Types of Encroachments
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Types of Encroachments

Currently, the Council policy regarding encroachments is specified in Council Resolution M67-2015.

Residential Encroachments

  • Residential encroachments are classified as structures (i.e. fences, sheds, walls, etc.), landscape feature, or private utility connection located in the public right-of-way abutting an area zoned R.1 or R.2. 

Commercial Encroachments

  • Commercial Encroachments are classified as any structures (i.e. signs, canopy, parking, etc.), landscape feature or private utility connection located in the public right-of-way abutting an area not zoned R.1 or R.2. 

Partially Exempt Organizations

  • Partially exempt organizations are classified as churches, non-profit charities, union halls, schools and similar facilities.

For more specific details, refer to the Encroachment Policy approved February 17, 2015 by M67-2015.

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