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Posted Thursday, 12 January, 2023

Winter Emergency Car KitWhile the temperature may be seasonably mild at this time of year, it’s safe to say winter has already arrived and can turn for the worse at any moment.  The City of Owen Sound is reminding citizens and visitors of some of the best ways to prepare for winter weather and driving, including a social media campaign offering a prize for those who share their emergency vehicle kits. 
To take part in the City’s #BePrepared Emergency Car Kit campaign and have...

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Posted Thursday, 12 January, 2023

Compost Site ClosureBeginning at 8 p.m. on Sunday, January 15, 2023, the Owen Sound Leaf and Yard Waste Composting Site, located at 2800 28th Avenue East , will be closed for the season. The site will remain closed until about April 3 or until further notice, when spring weather permits easy access.
The seasonal closure allows staff to focus on winter maintenance in other areas of the City. 
The Compost Site is currently open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  A list of accepted...

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Posted Tuesday, 10 January, 2023

Shuttles for HDIC Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada, which will be nationally broadcast live from the Good Cheer Rink in Harrison Park, is just around the corner and event organizers wish to remind citizens and visitors to plan on taking a shuttle into Harrison Park’s Day-long festivities on Saturday, January 21.  There will be no general parking, and only limited accessible parking (valid permit required) is available at the park.
Shuttles, provided to all users for free, will be...

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Posted Monday, 09 January, 2023

TAKE NOTICE that the City of Owen Sound has received an application for a Zoning By-law Amendment being an application to amend Comprehensive Zoning By-law 2010-078 under Section 34 of the Planning Act , R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended for lands located at 2275 16 th Street East.
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Owen Sound has deemed this Zoning By-law Amendment No. 44 (ZBA 44) application complete and will hold a Public Meeting on January...

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Posted Friday, 06 January, 2023

Please be advised that The Corporation of the City of Owen Sound intends to adopt amendments to Fees and Charges By-law No. 2022-066, in accordance with subsection 391(1) of the Municipal Act, 2001 , S.O. 2001, c. 25.
The amendments to the Fees and Charges By-law update the City’s fees for Pre-consultation, Cash-in-lieu of Parkland Dedication, Cash-in-lieu of Parking, and Building fees. 
The recommended changes are being brought in advance of the City-wide...

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