Bylaws

The Kitimat Municipal Code contains all the regulatory bylaws of the District of Kitimat.  This is unique in British Columbia.

Each section is available below. These versions are not official. You can get official versions by contacting us.

Kitimat Municipal Code 

 
 Part 1 - General Provisions

Division 1 – The Code

Division 2 – Penalties

Division 3 – Municipal Ticket Information System

Division 4 – Assessment and Taxation

Division 5 – Elections

Division 6 – Advisory Planning Commission

Division 7 – Leisure Services Advisory Commission

Division 9 – Board of Variance

Division 10 – Community Resource Board

Division 11 – Advisory Commission for Persons with Disabilities

 Part 2 - Municipal Government

Division 1 – Council Procedure

Division 2 – Council Meetings

Division 3 – Designation of Member to Act in Place of Mayor

Division 4 – Council Proceedings

Division 5 – Bylaws

Division 6 – Resolutions

Division 7 –Committee of the Whole

Division 8 – Committees, Commissions and Other Bodies

Division 9 – Regional District Directors

Division 10 – Chief Administrative Officer

Division 11 – Mayor and Councillors

Division 12 – Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Division 13 – Officer Positions

Division 14 – Council Members, Officers and Employees Indemnification

Division 15 – Records Management

 Part 3 - Traffic and Vehicles

Division 1 – Traffic

Division 2 – Traffic Control

Division 3 – Signals, Signs and Markings

Division 4 – General Regulations

Division 5 – Operation of Vehicles

Division 6 – Pedestrians

Division 7 – Cyclists

Division 9 – Road Naming and Numbering

 Part 4 - Licenses and Permits

Division 1 – Business Licencing and Commercial Vehicle Licencing

Division 2 – Shops Regulations

Division 3 – Soliciting Funds on Highways

Division 4 – Liquor Licencing Delegation

 Part 5 - Police and Fire Regulations

Division 1 – Fire Protection

Division 3 – Public Protection

Division 4 – Fireworks

Division 5 – Animal Control

Division 6 – Vending Machines

Division 7 - Service Levels

 Part 6 - Public Utilities

Division 1 – Power and Communication Services

Division 2 – Water Supply

Division 3 – Water Service Connections

Division 4 – Water Meters

Division 5 – Rates

Division 6 – Sewage Disposal

 Part 7 - Public Health

Division 2 – Refuse Control

Division 3 – Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Warning Signs

Division 4 – Cemeteries

Division 5 – Open Air Markets

Division 6 – Clean Indoor Air

 Part 8 - Public Works

Division 1 – Local Improvements

 Part 9 - Planning

Division 1 – General

Division 2 – Zoning

Division 3 – Signs

Division 4 – Residential Zoning

Division 5 – Commercial Zoning

Division 6 – Industrial Zoning

Division 7 – Greenbelt Zoning

Division 8 – Temporary Uses

Division 9 – Development Areas

Division 10 – Use of Highways and Other Public Spaces

Division 11 – Subdivision

Division 12 – Environmental Control

Division 13 – Manufactured Home Park Regulations

 Part 10 - Finance

Division 1 – Miscellaneous Charges

 Part 11 - Leisure Services

Division 1 – Leisure Services Fees and Charges

 Part 12 - Civil Defence

Division 1 – Kitimat Emergency Plan

 Part 13 - Building

Division 1 – Introductory Provisions

Division 2 – Applications for Permits

Division 3 – Owner Requirements

Division 4 – Issuance of Permits and Permit Fees

Division 5 – Inspections and Field Reviews

Division 6 – Occupancy

Division 7 – Notices and Enforcement

Schedule A - Fees

Bylaw Enforcement

Bylaws are enforced once a complaint is received. You can use a complaint form to notify us of an infraction; review the information on page 2 of the form.

For a list of offences and related fines, see Part 1, Division 3 of the Kitimat Municipal Code.

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