Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 01:22 PM
On June 12, 2023, the Municipality received notice that the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing issued a Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) on June 9, 2023, for the properties at 20 Hope Street South and 65 Ward Street in Port Hope. The MZO overrides the current zoning restrictions and permits the land to be used to erect a long-term care facility on the site with an increase to the allowable height over what is currently permitted.
An MZO is a tool, permitted under the Planning Act, which allows...
Posted on Friday, June 09, 2023 08:21 AM
The Municipality of Port Hope is gearing up for its annual Canada Day celebrations with events taking place throughout the community.
“Canada Day is an anticipated event for many in our community and is a great way to kick-off the summer in Port Hope,” notes Olena Hankivsky, Mayor of the Municipality of Port Hope. “It is wonderful to see the community come together and fill our downtown streets, businesses, and parks.”
Weekend activities include many of the traditional favourites such as the...
Posted on Wednesday, June 07, 2023 01:56 PM
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) District Health Unit has advised that continued poor air quality is expected throughout the week due to the smoke from wildfires burning in Ontario and Quebec. A reminder that residents may visit any of the following facilities during operating hours as a space to find temporary relief from the air quality concerns.
- Port Hope Public Library Mary J. Benson Branch, 31 Queen Street
- Jack Burger Sports Complex, 60 Highland Drive
- Town Park Recreation Centre,...
Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 04:17 PM
Updated 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 13:
Residents are advised that Fire Services across Northumberland County have lifted the Total Burn Ban effective Tuesday, June 13 at 8:00 a.m. Remember, a Burn Permit is required for open air burning in the rural area of The Municipality of Port Hope. Open-air burning is prohibited within the Urban area. With recent significant rainfall and an improvement of air quality, the risks are low.
Residents are advised that Fire Services across Northumberland County have...
Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 02:45 PM
Fundraiser aligns with Recreation and Parks Month and Seniors Month, celebrated annually in June
To launch Town Park Recreation Expansion Project Fundraising Campaign, the Municipality of Port Hope hosted a fundraising BBQ and open house on June 1, at the Town Park Recreation Centre (TPRC). Attendees toured the new expansion, watched unique programs in action, and participated in free demonstration.
TPRC expansion project, which has been themed “Growing Together,” broke ground in July 2022. The...