By-laws protect our citizens, preserve the environment and maintain the excellent quality of life our community members enjoy. Our Municipal Council puts a By-law into place when an excessive and/or continuous activity is negatively affecting life in Sioux Lookout.

Descriptions of the By-laws people ask us about most often are included on the next page in this section.

By-law Enforcement Department

Our By-law Enforcement Department is responsible for:

  • Animal Control
  • Enforcing Municipal By-laws
  • Investigating complaints from citizens
  • Issuing warnings to people who are not following By-laws
  • Parking Enforcement
  • Property Standards

Frequently Requested By-laws

The By-laws people ask us about the most often are listed below, along with a basic description of what is covered by each one. The information on this page is posted to help introduce you to each common By-law. These are not the official versions.

If you require an alternative format of a By-law or would like full details described to you, please contact the Clerk's Department.

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Submit a complaint to the By-law Enforcement Department by contacting them here:

Telephone: (807) 737-2700 ext. 7703
Fax: (807) 737-4626
Service Request Form at: Service Request Form
Email: [email protected]

The department works under the jurisdiction of the Municipality and the direction of the Manager of Corporate Services.