Posts Categorized: County of Peterborough

Changes to 2019 Holiday Curbside Waste Collection and Transfer Station Hours

The following waste collection and drop-off changes will take place during the 2019 holiday season: Change to Garbage Collection Garbage collection that would usually be collected on Friday, December 27th, 2019 will be bumped forward one day to Saturday, December 28th, 2019. Questions or concerns regarding garbage collection can be directed to Waste Connections of… Read more »

Peterborough Public Health Has Run Out of Free Radon Kits

Radon Kits Available at Local Hardware Stores Due to an overwhelming response, Peterborough Public Health has run out of free radon test kits, giving away 400 kits in just three days to local residents. Residents who are still interested in testing their homes can still purchase kits local hardware stores. Radon is the second-leading cause… Read more »

Meet Your New Recycling Collector: Emterra

From the Peterborough County Waste Management website: “Effective Friday, November 1st, 2019 curbside and depot recycling will be collected by a new contractor – Emterra. To find out more about what this change means for our residents or for answers to some commonly asked questions, please visit www.PTBOCounty.ca/contractchanges/” Do you have feedback or questions for… Read more »

Draft Floodplain Mapping – OPA – 56

Draft Floodplain Mapping – OPA 56 (pdf – 122KB) Townships of Douro-Dummer, North Kawartha and Selwyn Incorporation of Floodplain Mapping Affecting Pigeon Lake, Chemong Lake, Upper and Lower Buckhorn Lakes, Stony Lake, Clear Lake, Lovesick Lake, and Lake Katchewanooka. Official Plan Amendment No. 56 Part “A” – The Preamble does not constitute part of this… Read more »

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting with OPA

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting with OPA (pdf – 126KB) Take notice that the Corporation of the County of Peterborough has also received a complete application for an Official Plan Amendment under Section 22 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended. The application has been assigned file number 15OP-19005. The purpose of… 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 »

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday August 17, 2019

The Waste Management Division of the County of Peterborough is offering a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day at the Hall’s Glen Transfer Station on Saturday, August 17th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. During the event staff will be collecting accepted household hazardous waste only, such as: Aerosols Antifreeze Automotive fluids Batteries (all kinds) Cleaners… Read more »