The Town of Innisfil passes and enacts by-laws and policies to help keep our community safe and enjoyable for all residents.

Commonly requested by-laws

See a list of commonly requested by-laws below. If you can't find what you're looking for, try searching our By-law Directory or contacting us.

Our community standards officers are responsible for the enforcement of municipal by-laws and various provincial statutes, as well as other duties that may be assigned by Council. The officers' main objective is to gain compliance with all Town by-laws.

Animal Control

Our Animal Control By-law outlines regulations that help keep our community safe and clean for you and your pets. Learn more about buying a dog licence, lost and found pets, reporting animal cruelty, adopting a new pet and more.

Off-Road Vehicles

Our ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) By-law and Snowmobiles By-law regulate off-road vehicle usage on on municipal roads and set out rules for operating them within Innisfil, along with the Highway Traffic Act and the Off-Road Vehicles Act.

Building Maintenance 

Our Building Maintenance By-law outlines regulations for maintenance and occupancy standards of buildings in our community.

Clean Communities

Our Clean Communities By-law outlines regulations for maintenance standards of properties in our community.


Our Fence By-law outlines the heights and descriptions of lawful fences in Innisfil, including the requirements of fencing and gates around privately-owned swimming pools.


We regulate parking in the community through the Town's Parking By-law. Learn about regulations and restrictions, school zone parking, winter parking and more.


Our Zoning By-law helps staff implement the Town's Official Plan, which outlines the use of land and the form of buildings and structures. Each property is assigned a zone category that defines permitted uses and the type and form of development permitted.

Property lots and lines

View more information on property lots and lines, as well as setback, building height and frontage requirements.

Property uses

View more information on allowable property uses in each zone, finding your zone, and which projects require zoning consideration.


We create policies to ensure compliance with laws and regulations, guide decision-making, and streamline internal processes. Explore frequently referenced policies below:

Report an issue

You can report an issue with a by-law infraction or any municipal maintenance need by using our online form or by contacting us at 705-436-3710 or

For after-hours by-law matters, you can call 705-436-3710 Ext. 5 to leave a message and the next available community standards officer will investigate your concern. For urgent by-law matters after 11 p.m. or on weekends and statutory holidays, please contact South Simcoe Police at 705-436-2141 Ext. 0.

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Electronic reproductions of by-laws disclaimer

The by-laws available online are electronic reproductions made available for information purposes only; they are not official versions. The format of the documents may be different and plans, pictures, other graphics or text may be missing or altered. The Town does not warranty the accuracy of these electronic versions. The consolidations cannot be distributed or used for commercial purposes. They may be used for other purposes, only if you repeat this disclaimer and the notice of copyright. Official versions of all by-laws can be obtained from the Town of Innisfil.