Civic Holiday Closures

Posted on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 08:58 AM

A reminder to residents that there will be no municipal transit service or staff services on Monday, August 2, 2021 for the Civic Holiday. Transit and municipal staff services will resume at their usual business hours on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

For urgent services related to water or roads, call 905-885-2431 and press "2" to reach our after-hours emergency line.

Water Distribution System Interruption

Posted on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 10:00 AM

Residents are advised that on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, a slight interruption to the water distribution system may take place. Staff will be performing maintenance work on the system between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. and this may cause a temporary reduction in water pressure throughout the urban area of the Municipality.

For questions or concerns, please contact Works and Engineering staff.


Smoke Detected at Town Hall

Posted on Saturday, July 24, 2021 07:08 PM

Residents are advised that Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services attended to a call at Town Hall this evening after receiving a report of smoke in the basement of the building. Firefighters responded quickly and have confirmed that there is a small amount of smoke but no active fire in the building. Investigations as to the cause of the smoke are continuing. No injuries have been reported. 


West Beach Closed for Swimming

Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 03:33 PM

After a standard test of the water at our local beaches, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has advised the Municipality of Port Hope to close the West Beach for swimming, due to an increase in E. coli bacteria levels. The Beach remains open for walking, hiking, etc.

For details about the water levels and regular testing of our beaches, please contact or 1-866-888-4577 ext. 5006. 

Site Plan Application: 3250 County Road 2

Posted on Wednesday, July 07, 2021 03:11 PM

As part of the Municipality’s ongoing efforts to enhance communication with the community, we are pleased to provide notice of a Site Plan Application from Forbes Bros Ltd. on contract to Xplornet Communications Inc., on behalf of the owners James and David McHolm, for the lands municipally known as 3250 County Road 2. A sign has also been posted within the lands subject to the proposed development.

The purpose of this application is to allow for the construction of a 45.0 metre...