Below is a list of services and departments under the Deputy City Manager, Community Services:
- By-law and Compliance, Licensing and Permit Services is responsible for issuing most of the licences and permits in the city, investigating by-law related complaints and ensuring compliance with City by-laws. Vaughan’s Animal Services, within the department, is dedicated to creating a safe community for pets and their owners by providing services such as dog and cat licensing, animal control by-law education, pick up of injured or sick dogs, cats and wildlife, reuniting owners with lost pets and pet adoption.
- Recreation Services plays an integral role in providing quality recreational, cultural and active living programs, services and events in an accessible, equitable and efficient manner. Programs aim to enhance the quality of life and leisure time of the city’s growing and diverse community. The Recreation Services department is comprised of Events and Recreation including the City Playhouse Theatre.
Community Services manages hundreds of services in its commitment to serving Vaughan citizens. The portfolio provides efficient, responsive and innovative programs, services and events that promote healthy, vibrant and safe neighbourhoods while meeting the community’s needs. This includes the safety of Vaughan’s citizens and businesses by delivering education, inspection, enforcement and community relations to the city.
Deputy City Manager, Community Services
905-832-2281, ext. 8639
Vaughan City Hall, Level 300
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1