Posts Categorized: County of Peterborough

County Official Plan Project and Survey – Part 2

From Peterborough County’s New County Official Plan Project website: The County of Peterborough is currently undertaking the development of a new Official Plan. The new Official Plan will function as the policy document for the County of Peterborough and as the lower-tier Official Plan for all eight local municipalities. This questionnaire is the second part in… Read more »

County Official Plan Project and Survey

From Peterborough County’s New County Official Plan Project website: The County Official Plan provides direction and guidance on how land in the County of Peterborough will be used, and provides policy to ensure that future development will meet the needs of the community. Starting in April 2021, we will be releasing a three-part survey series… Read more »

Leaf and Yard Waste Collection – Spring 2021

Donwood Leaf and Yard Waste Collection The leaf and yard waste collection schedule has been released from the County of Peterborough. Residents in Donwood (Week B) can expect leaf and yard waste collection during the weeks of May 10th, May 24th, June 7th and June 21st, 2021. Instructions from Peterborough County’s website: Collect leaves, plants, brush… Read more »

Half Loads In Effect March 1, 2021

Half load restrictions will be in place on all Township roads starting March 1, 2020 and will remain in place until further notice. Please visit the County of Peterborough’s website regrading reduced load restrictions on County Roads. For more information please contact: Jake Condon Manager of Public Works Township of Douro-Dummer (705) 652-8402 E-mail Public… Read more »

Real Christmas Tree Disposal

Residents can dispose of real Christmas trees for free at numerous depots across Peterborough County. Please ensure all decorations and tree stands have been removed. Artificial trees and those decorated with fake snow cannot be accepted. For more details, as well as tips on how to dispose of other holiday decorations and wrapping, please visit… Read more »

Ontario Rural Residential Broadband Program Survey

Peterborough County has been identified as a participant in CENGN’s Ontario Rural Residential Broadband Program. Under the Next Generation Network Program (NGNP), CENGN is looking to fund innovative projects across Rural Ontario that demonstrate technology solutions that offer flexible, lower cost, higher performance residential broadband access for Rural Ontario communities. These live technology projects are… Read more »

Leaf and Yard Waste Collection – Donwood

The leaf and yard waste collection schedule has been released from the County of Peterborough. Residents in Donwood (Week B) can expect leaf and yard waste collection during the weeks of May 11th, May 25th, June 8th 2020. Instructions from Peterborough County’s website: Collect leaves, plants, brush and tree clippings in paper bags or reusable… Read more »

Important Public Statement from the Mayors Within Peterborough County

The Mayors of the municipalities within Peterborough County today issued a statement about the current health and economic challenges being experienced by the residents of their townships. Residents of our communities, like those across Canada, are facing serious health risks as a result of COVID 19. Each of us has an obligation to lessen the… Read more »

Sustainable Development Program in Douro-Dummer

Reducing emissions of one detached dwelling is equivalent to taking up to 13.5 cars off the road each year! On October 18, 2016, The Township of Douro-Dummer Council Resolution was passed to adopt and support the Greater Peterborough Climate Action Plan, with the goal of reducing Community Sector greenhouse gas emissions by 29% by 2031… Read more »