The Town of Pelham, Ontario is comprised of five unique and historic villages: Effingham, Fenwick, Fonthill, North Pelham and Ridgeville. Blending successful farming, growing commercialism and five beautiful villages Pelham is "Five Villages One Community".
The Heart of the Niagara Peninsula
Our beautiful and blossoming town is nestled between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario and is situated in the heart of the Ontario's Niagara Region. Pelham is ideally located between the GTA and US border, minutes from Niagara Falls, yet we steadfastly remain a peaceful and pleasant community.
Christmas Light Competition
December 7 - December 25 (5:30 pm to 8:00 pm)
Take the tour, enjoy the lights, then come back here to vote for your favourite
Click HERE for a tour map (PDF)
Follow the link below to cast your vote:
Permissive Grant Application
The Permissive Grant Application is now available. The due date for all submissions is November 29, 2013. For full application details please click here.
The Mayor’s Gala Committee
Is seeking applications from local organizations serving residents of the Town of Pelham that are interested in receiving a donation from funds generated by the Annual Mayor’s Gala. To be eligible for consideration, please follow this link to the Application for Donation.
Pelham T-Shirts NOW Available!
You’ve seen them around Town, during Bandshell concerts, and at Summerfest.
Now is your turn to get your own Pelham t-shirt! Only $10 each and
available at Pelham Town Hall Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Introducing the new Town of Pelham Brand...
Learn more about our new brand and it's vibrant, creative and caring design!
Also be sure to check out our branding video with an exclusive sneak peak of the new website launching this Fall.
Pelham Branding Video
Slow Down Throughout Town
The Town of Pelham is asking residents to please slow down as you drive throughout town!
TAX ACCOUNT NUMBERS FOR BILL PAYMENT ARE CHANGING
The Town has recently implemented a new financial management system. As a result, the tax account that residents use for payment of taxes has changed.
Effective immediately all ratepayers will be required to use their roll number as their account number with the Town of Pelham for telephone, internet and ATM bill payments.
The Town is working with all ratepayers banks to automatically change the account number for those who use Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) for bill payments. In addition, if you are on pre-authorized payment (PAP) with the Town of Pelham, the account will be automatically updated.
If you require additional information please contact the Town of Pelham at (905)892-2607 ext. 338.
Ward Boundary Review
By-law to Re-Divide the Ward Boundaries in the Town of Pelham passed August 12, 2013.
Notice of Passing
View the Ward Boundary Review Final Report
View the Options Presentation from July 15th, 2013 Council meeting
View the Preferred Option Map
Public Engagement Open Houses were held June 5 and 6, 2013
View the Open House Presentation
View the Current Ward Map
Full-sized Maps are available for viewing at Town Hall, or you may:
View the Preliminary Option Maps: Option 3-1; Option 3-2; Option 3-3; Option 6-1; Option 6-2
View the Population Projection Tables for Preliminary Options
Read some quick facts about the ward boundary review
Share your comments with us, or submit a Comment Sheet to Rank the Options
In February 2011 the newly elected Council and senior staff continued their strategic focus toward the vision for Pelham by engaging in a full day strategic planning session. Council members had the opportunity to bring forward the desires of the constituents that they heard during the municipal election campaign. It was an opportunity to bring the voice of the community to the plan.
They began the session by redefining the mission and vision for the Town. This process ignited a new found passion and excitement for the future and revealed a united bond and strength moving forward...
Cultural planning is often referred to as the fourth pillar of economic development, alongside the economic, social and environmental elements of community sustainability. Harnessing cultural assets as tools of economic development and quality of life enhancement cannot be achieved in the abstract...
"Be Riehl, Be You" Skate Park T-Shirt Fundraiser
Sam Reynolds needs your help to fundraise $5,000 for the Isaac Riehl Skate Park! The nine-year-old is selling T-shirts featuring his unique design of Isaac Riehl’s favorite things. Adult and youth sizes are available for $15 each at theriehlskatepark.com. 100% of the proceeds are being donated toward the skate park and the Town of Pelham is matching the funds for a grand total of $10,000. Let’s help Sam reach his fundraising goal!
Town of Pelham Library Needs Assessment
Please click here to view the entire Library Needs Assessment document.
New Comprehensive Library Services Study Underway:
Pelham Public Library is pleased to announce that the Town of Pelham has engaged the services of Performance Concepts, a company with extensive experience in municipal and library consulting. Under the leadership of Todd McDonald, the company is undertaking a study of current library services and buildings in the Town. Including consideration of future growth in Pelham, demographic trends, future library directions and with public input Performance Concepts will make recommendations to the Town of Pelham and the Library Board on the Town’s future needs for library services and how best to address them. The study is expected to be completed by May, so make certain your voice is heard!
"NEW" Procedural By-law and Delegation Protocols
On October 21, 2013 Council approved changes to the Procedural By-law and Delegation Protocols. A copy of the by-law is available here. The Delegation Protocols have also been revised. For a copy of the Delegation Protocol, click here.