Jim Reichheld M.L.E.O.(c) C.P.S.O.
Certified Municipal Law Enforcement Officer
Certified Property Standards Officer
Town of Midland
jreichheld [at] town [dot] midland [dot] on [dot] ca
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit will be able to help you with mould issues, they can be contacted at 721-7520. The Town of Midland does not deal with mould issues.
If you have a concern regarding rent, or other financial matters, matters of eviction, or general questions regarding tenancies, you may contact the Customer Service line for the Landlord and Tenant Board at 1-888-332-3234.
The Town of Midland’s Municipal Law Enforcement Department deals with trees that are dead, dying or in immediate danger of causing damage or bodily harm. Issues related to trees between two individuals are not dealt with by the Town as they are considered to be a civil matter.
The majority of our parking meters have a 2 hour limit. The meters at the south end of Midland Avenue and First Street have a 10 hour limit. The current meter rate is $0.75 / hour.
Parking on the street between November 15th and April 1st is prohibited due to (the potential for) snow removal. During the remainder of the year parking on the street is permitted if the street is not signed as no parking and you are not interfering with traffic or blocking a laneway or driveway.
Any vehicles with a GWVR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) over 5000 KG cannot be stored on a residential property.
Yes, By-law 98-3 prohibits the operation of snow vehicles on any sidewalk or boulevard within the Town and By-Law 99-13 regulates motorized snow vehicles within Municipal Parks.
No motorized vehicles are permitted on Town trails.
No, currently ATV’s are not permitted on municipal roadways.
The Town of Midland does not provide large item pickup, however the Town provides a $25.00 voucher to all home owners. The voucher can be picked up at the Town office between 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday through Friday. If you are a tenant you are required to provide written authorization from the owner.
A clean yard is one that is free from derelict vehicles, boats, trailers, free of discarded machinery and piles of brush. A clean yard is generally not unsightly and out of context with the surrounding environment.
No parking on any street or municipal lot between 12:00am and 6:00am from November 15th until April 1st.
Property owners are able to remove feral cats found on their property. Contact Huronia Animal Control (549-2289) for further information (Fees may apply)
Pool fences require a permit prior to the start of construction. No water shall be put into a pool before a permit is issued and a proper fence is constructed.
Water restrictions are in place year round. Even numbered houses may water the lawn on even numbered days, and odd numbered houses may water their lawns on odd numbered days between the hours of 5:00am and 10:00am, and 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Please see website for more info.
Yes, but it must be on a licensed trailer.
No, all vehicles on any property must be currently licensed and operational. Exemptions apply to legal commercial businesses, including used/new car dealerships, body shops, mechanic shops and wrecking yards.
Yes, all dogs are required to be licensed by March 1ist of that year.
If the license is purchases prior to Feb 28 the cost is $15.00. As of March 1st, the cost increases to $30.00
You can own, or harbour a maximum of 2 dogs.
$100.00 semi-annually ($200 Annually) per vehicle.
No, building the good side of the fence towards your neighbour is not required, it is only done out of courtesy.
Yes, you have the right to build a fence directly on the property line. Survey’s may be required to determine the exact boundary.
Yes, cedar hedges must also be a maximum of 6’6” from grade.
6 feet 6 inches (6’6”) from grade.
If you believe that a parking infraction has been wrongly issued, you may attend the Municipal Office and complete a complaint form. The form will be reviewed by a supervisor and a decision rendered in regards to the validity of the ticket.
Other than requesting consideration, there are three options available to a person receiving a parking ticket.