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.
Survey of Housing Needs
If you are 60 years or older, please support the Seniors’ Housing Survey, which is currently under way and is for residents living anywhere between Chalk River and Stonecliffe. Pick up a copy at the library or municipal office. (You can also find a link to fill it out online by going to www.deepriver.ca.) The survey is being conducted by Deep River’s Housing Advisory Committee, as well as by the surrounding municipalities. There has never been a better time to share your views on this priority issue! - Survey HERE
2015 Proposed Budget - See Town Services, Reports and Budgets
REMOTE PATIENT CARE - Coming to Renfrew County residents - Information HERE
Notice to Residents regarding FALSE 911 CALLS HERE
IMPORTANT RECYCLING INFORMATION...NEW CONTRACTOR, NEW PICK-UP DAY WEDNESDAY BEGINS APRIL 15, 2015
** Containers Must Not Be Larger Than 18" x 20" x 21" **
Shredded paper is the only item accepted in clear plastic bags.
2015 Recycling Calendar HERE
Detailed Recycling Information HERE
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 Accepted and 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.~
Camp Lau-Ren's Annual Open House
Come to Camp Lau-Ren's Annual Open House from 11:00 to 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 13. Tour the beautiful site, see a camper's cabin, make a craft in the McLaren Craft Centre, walk on the beautiful sand beach on the Ottawa River. See the place where summer camp memories have been made since 1952. Stay for a free BBQ hot dog lunch, drinks, skits and s'mores around the campfire by the famous Camp Lau-Ren Rock. Camp Lau-Ren is a residential children's summer camp of the United Church of Canada and is accredited by the Ontario Camps Association. Three, four and six day co-ed camps are offered for young people aged 6 to 16. There is also a Family Camp for all ages. www.camplau-ren.com Make it a summer to remember! Come see us at the Open House. http://camplau-ren.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Open-House-Camp-Lau-Ren_June-13-2015.pdf
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.
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 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.
CERTIFIED ELECTION RESULTS - HERE
COUNTY OF RENFREW - AECL Restructuring Presentation - HERE