A reminder to make sure pets are not disturbing the peace

Summary

The City of Nanaimo would like to remind pet owners that sheltering or keeping any animal or bird that persistently cries, barks or howls is prohibited. Applicable regulations are in place to ensure residents can benefit from the quiet, peace and enjoyment of their neighbourhood.

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Key Points

  • Regulations concerning noisy pets or animals are in place to control noise pollution within the City.
  • Concerns surrounding noisy pets or animals are enforced by the City on a complaint basis.

Quotes

"Everybody has the right to peaceful enjoyment of their property and constant or persistent noise from animals can create frustration or become a nuisance for neighbours. Please make sure you are helping your pet be a good neighbour."

Acting Manager of Bylaw, Regulation & Security
City of Nanaimo
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Contact:

Rod Davidson
Acting Manager of Bylaw, Regulation & Security
City of Nanaimo
250-755-4466

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