Bylaw Services staff work to protect the safety and quality of life of residents. The receive and investigate complaints, monitor issues and work with individuals to encourage voluntary compliance through education and mediation. Bylaw Services staff may issue municipal tickets and fines as described in the Municipal Ticket Information Bylaw No. 1314, 2010.

Bylaw staff provide an important presence in our community and work in close partnership with the Colwood Fire Department and Westshore RCMP. They are part of Colwood's CIty Watch program which trains all City staff who work out in the community to know what types of suspicious activity to watch for, as well as how to record observations and report incidents. 

Report an Issue

Some common bylaws department deals with include:
  • Business Licensing Bylaw
  • Sign Bylaw
  • Building Bylaw
  • Soil Deposit Bylaw
  • Soil Removal Bylaw
  • Land Use Bylaw
  • Noise Bylaw
  • Blasting Bylaw & Information About Blasting in Your Neighbourhood
  • Parks Management Bylaw
  • Traffic and Highways Regulation Bylaw
  • Fireworks Regulation Bylaw & City of Colwood Fire Prevention and Fireworks Safety
  • Animal Control (CRD responsibility - please call 250-478-0624 or after hours 1-800-884-0919
View a complete list of Colwood's standard bylaws.
 
Colwood Bylaw Enforcement also coordinates the West Shore Graffiti Outreach program which helps to keep our City safe, clean and graffiti free.
 

Contact Us

Your questions are encouraged. Get in touch with us for information about Colwood bylaws.
 
Rick Smith, Bylaw Officer
250-478-5999 Local 146
 

Bylaw Services Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday      8:30 am to 4:30 pm
 
                                                                                                                                                      
For after hours issues, such as excessive noise, please contact the West Shore RCMP at their non-emergency number: 250.474.2264 or submit a complaint to our office.