The City of Selkirk enforces its by-laws though our professional By-Law Enforcement Officers. Our approach to by-law enforcement is secure compliance by first offering awareness and education about the City’s by-laws. By-laws are created to help citizens live together in harmony and security. When education and advice are not effective, Officers issue citations which may come with financial penalties enforced by the courts.

Our Officers enforce by-laws relating to:

Dog Licenses

Dog licenses are used to reunite owners with lost dogs, ensure that essential annual vaccinations are completed and helps The City of Selkirk keep records to ensure the correct amount of resources are supplied on a yearly basis. Dog licenses are issued yearly and are free, you only need to provide proof of vaccination.

Getting a Dog License

  1. Obtain proof of vaccination from your veterinarian
  2. Visit either The City of Selkirk Civic Offices or one of the local veterinary offices in Selkirk.
    1. City of Selkirk Civic Offices200 Eaton Avenue, Selkirk  MB
    2. Either of the two local Veterinary Offices:

Selkirk Animal Hospital

601 Christie Avenue, Selkirk  MB

Selkirk Veterinary Services

6 Wersch Street, Selkirk  MB

Animal Control By-Laws

It is recommended that you become familiar with the Animal Control By-Laws of the City of Selkirk before obtaining an animal. You can find the Animal Control By-Laws here:

myselkirk.ca/city-government/by-laws

By-Law Enforcement

The first goal of our By-Law Enforcement Officers is to help residents avoid penalties by educating and working with our citizens. If you have any questions not answered by the By-Laws and information posted here feel free to ask us a question by submitting a Citizen Support ticket or call us at (204) 785-4924.

Stray (at large) animals

If you see an animal that is not under a person’s control or is not being held in a secure enclosure (or fastened) please call our By-Law Enforcement officers at (204) 785-4924.

Lost Animals

If you have an animal that has gone missing please call our By-Law Enforcement officers (204) 785-4924.  We do have a dog pound located at 720 Sophia Street, but we require the public to call our By-Law Enforcement Officers if you have a missing/lost pet.  We will gladly make arraingements to reunite owners with lost pets, while disrupting the other animals as little as possible.

The goal of our By-Law Enforcement Officers is to help residents achieve compliance with the City’s by-laws and to avoid penalties by educating and working with our citizens. If you have any questions not answered by the By-Laws and information posted here feel free to ask us a question by submitting a Citizen Support ticket or call us at (204) 785-4924.

 

The first priority under the City of Selkirk Strategic Plan is to create a vibrant, safe and healthy community.  The well-being, quality of life and community pride of the people of Selkirk is very important.  It is up to all citizens of Selkirk to take responsibility to ensure a clean and healthy environment.

 

The standards set out by the City of Selkirk are that no owner or occupier of property shall permit on such property, and each owner and occupier of property shall keep such property free and clear of: rubbish; graffiti; objects, conditions, substances that present a health, fire or safety hazard; objects, conditions, substances that because of its unsightly condition, is detrimental to the surrounding area; the growth of weeds as defined in The Noxious Weeds Act so that the same is detrimental to the surrounding area; wrecked, dismantled, partially dismantled, inoperative, discarded, abandoned or unused vehicles, trailers and other machinery or any parts thereof; the storage of household appliances, whether or not the same are capable of operation.

 

It is recommended that you become familiar with the Dangers to Public Safety By-Law and The Municipal Act before alleging a violation.  You can find the Danger to Public Safety By-Law here: myselkirk.ca/city-governement/bylaws.

 

Any person may allege a violation by phone, by filing a written complaint with the City of Selkirk By-Law Enforcement Division or by filing a Citizen Support ticket.

Parking in the City of Selkirk is enforced regularly on a daily basis. There are various parking regulations throughout the City of Selkirk such as limited time parking, 24 hour parking, and improperly parked that are just a few examples.

 

Parking Violations

Parking violations in the City of Selkirk are $50.00 with an early payment option within 11 days of $25.00.

If you have received a parking ticket please you can see more information here:

myselkirk.ca/city-government/by-laws/bylawticket

 

It is important that you become familiar with the Traffic Control By-Law before alleging a violation or appealing a violation ticket that you may have received.  You can find the Traffic Control By-Law here:

myselkirk.ca/city-governement/bylaws

Helping citizens make good choices is a goal of the By-Law Enforcement Division.  An individual’s actions can have a significant impact on the people surrounding them.  By being a good neighbor and having respect for one another’s boundaries, people can live in harmony in a peaceful environment.

 

Noise Nuisance

Is any loud, unnecessary or unusual sound or any sound whatsoever which either annoys, disturbs, injures, endangers or distracts from the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of any person.

 

Operating or permitting the operation of any mechanical powered saw, drill, sander, grinder, lawn or garden tool, snowblower, or similar device used outdoors which creates a noise nuisance on weekdays between the hours of 10:00 o’clock PM and 7:00 AM the following day or on Saturdays and Sundays and statutory holidays before 9:00 o’clock AM and after 10:00 o’clock PM;

 

“The clearing of snow on private parking lots, Monday to Saturday inclusive between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 12 midnight.”

 

It is recommended that you become familiar with the Noise and Nuisance By-Law before alleging a violation.

 

You can find the Noise and Nuisance By-Law here:

myselkirk.ca/city-government/by-laws

If you have questions about the City’s by-laws or concerns about by-law infractions, please contact the By-law Enforcement Office by phone at 204-785-4924.