Are you a cottager or seasonal resident?

We’ve got some quick tips and advice about services offered by the County, the Townships and other partners. This is your one-stop resource for information on property taxes, waste and recycling, well water testing, fishing regulations, local health care and more.

Step back in time at Lang Pioneer Village

Lang Pioneer Village Museum was established by the County of Peterborough in 1967 to celebrate and preserve the rural history of the area. Each year, thousands of visitors from around the world take a trip back in time to discover how the pioneers lived.

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Don’t waste it!

Waste Management provides waste reduction programs to County residents. These services include recycling, household hazardous waste collection, composting, electronic recycling, leaf and yard programs and a variety of special programs for schools, businesses, cottagers and County events.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Peterborough County/City Paramedics provides primary and advanced care Emergency Medical Services to residents and visitors throughout the County and City of Peterborough. The service is jointly funded by the County of Peterborough, City of Peterborough and the Province of Ontario through the Ministry of Health.

Welcome to the County of Peterborough

The County of Peterborough is an upper tier municipality representing eight local municipalities and serving a population of approximately 58,000 residents plus a large seasonal population.

With an annual budget of $54.4 million, the County provides a host of services including: Planning, Public Works, County/City Paramedics, Active Transportation Master Plan and Waste Management. We are a diverse community located in the heart of the Kawarthas, recognized for a superior quality of life.

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Accessibility

Giving people of all abilities opportunities to participate fully in everyday life.

GIS services

GIS

Mapping for the County, its municipalities and community-based organizations.

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Purchasing

County acquisition and purchasing of all goods, services and construction projects.

Events

County Council

August 3, 2016 … more

Land Division Committee Meeting

August 18, 2016 … more

County Council

August 24, 2016 … more

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News & Headlines

ORCA News Release: Low Water Condition Upgraded to Level 2

July 12, 2016

20% Water Conservation
LOW WATER CONDITION UPGRADED TO LEVEL 2

Peterborough: Rainfall continues to be in short supply across the Otonabee Regio… more

Notice of Complete Application Concerning a Proposed Official Plan Amendment and a Proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment

July 11, 2016

Take notice that the Corporation of the County of Peterborough is in receipt of a complete application for an Official Plan Amendment in accordance with Sect… more

Public Notice - Proposed Budget Amendment

July 11, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in accordance with the County of Peterborough Notice By-law, the Council of the County of Peterborough will be considering… more

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