Bylaws & Policies

Municipal Township Clerk: Mrs. Joanne Camiré-Laflamme
Contact: 613-443-3066 ext. 2310 or by email

Please note that the by-laws are available only in English.

Administrative By-laws

  • Accessibility Standards for Customer Service Policy 104-2009
  • Advertising Policy 27-2009
  • Bilingual Services Policy 57-2008
  • Corporate Sponsorship Policy 38-2012
  • Customer Service Policy 53-2013
  • Disposal of Land Policy 43-2010
  • Electronic Reproduction of Signatures on Cheques 8-2007
  • Engineering Standards 1993 for Roads, Sidewalks & Culverts (Not a By-law)
  • Emergency Management Program 72-2004
  • Grants & Contributions Policy 80-2014
  • Half-Masting and Raising of Flags Policy 2016-152
  • Infrastructure Tax 31A-2009; 84-2012 
  • Invoicing & Collection of Other Receivables 85-2010
  • Municipal Alcohol Policy 83-2014
  • Municipal Highway Classification 73-2004
  • Naming of Parks & Recreation Facilities Policy 25-2011
  • Permanent Closing of Streets & Unopened Road Allowances Policy 49-2012
  • Preventive Maintenance program Water Treatment Plant & Sewage Systems 65-2001
  • Purchasing Policy 65-2013; 2015-98
  • Rental and Allocation Policy 105-2014
  • Retention By-law (retention periods for ducuments and records of the municipality) 48-1985
  • Signing Authority – Mobile Canteens, Transient Traders, Taxicabs and Ice Cream 
    Vehicle Licences 10-1999
  • Social Media Policy Policy
  • Sale of Industrial Land Policy 35-2013
  • Street Names 20-1988; 39-1988; 63-1992; 89-1993; 44-2010; 2016-017
  • Tangible Capital Asset Policy 91-2008
  • Tax Collection Policies & Procedures 92-1994
  • Boards and Committees

    Appointments Honorariums (Non-Elected Members) 7-2014

    Mandate and meeting procedure for committees (Committee By-law) 2015-117; 2015-151; 2016-120; 2016-153 (Consolidated By-law)

    Council

    Municipal Elections

    • Authorized Agreement with SCYTL for Telephone and Internet Voting for 2014 Elections 44-2014; 137A-2014
    • Authorized Telephone and Internet Voting for 2014 Elections 43-2014; 137-2014
    • Lame Duck Council – Delegation of Financial & Staffing Authority 106-2014
    • Reduced Voting Hours for Institutions 123-2014; 138-2014; 147-2014
    • Use of Vote Counting Equipment 55-2010

    Municipal By-Elections

    • Authorized Agreement with SCYTL for Telephone & Internet Voting for 2014 By-Elections 137A-2014
    • Authorized Telephone & Internet Voting for 2014 By-Elections 137-2014 
    • Reduced Voting Hours for Institutions 138-2014; 147-2014

    Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

    • Designating Head of Council for the Purposes of MFIPPA 6-1991(+Sch A1)
    • Delegating Duties and Powers of Head of Council to CAO for MFIPPA 5-1991(+Sch A1)

    Procedural By-law 2016-020; 2017-016 (Consolidated By-law)
     
    Remuneration andReimbursement of Expenses (Council Members)
    2016-013

    Facilities

  • Community Centre (Embrun) 33-1974
  • Community Centre Hall (Embrun) 14-1977
  • Community Centre Hall (Marionville) 25-1977
  • Community Centre (Russell) 19-1975
  • Embrun Playing Field 48-1982
  • Fitness Trail (New York Central) 49-1982
  • Russell Centennial Pool 16-1969
  • Sports & Youth Centre 29-1999
  • Tennis Courts Embrun 13-1977
  • Tennis Courts Marionville 27-1977
  • Fire and Rescue Services

  • Establishing By-law 35-2010
  • Fire Protection Services w/Nation Township 87-2012
  • Mutual Emergency Support Agreement 2-1996
  • Russell County Mutual Aid 12-1967
  • General By-laws

    Accessibility Compliance Policy as per the Ontarians with Disabilities Act 76-2014

