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Town of Pelham Council passes Odourous Industries Nuisance bylaw

Posted on March 27, 2020 12:35 PM

March 27, 2020

Pelham, ON – Town of Pelham Council passed the Odorous Industries Nuisance bylaw this week, the final draft of which was presented to Council by the Chair of the Cannabis Control Committee on Monday, March 23, 2020.

Complaints from residents established the need for the Town to review all options available to regulate and prohibit adverse effects and public nuisances caused by odourous industrial facilities. The bylaw seeks to address those concerns. 


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Town of Pelham extends burn permits from 2019

Posted on March 26, 2020 08:30 AM

March 26, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham Fire Department is extending 2019 burn permits into the 2020 season as part of measures to mitigate disruptions in the community during COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 

As warm weather approaches and residents practice social distancing and self-isolation, the Town recognizes the desire for residents to get out and enjoy the fresh air in a responsible manner. Even in your backyards, social distancing is still encouraged. 

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Town of Pelham offers relief for tax and water/wastewater payments

Posted on March 25, 2020 01:45 PM

March 25, 2020

Pelham, ON –Town of Pelham Council voted Monday, March 23, 2020, to initiate a temporary change to the interest and penalty charged on taxes and water/wastewater accounts. This decision was made as an effort to mitigate impact on residents affected during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

The Town is waiving penalty and interest charged on April 1 ,2020 for tax and water/wastewater balances outstanding on March 31, 2020, at which time further assessment...

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All Town of Pelham facilities closing to the public

Posted on March 17, 2020 10:51 AM

All Town of Pelham facilities closing to the public

March 17, 2020

Pelham, ON – In an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), keeping the health and safety of Town staff and residents a priority, the Town has made the decision to close all Town facilities to the walk-in public.

The following Town facilities will be closed to the public, effective today, March 17, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (unless previously closed), until further notice:

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Pelham Building Division offers fully digital service

Posted on March 16, 2020 09:05 AM

March 16, 2020

Pelham, ON – Building services in the Town of Pelham will offer fully digital services beginning Monday, March 16, 2020. 

Building permit drawings and applications will be accepted digitally, improving the level of customer service provided by the Town by limiting repeated trips to Town Hall for applications and expediting the permit review process. 

Review and changes by staff will also be returned digitally, further reducing time spent physically...

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