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It's The Law

Bylaws: Village of Port Perry

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REEL 2 - MS430

More than 200 bylaws passed by councils of the Corporation of the Village of Port Perry were lost in the devastating fire which destroyed the entire downtown, on July 4, 1884.

ON THIS PAGE MANY OF THE EARLY VILLAGE OF PORT PERRY BYLAWS FORMULATED FOLLOWING THE FIRE ARE FEATURED:

Bylaw 207 A bylaw to amend the fire limit bylaw and to make further provisions. The Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows:

1. That from and after the passing of this bylaw no building shall be constructed of material other than such as the outer walls of which shall be of solid brick, stone or iron or partly of tow or more of such materials within that certain area described as follows: Water Street on the west side from Mary St. to Queen St.; Queen St. on both sides from Water St. to John St.; and Perry St.. on both sides from North St. to Mary St. or within one hundred feet of the limits of the said portions of streets within the said area.

2. No building of wood shall be constructed within thirty fee of any buildings that may be constructed within the said area, nor shall any of such last named buildings be carried or constructed to within thirty feet of any wooden buildings.

3. Wherever any wooden building shall be or hereafter be constructed upon any lots or part of lots fronting on the said parts of streets there shall be placed upon the outside of all windows and doors of any building that may be constructed in conformity with this bylaw, and facing any such wooden building - solid iron shutters or doors as the case may be.

4 No wooden building shall be in any way connected by wood with any such brick, stone or iron building.

5. Any building constructed in violation of this bylaw shall be forthwith removed by the owner thereof upon notice upon behalf of this corporation or by any ratepayer and in default the same my be removed under the direction of the council of this corporation by any officer thereof who may be directed by resolution of council with such assistant and assistants as he may require and the costs thereof shall be borne and paid by such owner and in default of payment the same shall be charged against he lands upon which such building or buildings my be constructed and shall be collected in the same manner as other municipal taxes.

6. The former bylaw of the Corporation respecting Fire Limits is hereby repealed except only as to matters done thereunder or in violation thereof and for such last named purposes the said Bylaw shall remain in full force and effect. Dated the 9th day of July 1884 N.F. Paterson, Clerk Henry Gordon, Reeve (This bylaw was passed five days after the fire which destroyed the entire business section )

Bylaw 208 A bylaw to divide the Village of Port Perry into polling subdivisions and to perpetuate the bylaws in that behalf destroyed by fire. Passed July 18, 1884.

Bylaw 209 A bylaw to amend bylaw 207. Passed July 18, 1884.

Bylaw 210 A bylaw respecting livery stables, billiard and bagatelle tables and bowling tables. Livery Stables:

1. No person shall keep any livery stable or horses, cabs, carriages, omnibuses, or other vehicles for hire within this corporation without first paying on or before the first day of march in each year a License fee of $25.00. Billiards etc.:

3. No person shall keep for hire or gain directly or indirectly or have in his possession or on his premises any billiard or bagatelle table or bowling alley or shall keep or have billiard or bagatelle table or bowling alley in a house or place of public entertainment or resort whether such billiard or bagatelle table or bowling alley is used or not without having first paid therefor the annual license fee following, on or before the 1st day of March in each year. For a single Billiard Table $50.00 For each additional Billiard Table $25.00 For each Bagatelle Table $40.00 For each Bowling Alley $50.00

4. any person who shall contravene any of the provisions of this bylaw shall upon conviction, by any one justice of the peace, forfeit and pay a fine of not less than $10.00, nor more than $40.00 and costs, and in default of payment the same shall be levied by distress and sale of his goods and chattels and in default of sufficient distress he shall be committed to the common gaol at Whitby for 20 days unless such fine and costs and costs of conveying same be sooner paid. Dated 18th day of July 1884. Norman F. Paterson, Clerk. Henry Gordon, Reeve

Bylaw 211 A bylaw respecting Exhibitions, shows, etc. Passed July 18, 1884.

Bylaw 212 A bylaw to define the height and description of lawful fences. Passed July 18, 1884.

Bylaw 213 A bylaw to regulate and restrain the running at large of certain animals and to regulate pounds and poundage fees. The Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows:

1. It shall not be lawful for any horse, bull, swine, sheep, goat, cattle or poultry to run at large in this village except as hereafter provided.

2. All milch cows that are not breachy shall be allowed to run at large from seven o’clock in the morning to eight o’clock at night form the first day of May to the first day of December in any year.

3. There shall be one pound for this village and the same shall be the yeard attached to the Town Hall.

4. Robert McKnight is hereby appointed poundkeeper.

5. If not previously replevied the pound keeper shall impound any horse, bull, ox, steer, cow, heifer, calf, sheep, goat, pig, goose or other poultry distrained for unlawfully running at large or for trespassing and doing damage, delivered to him for that purpose by any person who has distrained the same. Dated 18th of July 1884. N.F. Paterson, Clerk. H. Gordon, Reeve.

Bylaw 214 A bylaw respecting public morals within the Corporation of the Village of Port Perry. The Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows:

Placards No person shall post any indecent placards, writings or pictures, or write any indecent word or make any indecent picture or drawing on any wall, fence, street or public place within this corporation.

Drunkenness No person shall be drunk, or disorderly or profanely swear or use obscene blasphemous or grossly insulting language, or commit any other immorality or indecency within this corporation.

Lewdness No person shall keep any disorderly house or house of ill fame within this corporation.

Gaming No person shall keep any gambling house or have any farobank, rouge et noir, roulette table or other device for gambling within this corporation. It shall be lawful for any constable or other peace officer or citizen to seize and destroy any farobank, rouge et noir, roulette table or other devise for gambling found within this corporation.

Horse Racing No person shall race or speed any horse on any street within this corporation.

Indecent Exposure No person shall publicly expose his person or make any other indecent exhibition within this corporation.

Bathing No person shall bathe or wash the person in the water of Lake Scugog fronting on the limits of this corporation between the hours of seven o’clock in the forenoon and nine o’clock in the afternoon.

