Agenda Item No.: L.1.a.
Bylaw 14394 - Waste Management Bylaw 13777 Amendment No. 2 – Private Waste Bins
Purpose that the lids be maintained closed in
order to reduce odour and prevent
To amend Waste Management Bylaw 13777
by adding a requirement that private waste waste being blown from the bins.
bins be kept covered.
Readings Waste Management Bylaw 13777
This Bylaw is authorized under Section 7 of requires that waste bins at multi-family
the Municipal Government Act. A majority residential sites (all owned by the City)
vote of City Council on all three readings is have lids and that the lids be kept closed
required for passage. in order to reduce odour and prevent
waste from blowing from the bins.
If Council wishes to give three readings
during a single meeting, then prior to The Bylaw does not have similar
moving third reading, Council must requirements for private waste bins.
unanimously agree “That Bylaw 14394 be Since incidences of private waste bins
considered for third reading.” being left open causing litter and odour
nuisance are increasing, and since a city-
Position of Department wide program to reduce and clean up
Asset Management and Public Works litter was launched earlier this year,
Department supports this Bylaw. there is need to regulate the closure of
This Bylaw amends Bylaw 13777, the Background Information Attached
Waste Management Bylaw, in order to 1. Bylaw 14394
encourage proper use of waste bins as well
as enable enforcement action against parties Others Approving this Report
responsible for causing litter and odour
L. Benowski, General Manager, Planning
nuisance by not keeping private waste bins
and Development Department
Previous Council/Committee Action
At the October 24, 2006, Transportation
and Public Works Committee meeting,
Bylaw 14394 was forwarded to City
Council for the appropriate readings.
At the August 29, 2006, City Council
meeting, the following motion was
That Administration bring forward
an amendment to Bylaw 13777, the
Waste Management Bylaw, which
would require waste bins at
commercial sites to have lids and
Routing: Transportation and Public Works Committee
Delegation: W. D. Burn/R. G. Neehall
Written By: R. G. Neehall
October 11, 2006 Asset Management and Public Works Department
File: 2006PW8030 (Page 1 of 1)