Mike Wilmon, By-Law Enforcement Officer

For all By-law Enforcement matters, please email mike.wilmon@townshipofperry.ca.

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The By-Law Enforcement Officer is responsible for investigating all complaints involving by-law violations in the Township of Perry and will only respond to formal complaints in writing.  If you wish to file a complaint, please fill out the following Request for Service and submit to the Municipal Office via:

In Person:  1695 Emsdale Road, Emsdale, Ontario

Email:  info@townshipofperry.ca

Fax:  705-6365759

For after hour services, please email the completed form to Mike Wilmon at:  mike.wilmon@townshipofperry.ca

  • Please note, the By-law Enforcement Officer will not investigate anonymous complaints unless the alleged violation concerns an immediate threat to public health or safety.

The details of any complainant obtained in order for an investigation to be initiated is collected, used and disclosed pursuant to the requirements of the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act.

In accordance with section 14.(3) (b) of the Act, personal information that is compiled as part of an investigation into a possible By-law violation is not disclosed, except to the extent that is necessary to prosecute the alleged violation, or to continue the investigation. A complainant may be required as a witness to present evidence in support of the complaint at any subsequent trial held at the Ontario Court of Law, or at a hearing, appeal or tribunal.

 Any complaint that is determined to be vexatious in nature will be entered into the Township’s complaint system, but will not be investigated, unless the alleged violation concerns an immediate threat to public health or safety.

A ‘vexatious complaint’ is one where the Township determines that the complaint is designed or intended only to cause annoyance, frustration or worry to the defendant and which may be without sufficient grounds.

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Canine Control

The By-law Enforcement Officer handles concerns and complaints regarding dogs running at large or dogs that bark constantly.

If you have found a dog OR If you have lost your dog, please contact our Municipal Office at (705) 636-5941 during our business hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm.  For afterhours services, please contact Mike Wilmon at mike.wilmon@townshipofperry.ca or the OSPCA at 1(705) 645-6225.

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Rabies

A recent outbreak of the arctic fox strain of rabies has occurred in Northeastern Ontario. It is important for people to ensure that their children do NOT approach wild or stray animals. People should also ensure that their pets are properly vaccinated and not be allowed to run free. Rabies is fatal if untreated.

For further information, contact the North Bay & District Health Unit at 474-1400 and ask to speak to a public health inspector. You can also visit their website (www.myhealthunit.ca) and find more details.

Dog Licensing

Licensing your dog will help enable the Canine Control Officer and/or the Ontario SPCA to notify you so you may recover your pet should your pet be impounded as a result of being found at large or trespassing on the property of others. Please ensure your pet wears its license tag at all times; doing so allows officers to retrieve ownership information.

Lifetime dog tags will continue to be valid for the lifetime of the dog that it was originally purchased for. All owners of dogs must purchase and affix a dog tag or be subject to a fine as outlined in By-law 2006-01, as amended.

License Fees

Various Fees Related to By-law #2006-01

Dog tag fee                              $10.00

Replacement Tag                     $5.00

Kennel License                        $150.00

Guide or Service Dogs             FREE

Please notify the Municipal Office of any change to your address or pet ownership status so that we can update our records. Annual Dog tags may be purchased at the Municipal Office, 1695 Emsdale Road, Emsdale, Ontario P0A 1J0.

NEW- Dog tags can now be purchased at the Transfer Station & Recycling Centre, please see attendant for more information.

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