Bylaws

Kitimat Municipal Code

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

The code is available below  as a complete document as well as in sections. These versions are not official. You can get official versions by contacting us.

Kitimat Municipal Code 

Complete 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

Division 7 - Cannabis and Tobacco Use in Public Places and Parks

 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. Please use this complaint form to notify us of an infraction, and 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.

Read more about these enforceable bylaws:

Animal Control Part 5, Division 5
Noise Part 9, Division 12, Subdivision 1
Nuisances Part 9, Division 12, Subdivision 2
Rental Accommodations Part 13, Division 3, Subdivision 4
Vehicle Towing Part 3, Division 4, Subdivision 9

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