Any person who shall contravene any of the provisions of this bylaw shall be liable to the penalty following: For any offence under the first, second, fifth, sixth or seventy sections hereof, a sum not less than $1.00 and not exceeding $5.00 and costs. For offense under the third or fourth sections hereof a sum not less than $10.00 and not more than $30.00 and costs. All penalties imposed and collected hereunder shall be paid to the Treasurer of this Corporation. Dated 18th day of July, 1884 N.F Paterson, clerk H. Gordon, reeve

Bylaw 215 A bylaw to appoint a local Board of Heath for this village. Passed August 4,1884

Bylaw 216 A bylaw to access and levy the whole rateable property within the Corporation of Port Perry, a sufficient sum for the payment of all valid debts of the Corporation whether of principal or interest falling due within the current year. Sept. 2, 1884

Bylaw 217 A bylaw to provide for the borrowing or the credit of this municipality the sum of eleven thousand dollars to meet $5,000 in debentures maturing 9th Sept., 1884 and for the purpose of purchasing a Shaw Fire Engine and other necessary fire apparatus and for the raising of the said sum by the issue of Debentures and providing for repayment thereof. Oct. 6, 1884

Bylaw 218 A bylaw respecting the Public Health bylaw. Sept. 1, 1884

Bylaw 219 A bylaw to fix the places for holding the annual election of the members of the Council and to appoint Deputy Returning Officers, etc. Oct. 6, 1884

Bylaw 220 A bylaw to appoint a Collector of Taxes and fix his salary. Dec. 1, 1884

Bylaw 221 A bylaw respecting filth on streets, injury to property, obstruction of streets and for other purposes. The Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows:

1. No person shall throw any dirt, filth, carcasses or animals or rubbish on any street, road, lane or highway of this municipality.

2. No person shall injure or destroy nor tie any horse to any lamp post, tree or shrub planted or preserved for shade or ornament upon any street in this municipality.

3. No person shall pull down, or deface any sign, board or written notice lawfully affixed within this municipality.

4. It shall be lawful for any constable or other peace officer to seize and remove all tainted and unwholesome meat, poultry, fish or other articles of food wherever and whenever exposed for sale within this corporation.

5 No person shall erect or cooutinue? any slaughter house within this municipality what shall be within fort feet of any public street or dwelling house within the municipality and the occupants of every such slaughter house shall forthwith after slaughtering cause all remains to be buried and the floors to be washed and cleaned.

6. No person shall ring any bells, blow any horn, or shout or make any other unusual noise or noises calculated to disturb the inhabitants in any street or public place within this municipality.

7. No person shall fire any gun or other fire arm, nor fire, nor set off any fire ball, squit, cracker or fireworks in any street, road,, lane or alley withing this corporation.

8. No person shall engage in any chivari or any other like disturbance within this municipality.

9. No person shall lead, ride, or drive any horse or cattle upon any sidewalk or other place not proper therefor within this corporation.

10. No person shall encumber or injure any animals, vehicles or other means any road, street alley, lane or communication with this corporation.

11. No person shall erect, put-on, place any doorstep, porch, railing, verandah, awning or other erection or obstruction or place or expose any goods or boxes so that the same shall project into, over or upon any street, road or other public communication within this corporation.

12. No child shall ride on the platform of any car or behind any wagon, sleigh or other vehicle and no person in charge of any such vehicles shall suffer or permit any child to ride behind the same.

13. No person shall ride upon any sleigh or toboggan nor skate upon any sidewalk upon any street within this corporation.

14. No person shall leave any horse upon any street not in charge of some competent person, or not properly tied to a post or ring.

15. Any person who shall violate any provisions of this bylaw shall be subject to the penalty following and costs. For offenses under sections 12 and 13, not more than $5.00 and not less than $1.00 For offenses under any other section, not more than $20., nor less than $1 upon conviction before any Justice of the Peace to be made and levied in the manner provided by law for offenses against bylaws. Dated this 8th day of December 1884

Bylaw 223 A bylaw for the establishing and regulating of a Fire Company. Dec. 15, 1884

Bylaw 224 A bylaw to appoint a Chief Engineer and and Engineer to the Fire Brigade. Dec. 15, 1884 1885

Bylaw 225 A bylaw to amend bylaw No. 223 respecting the Fire Brigade. Jan. 12, 1885

Bylaw 226 A bylaw to appoint auditors for the auditing of the accounts of the Treasurer for 1884. Jan. 19, 1885

Bylaw 227 A bylaw to appoint a school trustee. Jan. 19, 1885

Bylaw 228 A bylaw to set apart a fund for out-of-door relief to resident poor. The Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows:

There shall be raised annual by rate upon the taxable property in the Village the sum of two hundred dollars which said sum shall be called the "Poor Fund" and shall be applied only as directed by resolution of Council for the relief of indigent persons resident within the Corporation for burial of paupers, the supply of food and shelter to ituierant beggars and to tramps. The committee on poor to be composed of two members of the Council appointed by resolution at their first meeting in each year shall enquire into and report form time to time to the Council upon all cases of deserving aid. Date 19th day of January 1885.

Bylaw 229 A bylaw to further establish and continue the Lock-Up House. The Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows: The Lock-up House attached to the Town Hall shall continue to be a Lock-up House within the meaning of Section 457 of the Consolidated Municipal Act of 1883, for the several purposes in the said section named. Dated 19th day of January 1885.

Bylaw 230 A bylaw to appoint an Assessor for the year 1885. Jan. 19, 1885

Bylaw 231 A bylaw respecting meetings of council. Jan. 19, 1885

Bylaw 232 A bylaw respecting transient traders. (repealed) Feb. 2, 1885

Bylaw 233 A bylaw to limit the number of Tavern licenses and to fix the amount of the duty to be paid for tavern and shop licenses. Feb. 2, 1885

Bylaw 234 A bylaw to amend part of Bylaw No. 210. Feb. 5, 1885

Bylaw 235 A bylaw to appoint a School trustee etc. April 6, 1885

Bylaw 236 A bylaw to define certain areas or sections within this municipality in which the street shall be watered and to provide for payment of the expenses thereof. June 1, 1885

Bylaw 237 A bylaw to appoint a local Board of Health for 1885. June 15, 1885

Bylaw 238 A bylaw to appoint a Collector of Poll tax for the year 1885. Aug. 4, 1885

Bylaw 239 A bylaw to access and levy the whole rateable property within the Corporation of Port Perry a sufficient sum for the payment of all valid debts of the Corporation whether of principal or interest falling due within the current year. Aug. 4, 1885

Bylaw 240 A bylaw to establish and nd regulate a public market within the Village of Port Perry The Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows:

1. A public Market is hereby created and established in the said Village.

2. The place where the said Market shall be held and the limits within which the same shall be confined are hereby declared to be that certain building situated on the south part of the east half of Lot Number 59 and the west quarter of Lot No. 60 on the south side of Queen Street the said building fronting on Perry Street together with the road and lanes butting thereon.

