Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 24 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Saskatoon Policy C02-037 – Transit Advertising

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Advertising, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco, Alcohol
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

Saskatoon Bylaw 8987 – The Storm Water Management Utility Bylaw

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012
This bylaw regulates the discharge of material into the storm sewer system and prohibits the following substances: pesticides, herbicides, and petroleum-based materials.

Saskatoon Policy A10-024 – Recreational Uses of Storm Water Retention Ponds

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011
This policy outlines administrative requirements around the recreational use of storm water retention ponds, including the adoption of an ice thickness evaluation/management program carried out by Fire and Protective Services staff to ensure retention pond ice is safe for use.

Saskatoon Bylaw 8770 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2009

Saskatoon Bylaw 8769 – Official Community Plan

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2009

Saskatoon Policy C10-024 – Recreational Uses of Storm Water Retention Ponds

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 2007
The objectives of this policy are: to provide information about services, programs, and a list of criteria for recreational uses of all ponds including storm water retention ponds; to increase overall awareness and understanding of recreational uses of ponds; and to ensure all ponds are used in a manner with the least amount of risk. Permitted winter activities include: skating, broomball, and shinny. Permitted summer activities include non-motorized boating.

Saskatoon Policy C07-003 – Temporary Road Closures

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006
The purpose of this policy is to facilitate activities of outside organizations which are intended to enhance the quality of life for Saskatoon residents by providing recreational and sport activities.

Saskatoon Bylaw 8286 – The Smoking Control Bylaw

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2004

Saskatoon Bylaw 8310 – The Waste Bylaw, 2004

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2004
This bylaw prohibits the dumping of hazardous waste as set out in Schedule C.

Saskatoon Comprehensive Bicycle Plan

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Road safety, Rural context, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2002

Saskatoon Policy C09-029 – The Plan Review and Building Inspection Program

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2001
This policy adopts a list of building code items to be reviewed and inspected for, under the City's Building Permit Inspection and Plan Review Program, in new one and two-unit dwellings. It requires 'Soil Gas/Radon Control' at the Plan Review stage, and lists the 'Floor on Ground' to be inspected for radon protection during follow-up inspections.

Saskatoon Bylaw 7990 – The Fire and Protective Services Bylaw, 2001

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2000
The purposes of this bylaw include: to provide for the prevention and suppression of fires; and to provide guidelines for the storage and handling of flammable liquids, combustible liquids, dangerous goods, hazardous substances, and waste dangerous goods. It prohibits open-air fires burning hydrocarbons, plastics, rubber materials, and creosoted wood.

Saskatoon Policy C09-027 – Gifts and Memorial Program

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2000
This policy outlines how citizens can donate items to the City of Saskatoon to enhance programs, civic facilities, equipment, public parks, and open spaces. Example contributions include: trees, benches, picnic tables, playground structures, funding for programming and equipment.

Saskatoon Policy C01-014 – Special Occasion Licenses

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1998

This policy outlines eligibility criteria for obtaining a special occasion license for the sale and service of liquor at a special occasion in the City. 

Saskatoon Bylaw 7767 – The Recreation Facilities and Parks Usage Bylaw

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1998
This bylaw describes permitted and prohibited uses of municipal parks, public squares and recreation facilities. It does not permit the use of herbicides or pesticides in a park.

Saskatoon Policy C03-034 – Youth Sports Subsidy Program – Allocation Criteria

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1992
The purpose of this policy is to ensure the equitable and fair allocation of rental subsidies, established in the Youth Sports Subsidy Program, to all eligible sport organizations. Also, by reducing the rental cost of facilities to sport organizations, it is aimed at encouraging Saskatoon youth to participate in sport activities.

Saskatoon Bylaw 7200 – Traffic Bylaw

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Parking management, Road safety, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 1991

Saskatoon Policy C03-007 – Special Events

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1990
One of the purposes of this policy is to develop an awareness, understanding and appreciation of recreation through requiring the identification of an 'event legacy' for special events held in the City including sport events.

Saskatoon Policy C06-001 – No Smoking Policy

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1989

Saskatoon Policy C10-013 – Buildings and Structures in River-Bank Parks

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1984
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the construction of buildings, structures and facilities on public land within river-bank parks enhances the long-term leisure use and enjoyment of the river valley by the general public and contributes to improving the quality of life in Saskatoon.

Saskatoon Policy C10-008 – Elementary Schools – Extensions and Additions

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1981
This policy describes a framework for decision-making around the construction of special use extension to schools provided there is a need for the addition (e.g., there is no existing recreation facility built or planned in the neighbourhood).

Saskatoon Bylaw 5115 – The Sewage Works Control Bylaw

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1971
This bylaw regulates the use of the public sewage works and storm sewers. It prohibits the discharge of gasoline, benzene, naphtha, and other toxic substances.