By-law Enforcement is part of the Community and Development Services Department and is responsible for investigating complaints regarding the violation of by-laws and resolving the violations.
The Municipal Act allows municipalities to pass by-laws for the regulation of many areas affecting health, safety and the enjoyment of property.
By-laws enforced by this department through the Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) include:
Complaint Forms for by-law infractions are available at the Town Administration Offices in Virgil and can also be completed in advance using the Online Service Request & Complaint Form. Complaints may also be taken over the phone or through email. It should be noted that anonymous complaints will not be acted upon. The complainant's information is always confidential and a complainant's name will not be revealed. The information is protected by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Naturally, where a complainant is required to give evidence in court, his or her identity will be revealed.