Posts Categorized: County of Peterborough

Half loads in effect from March 1, 2018 until April 30, 2018

Please note that half load restrictions will be in place on all Township roads from March 1, 2018 until April 30, 2018. Please see the County of Peterborough’s website for reduced vehicle loading on County Roads https://www.ptbocounty.ca/en/living/reduced-load-restriction.aspx For more information please contact: Harold Nelson Manager of Public Works Township of Douro-Dummer (705) 652-8402 Email: Harold Nelson… Read more »

Peterborough County Waste Management Master Plan Survey

Peterborough County is asking residents to provide ideas which will be considered as they update their Waste Management Master Plan. Please take the time to let them know how you think Waste Management should look in the County of Peterborough through their short survey. Don’t forget to use the Searchable Waste Portal to help sort your household wastes… Read more »

Replacement / Rehabilitation of the Old Norwood Road Bridge

The County of Peterborough has retained Ainley Group to complete preliminary and detail design activities and to undertake the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) process for the replacement /rehabilitation of the Old Norwood Road Bridge. The Old Norwood Road Bridge is located east of Peterborough on Old Norwood Road between Burnham Line and Drummond Line,… Read more »

Leaf and Yard Collection Schedule for 2017

Leaf and yard collection occurs in October through to November, please read Leaf and Yard Collection Fall 2017 (pdf – 452KB) to determine your pick up weeks. For details on how to bundle your material and maps visit the Peterborough County Recycling and Garbage page, scroll down and expand “Curbside Leaf and Yard Collection” and click on… Read more »

Notice of Study Commencement for Douglas Bridge

The County of Peterborough has retained HP Engineering to complete the Preliminary and Detailed Design, and to undertake the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA), for the rehabilitation of the Douglas Bridge. The project is being initiated as a Schedule ‘A+’ undertaking in accordance with the MCEA, which applies to municipal infrastructure projects including roads, bridges,… Read more »

Peterborough County Official Plan Open Houses

Peterborough County is developing a new Official Plan and has asked for input from the public. An excerpt from the New County Official Plan website: The County Official Plan provides direction and guidance on how land in the County of Peterborough will be used, and provides policy to ensure that future development will meet the needs… Read more »

Kitchen Scraps & Compost

Did you know that your kitchen scraps and compost can be dropped off at the Hall’s Glen Transfer Station or composted in your back yard? Both options help decrease the amount of waste going to landfill sites AND provide us with usable material to augment soil. By removing organic waste from your curbside garbage, you are also helping… Read more »

Peterborough Renovates Program and the Homeownership Assistance Loan Program

The Peterborough Renovates Program and the Homeownership Assistance Loan Program are available as of April 3, 2017, in the City and County of Peterborough. The Housing Division is excited to be offering these two programs again, funded by the federal and provincial governments through the Investment in Affordable Housing Program. These programs are offered on… Read more »

County of Peterborough 2017 Bursary Awards

The County of Peterborough annually recognizes eligible students residing in the County of Peterborough (excluding the City of Peterborough) who have successfully completed Grade 12 and are continuing with post-secondary education.  Bursaries are awarded to eligible students who meet the criteria based on the weighted ranking as established by County Council being the relative financial… Read more »