Waste Bylaw 20M2001

Page updated: 30 July 2020

Information in the bylaw specified penalty reference guide is provided solely for the user’s information and should not be construed as legal or professional advice. Visit the City of Calgary bylaw page​ for official bylaw information.​​

Specified penalties
Section Offence Specified Penaltiy

5

Scavenge waste

$125.00 

6

Store waste on other’s premises

$250.00 

7(1)

Deposit waste without consent

$250.00 

8

Allow offensive odours or untidy waste 

$125.00 

10(4)

Remove automated collection containers from residential dwelling 

$125.00 

11(1)

Fail to appropriately sort waste materials set out for collection 

$125.00 

11(2)

Filled automated collection container exceeds 60 kilograms 

$125.00 

11(3)

Fail to properly place automated collection containers for collection

$125.00 

11(4)

Fail to properly separate automated collection containers for collection 

$125.00 

11(7)(a)

Set automated collection containers out before 7:00 p.m. on the day before collection 

$125.00 

11(7)(b)

Fail to remove automated collection containers from front street by 7:00 p.m. on collection day 

$125.00 

13(1)

Set out restricted waste for collection

$250.00

14(2)

Fail to provide adequate containers at a multi-residential development

$250.00

14(4)

Fail to deposit residential recyclable material and food and yard waste material in containers at multi-residential development

$250.00

14(5)

Fail to empty containers at multiresidential development 

$250.00 

14(7)(a)

Fail to ensure clear signage posted on waste collection containers

$250.00 

14(7)(b)

Fail to provide information to residents and occupants on proper preparation and storage of waste 

$250.00 

14(8)(a)

Occupant of commercial premises fail to provide adequate containers at a multiresidential development 

$250.00 

14(8)(b)

Occupant of commercial premises fail to deposit non-residential recyclable material and food and yard waste material in containers at multi-residential development 

$250.00 

14(8)(c)

Occupant of commercial premises fail to empty containers at multi-residential development or to ensure recyclable material and food and yard waste material taken to and deposited at designated facility 

$250.00 

14(8)(d)

Occupant of commercial premises fail to ensure clear signage posted on waste collection containers 

$250.00 

15(1)

Fail to provide adequate containers at a non-residential parcel 

$250.00

15(3)

Fail to deposit non-residential recyclable material and food and yard waste material in containers at non-residential parcel 

$250.00 

15(4)

Fail to empty containers at nonresidential parcel or fail to ensure nonresidential recyclable material and food and yard waste material taken to and deposited at designated facility 

$250.00 

15(6)(a)

Fail to ensure clear signage posted on waste collection containers 

$250.00 

15(6)(b)

Fail to provide information to occupants on proper preparation and storage of waste 

$250.00

17(a)

Dispose of improper waste at City disposal site 

$250.00

17(b)

Dispose of improperly packaged waste at City disposal site 

$250.00

17(c)

Scavenge waste at City disposal site 

$125.00

18

Dispose of industrial waste without a permit 

$400.00

19

Fail to comply with permit

$400.00

20(1)

Deposit improper materials at community recycling depot

$250.00

20(2)

Deposit material beside or around bins at community recycling depot 

$250.00

20(3)

Improperly deposit permitted material at community recycling depot

$250.00

20(4)

Tamper with, interfere with or damage receptacle or bin at community recycling depot

$250.00

20(5)

Commercial hauler deposit waste at community recycling depot 

$250.00

21(1)

Deposit improper materials at household hazardous waste depot 

$250.00

21(2)

Deposit hazardous waste generated from a commercial business at household hazardous waste depot 

$1000.00

25

Fail to comply with order

$1000.00

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