Welcome to the Town of Laurentian Hills
Laurentian Hills is a community full of innovation and world-class opportunities. Add in a gorgeous natural environment along the
historic Ottawa River, and this is a town full of potential for living, working and entrepreneurship.
Every visitor entering the building MUST fill out a COVID-19 Self Assessment form found at the front entrance. You can only proceed if you answer No to every question. The form must be given to the staff at the office you are visiting or to the librarian.
Small Businesses within Renfrew County: Get help with COVID-19 costs - HERE
YouTube Video-Dr. Cushman's Update and NEW RCDHU Outbreak Contact Tracing Infographic-2020-Nov-23
Click HERE for the video
RCDHU Declaring Suspect COVID-19 Outbreak at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) - HERE
Press Release County of Renfrew Launches Community Paramedicine for Long-Term Care Program - HERE
Local Flu Clinics - HERE
COVID-19 Testing dates (November 23 to 27) HERE
COVID-19 Testing dates (November 30 to December 5) HERE
COVID-19 Case Summary (November 26) - HERE
COVID-19 local cases and tests - HERE
Notice of Relocation - Renfrew County and District Health Unit’s Pembroke Office - HERE
Eastern Ontario Businesses Continue to be Targeted by Fraudsters Using Fake Identification and Stolen Credit Cards- HERE
OPP News and Events HERE
Fraudsters Claiming to be CRA information HERE
Notice to Residents - FALSE 911 CALLS HERE
Highway 17 culvert replacement from Chalk River to Deux Rivieres - HERE
Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board – for the latest updates and to see current conditions and water levels - HERE
Press Release - Renfrew County Launches Survey to Establish Community Priorities - HERE
OVTA Complimentary Membership for Businesses. Further details about the OVTA are available HERE
To take advantage of this FREE opportunity, complete the online membership application: Click HERE
Youtube Video: An Important Update from Dr. Cushman - HERE
Statement - Ontario Updates COVID-19 Testing Guidelines - HERE
Media Release--RCDHU Update on COVID-19 School and Childcare Screening Tool—2020-Oct-02 HERE
Ontario Implementing Additional Public Health and Testing Measures to Keep People Safe - HERE
News Release - COVID Alert Available for Download Beginning Today. Privacy-First, Made-in-Ontario App Notifies User of Potential Exposure to COVID-19 Click HERE
Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Cushman – Mandatory wearing of masks. Video HERE
Mandatory Masks In Enclosed Public Spaces - HERE
Press Release - Renfrew County and District Health Unit regarding Face Masks - HERE
Municipal Office Re-Opening on July 14, 2020 - Details HERE
2020 Budget - HERE
Millers Road Fees - HERE
Talking to Friends and Family about COVID-19 - HERE
Beach Guidelines during COVID-19 - HERE
Support for Small Business Tennants and Landords Now Available HERE
County Trails Open with a Reminder to Use Physical Distancing HERE
Certain Businesses Allowed to Reopen Under Strict Safety Guidelines HERE
Ontario Establishes Key Partnerships to Make Home Learning More Accessible HERE
Ontario Unveils Guiding Principles to Reopen the Province HERE
Ontario Helping Businesses Overcome the Unique Challenges Created by COVID-19 HERE
Renfrew County and District Health Unit - HERE
What you need to know about COVID-19 Testing - HERE
If You Need to Call 911 - What to Know - HERE
Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre Information - HERE
Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre at 1-844-727-6404 to connect with care and support from a nurse practitioner, family physician and/or community paramedic. Full details: https://www.drdh.org/newsroom/?newsid=3088
New pandemic healthcare service: Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre - Click HERE
Deep River District Hospital - News Release - April 14 - HERE
ONTARIO ENHANCING PUBLIC REPORTING ON COVID-19. For updates - Click HERE
Government of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus
Government of Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html
Renfrew County Health Unit - Immediate Release regarding COVID-19 - March 31, 2020 - Click HERE
News Release - COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Town of Laurentian Hills, ON – March 16, 2020 - HERE
COVID-19 Ontario Ministry of Health information HERE
Novel Coronavirus in Renfrew County information sheet HERE and Self Monitoring Fact Sheet HERE
Renfrew County Housing Corporation Offers Support - Grant to Help Reduce Risk of Low-Income Homeowners from Becoming Homeless HERE
Click HERE for the County of Renfrew Official Plan
🚛 Recycling Pick-Up 🚛
Recycling Calendar for September 2020 to August 2021 HERE
Residents who have their garbage picked up on Tuesday will have their recycling picked up on Wednesday.
Residents who have their garbage picked up on Friday will have their recycling picked up on Thursday.
Garbage Information regarding our two (2) bag limit HERE
(NOT AVAILABLE) Lending Hub - The Town currently has the following summer / winter equipment available to lend out to our residents: - Snowshoes and Golf Clubs - Assortment of sizes (children to adult) - Nordic walking poles, pickle ball sets, water mat, kayaks, paddleboards and life jackets. To sign for the equipment you must be 18 years of age and provide proof of ID. The equipment and lending forms are located at the Municipal office 34465 Highway 17 Monday to Friday from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
Taxes - Your INTERIM bill is mailed out at the end of January. The first installment is due the third week in February and the second installment is due the third week of May. Your FINAL bill is mailed out at the end of July. The first installment is due the third week of August and the second installment is due the third week of October.
Property taxes are based on the assessment of your property. If you have questions regarding your property assessment, contact the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation at 1-866-296-6722.
How to Pay Taxes - Taxes can be paid online (at participating banks), by cheque, at Scotiabank, Bank of Montreal, the Credit Union, by mail or by cash or cheque at the Town office. We also provide the option for monthly pre-authorized payment. Click here for a pre-authorized form
Application for a permit to construct or demolish - Click HERE
Application for a permit to construct septic system - Click HERE
WaterTesting Bottles - Water Testing bottles are available at the Town office for residents with a well. We are the drop off location. Drop off your water samples between September to March on Tuesday and Wednesday only. April to August drop off is Monday through Thursday. The day your water is taken it must be submitted the same day.
Volunteer's Needed - If you are interested in volunteering to have your water tested for lead, please contact the office at 613-584-3114. Water Testing is for Residents and Businesses connected to the Chalk River water system.
Fire Hydrant Maintenance - The Town conducts routine maintenance and flushing of fire hydrants during different times of the year. The Town will post hydrant flushing in the local paper, the North Renfrew Times. Questions or concerns can be directed to: 613-584-3114.