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Victoria Day Holiday Closures

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:00 AM

As the weekend approaches, residents are reminded that the sale and use of fireworks is not permitted for the 2020 Victoria Day holiday.

The ban on fireworks displays supports the Provincial emergency order to limit events and social gatherings to no more than five people. The ban will also address resourcing for Fire and Emergency Services during the global pandemic as it will minimize the need to carry out non-essential responses due to complaints/accidents associated with the discharge of...

Fireworks Ban and Open-air Burning Reminder

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

As the weekend approaches, residents are reminded that the sale and use of fireworks is not permitted for the 2020 Victoria Day holiday.

The ban on fireworks displays supports the Provincial emergency order to limit events and social gatherings to no more than five people. The ban will also address resourcing for Fire and Emergency Services during the global pandemic as it will minimize the need to carry out non-essential responses due to complaints/accidents associated with the discharge of...

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 jrobichaud@porthope.ca 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...