Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 03:36 PM
The St. Catharines Fire Service wants to remind both business owners and residents that it is now illegal to sell or set off consumer fireworks in St. Catharines for the remainder of 2022.
Residents in St. Catharines were permitted to light consumer fireworks on private property on Victoria Day and Canada Day, including the day before and after the date of the holiday each year. Over the last month St. Catharines Fire Services received a significant number of complaints related to fireworks.
Posted on Tuesday, July 05, 2022 03:21 PM
The City of St. Catharines' Vacant Building Registry By-law regulates uninhabited structures in the City.
Owners are required to register their vacant buildings using the form found at stcatharines.ca/VacantBuilding and report on the status and property standards of the structure every two weeks until the building is no longer deemed vacant under the by-law.
By-law enforcement staff will monitor registered buildings ensuring vacant buildings are safe and meet property...
Posted on Tuesday, July 05, 2022 03:16 PM
In an effort to drive re-development of derelict properties and protect public safety the City of St. Catharines is taking steps to address issues associated with vacant buildings.
On Monday, City Council passed a Vacant Building Registry By-law that aims to address issues associated with such properties and encourage property owners to not leave buildings empty for extended periods of time. Traditionally the City has addressed issues associated with vacant buildings on a complaint-driven basis.
Posted on Monday, July 04, 2022 04:30 PM
Whether they’re offering delicious treats or renting out paddleboards, food truck and vending cart operators can now apply to set up shop at City of St. Catharines parks and facilities.
On Monday, Council approved a new policy allowing food trucks and mobile vending carts to establish seasonal business operations on City property. Developed in response to both resident and business requests, the policy provides businesses with the opportunity to apply for a dedicated space each year.
“This new initiative...