Landscaping or Working on Your Property This Summer? – Things You Should Know
Access to Private Property Through Open Spaces Bylaw
Due to damage to City property and failure to remedy damages; the City has created the Access to Private Property Through Open Spaces Bylaw. The City Traffic Control and Waste Bylaws have also been rewritten to set the provisions to access private property through City land.
Access to Private Property Through Open Spaces Bylaw 2-2016
Any person or businesses that will be driving a vehicle or equipment over city open space to access private property are now required to apply for a permit prior to gaining access.
Section 6 (2) No person shall carry on the following activities in an open space area without a permit:
(a) leave or store personal property;
(b) set up a temporary shelter, tarp, canopy or other such device;
(c) drive or arrange for a vehicle or equipment to be driven through an open space area;
Traffic Bylaw – Dumping of Materials
Dumping of material onto city streets is not permitted, any material must be placed on the owner’s property unless permission is granted by the Director of Infrastructure and Planning or designate. Any person or any business who will be conducting work on or around city streets must setup a safe temporary traffic control zone.
Section 4 (f) Any person or company responsible for construction, construction equipment, or material within the highway/street must setup a safe temporary work traffic control zone. At the request of the Director of Infrastructure and Planning or designate a written work zone traffic control plan may be required prior to approval for installation and setup.
Waste Bylaw 18-2015
Work sites must have a bin/truck on site to dump their waste material into, to not leave material scattered around the work site or piled on the road way.
48. (1) Any owner or contractor carrying out the construction, alteration or demolition of a building, structure or landscaping on any property shall:
(a) place all waste into a waste container or enclosure;
For further information or questions about these bylaws or to see what you need prior to starting a project, please contact City Hall 931-2166
2018 June Council Meeting Dates
Committee of the Whole June 12th
Regular Council Meeting June 19th
The Regular Council Meeting as well as all future meetings will resume back at Martensville City Hall Council Chambers located at Martensville City Hall – 37 Centennial Dr. S.
Those wishing to address or do a presentation to Council must be placed on the agenda. To be placed on the agenda please contact the City Clerk’s office at City Hall or visit the website for details.
The full Council and Committee of the Whole Schedule can be obtained at martensville.ca.
For All Those That Helped Bring Buster Days 2018!
Congratulations and Thank you to all Volunteers that helped bring the community another successful Buster Days. Further Thank you to all those that were part of Buster Days and everyone that joined us and attended this past weekend.
Special Thanks to our Sponsors:
-Innovative Piling Solutions
-North Prairie Developments Ltd.
-North Ridge Developments Corp.
-96.3 Cruz FM
Let’s Clean-up After Our Pets!
Pet owners are reminded that it is an offense to pick-up and properly dispose of defecation from your pet when using public pathways and parks. Refuse bags and garbage cans have been placed along pathways and parks for your convenience.
Failure to pick up after your pet can result in fines up to $300.
More information about the Animal Control Bylaw can be found on Martensville.ca
Loraas Organics -Green Bin Program
Sign up today for the Organics Composting Program (Green Bin). The service is by subscription only and is $10 a month for the green bin service. The fee is added to your utility bill.
– Accepting Plant waste, fruits, vegetables, coffee grounds, filters, tea bags and egg shells
– No Liquids of any kind
– Do not separate or bag individual items
– No Proteins
Program will begin May 8th and end October 31st. Watch Martensville.ca for the pick-up schedule, to sign up and for more information about the program.