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Alcohol Control Bylaw

Image for the Liquor Management Bylaw page.
 
This page contains information on our Alcohol Control Bylaw, the Alcohol Control Areas and link to the full version of it.
Updated: 11/12/2019 12:42 p.m.
 

Council's Alcohol Control Bylaw was made on 13 December 2018 and replaces our previous Liquor Management Bylaw. 

The Bylaw should be read in conjunction with our individual alcohol control areas, which Council makes by resolution under the Bylaw.

Summary

To ensure public places such as our beaches and parks are safe and welcoming, there are areas in the district where liquor bans are in place.

Drinking in a public place where a liquor ban is in force, may result in you getting a $250.00 fine or having alcohol confiscated.

The bans are in place 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Temporary alcohol bans are sometimes put in place for a specific period. We will let you know of temporary alcohol bans.

Purpose

The purpose of this bylaw is to provide for prohibition and control of the consumption or possession of alcohol in public places (including vehicles in public places) to reduce alcohol related harm. 

Follow the links below to the Bylaw and the Alcohol Control Areas (alcohol ban maps). 

Alcohol Control Bylaw [268kb]

Alcohol Control Areas - Alcohol Ban maps [10.1MB] 

Additional Information

For information about liquor licensing and other alcohol related matters, follow the link below. 

Resources

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