Municipal Law Enforcement Update June 28 to July 1, 2024

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July 3, 2024 - 2:55pm
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(Tiny, Ontario) Over the period of June 28 to July 1, Township of Tiny By-law Officers were on full patrol responding to calls ranging from dog and beach concerns, fireworks, and fires.

Offence Type


Permit Dog on Balm Beach Between June 1st and September 30th


Set Off Consumer Fireworks on Unauthorized Day


Fail to Comply with Terms and Conditions of Class "A" Burning Permit


Fail to Obtain a Burning Permit


Have a Barbeque Upon Balm Beach


Township By-law Officers patrolled 144.4km throughout the municipality via bicycles. A total of 80 complaints were responded to for various concerns. By-law Officers also issued 96 parking tickets for illegally parked vehicles. For current parking regulations, visit

Beach Reminders regarding Dogs

A reminder to the community that as per By-law #02-115, as amended, dogs are prohibited on Balm Beach between June 1 and September 30. Additionally, a reminder that as per By-law #19-040 dogs are prohibited on Cawaja Beach, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., between June 15 and September 15.

Roadside Debris

Please be reminded that roadside debris (i.e. broken chairs, old furniture and tables, old BBQ, scrap metal, etc.) is not permitted on the road allowance as there is no free pickup. Items that are left on the roadside will be issued a Yellow Sticker requiring their removal within 72 hours. Items remaining after 72 hours may be picked up by Township of Tiny Staff, disposed of and a Non-Compliant Waste Service Fee of $180 will be applied.

Residents are encouraged to take waste to the County of Simcoe’s North Simcoe Transfer Station, 1700 Golf Link Road, Midland, (Monday – Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.). Alternatively, residents can participate in the County’s Bulky Item program. Please visit the County of Simcoe Bulky Items webpage or call 1-800-263-3199 for details on their program and to book an appointment.

Temporary Beach Encroachments

Residents and visitors are reminded that personal items/private property cannot be left unattended or on municipally owned property overnight. Personal property also cannot be stored on municipal property. Examples of personal items include but are not limited to: chairs, tables, watercraft, boats and their launches/docks/lifts, decks/platforms, fire pits, umbrellas and tents, kayaks, and paddleboards.

Personal items left on municipal property will be labelled with a yellow warning tag and must be removed within seven calendar days. Where a tagged item is not removed within seven calendar days, the municipality will remove the items and store them at a municipal facility to allow property owners to recover their items. If the items at the municipal facility are not claimed by the owner within 30 days, the items will be disposed of.

For more information on Temporary Beach Encroachments please visit:

Concerns regarding non-compliance can be reported to the Municipal Law Enforcement Department at 705-526-4204.

By-law Information and Complaints

Any questions or concerns regarding by-laws can be forwarded to the Township of Tiny Municipal Law Enforcement Department at 705-526-4204. After hours, please contact the OPP non-emergency number at 1-888-310-1122 for assistance with urgent concerns or matters.

To review the township’s by-laws, visit:

To review the By-law Coverage Hours, visit:

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