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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

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Municipal Law Enforcement Officers are responsible for enforcing by-laws dealing with peace and order, respect of others and properties, cleanliness of properties and parking.

They are also responsible for the issuance of business licences, taxi permits and authorization for car washes and fundraising events.


To file a complaint on By-laws enforced by the Municipal Law Enforcement Officers, you may do so by contacting them at 613 632-0106, just press '5'. Anonymous complaints are not accepted, nor the ones made on our Facebook page, complainant must provide his full contact information. Complainant identification is kept confidential, unless legal actions need to be undertaken, and therefore the complainant’s testimony is required.

Parking Tickets

Parking tickets issued by the Municipal Law Enforcement Officers may be paid in person at the Finance Department (Door 3) at the Town Hall or by mail. Sorry, we do not offer online payment at the moment.

You may contest a parking ticket by filling the back of the ticket within 15 days and deposit it or mail it to the Municipal Law Enforcement Department, otherwise a guilty plea will be rendered by the Judge if fine unpaid. Appeals are made at the Ontario Provincial Offences Court in L’Orignal.

Winter parking

Parking within the Town is prohibited between midnight and 7:00 a.m. from November 15 to April 15. Check signs before parking as certain streets may have additional restrictions.


The Town does not have any shelter for lost cats and does not require their registration. However, owners of cats must ensure that their cats remain on their property.


Charities may hold fundraising activities; however they must obtain an authorization from the Municipal Law Enforcement Department to ensure eligibility of the organization. Garage sales are free of charge for eligible organizations. However, the renting of tables is not authorized.

The Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury does not guarantee that the bylaws are up to date at all times and assumes no responsibility with respect to differences that may exist between the official text and the text that appears on this site.

To check the applicable measures, please consult the official text at the Clerk’s Office of the Town of Hawkesbury.

If you do not find the by-law you are looking for, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 613-632-0106 extension 2226.

You will find in alphabetical order, by-laws that concern the day-to-day living of our residents, taxpayers and visitors.