The By-Law Enforcement Officer enforces all the Municipality of Shelburne’s By-Laws. The most frequent non-compliance concerns result from the following by-laws and/or policies. Please take a moment to review these resources to help ensure the health and safety of our communities.

View our Municipal By-Laws and Municipal Policies pages to familiarize yourself with all our by-laws and policies.

To register your dog, in accordance with the above Dog Control By-Law, please visit the Municipality’s Finance Department located in the Municipality Administration Office, 414 Woodlawn Drive, Shelburne.

Illegal Dumping

When someone deliberately dumps waste on public or private property, they are dumping illegally. This practice is most common in out-of-the-way places like parks, back roads, rivers and lakes.

If You Witness Someone Dumping Illegally

Write down as much information as you can including:

  • License plate number
  • Description of the vehicle
  • Description of the people
  • Description of the items being dumped
  • Time the incident happened
  • Location the incident happened
  • Call the By Law Enforcement Officer at (902) 875-6773.
  • Provide your name, address, phone number and the details of your concern in case your testimony is required in court.

If You Didn’t Witness the Incident

If you have a concern about illegal dumping but did not witness the incident:

  • Be safe, do not remove or touch any of the items.
  • Contact the By Law Enforcement Officer at (902) 875-6773
  • Provide the general area or address of the illegal dump site and a brief description of the concern.
  • Provide your name, address, phone number, and the details of your concern for follow-up contact.

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