The most commonly requested bylaws and regulations are listed below in alphabetical order.
Bylaws A - Z
|Affordable Housing Reserve Fund Bylaw 2367
|Establishes an Affordable Housing Reserve Fund
|Animal Control and Licensing Bylaw No. 1959
|Governs animal regulations in White Rock
|Annual Rates Bylaw 2461
|2023 bylaw for levying of rates on land and improvements and to provide for the payment of taxes and user fees for the year 2023
|Anti-Idling Bylaw No. 2089
|Regulates vehicle idling in White Rock
|Automated Vote Counting System (consolidated) Bylaw No. 2248
|Authorizes an automated vote counting system and procedure
|Bee Keeping Bylaw No. 1313
|Regulates the keeping of bees in White Rock
|Board of Variance Bylaw No. 1753
|Provides for the establishment of a Board of Variance
|Building Code Bylaw No. 1928
|Administration of the building code
|Business Improvement Area (BIA) Bylaw No. 2311
|Establishes and designates a Business Improvement Area in White Rock
|Business License (consolidated) Bylaw No. 1510
|Respecting the granting of licenses and the regulation of business
|Bylaw Enforcement Officer Bylaw No. 2124
|Designated officer positions for the purpose to section 16 of the Community Charter and sections 21, 28 and 24 of the Offence Act
|Provides for the collection, removal, disposal and recycling of solid waste
|Community Amenity Reserve Fund Bylaw No. 2190
|Establishes the guidelines for the Community Amenity Reserve Fund
|Controlled Substances Property Bylaw No. 2041
|Regulates, prohibits or imposes requirements respecting controlled substance properties. A controlled substance is defined in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act as a property on which hazardous conditions exist
|Council and Committee Procedure Bylaw No. 2393
|Establishes rules of procedure for Council and Committee meetings.
|Council Code of Conduct Bylaw No. 2456
|A code to regulate the conduct of Council members.
|Development Cost Charges Bylaw No. 2112
|Regulates the way in which development cost charges may be imposed for the purpose of providing funds to assist the City in paying the capital cost of providing, altering of expanding sewage, drainage, highway facilities and park land
|Drainage Utility Fees Bylaw No. 1739
|Establishes fees for various classes of users of the drainage conditions and circumstances
|Election Procedure Bylaw No. 2426
|Determination of various procedures for the conduct of elections and assent voting.
|Elections Mail Ballots and Procedures Bylaw No. 2427
|Establishes guidelines for eligibility to vote by mail ballot or elector registration by mail
|Electrical Connections Regulation (consolidated) Bylaw No. 548
|Regulates electrical connections to buildings
|Fees and Charges Bylaw 2480 (2024)
|Bylaw to impose fees and charges for various services offered by the City that are not included in any other City Bylaw.
|Financial Plan Bylaw No. 2458
|Bylaw to adopt a Financial Plan for 2023 to 2027
|Fire Prevention and Safety Bylaw No. 2057
|Establishes services to prevent and suppress fire, as well as other powers relating to hazards, dangerous conditions and public safety
|Fire Sprinkler System Bylaw No. 1683
|Provides for the establishment of fire limit areas and the regulation of the installation of Fire Sprinkler Systems in buildings within fire limit areas
|Fireworks Regulation Bylaw No. 1776
|Council may regulate, prohibit and impose requirements in relation to the sale or disposal to any person of firecrackers and any other fireworks of any kind
|Freedom of Information Bylaw No. 2457
|A Bylaw for the administration of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
|Housing Agreement (1485 Fir Street) Bylaw No. 2408
|A bylaw to enter into a Housing Agreement under Section 483 of the Local Government Act.
|Intermunicipal Transportation Network Service (TNS) Business Licence Agreement Bylaw 2472
|A bylaw to enter into an agreement among participating municipalities regarding an intermunicipal transportation service business licence scheme
|Intermunicipal Transportation Network Service (TNS) Business Licence Bylaw 2473
|A bylaw to permit transportation network services to operate across jurisdictional boundaries thereby minimizing the need to obtain a separate municipal business licence in each jurisdiction.
