Garbage and debris – including animal waste, leaves and weeds – are unsightly and can be a health and safety hazard. Help create a safe and attractive environment for everyone by clearing garbage and debris from your property. This includes but is not limited to:
· garbage bags
· animal waste
· parts of vehicles including tires
· discarded furniture, appliances, machinery, barbeques
If a property is not kept clear of garbage and debris (including graffiti) the City may issue an Order to Comply ordering that it be removed. The City will re-inspect and if it is not removed, will arrange for a contractor to remove the debris, charging back the costs to the property owner Minimum Maintenance (Property Standards) By-law (104-96) and Refuse By-law (165-2011). Costs plus administrative fees will be added directly to the owner’s property taxes.
Garbage containers and recyclable material (blue box, green bin and yard waste) are not to be stored outside where they can be seen from the street. This includes open porches and balconies. Minimum Maintenance (Property Standards) By-law (104-96)
Weekly Waste Removal
Place your garbage and recyclable material (blue box, green bin and yard waste) at the curb no later than 7 am on your scheduled collection day, and no earlier than 7 pm the night before. Remove empty containers or waste not collected from the curb by 8 pm on your collection day. For more information, visit www.peelregion.ca
To complain about someone who is not following the rules for putting out garbage and recycling material, call the Region of Peel at 905.791.9499.
Firewood, building materials and garden equipment should be stored neatly in your side yard or rear yard and not visible from the street. Minimum Maintenance (Property Standards) By-law (104-96)
To make a complaint about Property Standards, call 311 if you are in Brampton, 905.458.3424 from anywhere or email email@example.com