By-law Enforcement


The Municipality of South Huron's By-law Enforcement team is committed to serving, protecting and providing a desirable quality of life for residents and visitors. South Huron's By-law enforcement department deals with issues such as:

  • Parking Enforcement
  • Licensing and Permit Services
  • Property Standards
  • Animal Services

The By-law department operates on a complaint basis by following the by-law complaint process. When a complaint is received, it is investigated and appropriate action(s) are taken.

You can contact the Clerk's Office at (519) 235-0310 for more information regarding by-law enforcement services.

By-Law Enforcement Officer

At times residents may act in a way that is offensive to others. The Municipal By-Law Enforcement Officer investigates concerns such as noise complaints (e.g. barking dogs, loud music), littering/dumping, fences, portable signs, and other matters that are addressed by municipal by-laws.

Our Municipal By-Law Enforcement objectives are:

  • to increase public awareness of the municipality's current by-laws
  • to assist residents to become more familiar with their responsibilities and rights as property owners or tenants
  • to achieve compliance with our by-laws through education rather than fines

How to make a Complaint

By-law infraction complaints can be submitted in person at the Municipal Office located at 322 Main Street South, Exeter. Complaints can also be submitted using the online Report It form. The Municipality requires a written complaint with contact information for follow-up. Depending on the nature of the offence, you may be asked to provide evidence and/or to appear as a witness in any court proceeding pertaining to the complaint made.

Parking Enforcement

Parking complaints can be submitted using the online Report It form. Parking is enforced through the South Huron Parking By-Law by Municipal By-Law Enforcement. Please note that during the COVID-19 pandemic any payments delivered to the Municipal Office must be done through contactless delivery methods, debit payments will not be accepted while the office is closed to the public. For more information on parking enforcement please contact the Municipal Office at 519-235-0310.

Voluntary Paying of a Parking Ticket

Payments by cheque are to be made out to the Municipality of South Huron and can be delivered to the Municipal Office at 322 Main Street South, or by mail to; 

322 Main Street South
PO Box 759
Exeter, Ontario
N0M 1S6

Payments by cash can be delivered to the Municipal Office at 322 Main Street South. Please ensure that you include your name, address and the parking infraction number to ensure that the payment is applied to the correct ticket. 
Debit payments can be made at the Municipal Office located at 322 Main Street South. Please note that the office is currently closed to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, and will not be accepting debit payments. 
 Credit / Online Payments

Online payments can be made by Credit Card through South Huron's eCommerce website. To register for online payment please follow these instructions. Please ensure you have your credit card, ticket number and licence plate number ready as this information is required to complete the payment. 

Trial / Appealing a Parking Ticket
  1. You or your agent must attend in person at the Municipal Office located at 322 Main Street South, Exeter within 15 days of issuance of parking ticket to file a Notice of Intention to Appear in Court
  2. You or your agent must bring this notice with you
  3. You cannot set a trial date by mail
  4. For your convenience and to save time, you may call the office in advance for an appointment at 519-235-0310.


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