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Muncipal Law Enforcement Officer

The Municipal Law Enforcement Officer enforces many of the by-laws that have been passed in the Township of Manitouwadge.

The Municipal Law Enforcement Officer of the Township of Manitouwadge is committed to providing professional municipal law enforcement in an effective, fair manner. Our goal is to achieve compliance with the municipal by-laws.

Municipal Law Enforcement works on a complaint basis. When a complaint is received it is thoroughly investigated and the appropriate action will be taken to resolve the issue.  Some of the most common complaints received are property standards, such as junk and debris or old, derelict vehicles, storage of recreational leisure vehicles, water use restrictions, smoking on Town property, zoning (land use), noise infractions and parking issues. We also deal with “at large” dogs, sign permits and many more.

Our Municipal Law Enforcement Officer is responsible for enforcing by-laws pertaining to parking on public roads and town owned facilities. This enables road safety, traffic flow, and accessibility and assists the Township of Manitouwadge in taking care of street cleaning, garbage removal and snow clearing on the public roads and sidewalks.

Complaints can be registered by telephone, e-mail or in person at the Municipal Office. Any information provided to the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer is kept confidential. In order to register a complaint you will need to provide your name, address and telephone number, address of where the complaint is being lodged and complete complaint details.

For a copy of the Confidential Complaint Form, please visit our Forms page here.


Marcel DeMars
Manager of Bylaw Enforcement and Airport Services
T: (807) 826-3227 ext: 244
F: (807) 826-4592