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Bylaws

Under Consideration:
Bylaws currently under consideration can be accessed here:

Frequently Requested Bylaws:

Frequently requested bylaws, their number, and the last time they were amended or became effective are listed below:

Nuisance Bylaws Number Amended
Dog Control ​5235 January 1, 2015
Firearms ​5057 ​August 21, 2000
Graffiti​ ​5529 ​September 2, 2008
Minimum Property Standards ​5747 ​November 28, 2011
​Noise ​5270 May 17, 2004​
Open Burning ​5858 March 3, 2014
Pigeons 2609​ ​November 1, 1965
​Smoking (See Note Below) 3896​ ​January 1, 2007
Unsightly Property 5630​ ​January 25, 2010
​Weed Control 3595​ ​March 31, 1980
Wild or Domestic Animals 3383​ ​August 29, 1983

Questions about the Nuisance Bylaws? 
Contact regulatoryservices@lethbridge.ca or 403 320 3074

Council Bylaws
Council Procedures 5411​ September 18, 2006​
Emergency Bylaws Number Amended
Dangerous Goods ​5254 ​March 1, 2004
Fire and Emergency Services 5542​ ​January 1, 2010
Municipal Emergency Management ​5679 February 7, 2011
Parks Bylaws Number Amended
​Parks ​5651 ​June 7, 2010
Cemetery ​5004 January 1, 2015
​Bicycle ​3515 ​September 22, 1986
Planning and Development Bylaws Number Amended
Billboard ​5899 ​January 19, 2015
Building Permit ​5624 ​September 30, 2013
Business License 5658​ January 1, 2015
Development Fees and Charges ​5197 ​January 5, 2015
Electrical Permit​ 5777​ January 1, 2013​
Land Use Bylaw 5700 ​September 1, 2011
Lot Grading ​5917 February 2, 2015​
Plumbing ​5675 ​January 1, 2013
Portable Sign ​5240 ​January 1, 2012
Propane & Natural Gas Permit ​5725 ​January 1, 2013
Streets and Roads Bylaws Number Amended
Snow Removal 4865​ ​December 1, 1997
Streets ​3446 ​January 15, 1996
Traffic 5834 November 24, 2014
Transportation System ​5816 October 23, 2013​
Utilities Bylaws Number Amended
Drainage ​5594 ​June 29, 2009
Electric Utility ​5613 ​January 1, 2015
Electric Default Supplier Rate ​5369 October 19, 2009
Electric Distribution Tariff ​5889 January 1, 2015
Electric Regulated Rate Option Tariff ​5792 January 1, 2013
Fluoridation ​3236 ​November 18, 1974
Recycling ​5543 ​January 1, 2015
Sewerage Service Charge ​3250 ​January 1, 2015
Waste 5724 ​January 1, 2015
Water Service ​3999 ​January 5, 2015
Assessment & Taxation Bylaws Number Amended
Downtown Business Revitalization Zone ​4770 ​March 5, 2012
Downtown Business Revitalization Zone Tax ​5922 May 11, 2015
Downtown Business Revitalization Zone Tax Rate ​5923 April 27, 2015
Incentives for Prepayments, Penalty and Tax Deferrals ​5906 January 1, 2015
Offsite Levy Bylaw for 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 ​5781 ​October 15, 2012
Property Tax, Supplementary Property Tax and Special Tax 5946 ​May 11 2015
Residential Assessment + Supplementary Assessment Sub-Class 5913 January 19, 2015
Supplementary Assessment 5914 March 2, 2015
​Tax Installment Payment 5920 April 13, 2015
Fees for Assessment, Tax Information and Certificates 4933​ March 2, 2015

 
*The Provincial Tobacco Reduction Act takes precedence over the City's Smoking Bylaw.  More about the provincial rules can be found here.

The City of Lethbridge does not have a Cat Control Bylaw.

 Looking for a bylaw not on the list?  Have an inquiry? 

Contact Information:
Telephone:    403 329 7329
E-Mail:           david.sarsfield@lethbridge.ca