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The City of Owen Sound, as authorized by the Ontario Municipal Act, develops and manages local by-laws that establish guidelines for people and activities in the City. By-laws cover areas such as parking, animal control, noise, retail businesses, licensing. Learn more about the City of Owen Sound’s By-laws and Policies.

The City’s By-law Enforcement Officers help inform people of the rules and also respond to by-law complaints. Learn more about by-law enforcement or make a by-law complaint.

Contact Owen Sound By-Law Enforcement at:

City of Owen Sound By-Law Enforcement

808 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound, ON, N4K 2H4


T.: 519-376-1440

For urgent by-law complaints regarding parking or noise when the City’s By-law Officers are not scheduled, contact Owen Sound Police Service at 519-376-1234. In an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Learn more about the City of Owen Sound’s Parking and how to pay a parking ticket.

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