Fire hydrants that have been installed on private property are the responsibility of the property owner to have them inspected an maintained in accordance with the Fire Code, the Building Act and NFPA 24.

Private property owners are also responsible to have the inspection report prepared annually for all privately owned hydrants by a qualified inspector. It is the responsibility of the owner to maintain their private hydrant(s) as defined in By-law #136-2009 under section 1.15 "Qualified Inspector". See our Bylaw page to obtain the most up to date version of this Bylaw.

The owner is to provide the completed Annual Hydrant Inspection Form to the Town of Lakeshore, Attention: Kevin Girard, Manager of Environmental Services by December 31 annually.

Failure to provide the Town of Lakeshore with the Annual Inspection Form(s), may result in fines as set out in By-law #136-2009.

Annual Inspection Form

Fire Hydrant Specifications

Fire Hydrant Details

Hydrant Colour Codes

By-law 136-2009 Regulate the Use of Municipally Owned and Privately Owned Fire Hydrants

Date edited: 02/26/2019