Legislative History: Enacted September 19, 2017 (By-law No. CPOL.-199-451); Amended June 26, 2018 (By-law No. CPOL.-318-309)
Last Review Date: July 25, 2023
Service Area Lead: Director – Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater
1. Policy Statement
This policy establishes that rear yard grading and drainage on private property is not the responsibility of the City of London.
This policy is applicable to private properties with rear yard grading and drainage.
4. The Policy
That a policy be established whereby establishment, maintenance and control of rear yard grading and drainage is not the responsibility of the City of London, except as provided in By-law No. WM-4, or when the lack of drainage creates a public health nuisance or public health hazard, but is a private matter involving only those persons who contribute storm run-off to any given drainage systems.