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By-Law Enforcement

The department is responsible for general By-law Enforcement, Parking Enforcement, the management of Business Licenses, Animal Control and Parking Meter maintenance.

The City of Cornwall provides municipal parking through a combination of on-street metered parking as well as parking lots. The City also enforces parking regulations.

Click on the following links to learn more about parking:

  • Parking
  • Winter Parking Restrictions
  • Parking Violations & Fines
  • Online Parking Ticket Payment 


    Animal Control Information
    Residents who own dogs must obtain a dog license every year. The City also has a feral cat control program. Click on the following links to learn more about animal control:

    • Dog License Information (PDF)
    • Limitations on Dogs/Cats Per Household
    • Dog Owner Responsibilites
    • Cats and Nuisance Animals
    • Animal Complaint Procedures

    Other licenses and fees including Kennel licensing, replacement tag fees and impounding fees can be found by clicking on the link below:

    • Other Fees and Licenses

    Business Licenses 
    Certain businesses must hold a valid Municipal Business License to operate in the City. Click on the following link to learn more about Business Licenses

    Complete information on selected By-Laws is available from the Clerk's Department. Click on the following link to access this information.  

    Other Information

    Contact Information
    Building, Permits & By-law Enforcement
    100 Water Street East (2nd Floor Civic Complex)
    Cornwall, ON K6H 6G4
    Phone: (613) 930-2787 ext.2225