Prevention Policies Directory

Access current Canadian policies. Learn from other jurisdictions. Inform change.

We've listed 30 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

London Bylaw CPOL.-11-106 – 2017 Special Events Policies and Procedures Manual

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Patio, Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Active transportation, Tobacco, Alcohol, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

The London Plan

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Community gardens, Drinking water, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food prices, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2016

This plan supports the planting of trees in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide shade.

London Blackfriars-Petersville Heritage Conservation District Plan and Guidelines

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

In order to protect heritage attributes, this Plan prohibits the increase of existing road right-of-way's and widths of paved surfaces, but makes exceptions for the provision of bike lanes, as indicated in the Transportation Master Plan. This Plan also noted that participants of the Key Stakeholder Workshop Public Consultation Event wished for greenspaces and bike paths to be protected and maintained when reviewing the draft guidelines and permits for the Plan.

London Transportation Master Plan

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

London Bylaw A.-6924-85 – Smoking Near Recreation Amenities and Entrances Bylaw

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

This bylaw prohibits smoking tobacco or holding lighted tobacco within 9 metres of any part of a recreation amenity in a City park or an entrance of a municipally-owned building.

This policy does not restrict traditional use of tobacco products by Indigenous populations.

London 2030 Transportation Master Plan: SmartMoves

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

London Parks and Recreation Policies

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Tobacco advertising, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Trail, Active transportation, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

London Bylaw PH-14 – Bylaw to Regulate the Use of Pesticides

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008
This bylaw prohibits the application of pesticides within the boundaries of the City of London. Exceptions to the prohibition are listed and include (but are not limited to) application to a golf course, playing filed or lawn bowling green and to address infestations.

London Bylaw F-7 – Open Air Burning Bylaw

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007
This bylaw prohibits the burning of 'noxious materials' which includes: tires, plastics, drywall and demolition waste, paint, asphalt products, and creosote-treated wood.

London Site Plan Control Bylaw

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2006

London Bicycle Master Plan

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Retrofitting, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

London Bylaw WM-16 – Waste Discharge Bylaw

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2005
This bylaw provides for the regulation of the discharge of wastes into the public sewage works and of hauled liquid waste. Concentrations for waste discharge not to be exceeded are set for the following substances: arsenic, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, and nickel. The following substances are not permitted to be discharge in any concentration: pesticides, herbicides, gasoline, benzene, naphtha, trichloroethylene, formaldehyde, and radioactive waste.

London Westminster Ponds Master Plan

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005
The master plan for the Westminster Ponds area includes several objectives around developing compatible recreation uses in this environmentally sensitive, but important recreation site - including considerations for trail design.

London Business Licensing Bylaw

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2003
This bylaw outlines the stipulations required by those who hold a business licence in the city of London. It requires that holders of a hairstyling shop, body piercing, electrolysis or tattoo/scarification licence shall keep the business in a clean and sanitary condition and prohibits the establishment from doing any hairstyling work, body piercing, electrolysis or tattoo/scarification on a person who has a communicable disease, which may negatively impact the health of any person.

London Bylaw CP-16 – Property Standards Bylaw

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2010
Year of adoption: 1999
This bylaw sets requirements for the maintenance of properties. It includes a provision that buildings must be kept free of pests in accordance with the Pesticides Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.11. It also requires that recreational facilities and play area surfaces and equipment be properly maintained.

London Kilally Open Space Master Plan

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1999
This master plan developed site-specific strategies relating to access, circulation, active recreation and passive used opportunities for the Kilally open space corridor. It includes conceptual layout plans for the development of active recreation areas, trail links and passive recreation opportunities.

London Bylaw – Zoning Bylaw No. Z.-1

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Zoning, Food retail, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 1993

London Bylaw CP-9 – Parkland Conveyance & Levy Bylaw

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 1993
This bylaw places a condition on development or redevelopment for residential purposes of any land within the City of London, where the owner of such land shall, at the request of the City, convey land to it for use for park or other public recreational purposes.

London Smokefree Workplace Policy

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Tobacco cessation, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1990

London Requests for PCB Destructions Policy

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1989
This policy formalizes a process whereby the Civic Administration can approve requests to chemically destroy PCBs upon the condition that the Ministry of the Environment and Energy is satisfied with the proposal.

London Official Plan

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1989

London Meadowlily Woods Master Plan

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1989

London Awards and Recognition Policy

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1981
This policy includes athletic travel grants to local amateur sports teams or individuals and the Bicycle Friendly Award to be presented to organizations who have contributed to making the City of London more bicycle friendly.