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Bylaw Compliance

The bylaws listed below are the most common regarding bylaw compliance. Visit the Bylaw Search database for a comprehensive list.


Zoning Bylaw

The Zoning Bylaw regulates the general use of lands in the municipality. The City of North Vancouver allows for the development of an Accessory Secondary Suite Use as an accessory to a One Family Residential Use and this is done through the Zoning Bylaw.

For questions concerning the development of an Accessory Secondary Suite, or to provide a written complaint regarding an illegal suite, contact 604-990-4220.

Home based business is also regulated through the Zoning Bylaw.


Business License Bylaw

The Business License Bylaw regulates business activity within the municipality. A business licence may be issued to Industrial, Commercial or residential property. Inspections and approval may be required prior to the issue of a business licence.

For more information regarding the business licence application and process, please contact 604-983-7356.


Dog Tax & Regulation Bylaw

To ensure the safety of the public and their pets, the City approved a Dog Tax and Regulation Bylaw.

Under the bylaw, every owner of an animal that is defined as vicious is encouraged to take proper care and control of their pet at all times. Failure to do so will result in higher license fees, fines and/or related costs (e.g. pound fees).

To contact the Animal Control Officer, call 604-983-7384 during regular business hours Monday through Friday. All other times call 778-837-1143. Learn more about Animal Control.


Nuisance Abatement Bylaw

The Nuisance Abatement Bylaw regulates the state of private property in the municipality.

Untidy premises, which may include derelict or partially dismantled vehicles, are brought into compliance using the provisions available in this bylaw. This bylaw also provides direction to property owners to prevent the infestation of caterpillars, and feeding or roosting of birds.

For more information, or to register a complaint of an untidy property, contact Bylaw Services at 604-982-8302 or email bylaw@cnv.org..


Standard of Maintenance For Rental Premises

The Standard of Maintenance For Rental Premises Bylaw regulates the standard of maintenance of the structure, plumbing, electrical, heating, doors, windows etc of residential rental property within the municipality. The bylaw does not regulate cosmetic maintenance such as paint, carpet or floor coverings, except where these may be a hazard.

For more information, or to register a complaint regarding the standard of maintenance of residential rental property, contact Bylaw Services at 604-982-8302 or email bylaw@cnv.org.


Street and Traffic Bylaw

The Street and Traffic Bylaw regulates the use of City streets, including sidewalks. Parking, dumping, spills, obstructions, placement of construction waste containers, sandwich board signs, outdoor dining, decks on public sidewalk, any signs overhanging City street, all of these and more are regulated directly within this bylaw. Business use of the public sidewalk is also regulated by this bylaw.

For more information, or to register a complaint, contact Bylaw Services at 604-982-8302 or email bylaw@cnv.org..


Noise Control Bylaw

The Noise Control Bylaw regulates noise within the municipality. Construction noise activity is restricted within the bylaw, and the decibel level of noise for various areas is defined.

For more information, or to register a complaint, contact Bylaw Enforcement at 604-982-8302.

Barking dog complaints should be registered with the Animal Control Officer at 604-983-7384.


Sign Bylaw

The Sign Bylaw regulates all signs on private property. Some signs, such as real estate and construction, banners and others may be exempt under this bylaw. Signs such as portable signs, billboard, third party, roof, obstructive or other signs may be prohibited in this bylaw.

For more information regarding signs on private property, or to register a complaint, contact Bylaw Services at 604-982-8302 or email bylaw@cnv.org..

For information regarding an application for a signs permit, contact 604-983-7355.

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