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.
Residents are welcome to visit either 33 Blimkie Street in Chalk River or 240 Bass Lake Road in Point Alexander to fill sandbags and place them around their home. For sandbag filling/and placement methods, please read the document below from the County of Renfrew.
County of Renfrew: Flood Preparation and Recovery HERE
Flood Forecasting and Warning Program - HERE
Flood Watch Pembroke District HERE
Flood Watch North Bay District HERE
Please report road washout / emergency to 613-584-3865
Changes for residents with Garbage Pickup on Friday April 19th. Your Garbage will be picked up on Thursday April 18th. Regular Tuesday pickup will not change. - HERE
NOT ACCEPTED IN BLUE BINS as of April 1, 2019 - Film plastics such as grocery bags, outer wrap from cases of water, toilet paper and paper towel outer plastic.
Volunteer's Needed - Water Testing for Residents and Businesses connected to the Chalk River water system HERE
Renfrew County Want You: Seeking Employees from Ottawa-Gatineau and Beyond - HERE
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.
Memorial Tree Program - The Memorial tree program provides residents with the opportunity to honor loved ones, families or groups by having a tree with a memorial plaque installed on municipal property. The Memorial tree program and application can be found HERE or by calling the office at 613-584-3114.
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.
Donation Policy - HERE
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, by cheque, at Scotiabank, the Credit Union, by mail or by cash 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 - Please click HERE for Permit
Sewage System Installer Information - Please Click HERE for Sewage System Installer Information
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 is Tuesday and Wednesday only. April to August drop off is Monday through Thursday. Same day your water is taken it must be submitted the 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.
County of Renfrew - AECL Restructuring Presentation - HERE