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Bylaw Enforcement

The City uses a variety of enforcement options to achieve bylaw compliance. This action can range from requests for voluntary compliance to ticketing and court orders.

Our City Hall

Making a Complaint

Individuals are asked to include their name, address and phone number with their complaint. This information is protected according to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. It will only be shared when required by the Act -- if your complaint is part of a legal case, audit or similar process.

Once you have submitted your report, the City will initiate an investigation and bylaw enforcement as necessary. Contact the City to report your concerns:

Business licence

Licensing Concerns

  • Property use
  • Unsightly premises
  • Business regulation
  • Unlicenced businesses
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graffiti solution

Graffiti Concerns

  • Call our Anti-Graffiti Hotline
  • Fill out our Online Form
sidewalk

Road Concerns

  • View, Sidewalk and Lane Obstructions
  • Blocked roadways or walkways
CatDog

Animal and Pet Concerns

  • Barking dogs
  • Neglected and abused pets
  • Dog bites
parking meter

Parking Concerns

  • Illegal parking
  • Parking on your property
  • Pay a ticket

Noise Bylaw

Noise Concerns

  • Residential noise (party/stereo/ band)
  • Construction and commercial noise 
  • Vehicle alarms

Find out more »

  • Bylaws

    Burnaby BylawsMoreLook through this directory of all City Bylaws online.
  • Bylaw Adjudication

    Bylaw AdjudicationMoreFind out more on the new dispute process.
  • Pay a Bylaw Violation Notice

    parking meterMore Pay your bylaw violation notice online.