The City of Powell River Bylaw Enforcement staff provides citizens with a variety of services related to regulatory issues. The goal of the Bylaw Enforcement is to gain voluntary compliance with the City regulatory bylaw requirements using the following means: inform, educate and as a last resort, enforce. Enforcement of Bylaws is complaint generated, with the exception of infractions regarding health or safety issues. Bylaw Officers are given the task to investigate complaints received from the public about alleged violations of various municipal bylaws.
Bylaw staff provide bylaw enforcement service within the City of Powell River in a fair, conscientious and consistent manner. The Bylaw department is committed to the delivery of professional bylaw enforcement in a timely and effective manner, and in accordance with Council direction.
The Bylaw department will receive complaints in various ways:
Please ensure that all complainants include the following information:
Name, address and telephone number of the complainant
Detailed description of the complaint
More information on animal control including dog licensing and dogs in parks.