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By-laws and Policies

The Town of Gravenhurst promotes a safe and healthy community for all residents and visitors. By-laws and regulations are in place to encourage people to be responsible and respectful of their neighbours and fellow community members.  Below are frequently requested By-laws regulating the Public and Municipal staff.

  • Burn By-law 2023-20
  • Burn By-law Information Postcard
  • DO NOT BURN during a declared fire ban. To view the current fire rating please visit the Forest Fire Danger Rating page. 
  • Burn By-law Map Region
    • Recreational fires are permitted for properties within the purple outline (see map below). They must be a max. size of 61cm by 61cm & 6m away from flammable objects/structures.
    • Non-Recreational fires are permitted only for properties outside of the purple outline (see map below). They must not exceed max. size of 2x2m & 20m away from flammable objects/structures.

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To help keep Gravenhurst safe and clean, the Town encourages residents to report problems related to roadways, parking and a wide variety of other municipal issues. Please let us know of any problems or concerns you might have through our Report a Problem Webpage.

The attached By-laws are not official or legal documents. By-laws are subject to amendments. Only the original, signed and sealed By-laws issued by the Municipal Clerk are official documents. Citizens should consult the Legislative Services Department for original documents.

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