed by City Council, as well as those enacted, amended and repealed by the Ontario Municipal Board, Ontario Land Tribunal or Local Planning Appeal Tribunal. The City of Hamilton provides online access to reference copies of current by-laws dating from 2004 to the present.
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Respecting Lands Located at 821 North Service Road.
Respecting Lands Located at 422, 426, 428, 440, 456, 464 and 466 Beach Boulevard.
Respecting lands described as being within Part of Lots 12 and 13, Concession 3, (East Flamborough), in the former Town of Flamborough, now in the City of Hamilton.
Respecting Lands Located East of Redmond Drive & North of Stone Church Road East, Part of Lots 9 & 10, Concession 7.
Respecting Lands Located at Part Lot 34, Concession 3, 1309 Wilson Street West (Ancaster).
As amended within the area bounded by Aberdeen Avenue, Highway 403, Main Street West and the CP Railway Line, as more particularly shown on Schedule A to this By-law.
Respecting Lands Located at 340 Leaside Avenue and 467 Barton Street.
Respecting Lands Located at 50 Hatt Street, Blocks 1 to 11, Registered Plan No. 62M-963.
Respecting Lands Located at 81 Duncairn Crescent.
Respecting Lands Located within Part of Lot 51, Concession 3 (Ancaster).
Respecting Lands Located at 79 and 85 Lovers Lane (Ancaster).
Respecting Lands Located at 1940 Main Street West.
Respecting Lands Located at 9874 Twenty Road West.
Respecting Lands Located at southeast corner of Upper James Street (formerly Highway No. 6) and Dickenson Road.
Respecting Lands Located at 314 Wilson Street East.
Respecting the Barton-Tiffany Area.
Respecting Lands Located at 386 Wilcox Street.
As amended by Zoning By-law No. 02-259, Respecting Lands Located at 215 Hess Street North.
Respecting Lands Located at 2257 - 2273 Rymal Road East.
Respecting Lands Located in Registered Plans 62M-950 and 62M-987, "Fifty Road Joint Venture Phases 1 and 2".