Lawn watering regulations are in effect May 1 to October 15.
Residential lawn watering allowed (includes townhomes and apartment buildings):
Even-numbered addresses Wednesday & Saturday, 4:00 – 9:00 am
Odd-numbered addresses Thursday & Sunday, 4:00 – 9:00 am
Non-residential lawn watering allowed:
Even-numbered addresses Monday, 1:00 – 6:00 am
Odd-numbered addresses Tuesday, 1:00 – 6:00 am
All non-residential addresses Friday, 4:00 – 9:00 am
Watering trees, shrubs and flowers with a sprinkler is allowed any day between 4:00 – 9:00 am.
Newly turfed or seeded lawns, and those being treated with Nematodes may be irrigated more frequently, provided a permit stipulating conditions is first obtained from the Engineering Department at City Hall, Queensborough Community Centre or apply online after May 1st. Proof of purchase may be required to obtain a permit. Remember that, while exemption permits allow for additional watering days, watering is still restricted to 4:00 am – 9:00 am.