The Township of Uxbridge Property Standards By-law outlines the standards of maintenance and occupancy for all properties in the Township of Uxbridge. Review our property standards to ensure that you are properly maintaining your property. Learn how to file a complaint if you have concerns regarding the standard of a property:

Report a property standards complaint


All yards and vacant lots in the Township of Uxbridge shall be kept clean and free of:

  • Rubbish or debris and objects or conditions that might create a health, fire or accident hazard
  • Wrecked, dismantled, discarded, inoperative or abandoned machinery, vehicles, trailers, boats and/or other component parts
  • Any vehicle including a trailer or boat, which is in a wrecked, dismantled, inoperative or abandoned condition (unless it is a business or the vehicle is being repaired)
  • Long grass, brush, undergrowth and overgrown trees, which may cause a hazard or unsightly condition out of character with the surrounding area
  • Dilapidated, collapsed or partially constructed structures
  • Injurious insects, termites, rodents, vermin or other pests
  • Dead, decayed or damaged trees or other natural growth
  • Noxious weeds

General regulations

Make sure that your property follows the regulations outlined in the Property Standards By-law. These regulations help ensure the safety of our community members and reinforces the regulations outlined in the Ontario Building Code.

The by-law includes regulations for:

  • Yards and outdoors
  • Residential properties
  • Vacant lots
  • Non-residential properties

Property standards committee

The property standards committee ensures that property owners in the Township of Uxbridge follow the regulations set out in the Property Standards By-law.

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