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By-Laws of the RM of Victoria Beach Manitoba

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1198

LAWN WATERING

  • Council may limit / prohibit lawn watering using Municipal water in certain extreme circumstances.

1346

BUILDING BY-LAW

  • ...for info see Building Inspector Russ CLIFTON Mondays @ Info Booth Front gate of Victoria Beach.

1402

BICYCLES/TRICYCLES

  • Bicycles must have bell or warning device, 24 hours.
  • Dusk to dawn - must have light.
  • $100.00 fine, and/or impound bicycle for 30 days

1408

 Noise and general nuisance

  • Refers to any loud,unnecessary or unusual noise or any noise that annoys,disturbs,injures, or endangers the comfort repose or health, peace or welfare of others.
  • General nuisance regers to weeds, odours, vibrations.
  • cannot use horn or signalling device, radio, t.v., musical instrument, loudspeaker, engine or siren. Also refers to  yelling, shouting, hooting, whistling and singing...between 11pm and 7am.
  • Also included are vehicles making a grating, grinding, or rattling sound or any other excessive noise.... between 11pm to 7am.
  • no excavation, construction, power saw, power drill, construction equipment, lawnmower, snowblower.....not transporting of gravel, sand, dirt etc. so as to make a loud noise
  • between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. 
  • $1,000.00 fine (see #1431 for fine).

1411

UNAUTHORIZED WORK ON R.M. OWNED LAND

  • No unauthorized removal, clearing, excavation or alteration of municipal property allowed by other than municipal employees.
  • includes dumping of gravel, soil, fill etc.

  • 1st offence - $500.00 fine
    2nd offence - $750.00 fine
    3rd offence - $1,000.00 fine
  • must restore municipal property  back to original condition prior to infraction.

1412

 Dog By-Law

  • #1396 repealed
  • Len TURCOTTE is the animal control officer and he works out of Selkirk,MB.
  • call 1-204-482-7270.
  • sec 3a-Dogs can not: chase, bark, howl, bite.
  • sec 3b-dogs not to run at large.
  • sec 4- No more than 3 dogs per household if older than 6 months old ( does not include new litter of pups under 6 months of age ).
  • sec 5a - 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. - June 1 st to Labour Day-no dogs on beach.
  • sec 5b -dogs on beach when allowed must be on a leash.
  • sec 5c - Dog faeces must be removed, not buried.
  • Fines from $50.00 to $500.00

1560

  • by-laws #1305, #1319, and #1420 are repealed
  • Restriction of m.v. in Restricted Area from Thursday, June 23rd to 06:00 on Labour Day.
  • note: by-law #1291 refers to the restriction of m.v.'s on the Victoria Day long weekend.

1440

VICTORIA BEACH EMERGENCY PLAN

1438

VICTORIA BEACH PLANNING SCHEME

1454

NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES ON BEACH

  • #965 repealed
  • at any time of the year
  • exception is for boat launching

1486

WILDLIFE FEEDERS / ATTRACTANTS

  • Wildlife feeders, including bird feeders, prohibited on private or public property from April 1st to October 31st. (includes seed, suet or hummingbird feeders)
  • Wildlife attractants (food, garbage...) to be kept inaccessible to wildlife.
  • Fridges and freezers to be placed in an area inaccessible to wildlife.

1501

FIRE PITS / BURNING

  • Fire permit required when burning on private property. They are FREE and available from the VB Fire Hall.
  • The permit holder accepts all responsibility for the fire in the fire pit.
  • Fire pit must meet requirement of having a method of extinguishing the fire within 4 meters of the fire pit ( bucket of water..fire extinguisher..hose attached to water supply). 
  • Fire is contained within steel, concrete or cinder block fire pit.
  • the walls of the fire pit must extend min. of 20 cms. above grade.
  • fire pit must be min 4 meters from any building or property lines.
  • fire must be attended by a responsible adult. 
  • the burning of garbage, recyclables, household waste, lawn clippings, leaves or any other materials other than clean combustibles is prohibited.