    Animals

    Building, Construction & Demolition

    Civic Addressing 29-2000

    Clean Yard By-law 88-2012; 79-2014

    Commemorative Trees & Benches Policy 59-2014

    Dedication of Public Highways112-2014

    Dedication of Public Highways - 417 Industrial Park 2016-023

    Development of Land

    • Development Charges 2016-148
    • Fortification of Buildings and Lands – Prohibited 52-2002
    • Master Plan 
    • Official Plan 62-2010 + amendments
    • Processing of Planning Applications – Policies and Procedures 115-2008
    • Site Plan Control 85-2011
    • Topsoil Regulations (removal) 14-1981
    • Zoning by-law 46-2011; 56-2013 (parking and restriction of recreational vehicles) + many subsequent amendments

    Drainage

    • Prohibiting the obstruction or alteration of drains, private drains and grade of land and regulations for maintenance and repair 79-2011

    Employee Code of Conduct 2016-004

    Energy Management Plan (2014-2019)75-2014

    Fence By-law 92-2012 

    Firearms65-2009; (65-2009 Français); 29-2012

    Fire Pits / Camp Fires 102-2013

    F
    ires and Open Air Burning 2015-122 (Schedule A5 of User Fees By-law)

    Licensing

    Lodging Houses 26-2010

    Loitering in Public Places 99-1994

    Lottery Licenses 25-2014 (+Sch A2 of User Fees By-law)

    Marriage Licenses (+Sch A2 of User Fees By-law)

    Noise By-law 31-1997; 27-2010; 49-2010; 50-2010; 18-2011; 25-2012; 19-2013; 41-2013; 34-2014; 104-2014

    Outdoor Solid Fuel Combustion Appliances2015-63

    Parks and Recreational Areas – Regulations 51-1991; 69-1991; 4-1992; 7-1993; 1-1995; 12-1996; 113-1996; 1-2000; 51-2006;156-2014; 2015-83 (+Sch A9 of User Fees By-law)

    Pools 35-2012 (+Sch A8 of User Fees By-law)

    Property Standards 11-2009; 21-2012

    Public Transit Regulations 88-2008 (+Sch A7 of User Fees By-law)

    Public Transit Monthly Pass Reimbursement POL 03-2012 ADM 

    Roads & Sidewalks

    • Private Entranceways (Culverts) 2015-36; (+Sch A4 of User Fees By-law)
    • Road Cut Permits 2-2006; (+Sch A4 of User Fees By-law)
    • Speed Zone Reduction Policy 58-2012
    • Temporary Closure of Highways During Construction & Repairs - Delegated Authority to Director of Public Works 74-2002

    Sign By-Law 2016-052

    Smoking – Municipally Owned or Leased Premises 9-2003; 16-2010

    Solar Panel Project - Process for the treatment of applicationsRes 246-2013; Report PD67-2013 (+schedule B1 of User Fees By-law)
     
    Strategic Plan - resolution 81-2013
    Taxation, Property Taxes

    • Tax Levies for the year 2016-010
    • Interest Charges on Uncollected Taxes 8-1970; 17-1983; 18-1983 (all repealed by 66-2012 )
    • Tax Rebate Program for Vacant Portions of Property in the Commercial Property or Industrial Property Classes 19-2002

    Traffic and Parking

    Tree Obstruction 6-1995

    User Fees and Charges 2016-119 (Consolidated Schedules)

    Waste Management

    • Collection and Disposal of Garbage, Recycling and all Related Waste Management Activities in the Township 2015-35

    Water Pipe By-law (Shisha) 2016-036
    Water and Sewer

    • Allocation Policy for Sewer and Water 54-2011; 82-2012 
    • Le Baron Development Common Charge & Connection Cost 76-2003
    • Limoges Water & Sewers Maintenance Connection Fees 86-2012

    Limoges Sewage

    Limoges Water

    Township of Russell Water & Sewage  (Villages of Russell, Embrun, Marionville) 2015-39
    (+Sch A10 on User Fees By-law)

    Wireless installations protocol

    http://fr.russell.ca/hotel_de_ville/gouvernement_municipal/reglements_et_politiques/