Township of Douro-Dummer – By Provincial Order under the Emergency Management and

Civil Protection Act, the Township of Douro-Dummer had closed all of the parks on April 2, 2020. With announcements from the Province and Peterborough Public Health, the parks and trail in the Township are now open for limited use. Visitors to the parks and Robert Johnston Trail will need to abide by all health regulations including a prohibition of groups of 5 or more people, maintaining physical distancing of 2 metres (6 feet) and ensuring that enhanced hygiene practices are maintained. Further, all play structures and play grounds including swings, will remain closed.

The Ontario Provincial Police, who are the local police service for the Township of Douro-Dummer will be enforcing Provincial directives, including misuse of outdoor amenities and physical distancing requirements. The public can report issues to the following non-emergency numbers:

Peterborough County OPP non-emergency contact 705-742-0401 or 1-888-310-1122.
o Important – 9-1-1 is for emergencies only; reports of non-compliance related to the above are to be reported to the non-emergency numbers, not 9-1-1.

Effective Wednesday, March 24th, the Township Municipal Office will remain closed to the public and will be operating with limited staff. Emails can be sent directly to individual staff members or to  Emails and voicemails will be checked regularly and will be returned in a priority sequence.

We will continue to keep the community informed regarding the suspension of services. Please monitor for updates and follow our Twitter account @Douro_Dummer.

For information regarding Covid-19 and how to keep your family, friends and neighbours safe, please visit Peterborough Public Health for up to date information on the situation,

For more information please contact:

Mayor J. Murray Jones
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, P.O. Box 92
Warsaw ON, K0L 3A0
Phone: (705) 652-8392
E-mail: Mayor J. Murray Jones

Martina Chait-Hartwig, Temporary C.A.O.
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, ON, K0L 3A0
Phone: (705) 652-8392 x 210
E-mail: Martina Chait-Hartwig

Media Release – Outdoor Amenities – Partial Re-Opening (pdf – 68KB)