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.


  • 2015-10-13T16:36:25+0000
    The Municipality of Meaford shared Meaford Hall's photo.See the Blue Jays larger than life on the BIG SCREEN at Meaford Hall! Wednesday, October 14 at 4pm. Jays vs. Rangers and the bar will be OPEN. Free admission! GO JAYS GO!!

  • 2015-10-05T20:17:40+0000
    Join the Meaford Fire Department for a day of fun! This Saturday, October 10, stop by the fire hall for an open house including free lunch and snacks, games, demonstrations, prizes, and so much more!

  • 2015-10-05T16:32:32+0000
    The Council Highlights for September 2015 are now available at!


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