4. On every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday in each week it shall be lawful for any person to sell or otherwise dispose of any of the articles mentioned in Sec. 3, of this Bylaw in any other part or place in this Village save as herewithin after provided. On every Tuesday and Friday not being a holiday any person desiring to sell or otherwise dispose of any butter, cheese, lard, tallow, eggs, poultry, fruit, vegetables or fresh meat in quantities of not less than the quarter carcass within this Corporation shall re3sort to the said market and not elsewhere with the said products until after the hour of twelve o’clock noon after which hours such person may sell the same throughout the village.

13. Every Tuesday and Friday are hereby declared to be pubic Market days.

15. The said market shall be opened every lawful morning at six o’clock and closed at 7 o’clock in the evening between the 1st day of May and the 1st day of October and during the rest of the year shall be opened a 7 o’clock in the morning and close at 6 o’clock in the evening except on Saturdays when the Market shall be kept open until 10 p.m.

Dated 12th September, 1885 Bylaw 241 A bylaw to levy a rate for watering streets, etc. Oct. 8, 1885 (This bylaw has 25 clauses - this is just a sampling)

Bylaw 242 A bylaw to appoint fence viewers for the Village of Port Perry. Oct. 8, 1885

Bylaw 243 A bylaw to amend Bylaw No. 214. Nov. 2, 1885

Bylaw 244 A bylaw to fix the places for holding the annual election of the members of the council and to appoint Deputy Returning Officers, etc. Dec. 7, 1885

Bylaw 245 A bylaw to appoint a Collector of taxes and to fix his salary. Dec. 7, 1885 1886

Bylaw 246 A bylaw to repeal part of Bylaw No. 224 and to appoint an Engineer of the Fire Brigade. Jan. 11, 1886

Bylaw 247 A bylaw to appoint auditors for the auditing for the accounts of the treasurer for the year 1885. Jan. 18, 1886

Bylaw 248 - Appoint a School trustee

Bylaw 249 - Appoint an Assessor for 1886

Bylaw 250 A bylaw to stop up part of Rosa Street and to open a street in lieu thereof. May 3, 1886

Bylaw 251 A bylaw to encourage the planting and growing of shade trees. May 3, 1886

Bylaw 252 - Appoint a Board of Health. May 3, 1886

Bylaw 253 - To provide for watering of part of Queen St.

Bylaw 254 A bylaw to open and establish as a public highway, a street across the Leonard property from Lilla Street to Bigelow St. July 20, 1886

Bylaw 255 - Assess the rateable property in the village Bylaw 256 - Appoint a collector of Poll Tax.

Bylaw 257 - Levy a rate for watering Queen St.

Bylaw 258 - Respecting payment of taxes

Bylaw 259 - Fix the places for holding annual elections. Bylaw 260 - Appoint a collector of taxes for 1886 1887

Bylaw 261 - To appoint auditors for 1887

Bylaw 262 - Appoint school trustee

Bylaw 262 - Appoint an Assessor for 1887

Bylaw 263 - Appoint a Board of Health of 1887

Bylaw 265 - Bylaw to amend Bylaw 210 and 234 respecting Billiard tables.

Bylaw 266 - A bylaw to amend Bylaw No. 213. May 2, 1887

Bylaw 267 - Repeal part of bylaw 264 and to appoint a local Board of Health.

Bylaw 268 - A bylaw to amend bylaw 221. June 6, 1887

Bylaw 269 - A bylaw to close up and dispose of a certain street and part of Rosa Street in the Village of Port Perry. June 6, 1887

Bylaw 270 - A bylaw to define which the streets shall be watered. June 20, 1887

Bylaw 271 - Bylaw to levy a rate for watering.

Bylaw 272 - Appoint a collector of Poll Tax.

Bylaw 273 - To assess and levy the rateable property.

Bylaw 274 - To appoint a collector of taxes for 1887

Bylaw 275 - To amend bylaw number 274 Bylaw 276 - to appoint a Deputy Returning Officer and fix places for holding municipal elections. 1888

Bylaw 277 - To appoint a school trustee.

Bylaw 278 - to appoint an assessor for 1888

Bylaw 279 - to appoint a Board of Health

Bylaw 280 - to appoint an Auditor

Bylaw 281 - A bylaw to amend Bylaw No. 207. May 7, 1888

Bylaw 282 A bylaw respecting early closings. The Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows:

1. That upon, from and after the date hereinafter appointed for this bylaw to take effect the following classes of shops shall be closed every lawful day at the hour of seven o'clock in the afternoon except Saturdays and the day next preceding a Public Holiday and shall remain continuously closed after such hour for the remainder of the day that is to say: Dry Good, Groceries, Hardware, Fancy Goods, Boots and Shoes, Harness Makers, Stoves and Tinware, Produce and Seeds.

2. Any person who shall contravene any of the provisions of this bylaw shall upon conviction before a Justice of the Peace for each offense forfeit and pay a penalty of $5.00 and costs to be made and levied in the manner required by law and in default of sufficient distress shall be imprisoned in the Common Gaol of the County for ten days unless such fine and cost be sooner paid.

3. This bylaw shall take effect on the 28th day of May 1888. Dated the 15th day of May 1888 N.F. Paterson, clerk J.W. Curts, Reeve

Bylaw 283 To define areas and streets to be watered. The Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows:

1. That part of Queen Street extending from the Railway track westward to the east side of the frame building on the north side of the said street - formerly occupied by J. Rolph as a harness shop and that part of Perry Street extending from the south end of the Market building northward to near the Currie block shall be watered every lawful day and kept watered so as to keep the same free from dust up to the first day of October 1888.

2. For the purpose of defraying the expense of such watering a special rate on the per foot frontage on the real property within the said portions of streets shall be levied at the time of levying the general rates for the present year. Dated 15th day of May 1888 N.F. Paterson, Clerk J.W. Curts Reeve

Bylaw 284 - A bylaw to amend bylaw No. 214. July 9, 1884

Bylaw 285 - to appoint a Poll Tax collector.

Bylaw 286 - to appoint fence viewers.

Bylaw 287 - to amend bylaw appointing fence viewers.

Bylaw 288 - A bylaw to assess and levy on the whole rateable property within the corporation a sum sufficient for the payment of all valid debts., etc. Aug. 6, 1888

Bylaw 289 - A bylaw to provide for the manner of payment of taxes for other purposes. Dec. 3, 1888

Bylaw 290 - to appoint Deputy Returning officers and fix places to hold municipal elections. Bylaw 291 - to amend bylaw 289.

Bylaw 292 - to repeal part of bylaw 282 respecting early closings.