|Noise Control Bylaw No. 2018
|Provides regulation of certain noises or sounds in the City of White Rock
|Latecomer Interest Rate Bylaw, 2015, No. 2088
|A bylaw to establish an interest rate on latecomer charges for excess or extended services.
|Officer and Indemnification Bylaw No. 1994
|Establishes Officer Positions and to provide for the indemnification of the Officers, Employees and Members of Council in the City of White Rock
|Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2220
|Under the Local Government Act in relation to Official Community Plans, the Council of the City of White Rock is empowered to establish objectives and policies to guide decisions on planning and land use management
|Parking Meters (consolidated) Bylaw No. 1216
|Bylaw to provide for the creation of metered spaces on highways or portions thereof for parking purposes and to charge and collect a fee for the use of occupation of same
|Parks Regulation (consolidated) Bylaw No. 675
|Bylaw to regulate and govern the use of parks
|Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaws
|Pesticide Use Bylaw No. 1864
|Regulates the cosmetic use of pesticides within the City of White Rock
|Pier Heritage Site Bylaw No. 854
|Designates the Pier as a heritage site
|Planning Procedures Bylaw No. 2234
|Defines Planning Procedures and the referral of liquor license applications
|Public Health Smoking Protection Bylaw No. 1858
|Regulates the protection, promotion and preservation of the health of the inhabitants of the City of White Rock
|Removal and Disposal of Unlawfully Parked Vehicles Bylaw No. 1380
|Regulates the removal and disposal of any vehicle parked unlawfully occupying any portion of a highway or public place
|Revenue Anticipation Bylaw No. 2492
|Providing for the borrowing of sums of money as may be requisite to meet the current lawful expenditures of the City.
|Road Subdivision Bylaw No. 777
Regulates the subdivision of Land in the City of White Rock.
|Secondary Suite Service Fee Bylaw No. 2009 (Consolidated)
|Establishes a fee payable by the owners and occupiers of real properties within the City of White Rock that contain secondary suites
|Security and Fire Alarm System Regulation Bylaw No. 2034
|provides for the regulation of emergency services in response to false alarms of a security alarm system or a fire system in the City of White Rock
|Sewer Connection and Rental Charges Bylaw No. 396 (Consolidated)
|A bylaw to regulate connections to sewers and drains and to impose sewer connection and rental charges.
|Sidewalk Use Agreement Bylaw No. 2203
|Permits and regulates the use of City sidewalks for the purpose of extending business operations onto public right of ways
|Sign Bylaw (consolidated) Bylaw No. 1923
|Regulates the placing, maintenance and repair of signs
|Street and Traffic with Schedules (consolidated) Bylaw No. 1529
|Regulates traffic and the use of streets in the City of White Rock
|Street Naming and House Numbering (consolidated) Bylaw No. 992
|Adopts and regulates a system of street naming and house numbering in the City of White Rock
|Ticketing for Bylaw Offenses (consolidated) Bylaw No. 1929
|Authorizes ticketing for Bylaw Officers
|Tree Protection Bylaw No. 2407
(Repealed Bylaw 1831)
|A bylaw to regulate and prohibit the cutting, removal and damage of protected trees through the issuance of Tree Management Permits and the establishment of requirements for tree replacement and the posting of securities for tree protection and tree maintenance.
|Unsightly Premises and Graffiti Abatement Bylaw No. 2019
|Provides for the regulation of unsightly premises or graffiti abatement in the City of White Rock
|Water Services Bylaw No. 2117
|Provides for the establishment and regulation of water works, supply, use and rates
|White Rock Heritage Site Bylaw No. 855
|Designates the ’white rock’ as a heritage site
|Zoning Bylaw (consolidated) Bylaw No. 2000
|Pursuant to the Local Government Act, City Council is empowered to make regulations in relation to zoning and other development relations.
* Online copies of bylaws are not legal versions of the bylaw and many not include all of the bylaws and recent amendments. Contact the Clerk’s Department for official copies of a bylaw at firstname.lastname@example.org.