Bylaws related to yards
We have a number of bylaws related to yard maintenance. To find out more, click on the topic you are searching for and you will be redirected to that section.
- Appliances (refrigerators, freezers, etc.)
- Fire hydrants
- Fire pits
- Nuisances (dust, smoke, papers, flyers and loose debris) escaping your property
- Snow and ice
- Structures (balconies, decks, fences, patios, porches and stairs)
- Trees and shrubs
- Untidy properties
Yard maintenance is regulated by the Community Standards Bylaw. This page is an overview of these regulations. Please refer to the actual bylaw for more detailed information. Original copies of the bylaw are available at the City Clerk's office.
Filing a complaint
How to file a complaint and what happens to it
If you know of a bylaw infraction and would like to report it to Animal & Bylaw Services, please call 311 (from within Calgary) or 403-268-CITY (2489) (from outside Calgary).