Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Government of Ontario declared a provincial emergency on March 17, 2020 (Order in Council) under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. Extended on March 30 to April 13 (two weeks). This declaration of emergency was extended on April 14, 2020 (passed by legislature) for a further 28 days. The province extended the emergency orders for the fourth time on May 12 and will now continue until June 9. On June 2, the province extended the Declaration of Emergency until June 30. On July 9, the province extended the emergency orders until July 22.
The Town of Orangeville has closed public access to municipal buildings. However, most services will continue to be offered to the public -- by phone, by email, virtual and personal appointments, and online services. For inquiries or more information please contact Customer Service at 519-941-0440 Ext. 0 or [email protected].
The Town of Orangeville has reopened some outdoor public recreation amenities for casual, informal use, effective Thursday, May 21. Use of these amenities is subject to certain recommendations being followed. Read about which amenities are now open and the recommendations for their use.
Town of Orangeville relief measures
- waive all penalties and interest related to late payment of property taxes (on all tax classes) until September 30
- waive penalties and interest on unpaid water and wastewater balances until September 30
Other relief measures
- winter disconnect ban for electrical services has been extended until July 31, 2020; no late payment interest on incremental balances, and customers may request a flexible payment arrangement on arrears
- Province will continue the suspension of time-of-use (TOU) electricity rates and, starting on June 1, 2020, customers will be billed based on a new fixed COVID-19 Recovery Rate of 12.8 cents per kilowatt hour through October 31.
- waste collection – double-up days announced: https://www.dufferincounty.ca/waste
- fees waived on Orangeville Transit effective March 23 to September 30; transit will continue to operate on regular schedule
For relief measures and announcements by the provincial and federal governments visit their websites or view list on orangeville.ca/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19 under recent updates from government menu
Learn more about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Province of Ontario
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
This GIS Hub is provided by Esri Canada to share information about the coronavirus pandemic. Information sources include the Community Map of Canada, the Living Atlas, Environics Analytics and others.
Dufferin-Caledon MP Kyle Seeback