104. A regional county municipality may adopt by-laws to regulate matters relating to water flow in watercourses, including crosspieces, obstructions and nuisances.
If a person does not carry out work required by a by-law under the first paragraph, the regional county municipality may carry it out at the person’s expense.
Penal proceedings for an offence under a provision of a by-law adopted under the first paragraph are prescribed one year from the date on which the prosecutor becomes aware of the commission of the offence. However, no proceedings may be instituted if more than two years have elapsed since the date of the commission of the offence.
2005, c. 6, s. 104; 2021, c. 7, s. 691.