Animal Control Bylaw review public meetings – register now

The City of Guelph, with the assistance of the Animal Control Working Group, is reviewing its animal control bylaws to make sure they meet the community’s needs for regulating poultry, and domestic and exotic animals in Guelph.

Join the conversation

You’re invited to participate in one of the upcoming public meetings at City Hall, 1 Carden Street, to learn more about the review, ask questions, and to tell us what you think about the proposed bylaw recommendations. Please note:  Following the public meetings, the recommendations will be posted at

November 19
9:30 a.m. to noon

November 24
9:30 a.m. to noon
6-8:30 p.m.

November 26

6-8:30 p.m.

Register in advance

As space is limited, pre-registration is required.
Register now

At each interactive session, facilitated by Rebecca Sutherns of Sage Solutions, the following topics will be discussed:

  • Animal licensing
  • Animals in public spaces
  • Exotic animals
  • Limits on animals

Unable to attend?

Take our online survey available at from November 27 to December 31, 2015.

Your comments

All feedback will be included in a report provided to City Council and will help staff develop the final draft bylaw for Council’s consideration in 2016.

For more information

Doug Godfrey
Manager, Bylaw Compliance, Security and Licensing
519-822-1260 extension 2520