City residents invited to open house for proposed new property standards bylaw

For Immediate Release: Friday February 20, 2009

BURLINGTON, ON – The City of Burlington’s planning and building department will host an open house to provide an overview of the city’s proposed new Property Standards Bylaw.

A meeting to review the proposed new bylaw will take place in City Hall, room 247, 2nd Floor, 426 Brant St., on:



Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009

6:30 – 8 p.m.

A brief presentation by staff will begin at 6:45 p.m. followed by a question and answer period.

The new bylaw contains major changes to the existing bylaw including:

  • Applying the bylaw to all properties;
  • A new designated heritage property section;
  • Addressing the issue of graffiti and
  • Indicating required lighting for underground parking garages.

For further information, please contact Tracey Burrows, supervisor of bylaw enforcement, or Angela Morgan, manager of building administration and bylaws, at 905-335-7731 or visit


Communications Contact:
Monika Rejnowicz
Communications Associate
Tel. 905-335-7600, ext. 7879
Fax. 905-632-9082

Media Contact:
Tracey Burrows
Supervisor of Bylaw Enforcement
Tel. 905-335-7600, ext. 7476
Fax. 905-335-7876


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