Use of Bird Bangers
The Town does not have enforcement jurisdiction over the operation of Bird Bangers as its use is considered a “normal farm practice.” See the public notice for further details.
Carlton Street - Temporary Road Closure
Regional Road 83 (Carlton St) between McNab and Townline will be temporarily closed starting July 14. Please see the Region's public notice for details.
NOTL Health Services Review
Please see the following Backgrounder on the NOTL Health Services Review.
Changes to Parking Ticket Complaint Process
As of July 1, 2014, parking tickets will be referred to as Penalty Notices, and complaints will be reviewed by a Screening Officer. See the Penalty Notices page for details.
Comprehensive Zoning By-law
The Town has consolidated all amendments to the Comprehensive Zoning By-law (except for agricultural lands), and has provided it for convenience and reference only.
Changes to Medical Marihuana Regulations
See the following Information Report to Council regarding the changes to the federal government’s regulations for medical marihuana operations and resulting activity within our community.
Community & Development Services
Important notices and information from the Community & Development Services department are posted under the What's New section of the department's webpage.
Public Meeting Notices
Notices for Public Meetings, Notices of Passing/Refusal, and other notices required under the Planning Act are listed here.
The Information Packages to Council are issued on Thursdays to provide important information for Council members.
To improve accountability to residents and transparency of its operations, the following reports have been released by the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake:
• 2013 Report (fiscal year ending Dec 31, 2013)
• 2012 Report and video (fiscal year ending Dec 31, 2012)
• Media Release: Town Wins Second Award for Financial Reporting
• 2011 Report (fiscal year ending Dec 31, 2011)
• Media Release: Town Receives National Award for Annual Report
Council approved a Strategic Plan for the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake in 2010, and Town CAO Mike Galloway presented Council with a recap of the Strategic Plan accomplishments at the July 21, 2014, Council meeting. The Town is currently preparing a refreshed Strategic Plan for the new Council term commencing December 2014. See the Strategic Plan page for further details.