Municipal Land Use Restrictions Lifted

Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that the land use restrictions bordering the Ganaraska River will be lifted as of Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Access to municipally owned green spaces, trails and paths along the River will be open to the public for pass-through use only. Please note that all conservation areas north of Molson Street remain closed at this time, per the direction of the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority.

Restrictions to beaches in the Municipality will also be lifted as of Wednesday, May 13,...

Traffic and Parking By-law Amendment - Lake Street

Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:00 AM

Municipality of Port Hope Council will consider the following amendment to the Traffic and Parking By-law (No. 39/2008) at their regular Council meeting on June 2, 2020:

  • The restriction of parking on the south side of Lake Street from Hope Street South to the Wastewater Treatment Plant entrance.

A copy of the draft By-law is available for download.

Members of the public may submit written comments to until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 for Council consideration.

May 5 Council Meeting Highlights

Posted on Thursday, May 07, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope regular Council Meeting held on Tuesday, May 5, 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.

Suspension of sale and discharge of fireworks

Council temporarily suspended the provisions of By-law 102/2008 to prohibit the sale and discharge of...

COVID-19 Update 11

Posted on Wednesday, May 06, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 – Port Hope, ON

In the wake of the global pandemic, Municipality of Port Hope Council and Senior Management announce the cancellation or postponement of all large-scale events and activities that are scheduled to take place in the Municipality before August 31, 2020.

Municipal event cancellations

The logistics, resourcing and planning involved in hosting large-scale community events has been greatly impacted by the pandemic closures and the mandate to...

Fire Fatalities Report

Posted on Tuesday, May 05, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Friday, May 8, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services reports that fire fatalities across Ontario have increased by 65 percent compared to this time last year.

“Unfortunately, 17 Ontarians died in fires during the month of March; a staggering statistic that serves as a reminder to keep fire safety top of mind”, explains Fire Chief C. Ryan Edgar, Director of Fire and Emergency Services. “I am urging all residents to be vigilant in preventing fires in their...