MEDIA RELEASE - Thorold & Welland Sign MOU for Joint Purchasing

The Mayor's and CAO's of the cities of Thorold and Welland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding  (MOU) to work together on joint purchasing and procurement initiatives.

Municipalities, as public sector corporations, purchase a lot of goods and services every year such as vehicles, equipment, road salt, paper towels, photocopy paper, toner cartridges, and computers.

Please click here to see full release.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Adult Skate Cancellation Friday, March 9, 2018

Please be advised the adult skate scheduled for Friday, March 9, 2018 has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Thursday, February 22, 2018 to Saturday, March 10, 2018

2018 Budget Notice

The Council of the City of Thorold will consider the adoption of the 2018 Operating and Capital Budgets, at its Council meeting of March 6, 2018.

Posting of this fulfills the notice requirements under the City's Notice By-Law.

Maria J. Mauro
Director of Finance

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE - General Committee Passes 2018 Budget

General Committee approved the 2018 City of Thorold's budget after a meeting on Tuesday night (February 13)

Click here for further information

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE - Smart Cities Challenge - Resident Survey

The Government of Canada's Smart Cities Challenge calls on communities to create a challenge statement that demonstrates how the adoption of smart cities principles could improve the lives of residents through innovation, date and connected technology.

Please click here for additional information

Click here to access the Smart Cities Survey

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

2018 Draft Budget

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Nominations open for T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award

Nominations are now open for the 2018 T. Roy Adams Humanitarian of the Year Award.

The award honours the memory of the late Councillor T. Roy Adams and is presented annually to a current resident of Niagara who best exemplifies Roy's values and dedication to community service; a person who sees volunteerism as an integral part of their life.  Last year's winner was Tom Rankin.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Taking steps to prevent frozen water lines

Residents are reminded to take steps to prevent frozen water lines at home.  For more information, please click here.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Vacancies - Committees and Boards

Please click here for additional information.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE - DocuPet By-Law Awareness Program

CITY OF THOROLD, December 11, 2017 - Docupet's By-Law awareness program is a City of Thorold approved initiative that is currently operating in several cities across Ontario and in the Niagara Region.  The purpose of the program is to have representatives go door to door to visit all homes in the urban area of the municipality to educate citizens about pet licensing by-laws.

To view full media release, please click here.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Vacancies - Various Committees and Boards

Please be advised there are a number of various Committees and Boards that currently have vacancies.  If you are interested in applying for a vacancy please click the link below.

Click here for additional information.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 31, 2018.


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Residential Rental Licensing By-Law

The purpose of the Residential Rental Licensing Program is to:

  • Regulate residential rental properties to protect the health and safety of those residing in the units; and,
  • Protect the character and the ability of all residents to enjoy their amenity spaces in surrounding properties and neighbourhoods.

Please click here for addtional information.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Media Release - Sunday Gun Hunting

The City of Thorold has been working towards updating its existing firearms by-law to bring it into compliance with current standards.  The Hunting community has been engaged on multiple occasions and has provided valuable input.  A full by-law is expected to be presented in early fall 2017.

Please click here for additional details.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Temporary Service Disruptions

Please click here to view the service disruptions within the City of Thorold.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Should you require any document in an alternate format, please click here

Please contact the Clerk's Department at 905-227-6613 and speak with our Deputy City Clerk at extension 270.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Propagation Ban and Sampling of Plants Susceptible to Plum Pox Virus

Between May and September 2017, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will be inspecting selected rural and residential properties in the Niagara Region, to sample susceptible trees for the Plum Pox Virus and/or verify compliance with the propagation ban that is in place.  This means that property owners may see CFIA inspectors on their property.

Please click here for additional information.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Current Citizen Appointments to Committees and Boards

Recruitment is on-going to fill vacancies on the following Volunteer Committees.

  • Canada 150 Ad Hoc Committee
  • Darlene Ryan Port Robinson Community Centre Board of Management
  • Thorold Active Transportation Advisory Committee
  • Town and Gown Advisory Committee
  • Tourism Advisory Committee
  • Parks, Trails and Recreation Advisory Committee

Online Application Form

Tuesday, January 10, 2017


Please click here for additional information

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Media Release - Fees for Non-Compliance with the Sidewalk Winter Control By-Law

Please click here for full media release.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

2021 Canada Summer Games Support

As you may now, the Niagara Sport Commission (NSC) has submitted a bid on behalf of the Niagara Region to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games and we have made the short list as a contender. Go to to register and show your support for the Games. #NiagaraAreYouIn


Monday, December 12, 2016

Age Friendly Needs Assessment Surveys Report

Please click here to view the Age Friendly Needs Assessment Surveys Report

Friday, December 9, 2016

DocuPet - Online Dog Licensing System

The City of Thorold is proud to announce its partnership with DocuPet.  As of November 1st, 2016, you may now license your dog online!

Please click here for additional information.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Marriage Solemnization

The City of Thorold is proud to announce that we are now offering Marriage Solemnization.

Please click here for additional details and fees.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Problems with Rodents

Should you be experiencing issues with an increased number of skunks in your yard and/or neighbourhood, the Ministry of Natural Resources suggests that you contact them at 905-562-1177 to obtain the contact information for a licenced trapper that will dispatch the animalthe cost of this service is the responsibility of the homeowner.

Methods to deter the skunks from entering your property include:

Friday, September 2, 2016

Municipal Offices Closed Labour Day

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Niagara's Welland Canal has a Brand New Website!

Niagara's Welland Canal - Media Release

Niagara's Welland Canal - Website

Friday, June 3, 2016

2016 Hours of Operation - Port Robinson Ferry

Please click here to view the 2016 Hours of Operation for the Port Robinson Ferry.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Live Streaming - Council and General Committee Meetings

The Council and General Committee Meetings are now live streamed on our website.  Please click below for access beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the night of the scheduled meeting.

Current Meeting:


Future Meetings:


Thursday, April 14, 2016

Live Streaming - Council and General Committee Meetings - Click Here for More Information

Thorold City Council meetings are now live streaming on our website for a 3 month trial period which began on April 5th, 2016.  The meetings can be found under the news section at

Feedback on this service is encouraged; please forward your comments to the Clerks Department by calling 905-227-6613 or by email

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Door to Door Water Testing - Click Here for more Information

Please be advised that some residents of the City of Thorold have been approached by door-to-door salespersons attempting to sell various types of water purification systems, hot water heaters and related accessories.  The City of Thorold does not endorse or employ such individuals.  Should you wish to pursue this equipment it is at your own risk, for your convenience the Province of Ontario has created a website on

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Storm Information - Wednesday, October 28, 2015

City crews have been monitoring catch basins, storm grates and culverts throughout the day.

- Report fallen trees, blocked catch basins, water over the road and sewer back-ups to the City's 24-hour emergency line at

- If a tree has fallen on power lines, or if there is a power outage, please report it to Hydro One at 1-800-434-1235.

For an updated weather forecast, please click on the following link.   The Weather Network

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Council and General Committee Meeting

Place:   Council Chambers
              Thorold City Hall
              3540 Schmon Parkway

Time:     6:30 p.m.

Open to the Public

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Information on Inter-Municipal Transit

All Niagara Region Transit buses operate year round, Monday to Saturday.  There is no Sunday or Statutory Holiday service for Niagara Region Transit.

Please click here to be redirected to the Niagara Region Transit web page, and view Transit Route Information.

Friday, September 2, 2011
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