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DID YOU KNOW
RE:  CONSTRUCTION/PERMITS

  1. There are Laws governing the size, location and construction of:
    • decks, porches
    • sheds
    • main buildings and alterations
    • small accessory buildings
    • sewer and water laterals.
  2. A Permit is required by Law prior to constructing, altering or demolishing any of the above-noted structures.
     
  3. Constructing or altering a structure without a Permit can result in numerous problems including:
    • complaints from neighbours
    • not conforming with the Building Codes
    • difficulty selling the property
    • putting yourself at liability should an injury occur to someone (visiting your property) as a result of a structure not conforming to the Building Code
    • extra cost in having to reconstruct the structure according to the Zoning By-law and Building Code
    • insurance protection nullification
    • extra Permit fees
    • possible demolition of structure.
  4. Permits for plumbing and demolition can usually be obtained within a few business days, provided the necessary information is submitted.

Before you begin your project, please call the City of Welland, Integrated Services, Building Division at 905-735-1700, Extension 2251 or 2257 or visit us at 60 East Main Street, 2nd Floor.

DO IT RIGHT!
GET A PERMIT!

 

 

 

2014 Street Sweeping

map (pdf)

The 2014 spring clean up – sweeping of roadways is in progress.  The city is working through areas as numbered on the map (1 through 20) with anticipated completion in early May.  The process involves mechanical sweepers removing the bulk of material followed by vacuum sweepers.

If you have any concerns or questions you may contact the Public Works at  905-735-1700 ext. 3000.

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF WELLAND
TWO HOUR FREE ON-STREET PARKING

In order to provide easy, accessible on-street parking for customers to come and shop freely in the downtown core during Niagara Region’s rehabilitation work on the East Main Street Bridge, the City of Welland has implemented Two Hour Free Parking at most on-street parking stalls controlled by parking meters. All meters in the downtown core and along King Street, north of Griffith Street, allow for Two Hour Free Parking.

Two Hour Free Parking began April 7, 2014 and will continue until one week following the opening of the Main Street Bridge.

Parking Enforcement Officers will enforce all on street parking meters and vehicles exceeding the Two Hour limit will receive a Parking Infraction Notice.  (Fine of $14.00)

Please note, all Municipal Parking Lots will require payment.

For further information, questions or concerns, please contact the Traffic, Parking and By-law Enforcement Division at 905-735-1700 extension 2250, 2113 or 2212

 

Traffic, Parking and By-law Enforcement Division
Infrastructure Services

 

 

 

Illuminaqua

 

 

TAX NOTICE

THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF WELLAND

2014 INTERIM TAX BILLING & INSTALLMENT DUE DATES

 

INSTALLMENT DUE DATES:

Monday, March 3, 2014
Thursday, May 1, 2014


PAYMENT OF THE INTERIM BILLING MAY BE MADE AS FOLLOWS:

- City Hall, 60 East Main Street, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  After Hours - Mail Slot at front entrance closest to Cross Street, by CHEQUE ONLY.

- Chartered Banks, Caisse Populaire, Credit Union, Trust Companies.  Payments accepted on or before installment due date only.

- Payment by Mail:  Enclose payment stub(s) with cheque/money order.  If a receipt for payment is required, please send a self addressed/stamped envelope along with the entire bill and your payment.

- Please take advantage of our Pre-Authorized Payment Plan.  Information available here or at City Hall.

LATE PAYMENTS are subject to Penalty at 1.25% per month, applicable on the first day after due date.

Failure to receive a tax bill does not excuse a taxpayer from the responsibility for payment of taxes and penalties.

 

Kristine Douglas, BAcc, CMA
General Manager, Corporate
Services/City Treasurer

 

 

Welland Rose Festival Inc.

Volunteers Wanted

The Welland Rose Festival is seeking vibrant, creative team members to sit on its Volunteer Board of Directors.

