Thursday, December 18th 2014 | Weather | Local Links | Gallery | Contact Us
WELCOME TO THE TOWN OF LAURENTIAN HILLS
Residents
Business
Tourism

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

HOLIDAY GARBAGE PICKUP

Regular TUESDAY Garbage pickup will NOT change

and regular FRIDAY DECEMBER 26th, 2014 garbage pickup

 will be rescheduled to WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 24th, 2014

IMPORTANT RECYCLING INFORMATION...

There has been a higher than usual amount of contaminated items left in BLUE BOXES and YELLOW BOXES.  Please note that the drivers may leave yours behind if the wrong items are in your bins.  Here is a list of items NOT ACCEPTED in your bins.

Bubble wrap, Blister plastic packaging, Binders, Toys, Candy bar wrappers CD/DVDs & cases, VHS Tapes & Cases, Cookie bags, Styrofoam packing peanuts, Ceramics, Cereal/Cracker box liner, Chip bags, Shoes, Plastic Strapping, Christmas tree lights, Clothesline, Cork, Dialysis tubing, Dishes, Dog/Cat food bags, Light bulbs (incandescent) Milk Bag (inner) Remote Controls, Photographs, Planting trays/Pots, Plastic cutlery, Plastic wrap, Pool noodles, Rope, Garden Hoses, Sandwich bags, Straws,  Plastic Paint cans (empty)  All of the above items will contaminate your Yellow and Blue bins, so please dispose of them in your regular garbage.

If you are unsure whether an item is accepted or not, please call us at the office at 613-584-3114.
 ~ Plastic Containers with the recycling symbol and the numbers 1 to 7 ARE Acceptable.~

CERTIFIED ELECTION RESULTS - HERE

COUNTY OF RENFREW - AECL Restructuring Presentation - HERE

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 and egg cartons

Colored Styrofoam, Styrofoam insulation, and Styrofoam packing popcorn are not acceptable for recycling.   Please throw in the garbage.

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

APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT
Please click HERE for Permit

SEWAGE SYSTEM INSTALLER INFORMATION
Please Click HERE for Sewage System Installer Information

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 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.