Bylaws & Policies

The District of Fort St. James is pleased to present the Good Neighbour Guide. This guide contains information on commonly referenced Bylaws.

The District of Fort St. James provides access to frequently requested bylaws online. To access bylaws not available online or for help with bylaw related matters, please contact the office (250) 996-8233. 

The District enforces bylaws on a complaint system. Complaints must be submitted in writing on the appropriate form either in person, through mail, or electronically to be considered valid. To report a bylaw violation, please contact the municipal office or complete a request/complaint form and email or fax (250) 996-2248 to the office.

We strive to keep bylaws posted online as current as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact us.


If you are looking for a specific policy and don't see it listed, please contact the District at 250-996-8233.

Policies inform decision-making and set out processes that help the municipality run smoothly and consistently. If you need help interpreting any of the policy documents on file please don't hesitate to contact us.

To view bylaws for the District of Fort St. James, please visit our bylaws page on CivicWeb