Bylaw 293 - A bylaw to fix the hour for holding nominations for Reeve and Councillors. Dec. 3, 1888 1889

Bylaw 294 - A bylaw to repeal Bylaw 232 and to impose a license fee on transient traders. Jan. 10, 1889

Bylaw 295 - appoint a collector of taxes for 1888

Bylaw 296 - appoint auditors

Bylaw 297 - appoint school trustee

Bylaw 298 - appoint a board of health

Bylaw 299 - appoint an assessor

Bylaw 300 - A bylaw to limit the number of Tavern and Shop licenses and to fix the amount of duty to be paid for Tavern and shop licenses. Feb. 22, 1889

Bylaw 301 - A bylaw to authorize the Reeve on behalf of the Corporation to subscribe for 20 shares of the Capital Stock of the Port Perry, Scugog and Cartwright Road Company. March 19, 1899

Bylaw 302 - A bylaw to permit the Port Perry and Cartwright Road Co. to construct that part of their road lying within this Corporation. April 1889

Bylaw 303 - A bylaw to amend bylaw No. 210 and to provide for regulating and licensing Cabs, Carriages, Omnibuses and other vehicles for hire. May 14, 1889

Bylaw 305 - Appoint a collector of Poll Tax.

Bylaw 306 - to assess and levy rates. Sept. 1889

Bylaw 307 - To appoint a collector of taxes

Bylaw 308 - to appoint a Deputy Returning Officer and fix places for holding municipal elections. 1890

Bylaw 309 - To appoint a school trustee. Jan. 20, 1890 Bylaw 310 - to appoint a Board of Health. Jan. 20, 1890

Bylaw 311 - to appoint an Auditor. Jan. 20, 1890

Bylaw 312 - to appoint a collector of taxes. Jan. 20, 1890

Bylaw 313 - top appoint fence viewers

Bylaw 314 - to appoint an assessor for 1890

Bylaw 315 - to amend the Market Bylaw. April 9, 1890

Bylaw 316 - to amend Bylaw No. 210 Bylaw 317 - a bylaw to provide for watering of streets Bylaw 318 - A bylaw to assess and levy on the whole property within the Corporation for the payment of all valid debts. Dec. 1, 1890 Bylaw 319 - A bylaw to appoint a collector of Poll tax for 1890. Sept. 1, 1890 Bylaw 320 - A bylaw to impose an additional percentage tax on unpaid taxes and for other purposes therein continued. Sept. 1890 Bylaw 321 - bylaw to fix the places for holding elections and to appoint a Dep. Returning Officer. Bylaw 322 - to appoint a collector of taxes. Sept. 8, 1890 1891 Bylaw 323 - to appoint auditors. Jan. 20, 1891 Bylaw 324 - to appoint a High School trustee Bylaw 325 - to appoint an assessor for 1891 Bylaw 326 - to appoint a local Board of Health Bylaw 327 - A bylaw to excuse from taxation for the years certain property within the village. May 4, 1891 Bylaw 328 - to appoint fence viewers Bylaw 329 - A bylaw to appoint an officer for the enforcing of the bylaw respecting impounding of animals. Bylaw 330 - for the watering of certain streets. July 6, 1891 Bylaw 331 A bylaw to restrain and regulate the running at large of dogs, to impose a tax on the owners, possessors or harborers, and to provide for the killing of dogs unlawfully running at large. July 6, 1891 Bylaw 332 - to appoint a collector of Poll tax for 1891 Bylaw 333 - to assess and levy property within the village. Bylaw 334 - appoint collector of taxes Bylaw 334 1/2 - A bylaw to list the place and to appoint a Deputy Returning officer for municipal elections. Dec. 7, 1891 1892 Bylaw 335 - A bylaw to exempt from taxations for the year certain property within the village. Bylaw 336 - to appoint auditors Bylaw 337 - to appoint an assessor for the year 1892 Bylaw 338 - to appoint a high school trustee Bylaw 339 - to appoint a local board of health for 1892 Bylaw 340 - a bylaw to repeal repeal bylaw 336 Bylaw 341 - a bylaw to stop up part of Rosa St. and for the sale thereof. - March 9, 1892 Bylaw 342 - to appoint fence viewers Bylaw 343 - to appoint a truant officer. Bylaw 344 - to provide for watering streets Bylaw 345 - repealed Bylaw 346 - bylaw to appoint a collector of Poll Tax for the year 1892 Bylaw 347 - a bylaw to repeal bylaw No. 345 Bylaw 348 - bylaw to assess and levy on the whole rateable property within the corporation for the payment of all valid debts of the corporation. etc. Bylaw 349 - a bylaw to repeal Bylaw 335 with regards to tax exemptions. Bylaw 350 - to fix the place and appoint deputy returning officers and to hold municipal elections. Bylaw 351 To appoint a Clerk of the Village of Port Perry and to fix the salary of same. The Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows: That Frank Merwin Yarnold be appointed Clerk of the Corporation of the Village of Port Perry at a yearly salary of one hundred and twenty dollars. That the salary of the Clerk shall commence and date from the first day of December A.D 1892. that all bylaws contrary and inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed and declared void. J. Wright, Reeve Passed 1st December 1892 Bylaw 352 To appoint a treasurer for the Corporation of the Village of Port Perry and regulate the duties and office of Treasurer and fix the salary of the same. The Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows: That John Hambly Brown shall be appointed Treasurer of the Corporation of the Village of Port Perry and shall before entering upon the duties of the said office execute and deliver a bond to the said Corporation of the Village of Port Perry of himself in the sum of $1,000 and the bond or covenant of a reliable Guarantee company in the sum of $2,000.l for the faithful performance of his duties and for duly accounting for and paying over all moneys which may come into his hands and to the said Bond shall be annexed a condition as follows: Whereas the above (long condition) see bylaw 352 on MS 430 Reel 3) That the salary of the said John Hambly Brown as Treasurer shall be $60 dollars per annum payable upon the order or warrant of the Reeve countersigned by the Clerk. J. Wright, Reeve. Bylaw 353 To provide for borrowing on the credit of the Municipality of the Village of Port Perry the sum of twelve thousand dollars to retire twelve thousand dollars in Corporation debentures which mature on the 25th day of August A.D. 1892 and for raising of the said sum of twelve thousand dollars by the issue of debentures and providing for the re-payment thereof. F.M Yarnold, clerk J. Wright, Reeve Dec. 16, 1892 Bylaw 353 1/2 A bylaw to exempt from taxation for five years certain property within the Corporation of the Village of Port Perry. (Joshua W. Curts - No. 89 on Water St., Port Perry) Said term of five years shall commence on the first day of January A.D. 1893. (long bylaw) Dated and passed 19th December 1893. F.M. Yarnold Clerk J. Wright, Reeve 1893 Bylaw 354 - appoint a high school trustee Bylaw 355 - appoint a local Board of Health Bylaw 356 - appoint an assessor for 1893 Bylaw 357 - appoint auditors for auditing accounts of 1892 Bylaw 358 A bylaw to disqualify electors from voting at municipal elections who shall not have paid all municipal taxes due by them on or before the 14th day of December next preceding the elections. Dated and passed January 16th, 1893 Bylaw 359 A bylaw to provide for the erecting maintaining of a weighing machine in the Village of Port Perry and charging fees for the use thereof. Whereas it is expedient to erect and maintain a weighing machine within the Village of Port Perry and to provide for the regulations of the same: Therefore the Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows: That the weight scales at present erected on the east side of Water Street within this Corporation shall be maintained by the Council of said corporation. (long bylaw) Dated January 16th, 1893. Bylaw 360 - to appoint a solicitor for the Village of Port Perry - Frank M Yarnold appointed. Bylaw 361 - a bylaw for preventing and for removing or regulating the construction of any chimney, flu, fireplace, stove, oven or other apparatus or thing which may be dangerous in causing or promoting fire and for regulating the construction of same, etc. Passed May 1st, 1893 Bylaw 362 - to define areas or sections and streets to be watered. Bylaw 363 - to appoint a collector of Poll Tax for 1893 Bylaw 364 - to appoint an Engineer of the Fire Brigade. Bylaw 365 - bylaw to assess and levy on ratable property a sufficient sum to pay all valid debts. Bylaw 366 - to appoint and Engineer of the Fire Brigade. (repeal bylaw 364) Bylaw 367 - bylaw to appoint a collector of taxes for year 1893. Bylaw 368 A bylaw to repeal Bylaw No. 353 1/2 being a bylaw to grant exemption from taxation certain property of Mr. J.W. Curts in Port Perry, passed the fifth day of Dec. 1892. Bylaw 369 - a bylaw to repeal bylaw No. 358 (disqualifying electors) Dated and passed December 4, 1893 Bylaw 370 - to fix the polling places and appoint deputy returning officers and to hold elections. Bylaw 371 - to appoint an assessor for year 1894. Bylaw 372 - to appoint a high school trustee Bylaw 373 - to appoint auditors for auditing accounts for 1893 Bylaw 374 - to appoint a member to the local Board of Health Bylaw 375 A bylaw to authorize the Head or acting Head of the Corporation of the Village of Port Perry with the Treasurer thereof to borrow money to meet the current expenditure of the Corporation until such time as the taxes levied therefor can be collected, in pursuance of "the consolidated Municipal Act, 1892:, Sec. 413. Dated and passed April 2, 1894 Bylaw 376 - to provide for watering streets Bylaw 377 - to define the height and description of lawful fences Bylaw 378 - to appoint fence viewers Bylaw 379 - to assess and levy on the whole rateable property within the village a sufficient sum for the currently year to pay all valid debts of the Corporation. Bylaw 380 - to authorize Robert McKnight to collect the Poll Tax in this Corp. for the current year 1894. Bylaw 381 - to impose a license fee on Transient Traders (annual fee of fifty dollars by way of license) Bylaw 382 - to name the portion of street lying between the est limit of Rosa Street and the east limit of Simcoe Street ( being a continuation westerly of Bay Street) in the Village of Port Perry. Bylaw 383 - to fix the polling place and appoint deputy returning officers to hold municipal elections for 1895. Dated and passed December 3, 1894 1895 Bylaw 384 - to appoint an assessor for the year 1895 Bylaw 385 - to appoint auditors Bylaw 386 - to appoint a local board of health Bylaw 387 - to appoint a high school trustee Bylaw 388 - to appoint a collector for uncollected taxes for 1894 Bylaw 389 A bylaw to empower the Brigade to apply all fines authorized under aid bylaw and amendments thereto and the Regulations adopted by the fire department towards a fund for the Relief of Sick and Injured Firemen to be under the control of the Fire Brigade. Dated and passed April. 1, 1895 Bylaw 390 - to authorize the Head or acting head of said Corporation with the treasurer to borrow money. Bylaw 391 - a bylaw respecting the owning or harboring of a dog or bitch Bylaw 392 - to amend Bylaw 221 (respecting filthy on streets, injury to property, obstructions etc) Bylaw 393 - to provide for watering streets Bylaw 394 - to appoint fence viewers for the village

