No owner or occupier may allow a property to become unsightly, including:
Dilapidated, broken or leaning fences;
Exterior finishing that has become excessively dirty or dilapidated through lack of maintenance;
Un-mowed grass in excess of 15 centimetres in height;
Unused landscape materials such as dirt piles, or old wood or paper piles and uncontained compost piles;
Items or materials that are strewn about the property not stored in a neat and appropriate manner;
Accumulations of rubbish, trash, bottles, broken glass or other discarded or unwholesome materials,
Construction materials where there is no construction occurring on the property;
Furniture (other than furniture designed specifically for outdoor use), bedding or appliances stored outside; and
Graffiti on fences, buildings, structures, patios, driveways or other finished surfaces.
Outdoor storage of the following is not permitted:
Vehicles that are not capable of normal vehicular operation
Vehicles not displaying current year insurance. Only one motor vehicle insured for storage is permitted
More than 2 recreational vehicles, including motor homes, trailers, campers, boats, snowmobiles, seadoos, all-terrain vehicles, golf carts and off-road motorbikes
Vehicle parts or supplies
Property owner(s) and residents are required to maintain the City boulevard bordering their property, where it borders the front, back or sides of the property. This includes the maintenance and upkeep of separated boulevards, which is the area between the curb and the sidewalk. Learn more about Boulevard Maintenance.
Although boulevards are a public space, adjacent property owners have certain responsibilities, including:
Grass must be maintained less than 15 centimetres in height;
Trees must not be damaged, removed or planted without permission by the City;
Construction of structures such as fences, retaining walls and planters are not permitted; and
Snow and ice must be removed from the sidewalk within 10 hours of the end of a snowfall or ice forming.