Development and Environmental Services

Meaford's Development and Environmental Services Department's role is to assist Council, the development community and the public in matters relating to land use planning, building construction and By-law enforcement.


Here you will find copies of the Official Plan, Zoning By-law and other related municipal policies and regulations.  Application Forms to seek approval can also be found in this Section.  Information is also available with regard to various municipal projects and development proposals.


Looking to construct a new building or addition, complete a renovation or change a use, install a septic or a pool, demolish a building, add a deck or accessory building.  This section will provide you with the necessary information on what approvals maybe required and related applications.

Garbage and Recycling

The operations department handles garbage, recycling, and green bin pickup as well as other waste services for Meaford residents.

Water and Wastewater

Find information on water billing, annual water and wastewater reports, and information on water repairs and maintenance 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.   

Heritage Conservation District

The Municipality of Meaford recently approved a Heritage Conservation District Study and Plan for downtown area of the former Town of Meaford

Community Improvement Plan

The Municipality approved a Community Improvement Plan for the downtown area of the former Town of Meaford in 2008. 


  • 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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