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By-law Enforcement

The Township of Scugog By-law Enforcement Office enforces by-laws and their regulations to ensure the health, safety, and enjoyment of our community. Bylaw-Enforcement is situated within our Development Services department, within the Building Division. View a list of  commonly requested by-laws

Hours of Operation: 

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Should you require to speak with a member of By-law staff in person, appointments are encouraged. To make an appointment with By-law staff for virtual or select services, please email   

Issuing Licences and Permits 

The By-law Enforcement Office reviews applications and issues licences or permits required by Township by-laws, such as business licences

Learn more about our applications, licences and permits

Enforcing By-laws

We expect our community to voluntarily comply with the rules and regulations of our by-laws. The By-Law Enforcement Office offers public education and mediation to help. If you choose not to comply with Township by-laws, you may face fines or legal charges filed with the Ontario Court of Justice


As of January 3, for new concerns/complaints, The Township of Scugog is pleased to offer residents Cloudpermit - an online system to submit concerns/complaints. Please do not start a new concern if you have one in progress as they are following the current priority process. Please be patient while we make these improvements to serve you better. 

Step 1: Start creating a complaint/concern by selecting the ‘Create complaint/concern’ button. 

Step 2: Search for a property. 

Step 3: ‘Create complaint/concern’ 

Step 4: Submit for review.  Once completed, the system will advise you that your complaint has been submitted. 

To submit a Bylaw or Building concern/complaint through Cloudpermit, online: 

  1. Create complaint/concern 
  2. Read the Instructional Screenshots – ‘How to submit a Bylaw or Building concern/complaint’ through Cloudpermit  

Contact Us

By-Law Department

181 Perry Street

P.O. Box 780

Port Perry, ON L9L1A7

905-985-7346 ext. 121 or 142 | F 905-985-9914 | Email By-law Department
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