THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF TILLSONBURG
<br />BY-LAW NUMBER 4255
<br />A BY-LAW to control noise in the Town of Tillsonburg, and to repeal by-law 3002.
<br />WHEREAS Section 5(3) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S .O . 2001 , c . 25 , as amended , provides that a
<br />municipal power shall be exercised by by-law ;
<br />AND WHEREAS section 1 0(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001 authorizes the municipality to pass by-
<br />laws respecting certain matters, in particular subsections 5 ,6 ,8 , and 9 authorize by-laws respecting
<br />the economic, social and environmental well-being of the municipality; the health , safety and well-
<br />being of persons; the protection of persons and property; and animals .
<br />AND WHEREAS section 128 of the Municipal Act, 2001 provides that a municipality may prohibit
<br />and regulate with respect to public nuisances, including matters that, in the opinion of Council are
<br />or could become a public nuisances;
<br />AND WHEREAS in the opinion of Council for the Town of Tillsonburg, certain kinds of noise are or
<br />could become a public nuisance.
<br />NOW THEREFORE the Council of The Town ofTillsonburg hereby enacts the following:
<br />1.1. SHORT TITLE
<br />SECTION 1
<br />SCOPE OF BY-LAW
<br />This By-law and any amendments thereto shall be known as the "Noise By-Law."
<br />1.2. INTENT AND SCOPE
<br />The purpose of this By-law is to control and regulate noise within the corporate limits of the
<br />Town of Tillsonburg.
<br />1.3. CONTENT OF BY -LAW
<br />All references in the By-law to sections , regulations , exceptions , tables , figures ,
<br />schedules and maps, refer to those in this By-law unless otherwise indicated .
<br />2.1. DEFINITIONS
<br />SECTION 2
<br />DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
<br />The terms set out below shall have the following meanings in this By-law:
<br />"ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER" means any person designated or contracted as an
<br />Animal Control Officer by the Town of Tillsonburg .
<br />"AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE" means an ambulance , fire department vehicle,
<br />police vehicle , a snow plow, or any other vehicle operated by or for the Town of Tillsonburg
<br />or Oxford County.
<br />"BUILDING" means any permanent structure used or intended to be used for the shelter,
<br />accommodation or enclosure of persons, animals, or goods .
<br />"CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIAL" means the Chief Building Official of The Corporation of the
<br />Town of Tillsonburg.
<br />"CONSTRUCT" means to build and/or to permit to build or erect, alter, relocate or provide
<br />any material alteration and without limiting the generality of the foregoing shall be taken to
<br />include any work in preparation to construct, and constructed has a corresponding meaning
<br />and this excludes any "domestic works" as defined .
<br />"CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT" means any equipment or device designed and intended
<br />for use in construction , or material handling, including but not limited to , hammers, saws,
<br />drills , augers , air compressors, pile drivers, pneumatic or by hydraulic tools , bulldozers,
<br />tractors , excavators , trenchers , cranes, derricks, loaders , scrapers, generators , pavers, off
<br />highway haulers or trucks , ditchers, compactors and rollers , pumps , concrete mixers,
<br />graders, or other material handling equipment.