Bylaw 395 To exempt from taxation for five years certain property within the Village of Port Perry. And whereas George W. Dryden trading under the name, style and firm of "Paxton, Tate & Co." is the owner of Block ? in the Village of Port Perry known as the "Foundry" premises upon which is erected a building used as a foundry. And whereas inducement have be held out to the said firm of Paxton, Tate & Co. by certain other places to secure the business land and machinery to be located in such places. And whereas the retention and operation of the said Foundry is of great benefit and advantage to the Village of Port Perry. And whereas application has been made to the council of said Village of Port Perry to have the said Foundry so far as the assessable value thereof exceeds $2,000 exempt from taxation for a period of five years And whereas it is expedient and desirable to grant said request Therefore the Corporation of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows: (More details included) Dated and passed July 2nd, 1895

Bylaw 396 - to assess and levy a sufficient sum for the current year to pay all valid debts, etc.

Bylaw 397 - to regulated the sale of fresh meat in the Village of Port Perry and for imposing a license fee in respect thereof.

Bylaw 398 - for the purpose of appointing a collector of taxes for 1895 1896 Bylaw 400 - to appoint a high school trustee

Bylaw 399 - a bylaw to appoint auditors for auditing accounts for 1895 Bylaw 401 - to appoint an assessor

Bylaw 402 - bylaw to appoint a local board of health for 1896

Bylaw 403 - to authorize the Head or acting head of said Corporation with the treasurer to borrow money.

Bylaw 404 - to appoint fence viewers Bylaw 405 - to provide for watering of the streets

Bylaw 406 To authorize the Huron and Ontario Railway Company to lay out, construct, maintain, compete and operate an iron or steel railway for the passage of cars, carriage and other vehicles adapted to the same upon and along certain street or roads in the Municipality of the Village of Port Perry. (from a point in Port Perry to the town of Kincardine through Uxbridge, Mount Albert, Newmarket, Bradford etc.) more detail in bylaw. Passed, signed and sealed on the 13th day of June, 1896

Bylaw 407 - to appoint a collector of Poll Taxes

Bylaw 408 - to assess and levy on whole rateable property sufficient to pay all valid debts, etc.

