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Special Meeting of Durham Regional Council planned for final draft Regional Official Plan

Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2023 09:11 AM

The Regional Municipality of Durham has released the recommended final draft Regional Official Plan (ROP) and scheduled a special meeting of Durham Regional Council to consider adoption of the recommended ROP. The new ROP is the culmination of work completed through Envision Durham, the Municipal Comprehensive Review (MCR) of Durham’s existing ROP. Materials to be considered at this special meeting, including the recommended final draft ROP, are available today at

When: The...

Appointments being scheduled to replace outdated residential water meters

Posted on Tuesday, May 02, 2023 03:48 PM

On behalf of The Regional Municipality of Durham, Neptune Technology Group will be scheduling appointments with property owners whose water meters need replacement.

When: Residents may receive notices from now until the replacement program is completed.

Why: To upgrade existing water meters and update user accounts to allow the Region of Durham to conduct remote readings.

Note: Neptune will attempt to contact the property owner via letter and by phone regarding planned water meter replacement.


Durham Region residents invited to enter the Waste App Contest

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 02:51 PM

Starting today until May 31, Durham Region residents can enter the Durham Region Waste App Contest for a chance to win a $100 grocery store gift card of their choosing. Full contest details are available at To enter, residents can download the Durham Region Waste App on the App Store or Google Play to their mobile device. Then, sign up for a reminder (via email, mobile, iCal or voice message) and enter the contest on the app. One winner will be selected from each area...

Rabies Awareness Month: Health Department reminds pet owners that rabies vaccination is mandatory

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 02:11 PM

May is Rabies Awareness Month and Durham Region Health Department is reminding the public that the rabies vaccination is mandatory for pets, while stressing the importance of keeping everyone, including children, away from wild animals. Rabies is a preventable disease which is most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal.

"A key component of rabies prevention and control is responsible pet ownership, including rabies vaccination for all dogs and cats over three months old,” said...

Business Count returns to Durham Region

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 02:02 PM

As part of an annual Region project to gather employment statistics and build a stronger local economy, businesses in Durham Region should expect a knock on their door this spring/summer. The Regional Municipality of Durham, Planning and Economic Development Department, is conducting a Business Count to gather statistics from local businesses about their operations.

Between May and August, the Region’s Business Count team is scheduled to visit all business establishments in Durham Region, to...

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