It appears as though Municipalities are testing business compliance on some of the applicable by-laws. Where businesses are found to be non-complaint fines are being issued.
An example of such by-law is given below.
Remember – the responsibility for business compliance to the various pieces of legislation and by-laws ultimately resides with you. If you are unsure on your level of compliance, contact your local Municipality. Also be reminded that by-laws may differ between Municipalities.