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The Township of Douro-Dummer is located in the Province of Ontario, approximately an hour and half northeast of the City of Toronto, bordering directly on the easterly boundary of the City of Peterborough.

We are home to many farms, roadside markets, commercial and industrial operations and many tourist-oriented businesses. Being a four-season community, we recognize the potential for growth and are actively pursuing new businesses to locate in our area.

We have access to major highways: Highway 7 to the south and Highway 28 to the north and west, both providing access to Kawartha cottage country.

We currently have some municipal land that is pre-designated and pre-zoned for commercial development along the major transportation corridors, and would welcome the opportunity to discuss these with anyone that may be interested.

High-speed Internet is available to the majority of the Township and is expanding.

We invite you to contact us if you’re looking to relocate or expand your business, or if you’d like additional information about the area:
Crystal McMillan
Clerk/Planning Coordinator
Phone: 705-652-8392 Ext. 205
Email: crystal@dourodummer.on.ca

Some useful resources:

2008 Community Profile (pdf – 1MB)

Kawartha Lakes-Peterborough Agricultural Impact Study Executive Summary 

Peterborough Economic Development

Community Futures Peterborough

Federal Economic Agency for Southern Ontario