Draft Beaver Dams Management Bylaw

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Consultation has concluded

Landscape picture of a forest, river and Beaver Dam spanning the whole river

The Town of Huntsville is looking at creating a bylaw for management of nuisance beavers and beaver dams in Huntsville. We have developed a draft bylaw as well as a policy and procedure to address the management and we want your feedback on this draft.

Please read the full Draft Beaver Dams Management Bylaw which includes:

  • By-law highlights: general prohibitions regarding flood risks, administration, property entry and inspection, damage to municipal property, Town orders, obstruction and compliance, liability, severability and enforcement
  • Schedule A in the by-law refers to the policy and procedure to address situations and circumstances, emergency situations and risk assessment procedure

Provide your comments below:

The Town of Huntsville is looking at creating a bylaw for management of nuisance beavers and beaver dams in Huntsville. We have developed a draft bylaw as well as a policy and procedure to address the management and we want your feedback on this draft.

Please read the full Draft Beaver Dams Management Bylaw which includes:

  • By-law highlights: general prohibitions regarding flood risks, administration, property entry and inspection, damage to municipal property, Town orders, obstruction and compliance, liability, severability and enforcement
  • Schedule A in the by-law refers to the policy and procedure to address situations and circumstances, emergency situations and risk assessment procedure

Provide your comments below:

CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

We are happy to answer any questions you may have about the Draft Beaver Dams Management by-law

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    perhaps a solution is that we need to invest more into our civil engineering and not make roads close to beaver dams? this is our fault not the beavers... please wake up

    SaveHuntsville asked 8 months ago

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    Would you please consider changing the comment of beaver’s behaviour as a nuisances? Respectfully, referring to their natural behaviour without derogatory reference is preferred. Thank you

    Robin asked 8 months ago

    Hello. Thank you for recommending this consideration, which will be noted as feedback when reviewing the draft bylaw.