Bylaw and Emergency Services

Emergency Services includes the fire, police, coast guard, and medical services available to Meaford residents to keep our Municipality safe, healthy and prepared for possible disasters.

In the event of an emergency, dial 911

Meaford and District Fire Department

The Meaford and District Fire Department provides fire prevention services to the Municipality of Meaford.

Inter-Township Fire Department

The Inter-Township Fire Department provides fire prevention services to the former Sydenham township.

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)

The OPP provide police services to the Municipality of Meaford. Visit their website for more information on OPP services.

Bylaw Enforcement

This sections outlines the enforceable By-laws that may apply to your property and also outline a process if you have a complaint with regard to compliance by others. 

Animal Control

Dog Tags are mandatory for all dogs in the Municipality.  This Section provides options to obtaining your dog tag,  in addition to what to do for lost or found dogs, stoop and scoop, aggressive dogs, dog bites and the Meaford Cat program.   

Grey County EMS

Grey County EMS provides paramedic and ambulance service to Meaford residents. Need an ambulance? Call 911.


Coast Guard

The coast guard is responsible for safety and security along the Municipality of Meaford coastline. See the coast guard website for more information.

Emergency Management Plan

The municipality of Meaford strives to be prepared in the event of a local emergency by maintaining and up-to-date Emergency Management Plan.


  • 2016-05-02T18:47:09+0000
    Municipal Services will now be offered from the Sydenham Centre every Thursday from 8:30-4:30! For more information, see

  • 2016-05-01T04:33:08+0000
    Dog found - April 30, 2016 Location: Trout Hollow Trail - did not know exactly where Time : around 6pm Collar - red/pink - no tags Breed - Beagle - female Please see photo. Dog was transferred into Municipal care and custody at 11:50pm. If you are the owner or know who the owner is please call 519-538-1060 Ext 1134 and then press 1. Call will be transferred to emergency pager between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm. Dog will be transferred in morning to GTHS pound facility (705)445-5204.

  • 2016-04-27T12:52:20+0000
    Have you heard? The Urban Slide is coming to Meaford! Join us on July 9th when this 1000ft slip & slide takes over Nelson Street hill! For more information or to get your tickets visit


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