Common By-laws

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​The By-laws posted on the Town of Newmarket web site are for reference purposes only.  To obtain certified, true copies of by-laws or for enforcement-related enquiries please contact Legislative Services at 905-895-5193 ext. 2220

To determine permitted uses and zoning for specific properties, please call 905-895-5193 ext. 2450 or visit the Planning section for additional information.

By-law Name​

Description

By-law Number

Accessory Dwelling Units

A By-law for the registration of Accessory Dwelling Units.

By-law 2013-13

Adequate Heat for Rented Dwelling Accommodations​

A By-law to require adequate and suitable heat for rental dwellings.

By-law 1990-87

Animal Licensing, Regulation and Control

Amendment to the Animal Licensing, Regulation and Control By-law (Backyard Hens)​

A By-law respecting the regulation, licensing and control of animals.

By-law 2016-53

By-law 2017-34

Anti-Idling

A By-law to prohibit the excessive idling of vehicles.

By-law 2005-157

Carnivals

A By-law for the licensing, regulating and governing of carnivals.

By-law 2009-78

​Clean Yards By-law 
​A By-law for maintaining land ina  clean and clear condition
​By-law 2017-63

 Clothing Bins

A By-law for the licensing, regulating and governing of clothing donation bins.

By-law 2016-33

Council Code of Conduct

 A By-law to establish a Council Code of Conduct

By-law 2016-10

Development Charges (Town-Wide)

A By-law to establish development charges for the Town of Newmarket.

By-law 2014-42

For further information on development charges, visit the Development Charges page.

Development Charges (Northwest Quadrant Development Area)

A By-law to establish area specific development charges for the Town of Newmarket.

By-law 2014-41

For further information on development charges, visit the Development Charges page.

Discharge of Firearms

A By-law respecting the Firing of Guns

By-law 1990-77

Discharge of Odour

A By-law to prohibit and regulate the discharge of an odour or odours in the air.

By-law 2002-111

Dumping By-law

A By-law to regulate the filling up, draining, cleaning, clearing and to prohibit the deposit of refuse and debris on private or municipal property.

 

By-law 1990-86

 

 

Fees and Charges - All Departments

A By-law to adopt fees and charges for services or activities provided by the Town of Newmarket.

By-law 2016-64

Fees and Charges - Fire Services

A By-law to adopt fees and charges for services or activities provided by the Town of Newmarket. (Fire Services)

By-law 2016-66

​Fees and Charges - Licensing Fees​A By-law to adopt fees and charges for services or activities provided by the Town of Newmarket (Legislative Services - Licensing Fees)By-law ​2016-44

Fees and Charges - Planning Department Application Fees

A By-law to adopt fees and charges for services or activities provided by the Town of Newmarket. (Planning Department Application Fees)

By-law 2016-65

​Fees and Charges - Recreation Fees​2016-45

Fences By-law

A By-law prescribing the height and description of fences.

By-law 2000-63

 

For further information on fences, visit the Line Fences Act page on the Province of Ontario website.

Fireworks ​By-law

A By-law for the licensing, regulating the sale and setting off of fireworks.

By-law 2015-18

Fortification By-law

A By-law to regulate the fortification of land and to prohibit excessive fortification and excessive protective elements to land.

By-law 2002-119

Graffiti By-law

A By-law to prevent unsightliness of property by prohibiting graffiti on property.

By-law 2011-67

Licensing By-law

Schedule 1 - Adult Entertainment Parlours

Schedule 2 - Adult Video Retail Outlets

Schedule 5 - Auctioneers

Schedule 6 - Billards and Pool Tables

Schedule 7 - Body Rub Parlours

Schedule 8 - Bowling Alleys

Schedule 12 - Hawkers and Peddlers

Schedule 14 - Loudspeakers

Schedule 15 - Newspaper Boxes

A By-law to license, regulate and govern any business carried on within the Town of Newmarket.

By-law 2002-151

Schedules 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 14, 15 and 16

Loitering By-law

A By-law to prohibit loitering and to prohibit the causing of a disturbance or public nuisance.

By-law 1997-113

Noise By-law
Amendment to Noise By-law

A By-law to prohibit and regulate unusual noises or noises likely to disturb inhabitants.

By-law 2004-94, as amended by By-law 2005-158

Obstruction of Highways and Bridges

A By-law to prohibit the obstruction or encumbering of highways or bridges under the jurisdiction of the Town of Newmarket.

By-law 1990-79

Outdoor Burning Restrictions

A By-law to regulate outdoor burning.

By-law 2009-64

​Outdoor Serving Areas​A By-law for the licensing and regulating outdoor serving areas.​By-law 2016-29

Outdoor Water Conservation By-law
Amendment to Outdoor Water Conservation By-law

A By-law to regulate the supply and use of water within the serviced area of the Corporate of the Town of Newmarket.

By-law 2005-67, as amended by By-law 2008-22

Parking By-law

 

Amendment to Parking By-law - Regulate Parking in Unauthorized Areas (Definitions and Section 32)

A By-law to regulate parking within the Town of Newmarket

Note that the Parking By-law is amended from time to time.  Please contact Legislative Services at 905-895-5193 ext. 2220 or clerks@newmarket.ca for further information on parking restrictions or to obtain the most recent copy of the By-law. 

Consolidated By-law 1993-62, as amended.

Parks By-law
Amendment to Parks By-law

A By-law to regulate the use of municipal parks.

By-law 2013-14, as amended by By-law 2015-11

Procedure By-law  (Consolidated)

A By-law to govern the proceedings Council and Committee meetings.

Consolidated By-law 2015-50

Property Standards By-law

A By-law to Prescribe Standards for the Maintenance and Occupancy of Property within the Town of Newmarket

By-law 2017-62

Recreational Vehicles By-law​A By-law to amend Zoning By-law 2010-40 related to Recreational Vehicles​By-law 2015-47

Refreshment Vehicle Licensing By-law

A By-law for the licensing, regulating and governing of refreshment vehicles.

By-law 2009-55

Second Hand Goods

A By-law to provide for the licensing, regulating and governing of second hand goods shops and second hand goods dealers.

By-law 2008-79

Sign By-law

A By-law to regulate the erection and maintenance of signs and other advertising devices.

By-law 2016-28 

Site Alteration By-law​​A By-law to prohibit or regulate the placing or dumping of fill, the removal of topsoil and alteration of the grade of lands within the Town of Newmarket​By-law 2016-58

Snow Clearing By-law
Amendment to Snow Clearing By-law

A By-law to provide for the removal of snow and ice from sidewalks.

By-law 1996-38, as amended by By-law 2001-100

Standing Water By-law

A By-law to regulate standing water.

By-law 2003-57

Swimming Pool Enclosure

A By-law to regulate pool enclosures.

By-law 2008-18

Taxicab Licensing By-law

A By-law for the licensing, regulating and governing of taxicab brokers, owners and drivers.

By-law 2016-34

Traffic By-law

A By-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of the Town of Newmarket.

By-law 2011-24

Waste Collection By-law

A By-law for establishing and maintaining a system for collection, removal and disposal of garbage, other refuse, yard waste materials, recyclable materials and source separated organics.

By-law 2007-77

Woodlot By-law

 A By-law to prohibit or regulate the destruction or injuring of woodlot trees.

By-law 2007-71

Zoning By-law

A By-law to implement the policies of the Town of Newmarket Official Plan.

For further information on the Town's Zoning By-laws, please contact Planning Services at 905-895-5193 ext. 2450