Posts Categorized: News

Development Charges in the Township of Douro-Dummer

The municipality adopted By-law 2019-40 on August 6, 2019, which imposes development charges on new development. Development charges are fees collected from new development to offset the capital cost of providing existing levels of service to that development. For more information please read the information pamphlet Development Charges for the Township of Douro-Dummer (pdf -86KB)… Read more »

Assessment Review Program

From the News Release Assessment Review Program (pdf – 201KB) released August 7, 2019 from Peterborough County: Today, Peterborough County Council directed staff to work with the lower tier municipalities to consider the development of an Assessment Review Program. This pre-investigative screening tool has the ability to highlight properties that may require investigation by the… Read more »

Smoking and Vaping Prohibited in City and County Outdoor Public Spaces for Everyone’s Health

From the Media Release (pdf – 831KB) dated Friday, July 5, 2015 from Peterborough Public Health: Local Public Health Partners Remind Residents about Smoke-Free and Vape-Free Laws Peterborough Public Health is partnering with Peterborough Police, the Ciy of Peterborough, and Peterborough Musicfest to remind residents and visitors that both the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and local… Read more »

Douro-Dummer Fire Services Water Tanker Shuttle Accreditation

Douro-Dummer Fire Services has renewed the residential water tanker shuttle accreditation and added commercial rating coverage as well. For more information, please see see the Water Tanker Shuttle Accreditation News Release (pdf – 1MB). The Water Tanker Shuttle Accreditation Certificate (pdf – 601KB) can be found on the Fire Department web page.

Afford Ability Fund – Help with Electricity Costs

From the Afford Ability Fund website: “The AffordAbility Fund Trust (AFT) is the designated authority for administering and delivering the AffordAbility Fund; its mandate is to make energy more affordable for Ontarians. Consistent with this aim, an independent and diverse Board of Trustees was put in place to determine how the program could best serve… Read more »