Office of the Clerk

The roles of Legislative Service/Clerk include the preparation and circulation of Council documents and maintaining the original copies of all by-laws and minutes of Council. The Director of Legislative Services/Clerk is responsible for requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and for the conduct and administration of Municipal elections. The Director of Legislative Services/Clerk also issues marriage and lottery licenses. The Legislative Services/Clerk's office also has a Commissioner of Oaths for signing affidavits and statutory declarations.


Your Council is elected to represent you. Find out more about your council members, and how to contact them on municipal matters.

Boards and Committees

Boards and Committees make recommendations to Council. Find more information on Boards and Committees, including meeting agendas and minutes. 


Here you will find more information on the Municipal By-Laws passed by Meaford Council.


The Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) is a law passed by the Ontario legislature that allows the government to develop specific standards of accessibility and to enforce them.


This legislation informs all activities undertaken by Meaford Council and staff.


The Legislative Services Department provides Commissioning of Oaths services for a fee of $20.00.

Marriage and Vital Statistics

The Legislative Services Department can issue Marriage licenses, Birth certificates, and death certificates.

Livestock/Line Fences

The Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program provides financial assistance to producers whose livestock, poultry and honey bees were damaged by wildlife.

Information Requests (MFIPPA)

The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) give you the right to request access to government-held information about you.


Find more information about Council elections.


The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario regulates Charitable Lottery Licensing for the province.


Find information on appoinments to boards and committees.


  • 2015-11-26T14:24:56+0000
    The Municipality of Meaford shared Community Services Meaford's photo.
  • 2015-11-25T18:49:37+0000
    The Municipality of Meaford added 5 new photos.The submissions for the Jersey Day colouring contest are fantastic! Top three participants will be contacted , thank you to everyone who participated!

  • 2015-11-23T18:23:55+0000
    DOG LOST Date: Friday, November 20th (afternoon) Location: Bognor Breed: Griffon Gender: Male (neutered) Name: Orpheus Identification: Black and White, medium build, wearing collar with name and phone number. If you have found this dog or seen this dog, please call 519-538-1060 and/or email at so we may help to reunite with owners.


Find an Event

Thu Nov 26 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
Holiday Craft
Thu Nov 26 @ 2:00PM - 03:30PM
Meaford Knit Group
Thu Nov 26 @ 3:30PM - 07:00PM
Kids' Chess Club
Thu Nov 26 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Chess Club for Adults