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Sewer Use By-Laws

All facilities, such as:

  • Restaurants
  • Cafeterias
  • Hotels
  • Bakeries
  • Delis
  • Butcher Shops
  • Food Processors

that are connected to a sewer system must ensure that the waste water that they discharge to the sewer meets the municipal sewer use bylaw requirements of their jurisdiction. 


British Columbia


Vancouver Sewer Use Bylaw No. 299, 2007 (pdf - 600k)

Capital Regional District Foodservice BMP & Environmental Regulations (pdf - 500k)





City of Toronto Sewer Use Bylaw 457-2000 (pdf - 250k)

City of Ottawa Sewer Use Bylaw No. 2003-514 (pdf - 1.4mb)

City of Hamilton Sewer Use Bylaw No. 04150 (pdf - 575k)

Region of Peel DRAFT Sewer Use Bylaw (pdf - 2.1mb)




Note: If you wish to have your municipality's bylaw posted here, please email us a copy in PDF format and we will be happy to post it.