1504

FIREWORKS / FIREARMS

  • by-laws #1301 and #1337 repealed
  • sec 3 - no fireworks or pyrotechnical device is allowed anywhere in the RM unless the person has written permission of Council by way of a resolution.
  • sec 4 -  No store or person in the RM is to sell fireworks/pyrotechnics.
  • No fire or burning substance including matches, cigarettes or cigars to be thrown, left or exposed in such a manner as to possibly cause a fire.
  • sec 1 - FIREARMS - not allowed to be discharged in R.M. (rifle, gun, revolver, pistol, pellet gun, BB gun or other firearm).
  • sec 2 - No slingshots, catapult, or bow and arrow or crossbows can be used anywhere in the RM.

1505

DERELICT VEHICLES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY

  • by-law #844 repealed
  • sec 1 defines what a derelict vehicle is.
  • sec 2 states that no person shall park or leave a derelict vehicle on private property within the RM with or w/o the consent of the owner of the property.
  • sec 3- no owner shall permit a derelict vehicle to be parked on his/her private property w/o Council's written approval.
  • sec 4- derelict vehicles will be impounded for 14 days and then disposed of where not claimed.
  • sec 5- RM shall charge for towing, impound fees, storage and removal for destruction fees.

1509 

PUBLIC PROPERTY / ILLEGAL DUMPING / CAMPING / OPEN FIRES

  • by-law # 1493 and 1471 repealed
  • sec 1-Use or disposal of glass containers on public property including beaches prohibited.
  • sec 2- Disposal of any container, paper, household garbage, leaves, brush, appliances, furniture, or any other refuse on public property or beach within the RM is prohibited.
  • sec 3- Brush piles are for deadfall only. Leaves are to be bagged and are allowed only from
    May 1 st to June 15th and Sept. 8th to Oct.20th  only.
  • sec 4- bagged household garbage ONLY in Municipal garbage enclosures.
  • sec 5- Municipal garbage enclosures are for VB taxpayers ONLY.
  • sec 6- NO tents allowed on any public property or beaches.
  • sec 7- no open fires on public property or beaches. Council may issue a fire permit for special occasions upon written request. 

1511

OFF-ROAD VEHICLES

  • #1483 and 1377 repealed
  • sec 1c- this by-law refers to ATV's and motorcycles only, not to snowmobiles.
  • sec 2 - no person shall operate an ORV on public land within the territorial limits of the municipality.
  • Off-road vehicles never allowed on golf course.
  • 50 kph max. speed allowed.
  • Peace Officer may detain an ORV where an offence has been committed.

Registration and Insurance 

  • Operator MUST carry reg. card when operating an ORV.
  • Must be 16 yrs old to register ORV.
  • Parents to sign if between 16 and 18 yrs of age.
  • ORV must have a current license plate displayed. 

Operating Rules

  • Under 14 yrs of age must be supervised and within clear view at all times of either a parent or person 18 yrs or older who is supervising.
  • Helmets required unless ORV has rollover protection AND seat belts that are in use. Helmets are to be CSA approved.
  • Helmet excemptions: farmers...commercial fishermen...hunters and trappers when engaged in their respective occupations....Manitoba Hydro staff

Roadways

  • Operating an ORV on road or shoulder of road is prohibited.
  •  Must cross roadway one at a time and within 5 meters of the intersection.
  •  When crossing, ORV must come to a complete stop and yield to vehicles and pedestrians.
  • If intersections are less than 3 kms apart, cross anywhere with a clear view ( not on corners where vision is obscured).

Ditches

  • ORV permitted in ditch, same direction as the flow of traffic.
  • Vehicles registerable under the HTA not allowed in ditch.

Use on private land

  • need permission of the land owner.

Collisions

  • must be reported within 7 days in cases where there is injury , death or damage that exceeds $1,000.00.
 
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