Regulatory Bylaws

The bylaws listed are provided for information purposes only, and the City of Chilliwack will not be responsible for their validity or completeness.  Where applicable, amendment bylaws have been consolidated with the original bylaw and are identified with a (C).  

Individuals wishing to quote from or use the bylaws should consult the Clerk’s Department to ensure they are current and in force.  For legal and other purposes, certified copies of the official version may be obtained from the Corporate Officer, Jacqueline Morgan, City of Chilliwack, 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC  V2P 8A4.  Telephone:  (604) 793-2986. 

For information on enforcement of the regulatory bylaws, please contact Bylaw Enforcement at
(604) 793-2908.

Maps are available for download from our Maps page.

Attachments
Description Date File Size 
2023 Financial Plan Bylaw 2022, No. 5272 2023-01-24 242KB 
Accomodation Tax Request Bylaw 2021, No. 5059 2022-08-12 160KB 
Adult Publication Bylaw 2309 2022-08-12 13KB 
Ancillary Liquor Service Regulation Bylaw 4701 2019-06-20 128KB 
Anti-Whistling Bylaw 496 2003-11-07 445KB 
Automated Vote Counting System Procedure Bylaw4525 2022-08-12 311KB 
Bldg Maintenance & Occupancy Standards Bylaw 3733 2022-06-21 226KB 
Board of Variance Establishment Bylaw 1682 2006-06-26 848KB 
Building Regulation Bylaw 2970 (C) 2021-03-16 299KB 
Building Regulation Bylaw 2970 Schedules A to K 2021-03-16 3.20MB 
Business Improvement Area Bylaw No. 4742 2022-08-12 486KB 
Business Licence Bylaw 1484 (C) 2022-12-06 257KB 
Bylaw Notice Enforcement Bylaw 4573 (C) 2023-07-24 696KB 
Bylaw Revision and Consolidation Authority Bylaw 2017-03-10 18KB 
Campground Bylaw 477 2003-11-07 2.07MB 
Chilliwack Sprinkler Bylaw No. 3413 2007-06-08 109KB 
Community Standards Bylaw, No. 5041 2023-05-02 204KB 
Consumption of Liquor in City Parks Bylaw 2023, No. 5299 2023-05-02 572KB 
Council Expense Bylaw 4606 2022-08-12 313KB 
Delegation Authority BL 2677 (C) 2022-09-20 228KB 
Development Application Fee Bylaw 2554 (C) 2022-09-20 211KB 
Development Approval Information Bylaw 3815 (C) 2022-08-12 260KB 
Development Cost Charge 2689 (C) 2023-07-07 677KB 
Development Cost Charges for Eligible Develop-3679 2022-08-12 21KB 
Development Site Prep No. 3429 (Blasting/Drilling) 2022-08-12 404KB 
E. Hillsides Sanitary Sewer Fee Bylaw 2704 (C) 2008-07-09 1.81MB 
Election Procedures Bylaw No. 4520 2022-08-12 24KB 
Election Sign Bylaw 2013, No. 3899 (C) 2022-08-12 33KB 
Emergency Program Bylaw No. 3560 2008-08-20 30KB 
Establish the Number of Members of Council 2011-02-21 54KB 
False Alarm Bylaw 2011-04-26 32KB 
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Warning Sign Bylaw 2177 2003-11-07 269KB 
Fire Chief Powers Bylaw 2982 2022-08-12 19KB 
Fire Department Establishment Bylaw 2314 2009-03-04 28KB 
Fire Prevention and Protection Bylaw No. 3464 2022-08-12 41KB 
Fire Protection Equip Inspection & Test 2721 (C) 2010-05-03 7.68MB 
Firearms Regulation Bylaw 2740 (C) 2011-08-22 663KB 
Fireworks Regulation Bylaw 2021, No. 5109 2021-07-20 218KB 
First Nations Sewer & Water Agmt Delegation 3271 2006-05-17 103KB 
Flammable Liquids Burner & Storage Reg Bylaw 167 2004-05-21 8KB 
