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Municipal Law 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.

Municipal Law Enforcement 

Contact Numbers

Register a complaint

Parking complaint:  Call our Parking Office at 905-540-6000.

Barking dog complaint? File an animal-related by-law complaint

Noise complaint?

  • Mon – Fri from 8:30am to 4:30pm – call 905-546-2782 Option 2 to speak with a Clerk

  • Outside of regular business hours – Call 905-546-CITY (2489) to log a complaint

  • Friday & Saturday from 5:00pm to 1:00am – Call 905-546-CITY (2489) to have a By-Law Officer dispatched immediately

  • Urgent complaint regarding private property that is an immediate health and safety concern such as inadequate heat, please call 905-546-2782 during business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm) or 905-546-2489 after regular business hours rather than completing the online complaint form.

  • For parking complaints, please call 905-540-6000.

  • For graffiti complaints, please complete the separate graffiti form here.

  • In the case of an emergency, please call 911.

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