Bylaw 409 - bylaw to appoint a collector to taxes for 1896

Bylaw 411 - to sell parts of lots numbers two and three, corner of Queen and Lilla Streets to the Village of Port Perry, being no longer required. (lots located to south and west of Town Hall 1873). Dated and passed Sept. 7, 1896

Bylaw 412 - to authorize the issue of debentures

Bylaw 413 - to fix the Polling place and appoint deputy returning officers etc. 1897

Bylaw 414 - to appoint auditors. Bylaw 415 - to appoint a high school trustee

Bylaw 416 - to appoint a local board of health Bylaw 417 - to appoint an assessor for 1897

Bylaw 418 - to authorize the Head or acting head of said Corporation with the treasurer to borrow money.

Bylaw 419 - to appoint fence viewers

Bylaw 420 To regulate the keeping or storage of coal oil, gunpowder, blasting and other explosives within this Corporation and for other purposes. Passed May 3, 1897

Bylaw 421 A bylaw to amend Bylaw 352 respecting the appointment of a treasurer (increased salary from $60 to $100 per year)

Bylaw 422 - to provide for street watering Bylaw 424 - to assess and levy on whole rateable property sufficient sum to pay all valid debts, etc.

Bylaw 425 To exempt certain land in the municipality from taxation for the expenditure of the municipality incurred for making of sidewalks and the lighting of street on grounds that said lands are not benefited to as great an extent by the expenditure of moneys for such purposes as other lands in said municipality generally. (Curts property corner of Water and Scugog St. and 17 acres on Ontario St. owned by Stewart Bruce) - August 5, 1897

Bylaw 426 - to appoint a collector of taxes

Bylaw 427 - to fix the polling place and appoint deputy returning officers, etc. 1898

Bylaw 428 - to appoint an assessor for 1898

Bylaw 429 - to appoint a high school trustee

Bylaw 430 - to appoint auditors.

Bylaw 431 - to appoint a local board of health

Bylaw 432 - to authorize the Head or acting head of said Corporation with the treasurer to borrow money.

Bylaw 433 - to appoint fence viewers

Bylaw 434 - to appoint a collector of poll tax

Bylaw 435 - to provide for street watering Bylaw 436 - to assess and levy on whole rateable property sufficient sum to pay all valid debts, etc.

Bylaw 437 - to appoint a collector of taxes

Bylaw 438 - to fix the polling place and appoint deputy returning officers, etc. 1898

Bylaw 439 - to appoint an assessor

Bylaw 440 - to appoint a local board of health

Bylaw 441 - to appoint a high school trustee

Bylaw 442 - to appoint auditors

Bylaw 443 To repeal all bylaws and part of bylaws respecting the licensing and regulation of livery stables, cabs, etc. Passed 6th day of February 1899

Bylaw 444 To limit the number of Tavern licenses to by issued within the Village of Port Perry to to fix amount of duty to be paid. (two licenses, $200 per license) Dated Feb. 22, 1899

Bylaw 445 - to appoint fence viewers

Bylaw 446 - to authorize the Head or acting head of said Corporation with the treasurer to borrow money.

Bylaw 447 To open a street in the Village of Port Perry by extending Arrow Street north to Scugog Street. Passed on June 5, 1899.

Bylaw 448 - to assess and levy on whole rateable property sufficient sum to pay all valid debts, etc.

Bylaw 449 - to provide for street watering Bylaw 450 - to appoint a collector of taxes

Bylaw 451 To stop up parts of Cochrane, Victoria and Maple Street in the Village of Port Perry and for the sale thereof. Passed Sept. 11, 1899

Bylaw 452 To provide for the borrowing on the credit of the municipality the sum of five thousand dollars to aid the building and establishing a House of Refuge and equipping and Industrial Farm in connection therewith by the County of Ontario providing the said Village of Port Perry be selected as the site thereof, etc. Passed Sept. 11, 1899.

Bylaw 453 - a bylaw to fix the polling place and appoint Deputy Returning Officers, etc. 1900 Bylaw 454 - to appoint an assessor, Jan. 8, 1900

Bylaw 455 - to appoint auditors Bylaw 456 to appoint a local board of health member Bylaw 457 - to appoint a high school trustee

Bylaw 458 - to authorize the Head or acting head of said Corporation with the treasurer to borrow money.

Bylaw 459 - to appoint a collector of taxes

Bylaw 460 - bylaw to establish and regulate a Public Market in the Village of Port Perry. April 24, 1900

Bylaw 461 - to provide for street watering

Bylaw 462 - to appoint a Market Clerk - Robt. McKnight ( outlines job details and salary - $5 per annum)

Bylaw 463 - respecting local improvements and special assessments thereof (very long bylaw). Dated June 4, 1900. Bylaw 464 - a bylaw to repeal bylaw 397 (the Butchers License bylaw) Bylaw 465 - to repeal

Bylaw 464 (bylaw to establish and regulate a Public Market) July 9, 1900

Bylaw 466 - to appoint a collector of poll tax - Sept. 4, 1900

Bylaw 467 - to assess and levy on whole rateable property sufficient sum to pay all valid debts, etc.

Bylaw 468 - to fix the polling places and appoint Deputy Returning Officers, etc. Dec. 11, 1900 1901

Bylaw 469 - to appoint auditors to audit accounts of the treasurer for 1900. Dated Jan. 14, 1901 New Reeve - S. J. Mellow F.M Yarnold, Clerk

Bylaw 470 - to appoint an assessor for 1901

Bylaw 471 - to appoint a high school trustee

Bylaw 472 - to appoint a member of the local Board of Health for the Village of Port Perry for 1901.

Bylaw 473 - to authorize the Reeve and Treasurer to borrow from time to time sums of money on the credit of the Corporation sufficient to meet the current expenses of the Corporation.

Bylaw 474 - a bylaw for amending bylaw 363 respecting local improvements and special assessments therefore. March 5, 1901

Bylaw 475 - a bylaw to appoint Samuel Jeffrey as School Trustee in place of the late Thomas Courtice for the balance of the term of said Thomas Courtice. May 6, 1901.

Bylaw 476 - to appoint a collector of taxes for the year 1900.

Bylaw 477 To appoint a Clerk and Solicitor for the Corporation of the Village of Port Perry, and to regulate the duties and office of the Clerk and Solicitor and to fix the salary of the same. That Mr. W.H. Harris be and be is herby appointed Solicitor and Clerk for the Village of Port Perry, at a salary of $150 per year, said salary shall not include disbursements by the Clerk or Solicitor on account of the Village Corporation. Dated and passed the 12th day of August, 1901.

Bylaw 478 - granting the sum of $30 to the Scugog Agricultural Society in aid of the fair to be held in Port Perry in Sept. 1901.

