Property Standards

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Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7
905-895-5193

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The following Newmarket property standards By-law 1990-105 (1999-34 as amended) requires property (yard) to be kept clean and free from the following:

  • Rubbish, garbage, brush, waste, litter and other debris
  • Termites, rodents, vermin and other pests or any condition which might result in the harbouring of such pests
  • Heavy undergrowth and noxious weeds, such as ragweed, poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac
  • Ground cover, hedges or bushes that are unsightly and unreasonably overgrown, in relation to their environment
  • Dead, decayed or damaged trees, or other natural growth and the branches and limbs thereof which create an unsafe or unsightly condition
  • Wrecked, dismantled, inoperative, discarded or "unused" vehicles, boats, or trailers except in an establishment licensed or authorized to conduct and operate a business involving their storage and then only in an arrangement such as to prevent an unsafe condition or an unsightly condition out of character with the surrounding environment
  • Dismantled, inoperative vehicles, boats or trailers, or vehicles, boats or trailers which are being privately renovated, repaired or restored by their owner will be permitted where such vehicles or trailers are stored within a fully enclosed building and provided they do not create an unsightly condition out of character with the surrounding environment
  • Dilapidated or collapsed structures or erections or accumulations of materials, machinery, or any parts thereof, or any other unsafe condition or unsightly condition out of character with the surrounding environment
  • Holes or excavation or any unprotected wells that may create an accident hazard​
For more information on property standards, please contact the Town of Newmarket's Legislative Services Department at 905-895-5193.