Bylaws & Policies


The City of Fernie’s civic bylaws are intended to keep Fernie clean, healthy and safe. Council enacts bylaws that are created, interpreted and administered by a number of City departments. Bylaw Enforcement promotes, facilitates and enforces general compliance with bylaws that pertain to the health, safety and welfare of the community.

The link below contains the City's most widely used bylaws. Please note that bylaws are subject to amendment and the following bylaws are provided online for information or research purposes only. Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy the bylaws posted on this web site; however, these are not official versions of City of Fernie bylaws and these documents are not admissible in a court of law. Official certified copies can be obtained from Corporate Administration Services.


The link below contains the policies that apply within the boundaries of the City of Fernie. The policies provide direction on administrative procedures and help guide future decisions of Council.