Bylaw Enforcement

Cowichan Valley Trail - Bylaw Sign

Enforcement action is initiated on a complaint basis

The goal of Bylaw Enforcement is voluntary compliance.  Queries and complaints can be made during normal business hours Monday through Friday.

How to make a bylaw infraction complaint

To make a complaint relating to CVRD Bylaws, it is required that a name, address, and phone number be provided as well as a description of the location (address) and alleged offence.  This information is kept confidential, but is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Bylaw complaints may be made:

  • In person
  • in writing/email
  • by phone 250.746.2620


Regulatory Bylaws


Regulatory bylaws that are enforced include: