Public Works

Public Works

The Lanark Highlands Public Works department maintains the roads, sidewalks, bridges, culverts, ditches and storm sewers within the Municipal right-of-way. They also maintain streetlights and is also responsible for Snowplowing and Snow Removal. In the village of Lanark, two operators clear snow on a priority basis with high volume routes and receiving the highest priority. Outside of the village ten operators use tandem trucks with sander and front/wing plows, maintain distinct routes, clearing snow on a priority basis with arterial roads and school bus routes receiving the highest priority. If you are a homeowner or contractor looking to work within the municipal right of way, please contact Thomas McCarthy, Public Works Superintendant. For more information on Municipal roads click here

Public works also oversees the contract for the operation of the six transfer stations and one landfill located in the township. Additionally, Public Works maintains the curbside contract for the village of Lanark which is paid for by users through a separate tax levy. The Township also runs a hazardous waste depot at the Middleville transfer station. For more information on household hazourdous waste and waste management click here.

For waste transfer station operational hours click here

Contact Us

Thomas McCarthy
Superintendent of Public Works
Ext. 239


Lanark Highlands Logo

75 George Street,
PO BOX 340
Lanark, Ontario
K0G 1K0


Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.