Floodplain Regulation Bylaw 4519 (C) 2022-08-12 1.21MB 
FOI Bylaw 2597 (Consolidated) 2022-08-12 19KB 
Growing Communities Fund Reserve Fund Bylaw 2023, No. 5298 2023-04-20 131KB 
Highway and Traffic Bylaw 4686 2023-05-02 2.38MB 
Highway Encroachment Bylaw 3109 (C) 2022-08-12 30KB 
Holding Tank Bylaw 1984 242KB 
Industrial Revitalization Tax Exemption Bylaw (C) 2023-08-17 237KB 
Intensive Swine Operation Bylaw 191 2017-08-30 601KB 
Inter-municipal Transportation Network Services Business Licence Agreement Bylaw 2023, No. 5301 2023-05-16 210KB 
Inter-municipal Transportation Network Services Business Licence Scheme Bylaw 2023, No. 5300 2023-05-16 181KB 
Intermunicipal Business Licence Bylaw 5347 2023-10-27 227KB 
Licensed Premises Entertainment Bylaw No. 3596 2009-02-17 22KB 
Mail Ballot Voting Procedures Bylaw 5183 2022-06-21 202KB 
Miscellaneous Rates Bylaw 2750 (C) 2023-10-13 227KB 
Mobile Home Parks Bylaw 662 2005-03-17 536KB 
Municipal Facilities Parking Bylaw 2915 2003-07-03 15KB 
Municipal Officers and Employees Bylaw 2988 (C) 2023-05-02 193KB 
Municipal Public Officers Indemnification Bylaw 26 2006-02-28 22KB 
Municipal Ticket Information Bylaw 4574 (C) 2023-07-24 468KB 
Nuisance, Noxious or Offensive Trades Bylaw 3044 2018-04-05 58KB 
Open Burning Bylaw No. 5038 2021-02-16 1.34MB 
Outdoor Public Spaces Smoking Bylaw No. 4138 2015-09-03 22KB 
Parks, Recreation and Culture Bylaw 3290 (C) 2023-05-02 646KB 
Permissive Tax Exemption 5351 2023-10-16 4.39MB 
Procedural Bylaw 2984 (Consolidated) 2023-01-03 203KB 
Property Entry Bylaw 2987 2004-02-17 11KB 
Public Access to Records Bylaw 2983 2004-01-20 14KB 
Public Hearing-PI Mtg Procedural Bylaw 3004 (C) 2023-01-03 331KB 
Rates Bylaw 2023, No. 5302 2023-05-05 213KB 
Revitalization Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 3012 2016-08-22 482KB 
Sale of Pepper Spray and Bear Spray Regulation Bylaw 5056 2021-03-16 215KB 
Sanitary Sewer System Regulation Bylaw 3702 (C) 2023-10-13 293KB 
Second Hand Goods Regulation Bylaw 2017, No. 4426 2017-10-11 148KB 
Short-Term Rental Bylaw 2021-11-24 180KB 
Sign Bylaw 3005 (C) 2023-11-07 754KB 
Single-Use Item Reduction Bylaw 2021, No. 5062 2023-01-10 184KB 
Soil Removal & Deposit Bylaw 1313 (C) 2010-02-11 547KB 
Solid Waste Management Bylaw No. 4660 (C) 2023-07-24 3.90MB 
Special Public Events Involving Alcohol Bylaw 2018 No. 4605 2018-12-20 32KB 
Storm Sewer System Connection & Regulation 2231 C 2023-05-02 157KB 
Swimming Pool Enclosure Bylaw 2011, No. 3811 2011-11-19 24KB 
Tax Exemption (Riparian Property) 5352 2023-10-16 171KB 
Tax Exemption Bylaw 4589 2019-10-01 738KB 
Tax Prepayment Plan Bylaw 1576 (C) 2006-09-28 45KB 
Tax Sale Deferral Bylaw No. 5001 2020-08-19 139KB 
Temporary Permission for Second Dwelling in the ALR No. 4726 2022-09-08 212KB 
Tree Management (Land Development) Bylaw 3585 (C) 2023-05-02 589KB 
Urban Beekeeping Bylaw 2019, No. 4680 2019-05-13 200KB 
Vacant Buildings Minimum Maintenance Standards Bylaw 3988 2023-05-02 210KB 
Watercourse Protection Bylaw 168 (C) 2014-10-17 19KB 
Waterworks Regulation Bylaw 2995 (C) 2023-05-02 516KB 
Wild or Exotic Animal Performance Bylaw-2653 (C) 2010-12-09 33KB 
Zoning Bylaw Offence 5004 2020-09-18 166KB