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"!
The Highland Line Cemetery will be holding its annual Memorial Service on Sunday, July 17th, 2016 at 2 pm. The public is welcome to attend.
Effective June 8th, 2016 the fire ban has been lifted with respect to CAMPFIRES ONLY.
Open Air burning is not permitted at this time.
Notice of Public Meeting -To Consider a Zoning Bylaw Amendment
Posted on May 27, 2016
TAKE NOTICE THAT the Planning Department of the Township of Lanark Highlands has received an Application for a Zoning By-law Amendment;
AND THAT the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands will hold a PUBLIC MEETING on Tuesday the 28th of June, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 75 George Street Lanark ON, for the purpose of considering a proposed zoning by-law amendment under Sections 34 of the Planning Act.
IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Lanark Highlands before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Township of Lanark Highlands to the Ontario Municipal Board.
IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Lanark Highlands before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION relating to the proposed zoning by-law amendment is available during regular office hours at the municipal offices.
DATED at the Township of Lanark Highlands this 27th day of May 2016.
Stacey Blair, Planning Administrator/Deputy Clerk
Township of Lanark Highlands
75 George Street
Lanark ON K0G 1K0
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WILD PARSNIP ROAD SIDE SPRAYING
Posted on May 18, 2016
The Township of Lanark Highlands will be participating in road side spraying of Wild Parsnip, in conjunction with the County of Lanark. Please review the following links for details concerning the roads that have been selected.
Roadside spraying is scheduled to take place between May 30th and June 30th, weather permitting. Spraying occurs from the edge of the gravel shoulder to within 1 metre of the property limits and uses ClearView herbicide to control the growth of undesirable vegetation. The contractor performing the work is fully licensed. Spraying occurs in areas identified during weed audits.
The following locations will not be sprayed:
• Roadside ditches maintained by property owners
• 10 metre buffer from freshwater habitat
• Sprayers are turned off at mailboxes or whenever a pedestrian is nearby
• Locations requested not to be sprayed by landowners (Refer to No Spraying Signage section below)
Property owners on the specified roads that wish to be exempt from the program can complete a “No Spraying Request Form” and post “No Spraying Signs’ on their property. All requests for no spraying requires the submission of the form. Please review the links below for the form and the sign specifications. Forms should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTICE OF FIRE BAN
EFFECTIVE APRIL 1ST, 2016
No open air burning is permitted in the Township of Lanark Highlands. The Fire Ban will remain in effect due to dry conditions. Fire Permits will not be issued during a Fire Ban. The discharge of fireworks is prohibited during a Fire Ban.
Please consult the Township’s website at www.lanarkhighlands.ca for updates, or contact the municipal office at 613-259-2398 ext 500 for a recorded message. Should you have immediate concerns, please contact the municipal office at 613-259-2398.
Lanark County 2016 Road Construction Projects
Posted on April 21, 2016
For information regarding the projects in this area please open the following link.
ROAD EMERGENCY NUMBER
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.