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EECC Budget Notice 2020 - Draft

Aylmer Heritage and Environmental Advisory Committees

The Town of Aylmer is accepting applications for those citizen interested in being a member of the Aylmer Heritage Committee and the Environmental Advisory Committee. Please review the application package at the link below.

Official Plan Review Public Open House

January 20, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM

The community is invited to attend this public open house on January 20, 2020, prior to Councilís scheduled meeting at 7:00 PM. The purpose of the public open house is to provide the public an informal opportunity to review the Official Plan Review background documents and draft report, as well as to ask questions of Town staff and the consultants, WSP Canada Group Limited. Town staff and WSP consultants will be available to provide an update on the Official Plan Review process and to present the Draft Issues and Policy Directions Report for review and comment.

Official Plan Review Background Memos

The Town of Aylmer is currently undertaking a review of its Official Plan. The Official Plan establishes a vision, goals and objectives, and policy intended to guide future land use and development. Once approved, the Official Plan will provide a basis for the development of a new Zoning By-law and other tools to manage land use.
As part of the review process, background memos were compiled using feedback from a survey distributed this summer, as well as based on feedback from the Official Plan Review Stakeholder Committee. These background memos help identify the key issues in the community - and why they matter to you.

Water Meter Replacement Program

Click here for an update on this program - Do you have a Smart Water Meter?

For additional information on the new Smart Meter Replacement Program please see the links provided below.

Water Meter Replacement Program Funding Announcement

The Town of Aylmer's Water Meter Replacement Program is funded through contributions by the federal and provincial government as part of the Clean Water & Wastewater Fund.

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Elgin County Community Safety and Well Being Plan RFP

Policy & Land Use Framework
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Growth Management
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Healthy Community
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Draft Issues & Policy Directions Report
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Water Information for the SUMMER Months

Water Conservation Regulations regarding the use of water:
i) During the months of July and August, the external use of water is permitted on even calendar dates at only those municipal addresses ending with numbers 0, 2, 4, 6, 8.
ii) During the months of July and August, the external use of water is permitted on odd calendar dates at only those municipal addresses ending with numbers 1, 3, 5, 7, 9.
Town of Aylmer Comprehensive Water By-law, Sec 12.1(a)

Points to remember regarding secondary water sources.
i) Under no circumstances shall a ground source of water such as a sand point and/or private well system be interconnected with the Townís potable water supply to a property.
ii) All properties that have in place a ground source of water such as a sand point and/or well, in addition to a connection to the municipal water supply must install a backflow preventer device and/or a cross connection control device.
Town of Aylmer Comprehensive Water By-law, Sec 10.1 (a)(b)

2020 Dog Tags are now available for purchase!!

By-Law 09-06 states:
Subject to the provisions of Section 17, every person who is the owner of a dog within the limits of the Town of Aylmer and who is residing temporarily or permanently within the Town of Aylmer shall cause such dog to be registered with the Town Clerk before the 15th day of February in each year, or within 7 days from the date of which such dog is acquired by such person and shall procure from the Town Clerk, a license therefor, which license shall expire on the 31st day of December, in the year in which the same is issued and shall also procure a tag for such dog which tag shall be kept securely fixed on the dog until a tag is procured for the following year. Such tag shall bear figures or marks thereon indicating that the license fee has been paid for the then current year.

Animal Control Services - Effective May 2, 2016

Contact: St. Thomas - City Animal Services
Phone: 519-631-7430
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Sundays and Holidays
After Hours: Fire Department dispatch at 519-631-0210 and they will page on-call staff.

Dogs Running at Large

Dogs are prohibited from running at large in the Town of Aylmer.
To report a dog running at large, contact the St. Thomas - City Animal Services Centre located at 100 Burwell Road St. Thomas.
If you have found a dog, please contact the City Animal Services Centre at 519-631-7430. The Town of Aylmer has an agreement with the City of St. Thomas to use the shelter for dogs.

Missing Dogs

If your dog is missing, call the City Animal Services Centre at 519-631-7430, to report your dog missing and inquire if the Animal Control Officer has picked it up. Also ask if someone turned your dog in to the Shelter. You may also want to report the dog missing to a neighbouring municipality.

Active & Safe Routes to School

Have Fun and Be Safe ... Learn more about being safe going back to school -- including walking to school, biking to school, pedestrian safety, and safety tips...

Traffic/Parking By-law - New September 2017

Overnight Parking Prohibited

By-law 44-12 states:
No person shall, without authorization of the Chief of Police and/or the Director of Operations, park any vehicle on any street or highway within the Town of Aylmer, between the hours of 3:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m., between November 15th and April 15th inclusive.

Parking Permits

Parking in the Town of Aylmer is complimentary for 2 hours.
If your visit will be longer than 2 hours, you may wish to purchase a parking pass for Municipal Lots 1 & 2 (located directly behind Town Hall and I.D.A.):

  • Day Parking Pass $5
  • Month Parking Pass $75
  • 6 Month Parking Pass $225.00
  • Full Year Parking Pass $450

Passes are available for purchase at Town Hall during office hours. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
Payment of cash, cheque or debit is accepted.


Residential Development Charges - Brochure - 2019

Smoke-Free Ontario - New Legislation January 2015

Learn more about Smoke-Free Ontario by clicking on this link

A Landlord and Property Manager's Guide to Smoke-Free Housing

Learn more about the Landlord and Property Manager's Guide to Smoke-Free Housing by clicking on this link

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