Planning to start a renovation project this spring? Thinking about building a deck, renovating your basement, or constructing… Continue reading Learn about building permits at your local home improvement store
Guelph is the most attractive city for real estate investment value in Canada, according to MoneySense’s 2017 Where to Buy Now list.
Have you got a fire hydrant near your home? Don’t bury that fire hydrant in snow! Help keep our community safe by shoveling s… Continue reading Rescue a fire hydrant from snow
Guelph, ON, December 13, 2016—Guelph’s 2017 stormwater, water and wastewater rates take effect January 1. This is the first y… Continue reading 2017 stormwater, water, wastewater rates change January 1
Guelph, Ont., November 25, 2016 – City staff will present the proposed new animal control bylaw at the December 5 Committee o… Continue reading City releases proposed new animal control bylaw
The City of Guelph and its consultant, AECOM, are exploring options for stormwater service fee credits. Credits would provide… Continue reading Information from the stormwater service fee credit program study open house, November 17, 2016
Smart Wash rebate ends December 31 Guelph, Ont., November 15, 2016—The City’s Smart Wash washing machine rebate program is en… Continue reading City toilet and washing machine rebates are changing
Collection will take place between November 14 and 25 Guelph, Ont., Wednesday, November 2, 2016 – With many leaves still on c… Continue reading New dates for loose leaf collection in Guelph
Guelph, Ont., August 31, 2016 – The City of Guelph, in partnership with the University of Guelph Off-Campus Living office, is… Continue reading Guelph tenant safety initiative starts September 1
The City of Guelph and Guelph Humane Society are reminding trail users to be vigilant following coyote sightings along the Niska Trail in Guelph’s west end. In two separate incidents this month, a coyote has been stalking people and dogs. In the first incident, a coyote attacked a dog while the owner was hiking on the trail. In the second incident, the Ontario Provincial Police reported that a coyote had attempted to attack a hiker walking two dogs. It is not known if the same coyote was involved in both incidents.
Guelph, Ont., March 23, 2016—Guelph City Council approved a staff recommendation for a dedicated stormwater user fee by a vot… Continue reading Council approves user fees to fund stormwater management
City releases analysis of resident feedback on animal control bylaw recommendations Guelph, Ont., March 22, 2016 – Today, the… Continue reading Community supports setting a standard of care for animals
The City of Guelph, with the assistance of the Animal Control Working Group, is reviewing its animal control bylaws to make sure they meet the community’s needs for regulating poultry, and domestic and exotic animals in Guelph. Our online survey is open until December 31, 2015.
City encourages residents to prepare for winter Guelph, ON, November 24, 2015—City Council approved a policy for frozen water… Continue reading Council approves Frozen Water Pipe Policy
Guelph, Ont., November 5, 2015 – Residents will have an opportunity later this month to provide input into the development of… Continue reading City reviewing animal control bylaws, seeks community input
The City of Guelph, with the assistance of the Animal Control Working Group, is reviewing its animal control bylaws to make sure they meet the community’s needs for regulating poultry, and domestic and exotic animals in Guelph.
The City of Guelph, in partnership with the Guelph Fire Department and University of Guelph Off-Campus Living office, is carrying out a tenant safety blitz from October 19 to 23, 2015.
The City already adjusted 2015 work plans to ease some of the budget impacts resulting from the emergency.
Over 200 Guelph households will add a tree to their yard thanks to a $15,000 grant from TD Green Streets.
Guelph, ON, August 20, 2015 – Starting September 1, the City will implement the Radon Gas Mitigation Program for all new buil… Continue reading City introduces program to reduce radon gas exposure
On the Victoria Day Weekend (May 16-18) fireworks are only permitted on Sunday May 17 and Monday May 18 unless permission has been given by the Guelph Fire Chief.
Guelph, ON, March 6, 2014—The number of properties without any running water is down to 237 in Guelph. Temporary lines have b… Continue reading Temporary water service installed at 80 properties
Residents asked to check on neighbours and help keep City phone lines open Guelph, ON, March 4, 2015—Almost 400 customers in… Continue reading City installing temporary water services
Guelph, ON, March 2, 2015—Extreme cold temperatures continue to affect water services throughout Guelph. One hundred and fort… Continue reading 146 properties enrolled in frozen water assistance program
Guelph, ON, February 24, 2015—Ongoing extreme cold temperatures are causing both City–owned water services and household plum… Continue reading City asks residents and businesses to protect indoor plumbing
The following news release was issued by the Guelph Humane Society on December 5, 2014. Guelph, ON, December 5, 2014 – The Gu… Continue reading Adios old dog licences, there is a new pet registration in town
Preventing damage caused by invasive insects The City monitors both termite and Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) populations. Guelph’s… Continue reading How Guelph deals with termites and Emerald Ash Borer
After a thorough analysis of possible licensing programs, and considering feedback from tenants, landlords, neighbours and other community stakeholders, City staff does not recommend licensing rental housing in Guelph.
After discovering termite activity at the River Run Centre and John Galt Park near downtown, the City delivered the following… Continue reading Termite notice and inspection area map delivered April 7, 2014
The City is reviewing its animal control by-laws this year (2014) to make sure they meet the community’s needs for regulating domestic and exotic animals, poultry and wildlife in Guelph.
The City is working with property owners, landlords, tenants and other community members to create and maintain vibrant neighbourhoods for everyone to enjoy.
Guelph, ON, November 7, 2013 – The City is considering the creation of a Rental Housing Licensing Program and is looking for… Continue reading Guelph begins community consultation process to discuss rental housing licensing
Keep cool at air-conditioned City facilities and libraries Guelph, On, September 9, 2013 – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public… Continue reading Heat alert issued for city of Guelph
Guelph, ON, August 20, 2013 – The City is preparing an action plan to address a recently discovered termite infestation just… Continue reading New termite infestation discovered in Guelph
Giant Hogweed is an invasive biennial or perennial plant. It reaches a height of 10 to 15 feet (three to four metres) when in flower and has hollow stems, two to four inches (five–ten centimetres) in diameter with dark reddish-purple spots and bristles.