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Surface Treatment / Asphalt Lavant Mill Road

Posted on February 11, 2016

The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals from qualified firms/individuals to provide surface treatment / asphalt for a section of Lavant Mill Road. Copies of the Request for Tender (RFT) may be picked up at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office and may also be found on the Township website.

Deadline for submission of the proposals is 2:00 PM February 25th, 2016. Tenders will be opened at 2:15 PM February 25th, 2016.

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

For further information contact:
Township of Lanark Highlands
Tom McCarthy
75 George Street
Lanark, Ontario K0G 1K0
T: 613-259-2398 ext.239
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.

Click Here for a copy of the tender.

Click Here for a map of the location.

Recommended Minimum Ice Thickness for New Clear Hard Ice

2016 Tax Sale Property information – Click here
Posted on January 14, 2016

2016 Dog Tag Prices
Posted on January 13, 2016

Effective January 12th, 2016 as decided by Council, the price of dog tags will be increasing.

Dog tags purchased until March 31st, 2016 - $15.00

Dog tags purchased April 1st, 2016 – December 31st, 2016 will now be $30.00.

Microchipped dogs with paperwork/proof will be $5.00

MNR Licensed hunting dogs will still be $5.00

Service dogs do not pay for a Township of Lanark Highland’s dog tag.

Snow Removal 2015/2016

Posted on January 5, 2016

The Township of Lanark Highlands will not be responsible for damages to mailboxes, newspaper boxes or parked vehicles where the boxes or vehicles interfere with the snowplowing of Township Roads.

Parking of vehicles on Township Roads and Village Streets from 12:00 midnight to 7:00 a.m. will not be permitted from November 15, 2015 to April 15, 2016. The prohibition of parking applies to the entire road right-of-way, normally 10m (33') from the centre of the road.

It is an offence under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act to push snow onto or across a Township Road or Street. The removal of such snow piles by the Township will be charged to the adjacent property owner.


Please call this number only in case of a road related emergency or potential danger that requires immediate attention.

For further information contact:
Township of Lanark Highlands
Tom McCarthy, Interim Superintendent of Public Works
75 George Street
Lanark, ON K0G 1K0
T: 613-259-2398 ext. 239
F: 613-259-2291

Posted on December 2, 2015

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.


2016 Fire Permits Fire Permits are required from January 1st to the 31st day of December

2016 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

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