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Township of Uxbridge Declares State of Emergency

Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2022 07:16 PM

Municipal Storm Update

On May 21st, a significant storm event occurred in Uxbridge which caused extensive damage through the Township and in the urban centre. The Township declared a state of emergency on May 21st. The State of Emergency will remain in effect until further notice.

Our first concern is for the safety and security of our residents. If you have elderly or at-risk family or friends that you have not been able to contact since the storm, please check on them. If you are unable to check...

Open Air Fire Ban In Effect May 22nd

Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2022 10:58 AM

Tree Debris and Waste Disposal Information (May 24)

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2022 05:52 PM

Downed Trees and Limbs

Residents in urban Uxbridge or hamlets are asked to neatly pile tree debris (regardless of size) curbside. Township staff and contractors will be chipping and removing the debris. Please do not pile debris so that sidewalks or roadways are blocked. Do not attempt to clean up trees that are within 10 meters of a power line.

Disposal of Waste

The Region of Durham is temporarily removing the limit on the number of garbage bags that can be placed out at the curb for collection....

Important health, well water, waste disposal and road closure information in response to storm

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2022 05:02 PM

The Regional Municipality of Durham is sharing important information for residents affected by the recent storm, including road closures, food safety tips, well water safety, and the safe disposal of yard waste at the Waste Management Facilities (WMFs).

Health information:

Food safety
For residents whose refrigerators were impacted due to power outages, ensure that any food above 4 degrees Celsius is discarded. When in doubt, throw it out. More information is available on the Durham Region Health...

Unsafe Buildings Due to Storm Damage

Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2022 07:46 PM

As a result of our recent severe weather Building Inspectors have been assessing damaged buildings, and the Chief Building Official will be posting Orders as required.   

If a building has a posted 'Order Prohibiting Occupancy', the building must not be occupied until the Order has been rescinded.

Alternatively an 'Unsafe Order' may be issued to notify the owner that remedial work to the building is required, however the structure is in no immediate danger to occupants.

Recipients of either...

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