Proposed Change to the Composition of Regional Council

Public Meeting December 7, 2017

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Darlene Ryan Port Robinson Community Centre Board of Management - Vacancies

Please be advised the Darlene Ryan Port Robinson Community Centre Board of Management currently has 2 vacancies.  If you are interested in applying for a vacancy please click the link below.

Click here for additional information.

Deadline for applications is Friday, December 8, 2017.


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Fall Branch Collection - October 30, 2017 to November 24, 2017

Fall branch collection starts next week on October 30, 2017 and continues until November 24, 2017.  Curbside branch collection is available across the region to all residents living in single-family homes and apartments with six units or less.

When setting out branches for collection, it is important to remember:

Friday, October 27, 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

June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism

The City of Thorold invites you to submit a nomination for the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Bill 31 Awareness Campaign - School Crossing Guard Safety Initiative Launches

August 30, 2017 - The Municipal School Crossing Programs Committee of Niagara has launched a Bill 31 Awareness Campaign with the goal to remind all motorists and cyclists of the new Highway Traffic (HTA) laws that went into effect in January of 2016.  To view the complete media release, please click here. To view the 2016 Campaign, please click here.

Friday, September 1, 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

Tax & Water Bill Notice

Please be advised that we have moved to a new Financial System.

Tax Bills have been issued using the new system.  For any Taxpayers, that are on the Monthly Pre-Authorized Payment Plan, please be advised that your monthly payments, as adjusted by the total 2017 taxation level, will continue as they normally do for June, July and August.

Additionally, Tax and Water-Sewer Bills issued by the new system use a new Account Number format.  Please see the link below for information on how this may affect you.

Wednesday, June 21, 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, General and 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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