Bylaw 479 - to assess and levy on the whole rateable property within the Corporation sufficient a sum to pay all valid debts of the Corporation, etc. Aug. 19, 1901.

Bylaw 480 - to provide for street watering.

Bylaw 481 To fix the polling places and appoint Deputy Returning officers to held the Municipal Elections and Electors for Public School Trustees for 1902. Polling Subdivision No. 1 at the Market Building, G.J. Morrish DRO. Polling Subdivision No. 2 at the Town Hall, J.H. Brown DRO. Polling Subdivision No. 3 at the School House, John Nott, DRO. Passed Dec. 2, 1901. 1902

Bylaw 482 - to appoint a High School Trustee. - January 13, 1902

Bylaw 483 - to appoint auditors for auditing the accounts of the treasurer for 1901.

Bylaw 484 - to appoint a member of the local Board of Health for the Village of Port Perry for 1902 and for the appointment of Medical Health officer and Sanitary Inspector. Mr. John Rolph appointed member of the Board of Health. Dr. D. Archer appointed Medical Health officer. Robert McKnight appointed Sanitary Inspector. Jan. 13, 1902.

Bylaw 485 - to appoint an assessor for 1902. (William Marshall appointed). Jan. 12, 1902.

Bylaw 486 - to impose a license fee on Transient Traders.

Bylaw 487 - to authorize the head or acting head of the Corporation, with the Treasurer thereof to borrow money to meet the current expenditures, etc.

Bylaw 488 - to amend bylaw 359, being a bylaw to provide for the erecting and maintaining a weighing machine in the Village of Port Perry.

Bylaw 489 - to appoint fence viewers for the Village of Port Perry (Thomas Werry, Mungo Weir, W.L. Marshal appointed) June 10, 1902 Bylaw 490 - to provide for street watering.

Bylaw 491 - to amend bylaw 207 (building material bylaw). July 7, 1902.

Bylaw 492 For the purpose of making a money grant to the proposed Port Perry Citizen’s Bank for the purpose of establishing same. (Grant of $250 conditional - see full bylaw). July 7, 1902

Bylaw 493 - to appoint a collector of general taxes for 1901 (Robert McKnight appointed)

Bylaw 494 To assess and levy on the whole rateable property within the Corporation sufficient a sum to pay all valid debts of the Corporation, etc. Sept. 5, 1902.

Bylaw 496 - to levy on holders of property fronting on Queen Street between Water and Perry Streets and in front of lots 34 and 37 on Water St. for local improvements. (Names of all lot numbers, owners and amounts in bylaw). Sept 5, 1902.

Bylaw 497 To appoint an engineer to report on a water works and electric light systems and to authorize a test for water by an artesian well. (Herbert E. Bowman appointed engineer) Oct. 8, 1902

Bylaw 498 - for fixing nominations and and appointing places and Deputy Return Officers for election of officers for 1903. Dec. 1, 1902

Bylaw 499 - for the removal of snow and ice and other obstructions from the sidewalks of the Village of Port Perry - Dec. 1, 1902 1903 E.H. PURDY, Reeve

Bylaw 500 - to appoint auditors for auditing the accounts of the treasurer for 1902. Thomas J. Widen and James Lucas appointed. Jan. 12, 1903.

Bylaw 501 - a bylaw to appoint a member of the local Board of Health and a Medical Health officer and sanitary inspector. Mr. Charles Parrish member of Board of Health, Dr. David Archer Medical Health officer and Robert McKnight sanitary inspector. Dated 12th day of January A.D., 1903

Bylaw 502 - to appoint a high school trustee. W.L. Parrish appointed. January 12, 1903

Bylaw 503 - to amend the snow bylaw 499 which provides for removing snow and other obstructions from sidewalks. Feb. 2, 1903

Bylaw 504 - bylaw to appoint an assessor for 1903 - Charles Powers appointed. Feb. 2nd, 1903.

Bylaw 505 To provide for weighting and measuring certain articles of merchandise (for regulatory and assize of bread) and to provide for the erection and maintenance of a public weight scales and charging fees for the use thereof. (long bylaw - 19 clauses). Not dated, but approximately Feb., March, 1903.

Bylaw 506 - to authorize the head and Treasurer of the Corporation to borrow certain sums to meet the now current expenditure. Not dated, but approximately Feb., March, 1903.

Bylaw 507 - to provide for the leasing of a gravel pit on Scugog Island for 99 years from Alfred and Henry Beasley The Municipal Council of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows: That the Reeve and Clerk be authorized to sign a lease on Seven Mile Island for the term of 99 years for the sum on one hundred and fifteen ($115). Dated 4th day of May, 1903.

Bylaw 508 - a bylaw to provide for street watering for 1903. Wm. Jamieson employed to water Queen St between Water and John St. for the season for $160.Dated May 4th, 1903

Bylaw 509 - A bylaw to authorize the issues of debentures for the construction of Water Works and an Electric Light System in and for the Village of Port Perry and for the purchase of the Electric Light System installed in Port Perry. Dated and passed the 19th day of May 1903.

Bylaw 510 - to authorize the use of the streets of Port Perry for constructing waterworks and electric light service. Dated June 2, 1903

Bylaw 511 - to appoint an Electric Light and Waterworks Engineer for the Village of Port Perry. Mr. Joseph Ward appointed at a salary of $500 per year. Dated May 19th, 1903

Bylaw 512 - a bylaw to purchase a steam plant from the Stratford Milling Company of Stratford. Whereas the Stratford Milling Co. have agreed to furnish the Corporation a steam plant and fixtures as per their specifications signed and filed with the Clerk for the sum of $3,085. F.O.B. cars Port Perry. Dated and passed the 2nd day of June, 1903.

Bylaw 513 - to prevent spitting and depositing other filth on the sidewalks and other public places of Port Perry. The council enacts as follows: No person shall spit, or deposit any filth upon any sidewalk or upon the floor of any public building, Town Hall, Music Hall, or hall or room used for public meetings or entertainment within the limits of the Village of Port Perry. Anyone convicted of breaking this bylaw shall pay a fine of not less than one dollar and not more than ten dollars with costs, and in default of payment shall be committed for one month in the County Gaol at hard labor. A number of posters with notice of the bylaw shall be prepared, signed and posted up by the Chief of Police. Dated Port Perry June 2nd, 1903.

