What Are Bylaws?
A bylaw is a rule or law established by an organization or local government to both regulate itself and the people it serves. Bylaws can be enacted for various reasons, to establish a set of commonly adhered to policies or rules, to detail a service to be provided, or to outline a process or regulation.
In general, bylaws are enacted and fall into one of the following categories:
- Establishing a service
- Authorizing the imposition of rates and levies to pay for services
- Regulating persons or their property for the general public good
- Regulating processes or procedural matters related to the governance or administration within the local government
The bylaws you find listed below are some of the most commonly requested bylaws, many of which are in consolidated form, and is not a full and complete listing of all Strathcona Regional District bylaws. These versions are provided for information and research purposes only. To obtain a certified true copy of any Strathcona Regional District bylaw, please contact the corporate services branch at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 250-830-6700.
Have A Bylaw Complaint?
If you believe a bylaw is being violated, please file a complaint by using the SRD Bylaw Complaint Form (listed below). Strathcona Regional District bylaws are enforced on a complaint-driven basis. Anonymous complaints will not be accepted.
Completed bylaw complaint forms will be received in the following manner:
- By email to email@example.com
- By fax to 250-830-6710
- In person to 301-990 Cedar Street, Campbell River
- By mail to 301-990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7Z8
When the bylaw complaint form has been received, the Bylaw Compliance Officer will conduct an investigation which will determine the appropriate course of action to be taken.
Often complaints are resolved amicably between neighbours. Therefore, it is recommended that residents of the Strathcona Regional District attempt to resolve their issues before contacting Bylaw Services for assistance.