By-laws and Enforcement

Potential Postal Disruption

In the event of a postal disruption at Canada Post that may begin on or after October 22, 2018, we ask that citizens please make alternative arrangements to ensure the timely receipt of their payment to the City.

Administrative Penalties

Payment options include:

Please note that late payment fees will not be waived in the event that the payment is not received on or before payment due date.

If you have any concerns, please free to call 905-546-2782 and listen carefully to the options or contact us by email at aps@hamilton.ca

Municipal Law

Payment options include:

  • In person by visiting 77 James Street N, Suite 250
  • Over the phone by calling 905-546-2782, option 1

Please note that late payment fees will not be waived in the event that the payment is not received on or before payment due date.

If you have any concerns, please free to call 905-546-2782 and listen carefully to the options or contact us by email at mle@hamilton.ca

Service at a Glance

Frequently Requested By-laws

By-laws ensure a safe, quiet and pleasant environment for residents in the community.

Find an alphabetical list of the most frequently requested by-laws, with links to access the PDF version of a by-law and its amendments, if applicable.

The electronic versions of the by-laws are made available for convenience only. Official copies of most City by-laws can be requested from the Records Division of the Office of the City Clerk.

How can I register a by-law complaint?

For after hours, urgent complaints that are an immediate health and safety concern call 905-546-2489.

By-law Archive

A listing by year and number of City of Hamilton by-laws:

For by-laws and documents that are not available in an electronic format, contact clerk@hamilton.ca.