Parking Restriction Reminder - Marsh Street

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 12:00 AM

A reminder to residents that parking on the road along Marsh Street (near the West Beach and the Water Plant) is not permitted. This includes the turn-around at the end of the street, as this area is designated as a fire route and is also used by our bulk water haulers to back up their large trucks. 'No Parking' signage is posted along the roadway and significant fines may be issued to those who do not comply.

Additionally, beach visitors are discouraged from parking on the grass. Please...

Tax Due Date Reminder

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are reminded that first installment of final tax is due Monday, June 29, 2020; however, penalty for non-payment of the first final tax installment and any subsequent payments will not be applied until the first of the month following the lifting of the Provincial Emergency Declaration.

Community members on a pre-authorized payment plan who require a deferred payment can email and will not be charged interest on the deferred payments for 2020.

Payments can be made at...

Virtual Canada Day Celebrations

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020 12:00 AM


For Immediate Release

Monday, June 22, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

To mark the arrival of the official start of summer over the weekend, the Municipality of Port Hope is announcing plans for a first-of-its-kind virtual celebration for Canada Day on July 1.

“Canada Day is going to look a little bit different this year as we cannot host our usual large event downtown, but staff have taken inspiration from the homegrown traditions that our residents have come to expect at our Canada Day celebrations...

Canada Day Fireworks Ban

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that, per Council direction, the sale and use of fireworks is not permitted for the 2020 Canada Day holiday. This means that the Municipality will not be hosting its annual Canada Day fireworks display, and that residents may not discharge their own fireworks on July 1.

The ban on the fireworks display supports the Provincial Emergency Order to limit events and social gatherings to no more than ten people. The ban will also address resourcing for Fire and Emergency Services...

June 16 Council Meeting Updates

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:00 AM

Municipality of Port Hope Council Meeting - June 16, 2020

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope regular Council Meeting held on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. The full agenda and staff reports are available on the Council Portal. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Statement regarding Statue of Lieutenant Colonel A.T.H. Williams

Mayor Sanderson addressed...