If you are interested in being part of a hard-working group of volunteers who bring a long-standing tradition to life every year in the City of Welland ...

We want you on our Team!

Click here or visit the Welland Civic Square for an application form.

For more information about the Welland Rose Festival visit www.wellandrosefestival.on.ca

 

 

 

 

NOTICE OF NOMINATION
FOR OFFICE

In accordance with section 32 of the Municipal Election Act, 1996,
NOTICE is hereby given to the municipal electors of the
CITY OF WELLAND
that Nominations in the City of Welland for the offices of:

Mayor
City Councillor (Wards 1 - 6)
Regional Councillor
District School Board of Niagara Trustee
Niagara Catholic District School Board Trustee
Conseil Scolaire Viamonde Trustee
Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique Centre-Sud Trustee

may be made by completing and filing in the office of the Clerk, nominations on the prescribed form accompanied by the nomination filing fee of $200.00 for the Head of Council and $100.00 for all other offices, together with a Declaration of Qualification.  The filing fee is payable by cash, debit, certified cheque, or money order.

The prescribed Nomination Form and Declaration of Qualification must be signed by the candidate and may be filed in person or by an agent during regular business hours when the office of the Clerk is open, between Thursday, January 2, 2014 and Thursday, September 11, 2014, and between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014 (Nomination Day).  Proof of Citizenship and qualifying address must be presented at the time of filing.

Electors are hereby given notice that if a greater number of candidates are certified than are required to fill the above-noted offices, voting places will be opened on the dates stated below for the purpose of voting (locations to be determined by the Clerk).

ADVANCE VOTES
Monday, October 13, 2014 to Friday, October 17, 2014
(Touch Screen only)
(11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Saturday, October 18, 2014 (10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 (10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)

VOTING DAY
Monday, October 27, 2014 (10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)

 

Christine L. Raby
City Clerk

 

 

 

AVIS DE CANDIDATURES
ÉLECTIONS MUNICIPALES


Conformément à la section 32 de la Loi sur les élections municipales de 1996,
le présent AVIS est donné aux électeurs municipaux de la
VILLE DE WELLAND
que les nominations pour la Ville de Welland aux postes de:

Maire
Conseillers municipaux (Quartiers 1 à 6)
Conseiller régional
Administrateur au Conseil scolaire de district du Niagara
Administrateur au Conseil scolaire de district des écoles catholiques du Niagara
Administrateur au Conseil scolaire Viamonde
Administrateur au Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud

peuvent être soumises, en remplissant et en déposant au bureau du greffier, les nominations sur les formulaires prescrits à cet effet accompagnées des frais de nomination de 200 $ pour le président du Conseil et 100 $ pour tous les autres postes, et d’une déclaration de qualifications. Les frais de nomination sont payables en argent comptant, débit direct, cheque certifié ou traite bancaire.

Les actes de candidatures et la déclaration de qualifications doivent être signés par le candidat (e) et peuvent être déposés en personne ou par un mandataire durant les heures normales d’ouverture du bureau du greffier, entre le jeudi 2 janvier 2014 et le jeudi 11 septembre 2014, et de 9 h à 14 h le vendredi 12 septembre 2014 (jour de clôture des candidatures). Une preuve de citoyenneté et une adresse valide doivent être fournies lors du dépôt des documents.

Avis est donné aux électeurs que si le nombre de candidats est supérieur à celui des sièges à pourvoir, des bureaux de vote seront ouverts aux dates indiquées ci-dessous aux fins de votation (endroits à être déterminés par le greffier).

VOTES ANTICIPÉS
Lundi, 13 octobre 2014 à vendredi, 17 octobre 2014 (Écran tactile seulement)
(11 h à 13 h)

Samedi, 18 octobre 2014 (10 h à 20 h)
Mercredi, 22 octobre 2014 (10 h à 20 h)

JOUR DU VOTE
Lundi, 27 octobre 2014 (10 h à 20 h)


Christine L. Raby
Greffière municipale