Casselman Property Standards Bylaw 

The Property Standards Bylaw 2015-036 provides standards for the maintenance and occupancy of property in the Municipality of Casselman. 

The following is a summary of the bylaw. For precise wording and all provisions, please refer to the official Property Standards Bylaw 2015-036

Key points 

The bylaw sets the rules for property owners and dwelling occupants in terms of building repair, maintenance and occupancy. 

The Property Standards Bylaw regulates: 

  • Structural standards 
  • Sewage and drainage 
  • Vacant buildings 
  • Damaged buildings 
  • Exterior walls, roofs, doors and windows 
  • Foundations and basements 
  • Stairs, balconies, porches and other platforms 
  • Walls, ceilings and floors 
  • Plumbing and water
  • Heating systems and ventilation 
  • Electrical services and lighting 
  • Walkways, fences and barriers 
  • Kitchen and bathroom 
  • Fire escapes, alarms and detectors 
  • Accessory buildings 


The Bylaw Officer may order repair or clearing of a property that does not meet property standards where the cost of doing the work does not exceed $20,000. Where the cost exceeds $20,000, the order has to be authorized by Council. 


A person failing to comply with an order and convicted of an offence is liable to a fine of no more than $50,000 for a first offence and up to $100,000 for a subsequent offence.

A Corporation convicted of an offence may be liable to a fine of $100,000 for a first offence and $200,000 for a subsequent offence

File a Complaint or Report a Violation 

To register a complaint with the Municipality about a perceived infraction, you must fill out a complaint form.

To report a situation during regular business hours, please contact the bylaw officer at 613-764-3139, extension 241.