Property Owners Responsibilities
The owner of any property which does not conform to the standards in the Property Standards and Yards Bylaw shall repair and maintain the property to conform to the standards or shall clear the property of all buildings, structures, garbage, rubbish, waste or accumulations of such materials. The owner should assure that any properties being rented out are checked frequently to assure no Bylaw violations exist and make the tenants aware of the provisions in the Bylaw and that they are also responsible for keeping their yards free of debris and accumulations of materials considered violations under the Bylaws.
An owner may appeal the order issued by the Property Standards Office and by sending a Notice of Appeal to the Property Standards Committee, c/o the City Clerk's Office within 14 days after being served with the Order.
The Property Standards Committee may rescind, modify or confirm the Order and may extend the time to do the work.