Demolitions of Buildings on Flood Plain Lands

By-Law Number
As Amended by

Legislative History: Enacted September 19, 2017 (By-law No. CPOL.-181-433); Amended July 24, 2018 (By-law No. CPOL.-181(a)-440)

Last Review Date: July 25, 2023

Service Area Lead: Director, Realty Services

1. Policy Statement

The purpose of this policy is to formalize and clarify practices on the demolitions of buildings on flood plain lands.

2. Definitions

Not Applicable.

3. Applicability

This policy applies to the demolition of all buildings on flood plain lands.

4. The Policy

That the following policy be established with regard to the demolition of buildings on flood plain lands:

a. should an inspection reveal a City-owned structure on Flood Plain to be in need of major repairs, the Realty Services Division will request an estimate for adequate repairs from the Facilities  or an independent contractor;

b. upon receipt of this estimate, and noting the economic feasibility of retaining the subject building, the Realty Services Division will prepare a report for to the appropriate Standing Committee, including a property description, cost of repairs and a recommendation with respect to possible demolition.

Last modified:Tuesday, April 09, 2024