Sense the Difference

Festivals and events, canoeing and kayaking, cycling and hiking, trail-riding and snowmobiling, museums and genealogy, hockey and figure-skating, camping and golfing, music, artisans and farm-gate sales, ballparks and boat launches, shopping and studio tour's . . . there's always something for everyone in Lanark Highlands - your four-season destination!

Come and "Sense the Difference"!

Supply of Propane Fuel
Closing-August 19/2015 2:25pm

The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals from qualified individuals/firms for the township wide supply of propane for the 2015/16 and 2016/17 heating seasons.

A list of tank locations and sizes can be picked up at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office or requested by email.

Deadline for submission of the proposals is 11:00 AM August 19, 2015. Tenders will be opened at 11:15 AM August 19, 2015.

The Township of Lanark Highlands reserves the right to reject any or all tenders at its sole discretion.

Click here for more information.

For further information contact:
Township of Lanark Highlands
Matt Craig, Interim CAO/Clerk
75 George Street
Lanark, Ontario K0G 1K0
T: 613-259-2398 ext.222
F: 613-259-2291

Note: Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the CAO/Clerk at the address indicated above.

Wild Parsnip Information
Posted on July 31, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE July 22nd, 2015

Council is pleased to announce that Mr. Cameron Morehouse has been appointed Interim Fire Chief effective July 23rd, 2015. Mr. Morehouse is assuming the role of Interim Fire Chief on a part time basis. He will be responsible for the administration and operations of the fire services under the direction of the CAO/Clerk and in consultation with the Fire Marshall's Office.

Mr. Morehouse is thoroughly qualified with more than 17 years of progressive management experience and over 18 years of fire-fighting experience. He is a current member of the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs. Mr. Morehouse will continue his role as the Fire Chief for the Township of Bonnechere Valley and he will be working on behalf of both municipalities. This arrangement will have an initial term of four months or until a competitive process is completed.

Mr. Morehouse will be working with Council, staff and our experienced fire service members to deliver safe, effective and efficient fire services to Lanark Highlands. Chief Morehouse will provide direction and leadership to our volunteer firefighters while ensuring their safety and training needs are met.

I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Deputy Fire Chiefs for assuming additional duties during this transition period and for ensuring seamless continuity of leadership to the fire service team.

Please contact the CAO/Clerk, Matt Craig at with any inquiries related to this matter.

Brian Stewart

Fire Ban Lifted Effective June 2nd 2015
Posted on June 2, 2015

Please reactivate open air permits.

2015 Tax Rates
Posted on May 19, 2015

The 2015 tax rates, as approved through By-Law No. 2015-1330, are posted in the following link;
2015 Tax Rates

Bridge Closure Notification-June 29th 2015
Posted on March 26, 2015

French Line Road
The Township of Lanark Highlands

On June 29th 2015, The Township of Lanark Highlands Department of Public Works will close the French Line Road to through traffic at the French Line Bridge due to the replacement of the Bridge.
It is anticipated that the road will be closed for a period of approximately 12 weeks.
Traffic will be detoured via: Black Creek Road and Campbell Road.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.
For any further questions or concerns please contact:
The Township of Lanark Highlands 613-259-2398 x249 or

Click here to view a PDF version of this notice with a map of the area.

Posted on November 27, 2014

Please contact Stacey Knowles at 613-259-2398 ext 221 or for more information.

Posted on May 15, 2014

Effective immediately the number for reporting a road emergency has changed. Please note the new number:


Please call this number only in case of a road related emergency or potential danger that requires immediate attention. Responding to the pager requires Roads staff to interrupt their normal activity (i.e. snowplowing, grading etc…) to attend the service request. General requests for information will not be provided via this number.

Posted on February 21, 2014

2015 Fire Permits Fire Permits are required from January 1st to the 31st day of December

2015 Fire Permits are available for sale at the township municipal office and local stores.
• Fire permits are require for all valid only for the year of issue
• Fire permits must be renewed prior to burning
• You must notify LHFS of any and all open air burning

Fire permits can be renewed in three ways;
1) Phone 613-259-2398 ext 500 or toll free 1-800-239-4695 ext 500
2) Fax: 613-259-5706 form is available at

Volunteer Fire Fighters Required

The Lanark Highlands Fire Service is seeking applications from dedicated community minded men and women who are committed to training and responding to emergency calls 24 hours per day. Preference will be given to those who work within the Township and those who possess a class DZ license. Applications are available at the township municipal office, by calling 613 259-2398 or can be found below.

Click here to view the application (PDF).

Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands - 75 George Street, PO Box 340. Lanark, Ontario, Canada K0G 1K0. 613-259-2398.