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Municipal Law - BYLAWS AND RESOLUTIONS - Enforcement of bylaws - Contempt

Thursday, December 22, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Sentencing of the respondent, dos Reis, for civil contempt. In February 2015, the Court of Appeal determined that the location of a building situated on the respondent’s property violated a municipal bylaw. The Court ordered removal of the building within 60 days. After various administrative efforts to avoid the order were exhausted and the building remained in place, the City brought a motion for contempt. In May 2016, the Court of Appeal judge ruled that the respondent pursued a course of conduct contrary to the order...