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.


Planning

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.

Building

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 Plans

The Municipality approved a Community Improvement Plan (CIP) for the downtown area of the former Town of Meaford in 2008 and more recently an Economic CIP applying to commercial, industrial, agricultural/value-added and non-residential heritage lands/buildings outside of the downtown also.

FACEBOOK

  • 2017-11-17T20:51:45+0000
    Owners Found - Thanks everyone! Dog found November 17, 2017 - Afternoon Location: 11th Line, Meaford Breed/gender: Yellow Lab, Male Please see photo. If you are the owner or know the owner, please call Georgian Triangle Humane Society at 705-445-5204. Thank you for your help!

  • 2017-11-16T19:02:54+0000
    Municipality of Meaford shared County of Grey's post.

  • 2017-11-16T17:04:39+0000
    We have recently had some instance of garbage bag tags being ripped in half, and both halves being placed on two separate garbage bags. Garbage will only be collected if a complete bag tag is present on all waste bags, and by-law enforcement will be contacted if necessary.

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