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February 18, 2016

City Hall Shakes Up Sewer Discharge By-law

At its meeting of February 3, Toronto City Council voted to amend the Sewers By-law (Municipal Code Chapter 681) and the Water Supply By-law (Municipal Code Chapter 851) to address, in part, the discharge of certain pesticides, dental amalgams and wastewaters from the food services and auto servicing sectors.1 2 3 In addition, new provisions covering the discharge of private water (i.e., water not purchased from the City, including storm water) have caused concern among builders and land developers.

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