Unsightly Premises

Task Force recommendations to provide certainty for potential investors by encouraging high standards for development and maintenance.

  • Increase the strength of Building Maintenance and Occupancy Standards Bylaw and related ‘unsightly premises’ bylaws and pursue offenders by increased bylaw enforcement measures.
  • Continue to work with owners and tenants to encourage compliance and beautification goals.
  • Lobby the province for legislation to provide municipalities with better tools to deal more effectively with derelict property owners.