The Town Public Works Department's areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to,
Water distribution system maintenance
Sanitary sewer collection system maintenance
Storm water management and collection system
Winter maintenance such as snow plowing/removal and sanding/salting
Road maintenance such as road patching, sweeping and cleaning, shouldering, tree trimming, roadside mowing
Sidewalk, signage and traffic signal maintenance
- Drainage works and improvements
Road Occupancy Permits
Any work proposed on Town rights-of-way by residents or contractors such as driveway paving, culvert installation, ditching, material storage, etc. requires a Road Occupancy Permit obtainable from the Public Works Department.
For more information, please see the By-Law and Policy and Application Form
Public Works FAQs
Q: Who do I contact, if I have any inquiries or requests regarding roadside grass mowing, weed spraying, tree trimming?
Q: Who do I contact to report fallen or dead trees that are on Town property?
Q: Do I require a permit if I wish to undertake driveway improvements, including grading, paving, and concrete or interlock, or curbing and driveway edging?
Q: Who do I contact, if I have any inquiries regarding pothole repairs, shouldering, washouts, grading or street sweeping?
Q: Who do I report drainage issues to, along with ditch and culvert maintenance?
Roads & Sidewalks FAQs
Q: Inquiries related to winter control operations. For example, levels of service, which roads are plowed and when, and sidewalk winter maintenance.
Q: Who do I report snow plow damage to?
A: Please contact the Public Works Office to report any damage caused by a snow plow.
The request for repair will then be placed on a repair list, which will be investigated and completed in the spring, if warranted.
705-429-2540 Ext 2301
Street Lights & Signs FAQs
Q: Where do I report burnt out street lights or traffic signals?
A: Please contact the Public Works Office to report any concerns with street lighting or traffic signals. Please provide an exact address/location of where the problem exists.
705-429-2540 Ext 2301
Q: Who do I contact to request a new street light installation?
Q: Who do I contact with respect to requesting new signage or report a sign which is in need of repair? (For example, stop signs, street name blades, etc.).