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Township of Huron - Kinloss
Permits are now required for all open air fires and beach front recreational fires.
The cost will be $10.00/permit.
Permits will be issued annually and can be purchased at the Municipal office.
- No person shall set, light, ignite, or maintain an Open Air Fire, or permit an Open Air Fire to be set, lit, ignited or maintained, at any time, without first obtaining a Permit, unless it is a Recreational Fire.
- No person shall set, light, ignite, or maintain an Open Air Fire, or permit an Open Air Fire to be set, lit, ignited or maintained, at any time, in a Settlement Area, unless it is a Recreational Fire.
- No person shall offer for sale, set, light, ignite or maintain a Flying Lantern,or permit a Flying Lantern to be sold, set, lit, ignited or maintained, at any time.
- No person shall leave an Open Air Fire unattended or unsupervised at any time.
- No person shall set, light, ignite, or maintain an Open Air Fire, or permit an Open Air Fire to be set, lit, ignited or maintained, before sunrise or after sunset, unless it is a Recreational Fire.
- No person shall light, ignite, or maintain an Open Air Fire, or permit an Open Air Fire to be set, lit, ignited or maintained, in an area that could potentially endanger any Buildings or structures or any persons located nearby, in or occupying those Buildings or structures.
- No person shall use, or cause to be used, any Barbeque of any kind on any balconies of multi-residential Building.
- No person shall set, light, ignite, or maintain an Open Air Fire, or permit an OpenAir Fire to be set, lit, ignited or maintained, which creates a nuisance for any personm such as, but not limited to:(a) excessive smoke or odour; (b) a decrease in visibility on any highway; or,(c) a rapid spread of fire through grass, brush or any wooded area.
- No person shall set, light, ignite, or maintain an Open Air Fire or permit an Open Air Fire to be set, lit, ignited, or maintained, during a Fire Ban.
*Note: Council Meetings scheduled for Planning Applications may not occur if there are no applications scheduled to be presented. Additional Special Meetings may be scheduled as required. Notice will be provided in accordance with the Procedural By-Law.
Southern Bruce Natural Gas Project
Representatives from EPCOR and Borden Ladner Gervais, LLP attended a special Council meeting on December 20th to provide an update on the Southern Bruce Natural Gas Project. The presentation included the following updates:
- Summary of the Ontario Energy Board Decision & Impact on the Project
- Update on the Gas Project
- Revised Project Schedule
- Project Benefits & Approach
- Timing for Next Steps
- Public Consultation Plan
A reminder to landowners considering installing tile drainage on their property that they are obliged to take the collected water to a legal and sufficient outlet. This would be the path the collected water would naturally flow and one that does not cause harm to any land or road. The availability of an outlet should be determined before work has commenced.
Please contact the Drainage Superintendent should you have any questions or if you require maintenance work on a municipal drain.
There are energy assistance programs available to those who may qualifiy. For more information on the programs available please see the links below.
Parking Restrictions in Effect
Parking is not permitted on any street within the Township of Huron-Kinloss
between the hours of
1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.,
November 1st to April 30th
Violators may have their vehicles towed.
Neither the Township, nor the “Snow Plow Operators”, will be held financially responsible for any damages to a homeowner’s property deemed to be on Township road allowance when performing their daily maintenance operations. This includes, but is not limited to, damages involving fences, mailboxes, blue boxes, entranceways, and entrance signage.
Please ensure that recycling and garbage are placed in a location so as not to interfere with snow plow operations.
There is no practical way to plow the roads without depositing snow into driveways. Equipment breakdowns and/or delays are inevitable.
Make sure to enter for your chance to win on of three $150.00 Huron-Kinloss shopping sprees at participating businesses.
During periods of extreme cold weather conditions, we ask that residents leave an inside faucet running. This will keep the water moving, making it less likely for your service line to freeze.
If you have/suspect a frozen water line, please contact Veolia Water Canada at 519-524-6583
January 2017 Community Events
Ripley Huron Community Centre Shinny Hockey - January 2 - 6
Lucknow Legion Wing Night - January 7
Lucknow Lancers vs Shelburn Huskies - January 7
Ripley Legion Wing Night - January 14
Lucknow Lancers vs Huron East Centenaries & Sponsor Appreciation Night - January 14
Ripley Wolves vs Elora - January 14
Ripley Wolves vs Palmerston - January 15
Ripley Legion Meat Draw - January 21
Ripley Wolves vs Shallow Lake - January 21