The City of Stratford shares a common goal with our residents: to make our community safe, healthy and enjoyable for everyone.
By-laws are created as a way to address issues and concerns of the community. They are created to protect the environment, public health, safety and to maintain pleasant neighbourhoods for everyone.
Please keep in mind that some complaints and unavoidable neighbourhood inconveniences are a part of community living and generally require a reasonable level of understanding and tolerance. However, excessive and continued activities that disturb or negatively affect the enjoyment of our neighbourhoods should not be tolerated by anyone.
Unfortunately, at times residents may act in a way that is offensive or unneighbourly. Municipal By-law Enforcement Officers investigate complaints received from the public regarding alleged violations of City by-laws.
Municipal By-Law Enforcement services objectives are:
To register a complaint or for more information, contact the appropriate By-law Enforcement Officers or department as noted on our Commonly Asked About By-laws page.