Proposed Responsible Pet Ownership By Law- What We Heard Report

Public Engagement Results

The proposed responsible pet ownership by law will replace the Companion Animal Control By Law which went into effect in 2010.

The updated by law recognizes that pet ownership in Norman Wells has evolved. Changes include revisions to fee structures, and the expansion of licensing that will now regulate unique animal ownership.

The bylaw update was guided by input from comprehensive public engagement, the results of which can be found in the report below!

For questions relating to the proposed Responsible Pet Ownership By Law please contact Jaime Kearsey at 867-587-3700 or via email at

First reading of the Proposed Pet Ownership By Law will take place on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.