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    • Difficulties with 613 632-0106

      The Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury is going ahead and will migrate to a new 'IP' type telephone service on January 18, 2022. Until then, we are experiencing a small glitch with only one line at the time for incoming calls. You can of course contact Town Hall staff at our regular number, 613 632-0106, but the employee will write down your contact details and will contact you after your initial conversation.

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    • Notice of late billing of charges for water, sewer and garbage collection

      Notice of late billing of charges for water, sewer and garbage collection

      Due to circumstances related to COVID-19, the billing of charges for water, sewer and garbage collection for the period from October to December 2021 will be processed late. Therefore, the payment due date will be extended to February 11, 2022.

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    • Sports Complex closed

      As part of the response to the Omicron variant and following the provincial government's announcement regarding Ontario temporarily moving into Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen with modifications, the Sports Complex is now CLOSED until further notice.

      Please note that you can access Town Hall by appointment only.

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    • Online survey to help inform the goals and policies for the new Official Plan

      Opportunities for public input on the Official Plan Review will be provided during the review process.

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    • New measures effective Sunday, December 19, 2021

      In Response to the rising Omicron Cases across Ontario. the government has announced the following new measures, effective Sunday, December 19, 2021:

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  • As part of its emergency plan and eager to offer an effective tool of good quality to its citizens, the Town of Hawkesbury has acquired an alert and communication system service WITH NO USER FEE FOR ITS CITIZENS.

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Jun 2021

OUVERTURE – EXPOSITION RECYCL’ART 2021 – 6e Édition Installation des sculptures extérieures. Une dizaine d’œuvres d’artistes de la région TABLE RONDE – 15h ; Discussion sur l’Art Urbain accessible pour tous Rencontres avec les artistes
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A permit is required to have a garage sale. The cost is $10 for 2 consecutive days. Two garage sales per year are authorized per household.

The Council has been granting two free garage sales per year, the last week-end of May and the long week-end of October. Check the website for confirmation as this may change without notice.

It is forbidden to post advertisement signs on utility and street posts, on public properties and on private properties other that where the garage sale is held.

For any questions, contact the by-law officers at 613 632-0106 option 5. To obtain a permit, go to the Town Hall at Door 1.

Here is a guide that will help you better plan your garage sale in the Summer of 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic deconfinement plan.

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The clerk’s department can issue a marriage licence for a marriage taking place in Ontario. An appointment is required.

Before scheduling an appointment, you must send the following documents by email to

  • The application form available on Service Ontario (at the bottom of the page), completed and signed.
  • Either your birth certificate or a valid passport.
  • A valid government issued photo ID (for example: Canadian Citizenship card, driver’s licence, provincial Photo Card or passport).
  • If you are divorced, the original final judgment or certificate of divorce.

Once the documents are received, they will be reviewed and you will be contacted to schedule an appointment to sign and get the marriage licence. Only one person needs to be present at the appointment.

The marriage licence is valid for a period of three months from the date issued.

Cost: $130.00 (payable in cash or debit the day of the appointment).

For more information on obtaining a marriage licence at the town of Hawkesbury, please contact Sonia Girard by email at or by phone at 613 632-0106 extension 2244.

For more information on marriages in Ontario including the marriage licence application form, visit Service Ontario’s Getting Married website.

Raffles, bingos and break open tickets

Organizations may be eligible to conduct raffles, bingos or sell break open tickets. For more information, please contact the clerk’s office at 613-632-0106 extension 2226 or visit the Alcohol and gaming commission of Ontario’s Website.


Birth, marriage and death certificates

To obtain birth, marriage or death certificates, visit Service Ontario Website.


Business licences

A business licence is mandatory if you are conducting business within the Town of Hawkesbury, regardless if you have a physical location here or not.

The By-Law Enforcement department is in charge of emitting the business licences. For more information regarding the necessary documents and related fees, please call 613 632-0106, extension 5 and 1.

Please note there is a delay of a minimum of 10 days to process the request and organize the necessary inspections.

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Must be registered at the Town Hall. Licences are renewable annually by March 15, an invoice will be sent by the Finance Department.

Two dogs per household are authorized. Dogs shall not disturb the neighbourhood and shall not wander on public properties or on someone else’s property without his consent. Walking your dog on a leash is mandatory and you have to have bags available to pick-up your dog’s excrement.

pdfDuring the Covid-19 pandemic, you need to download this document, print it, fill it and returning it with your payment.