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WELCOME TO THE TOWN OF LAURENTIAN HILLS
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Welcome to the Town of Laurentian Hills

Home to Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), 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.

Recent News

OPEN House at CAMP LAU-REN.  Click HERE for more Information.

Refer to the FIRE DEPARTMENT for information about the ATV Poker Run

Join the Fight Against Hydro Rates!  Click HERE for a form to fill out, and voice your opinion.

Click HERE to see latest OFFICIAL LIST OF NOMINATIONS Filed

The Chalk River Library will be holding their first annual Book and Community Yard Sale on June 7 in the parking lot of the Chalk River Library. Would you like to take part? Give the Chalk River Library a call today at 613-589-2966 for details on how to reserve your yard sale space.

FOR 2014 MUNICIPAL ELECTION INFORMATION

  • Click HERE for the 2014 Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections
  • Click HERE to see the 2014 Voters Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections
  • Click HERE to see KEY DATES 2014

New Rules Regarding Styrofoam

Changes to end market specifications for recyclable Styrofoam have resulted in a minor change to the Laurentian Hills recycling program.  Effective April 1st, 2014 only WHITE Styrofoam will be accepted in your BLUE BIN. White Styrofoam items that will be accepted include:

  • Plates, cups, bowls
  • Take out containers
  • Rigid packaging
  • Egg cartons

Colored Styrofoam, Styrofoam insulation, and Styrofoam packing popcorn are not acceptable for recycling. 

BENCH PROGRAM

The Memorial Bench Program provides residents with the opportunity to honor loved ones, families or groups by having a bench with a memorial plaque installed on municipal property.  Memorial Bench Program and Application can be found HERE or by calling the office at  613-584-3114.

TAXES

Your INTERIM bill is mailed out at the end of January.  The first installment is due the third week of 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, by cheque, at Scotiabank, the Credit Union, by mail or by cash at the Town office.  We also provide the option for monthly pre-authorised payment.  Click here for a pre-authorised form.

Testing Bottles
Testing bottles are available at the Town office for residents with a well. We are the drop off location.

April to August drop off is Monday through Thursday. Same day water is taken; it must be submitted the very same day.

Drop off your water samples from September to March is Tuesday and Wednesday only. Same day water is taken; it must be submitted the very same day.

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.