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"!

Request for Tender
Curbside Service

Posted on November 25, 2016

The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals from qualified firms/individuals to complete Curbside Pick-up.

Copies of the Request for Tender (RFT) may be picked up at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office and here.

Deadline for submission of the proposals is 2:00 PM December 6th, 2016. Proposals will be opened at 2:15 PM December 6th, 2016.

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

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.

31st anniversary of the OPP/Community Wish Tree initiative!

If you haven't been in to visit the Municipal Office yet this month, you may not be aware that the Angels have arrived! This year marks the 31st anniversary of the OPP/Community Wish Tree initiative!

The OPP Community Angel Tree program with the Family and Children's Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville (Lanark County CAS) are able to assist over 500 children and families annually.
Angel cards and their gifts (in gift bags) are due back before the 7th of December to ensure prompt delivery.
Feel free to stop in to see our beautiful tree and the Angels.


Posted on November 17, 2016

The Township of Lanark Highlands’ Public Works Department is responsible for the winter maintenance of 394 kilometers of road way. These roads include asphalt and gravel surfaces. Our crew and some private contractors provide road clearing for these roads and some of the Lanark County roads.

To report Township Road Conditions and concerns that requires an immediate response please contact the Public Works Department as follows during the hours of 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday:

1. 613-259-2398 Extension 250

2. Toll Free 1-800-239-4695


The parking of vehicles on Township Roads and Village Streets from 12:00 midnight to 7:00 a.m. will not be permitted from November 14, 2016 to April 16, 2017. The prohibition of parking applies to the entire road right-of-way, normally 10m (33') from the centre of the road.

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.

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:
Tom McCarthy, Interim Superintendent of Public Works
613-259-2398 Ext 239

Click here for a PDF version of this notice.

Lanark Highlands Fire Service Crest

The Fire Ban has been lifted and open air burning is now permitted.

Please note that a fire permit is required for all burning within the Township of Lanark Highlands. Permits can be purchased at the Township Office and many stores within the municipality.

Permit activation is required for all open air burning. Please call the number on your fire permit and leave your name, address, permit number and date of burn following the recorded message.

The Township of Lanark Highlands 2016 Achievement Awards
Posted on October 27, 2016

The Township of Lanark Highlands is pleased to announce the 2016 Achievement Awards Program:

- Volunteer Achievement Award
- Economic Growth Award
- Community Spirit Award
- Social Responsibility Award
- Young Entrepreneur Award
- Seniors Achievement Award

Click here for more information and application.

Mayor Brian Stewart has called a Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 6:30 PM in the Council Chambers

Click here to view the agenda.

Don't Wait - Check the date!

The Lanark & District Community Centre has ice time available for the 2016-2017 season
Posted on August 9, 2016

Here is a cool thought on this hot day - The Lanark & District Community Centre has ice time available for the 2016-2017 season.

Available ice times are as follows:

Fridays - 9-11 PM
Saturdays - 8-11 PM
Sundays - 7-9 AM and 9-11 PM

To book these ice times please contact Terry at 613-250-0730. The ice will go in on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016.

For more information and ice rental rates, please check out the Community Services page and click the first heading, Arena.

Federal government reviewing the public postal service
Posted on June 29, 2016

Have your say!

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.

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