Please use this page to navigate to our By-Laws, By-Law Enforcement Contact, and to Animal Control. If you have any By-Law related questions that are not answered below, please call the Town Hall at (519) 882-2350.

Please click any of the links below to learn more about the following by-laws:

Animal Control

Back Flow Prevention By-Law

Brownfields Legislation 2010

Building Permit By-Law 53

Business License Application

Business License with Fine

Business License

78-2008 Cemetery By-Law

27-2015- Committee appointments

Daily Permit for Open Burning Application

Emergency Response

Fencing – General

Fencing – Pools 

39-2017 – Signed Pool Fencing By-Law  




Heritage Facade By-Law

Heritage Property Tax Rebate By-Law

Noise By-Law

Open Air Burning

Outdoor Patio

Park Protection

Summer Parking

Prohibit Transient Traders

Property – Cleaning and Clearing

Property Standards By-Law 62-2000 and By-Law 15-2011

Sidewalk and Roof Ice & Snow

Signage and Advertising Devices – July 2014 – With Fines

Benjamin Moore Historic Paint Palette can be found at:



Application for Temporary and Permanent Signage can be found at:

Temporary Sign Permit

Application for a Permanent Sign Permit

Transient Trader By-Law with Fine

Tree Policy

Water Restrictions

Town of Petrolia Zoning By-law

Town of Petrolia – Zoning Map

Town of Petrolia Zoning Regulations Table A


Questions in regards to By-Law Enforcement?

For all Town related By-Law Enforcement matters or concerns please contact:

Lawrence Swift
(519)312-1238 –  lswift@petrolia.ca

After Hours Animal Control:

Contact the Glencoe Animal Shelter at 519-287-2974