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The Municipal Act, 2001 authorizes Ontario municipalities to create and enforce by-laws and policies to maintain the health, safety and wellness of their community.

Our most frequently requested by-laws and policies are available for download, below.  By-laws and policies passed by the Township since 2006 are also available online at the Algqnquin Highlands CivicWeb Portal.  To view a by-law or policy passed prior to 2006, please contact the CAO/Clerk's Office.

Frequently Requested By-laws

*By-laws contained in this section have been prepared for the purpose of convenience only and are not certified true copies. When available, consolidated versions including the original by-law and any subsequent amendments are combined. For accurate reference, contact the CAO/Clerk for copies of the official by-laws and documents.

Topic By-Law
ATVs & Off-Road Vehicles By-Law 2015-44 to Permit All Terrain Vehicles and Recreational
Off-Road Vehicles on the Shoulder of All Municipal Roads 
Building By-Law 2019-1 Respecting Construction, Demolition, Change of
Use Permits and Inspections
Docking/Mooring By-Law 2012-38 to Regulate Docking & Mooring at Public Docks
Dogs By-Law 2013-21 for the Control of Dogs
Fees & Charges By-law 2020-104 Comprehensive Fees &  Charges - January 1, 2021
Firearms/Guns By-Law 09-31 Regulate and Prohibit the Discharge of Guns or Other
Firearms for the Purpose of Target Practice
Garbage & Recycling   By-Law 2012-15 Waste Management By-Law (Consolidated)
Noise By-Law 2013-30 to Regulate Noise
Parking By-Law 2016-31 to Regulate Parking
Property Standards By-Law 01-26 to Provide for Maintaining Land in a Clean and Clear Condition
Zoning By-Law 03-22 Comprehensive Zoning By-Law (Consolidated)
  By-Law 03-22 Comprehensive Zoning By-Law SCHEDULES

Frequently Requested Policies

Contact Information

Dawn Newhook
Municipal Clerk
Phone: 705-489-2379


By-law 01-26 Provide for Maintaining Land in a Clean and Clear Condition
By-law 03-22 Comprehensive Zoning By-law (Schedules)
By-law 03-22 Comprehensive Zoning By-law (Text)
By-law 09-31 Discharge of Guns or Other Firearms for the Purpose of Target Practice
By-Law 2012-3 Accountability and Transparency Policy
By-law 2012-38 Docking & Mooring at Public Docks
By-law 2013-12 Control of Dogs
By-law 2013-30 Noise
By-law 2015-44 ATVs & Recreational Off-Road Vehicles
By-law 2016-31 Parking
By-law 2020-23 Building Permit By-law
Policy - Concussion Awareness and Management Policy
Policy - Customer Service Policy for Providing Goods and Services to People with Disabilities
Policy - Integrated Accessibility Policy
Policy - Lottery Licensing Policy
Policy - Shore Road Allowance Closing Policy
Policy - Special Event Policy
Policy - Volunteer Policy