Bylaw 514 - to appoint a Civil Engineer to supervise the construction of a stand pipe, water mains pump and intake pipe for Port Perry. Richard Smith of Midland appointed the Civil Engineer (detailed contract) Dated June 2nd, 1903

Bylaw 515 - to impose a percentage on unpaid taxes and for other purposes therein specified. Dated July 10th, 1903

Bylaw 516 - to appoint a Street Commissioner and Chief Constable for the Village of Port Perry. The Municipal Council of the Village of Port Perry enacts as follows: That Robert McKnight be re-engaged by this Corporation at an annual salary of $450, payable quarterly. That his term of office shall recommence on the 1st april, 1903 That the duties of the said Robert McKnight shall be to act as Chief Constable, street commissioner, caretaker of Hall, tax-collector, sanitary inspector, pound keeper and Market clerk of the Village of Port Perry. Dated July 10th, 1903

Bylaw 517 - to assess and levy on the whole rateable property within the Corporation a sufficient sum for the current year to pay all valid debts of the said corporation. (details in bylaw) Dated Aug. 4th, 1903.

Bylaw 518 - a bylaw to amend Bylaw 505 of the Corporation respecting Weigh Scales and Measures and the assize of Bread. Dated Oct. 6th, 1903.

Bylaw 519 - to regulate the Wharfage Rates for the Village of Port Perry. Whereas the Village possesses a wharf at the foot of Queen St. and it is desirable to regulate the use of the same. That the said wharf shall be open to the public use as a wharf - provided that all parties using the said wharf shall pay the following rates. Per scow load $2.00, or 8Ę per wagon load at option of shipper. Three days shall be allowed for unloading scow. An additional charge of 50Ę per day shall be charged for each day that material is left on the wharf. Dated the 18th November, 1903.

Bylaw 520 - a bylaw for fixing nominations and appoint places and Deputy Returning officers for election of officers for 1904. Deputy Returning Officers: G.J. Morris, Market Building: J.H. Brown, Town Hall: and John Nott, School House. Dated 7th Dec., 1903

Bylaw 521 - A bylaw in respect of a Fire Company for the Village of Port Perry. (long bylaw outlining duties, officers, reward, pay, penalties, etc.). Not dated but probably Dec. 7th, 1903.

Bylaw 522 - bylaw to fix an amount to charge the Corporation for electric light. The Corporation shall pay to the Electric Light and Waterworks Fund an annual sum of $800 for th period of one year commencing October 1903 (more detail in bylaw). Dated Dec. 15th, 1903.

Bylaw 523 - to appoint a Fire Brigade for the Village of Port Perry for the year 1904. The following officers and men are appointed as members to the Port Perry fire Brigade for the year 1904 subject to the Port Perry Fire Company bylaw. Chief Engineer, J. Elliott; Engineer, William Corrin; Fireman, Wm. Mills; members of fire company H.G. Lucas, John Powers, Mr. Vincent, Walter Hockins, John Davidson(?), Fred Brown, Rex Harper, Geo. Vansicker, Robt. McKnight, B.F. Crandell, W.A. Marshall, Fred Smith, D.D. Adams, Angus McGregor, Wesley Powers, William Cook. Dated the 15th day of December, 1903. 1904

Bylaw 524 - to appoint a high school trustee. H.H. Brown appointed. Dated Jan 11, 1904 Bylaw 525 - to appoint an assessor for 1904. Marshall Stonehouse appointed. Salary $50. Jan. 11th, 1904

Bylaw 526 - to appoint a member of local Board of Health. Henry Frise appointed member of board and Dr. David Archer Medical Health officer. Jan. 11th, 1904.

Bylaw 527 - to appoint auditors to audit accounts of treasurer. - Jas Lucas and Thomas J. Widden appointed auditors. Dated. Jan. 11th, 1904

Bylaw 528 - to authorize the head and Treasurer of the Corporation to borrow certain sums to meet the now current expenditures. Dated April 4th, 1904.

Bylaw 529 - to authorize the head and Treasurer of the Corporation to borrow certain sum to meet the now current expenditure for electric lights and waterworks. Dated April 4th, 1904.

Bylaw 530 - to appoint an Engineer for the Waterworks and Electric System of Port Perry Enoch Smith appointed Engineer at a salary of $600 per year. Dated April 4th, 1904

Bylaw 531 - to provide for street watering for 1904 - Dated June 6, 1904

Bylaw 532 - a bylaw exempting certain land from taxation respecting electric lighting and making of sidewalk. All land held and used as farm lands exempted. Dated June 6, 1904.

Bylaw 533 - a bylaw respecting the construction of sidewalks. The following sidewalks shall be constructed by the street commissioner. Cement walk from Mary St. to Casimir on Perry St, ease side four feet wide; Plank walk Mary to Casimir Streets on Perry St. on west side, three feet; Plank walk from Bigelow to Cochrane on Paxton St. south side, three feet; Plank walk from Queen to Mr. W. Brock’s house on Ella, east-side, three feet; Cement walk about 4 rods in front of Mrs. Jamiesons’ residence on Perry St.; Plank walk in front of Mrs. McGly??? to Jas. Sisson’s residence,; Plank walk from Rosa St. to Mr. Earchman’s residence on the north side, two boards. Dated the 4th day of July, 1904.

Bylaw 534 - to assess and levy on the whole rateable property a sufficient sum to pay all valid debts, etc. Dated August 1, 1904

Bylaw 345 - a bylaw respecting the collection of taxes and the imposing of a percentage for taxes in arrears. Dated August 1, 1904.

Bylaw 536 - a bylaw to amend Bylaw 521 and 523 respecting the Fire Company and the equipment and officers. Dated Aug. 1, 1904.

Bylaw 537 - to authorize the Head and Treasurer to the Corporation to borrow certain sums to meet the current expenditures for electric lights and waterworks. March 7th, 1904.

Bylaw 538 - a bylaw respecting the collection of Poll tax and the appointment of Robt. McKnight as collector of taxes. Dated Sept. 12, 1904

Bylaw 539 - A bylaw to appoint a collector of taxes. Robt. McKnight appointed. Dated. Oct. 28, 1904.

Bylaw 540 - That there shall be constituted and provided for the Village of Port Perry under the Consolidated Municipal Act of 1903. The Municipal Waterworks Act and the Municipal Light and Heat Act etc. A board of Water and Light Commissioner to take charge of the municipal waterworks and electric light system. Dated Dec. 5, 1904, signed by acting Reeve R.J. Bruce.

Bylaw 541 - to appoint a Fire Brigade for the Village of Port Perry for the year 1905. J.W. Meharry was appointed Chief (list of fireman in bylaw). Dated Dec. 5, 1904, signed by acting Reeve R.J. Bruce.

Bylaw 542 - A bylaw for fixing nominations and appointing placed and Deputy Returning officers for 1905. DROs and locations in bylaw. Dated December 5th, 1904.



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