Ouderkirk Road – Reopened

UPDATE – Ouderkirk Road has officially reopened as of 3 p.m. on August 28th, 2018.

Ouderkirk Road will be temporarily closed starting at 8 a.m. on August 14th, 2018 to accommodate the replacement of a culvert.  The Township will update the website once all work has been completed and the road is reopened.

For more information please contact Public Works at 613-984-2821 ext. 227 or publicworks@northstormont.ca.

Ouderkirk Road – Notice of Temporary Closure

Finch Water Tower Maintenance

The Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) will be doing maintenance on the Finch Water Tower the weekend of August 25th and 26th.  OCWA will be overflowing the water tower.  The overflow may produce a running water sound.

Please call OCWA if you have any questions or comments on how the Ontario Clean Water Agency can serve you better 1-800-667-6292.

Request for Proposals – Canteen Services

The Township is seeking individuals/groups who are interested in operating canteen services out of the North Stormont Arena.  The Request for Proposal is provided below.  Deadline to submit a proposal is Friday August 31st, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (noon).

For further information regarding the Request for Proposal, please contact Amy Martin, Community Planner/EDO at amartin@northstormont.ca or 613-984-2821 ext. 226.

An addenda was issued on August 28th, 2018 to clarify the awarding of the proposal, start date and vendor licensing.

Summer Hydrant Flushing – Moose Creek

The Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) will be commencing with the summer hydrant flushing for Moose Creek August 15th-17th, 2018.

Residents may notice a discolouration of the water at their homes during this period and for a short time thereafter.  If you notice a discolouration of your tap water, please run the water until it is clear.  This discolouration is not hazardous to your health.  It is typical of a normal operating water distribution system.

Please call OCWA if you have any questions or comments on how the Ontario Clean Water Agency can serve you better 1-800-667-6292.

Do you live past 300 Meters from a Fire Hydrant?

You could be eligible for an insurance discount.
If you do, please contact your insurance agent or broker and advised them that The North Stormont Fire Services received their Superior Shuttle Accreditation.  This is certain circumstance pending your location and the company you deal with could allow you a discount on your home insurance.
THIS IS NOT DONE AUTOMATICALLY WITH ALL COMPANIES.

Temporary Garage Structure

Temporary Garage Structure.  Comprehensive By-Law 08-2014
Notwithstanding anything else in this by-law, a temporary garage structure, commonly known as a “Tempo” garage, or similar structure shall be permitted between November 1, and April 30 in any year, without a building permit.  Should the owner/tenant establish a temporary structure year round, they will be required to obtain a building permit.  Such temporary garage structures shall be in compliance with setbacks for accessory structures.

ANIMAL BY-LAW

Did you know North Stormont Township has a restriction on the number of dogs? Please get familiar with the Animal By-Law #070-05
All by-law can be found on the township’s website

Notice to Property Owners – SDG Official Plan

Ministry of Municipal Affairs will be changing the land use designation of your property as part of the Official Plan approval process. This designation change could potentially affect the future use of your property. The roll numbers of affected properties are noted on the address label or in a separate slip enclosed with this letter.

You are encouraged to visit the County’s website at sdgcounties.ca to review your property’s designation and ensure you understand its meaning and limitations. Most property owners will experience no impact as a result of the Ministry’s changes; however, some owners may be impacted and may wish to appeal.

http://www.sdgcounties.ca/government/departments/transportation-and-planning/area-study

Notice of Changes to Property

Garbage and Recycling – New App

The Township of North Stormont is pleased to announce that it has teamed up with Recycle Coach to offer residents a new tool  to provide readily available access to their garbage and recycling schedule!

This new application is available on the Township’s website under the Garbage and Recycling page or by downloading it to your smart phone.  Never miss a recycling and garbage day again with push notifications and calendar reminders.  The app also features a search function to determine whether or not an item is recyclable, including alternative suggestions for disposing of items (i.e donate to a local reuse-it centre).

The application also features a reporting function, which allows  residents to report if their garbage pick-up was missed.  Additionally, the Township is also able to send out notifications to subscribers in the event that there are delays in garbage and recycling pick up.

Residents are encouraged to use and subscribe to the online application for up to date information on their recycling and garbage pick up.  For residents who have limited access to internet resources, please contact the municipality to request a printed copy of the calendar.  Please contact the administration at admin@northstormont.ca or by calling 613-984-2821 ext. 221.