Posts Categorized: News

Cogeco Connexion: Resident Speed Test

Cogeco Connexion has partnered with the Township of Douro-Dummer to assess the current broadband connectivity of homes and businesses within the area. Residents who wish to participate are asked to complete the speed test instructions at this link. Please note that a valid email address is required to complete the test and to allow you… Read more »

Notice of Intention to Change Building Permit Fees charged in accordance with the Building Code Act 7(6)

Take Notice that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Douro-Dummer intends to pass a by-law pursuant to Section 7(1)(c) of the Building Code Act to increase the fees charged for Building Permits and related services. Proposed 2020 Building Permit Fee Schedule (pdf – 26KB) Proposed 2020 Sewage System Fee Schedule (pdf –… Read more »

Kindergarten Registration: AVAILABLE NOW!

If your child will be four years old by December 2020, now’s the time to register for Kindergarten starting September 2020. Your local public schools offer warm, welcoming Kindergarten classrooms. Our play-based programs stimulate and encourage children to reach their full potential. Visit www.kprschools.ca/kindergarten to: • find your school and register your child online •… Read more »

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 »

New 24-Hour Public Works Emergency Phone Number

The Township of Douro-Dummer and the Douro-Dummer Public Works Department are pleased to announce the launch of the new Public Works Emergency Phone Number: (705) 926-0214. For more information, please see Launch of 24-Hour Public Works Emergency Phone Number (pdf – 47KB)  

Septic Re-Inspection Program Presentation

On November 21, 2019 B. Fawcett,  C.B.O. for the Township of Douro-Dummer, presented the proposed Septic System Program in a public meeting in Council Chambers. The slides presented can be seen here: Septic System Re-inspections Presentation (pdf – 496KB) Questions and comments regarding the program should be directed to: Brian Fawcett, Chief Building Official E-mail B…. 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 »

Douro-Dummer Library Art Gallery

Featuring James Lasenby from January 4th – March 21st James is a self-taught artist who strives for accuracy and realism in every piece he creates. Appreciation of nature began very early in his life, since he spent much of his time in the country visiting his cousin’s home in Douro and on camping trips throughout… Read more »