Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:09 AM
Now that the Ontario government’s Stay-at-Home order has been lifted, the City of Stratford is working toward safely re-opening its facilities to the public, starting this week.
City Hall will re-open to the public on a limited basis, starting today (Wednesday, February 17) at noon, for those who want to make a tax payment in person. Please enter by the rear door. The Clerk’s Office will remain closed at this time, but services will still be available online and by calling 519-271-0250...
Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 11:22 AM
The City of Stratford’s Building Services Division is set to launch a new electronic permit system that will make it easier and more efficient to submit and review building permits.
The new CityWide Permits portal, which will be available starting February 16, 2021, will accept submissions for all types of building permits, and will also allow for the electronic submission of heritage alteration, driveway alteration and pool applications.
Digital submissions eliminate the need for staff to scan or...
Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 09:27 AM
The Salvation Army recently opened a Housing Resource Centre for residents in Stratford, Perth County, and St. Marys.
The Centre, funded by the City of Stratford Social Services Department, helps people to find and maintain permanent housing, and focuses on individuals and families who are experiencing housing instability, homelessness, or are at risk of homelessness.
The Centre has locations in both Stratford and Listowel, but due to pandemic lockdown orders, services are currently being provided...
Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 12:07 PM
The City of Stratford is planning to reconstruct Argyle and McKenzie Streets from St. David Street to Cambria Street starting this spring, in order to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure.
Because of the provincial lockdown, we are unable to hold an in-person Public Information Session for this project.
Instead, we are providing an electronic Public Information Session through our website, with more detailed information about the project, and links for residents to provide questions...
Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 04:18 PM
On the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 27, the City of Stratford was made aware of an incident in which an individual fell through the ice toward the east end of the Avon River. The individual was not injured.
While we recognize the need for outdoor exercise, we urge residents to please stay off the river, even where the ice appears to be safe.
Because of fluctuating temperatures, ice thickness is unpredictable, and moving water underneath the ice – particularly near the R. Thomas Orr Dam where the...