Township of Douro-Dummer
Agenda for a Regular Meeting of Council

Douro-Dummer YouTube Channel

Please note, that Council may, by general consensus,

change the order of the agenda, without prior notification,

in order to expedite the efficiency of conducting business


Meetings During COVID-19
Council met on April 2, 2020 and amended the Township Procedure By-Law to permit meetings to be held electronically, under the authority of the Municipal Emergency Act, 2020, in order to function during the pandemic.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, regular meetings of Council are being held electronically. Meetings will be recorded and live-streamed on the Township YouTube channel. 

Please contact the Clerk if you require an alternative method to virtually attend the 
meeting. or 705-652-8392 x205 


Direct Payment of Federal Funds to Municipalities to Waive Property Taxes for the Year 2020 - Financial help to alleviate the suffering from COVID-19 Pandemic

Whereas all construction activity at a residence property, whether completed by a resident or by a construction contractor, must be completed as per Ontario regulations and best practices to protect the health and welfare of individuals using such item constructed.

And further that many municipalities like the City of London, Kitchener, Woodstock, Oshawa, Markham and Towns of Cobourg and Port Hope do not require a building permit for most low-level decks.

Be it resolved that staff review Douro-Dummer policies to actively consider the waiving of the current building permit requirement when a Douro-Dummer property owner is planning the construction of a low-level deck of 12” height or less above current earth grade.