The Municipality of Kincardine has contracted with Municipal Support Services to temporarily oversee By-law Enforcement during a staffing transition. To have By-law Enforcement investigate an issue please fill out the Report A Concern form on the Municipality of Kincardine website or call the dispatch line at 1-226-910-1322 ex 0.

To report a concern the By-law Officer requires a written complaint with contact information for follow-up.


For information on the Sale and Use of Fireworks please visit our Fire Prevention page.


Our Noise Control By-law outlines the noise regulations within the municipality.

Off Road Vehicles

The use of Off- Road Vehicles are not permitted on any park, playground, trail, sand dune, beach area, or shoreline road allowances that are part of municipal property. For the full list of restrictions please read the Off-Road Vehicle By-law.


Our Traffic and Parking By-law regulates parking within the Municipality.

To pay a parking ticket online, please follow the instructions below.
If you wish to contest a ticket, please submit your parking ticket to the Municipal Administration Centre, 1475 Concession 5, RR # 5, Kincardine ON, N2Z 2X6. Clearly indicate "Trial Option" and include the information requested. 
NOTE: Municipal staff will not review the ticket in office upon request. The ticket must be submitted to the Municipal Administration Centre, with the Trial Option selected. 



Clean Yards and Property Standards

Our Clean and Clear Yards By-law regulates the maintenance of yards in the Municipality.


According to this by-law property owners are responsible for keeping properties clean and clear from garbage and debris.

Common Concerns include:


Our Property Standards By-law regulates property maintenance and occupancy standards.

Lawn Watering

Our lawn watering by-law is in effect from May 15 to September 30 each year.

Even numbered houses may water on even numbered calendar days from:

  • 6:00am to 9:00am
  • 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Odd numbered houses may water on odd numbered calendar days from:

  • 6:00am to 9:00am
  • 6:00pm to 9:00pm

See full Outdoor water use by-law

Municipal Tree Policy and By-law

 The Municipality protects and preserves trees growing upon or located upon Municipality of Kincardine owned land through the Municipality of Kincardine Tree By-law No. 2021 -140. 

 This By-law regulates the planting, felling and maintenance of trees on Municipal Property.  


The Municipality has a Municipal Tree Policy PR.3.1 to help staff manage the planting, pruning and removal of trees located on Municipal Property.  This does not extend to private property.  To obtain the forms described in the policy, please reach out to Community Services if your inquiry involves a tree located within parkland, or the Infrastructure department for all other municipal properties.   


Request for Tree or Limb Removal on Municipal Property 

Request for Tree Planting on Municipal Land 

Overnight Camping

The Public Nuisance By-law prohibits overnight camping in public places and municipal parks owned by the Municipality of Kincardine, under 2.1 (r).

Public Nuisance

View the Public Nuisance by-law that applies within the Municipality.

At Fault False Alarm By-law

Our At Fault False Alarm By-law provides a mechanism to address at fault false alarms in the Municipality.