Category Archives: City Hall

Help shape the future of housing in Guelph

April 22, 2024

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Guelph contributes 274 hectares of conservation land to Canada’s protected areas target

April 3, 2024

The City of Guelph and Ontario Nature announced today that 274 hectares of City-owned conservation land now officially contribute towards Canada’s goal of protecting 30 percent of land and water by 2030.  Continue reading Guelph contributes 274 hectares of conservation land to Canada’s protected areas target


Notice of passing amending bylaw

March 28, 2024

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City of Guelph seeks property donations for a temporary structured encampment

March 27, 2024

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City of Guelph to receive federal investment for new central library

March 25, 2024

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Guelph satisfaction survey launches March 22

March 20, 2024

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Clair-Maltby Secondary Plan officially incorporated into the City’s Official Plan

March 14, 2024

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Guelph receives $4.68 million for meeting provincial housing targets

March 14, 2024

Continue reading Guelph receives $4.68 million for meeting provincial housing targets


Proposed development in your community: Gentle Density – Permitting 4 Dwelling Units on a Lot (citywide)

March 14, 2024

Continue reading Proposed development in your community: Gentle Density – Permitting 4 Dwelling Units on a Lot (citywide)


Proposed development in your community: 35 and 41 Janefield Avenue

March 14, 2024

Continue reading Proposed development in your community: 35 and 41 Janefield Avenue


Mayor directs staff to reduce 2025 property tax levy and help with housing and homelessness

February 28, 2024

Mayor Cam Guthrie signed three mayoral orders directing City staff to establish the 2025 confirmation budget at a property tax impact of under four (4) per cent; identify opportunities for underutilized City-owned assets, including City-owned surface parking lots, which can be transformed into housing; and present information about what it takes to establish a temporary structured encampment site for those experiencing homelessness. Continue reading Mayor directs staff to reduce 2025 property tax levy and help with housing and homelessness


Notice of passing of designation bylaw

February 22, 2024

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Notice of passed bylaw amendments

February 22, 2024

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Open house: Let’s talk gentle density housing

February 16, 2024

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Guelph City Council hears delegations and determines next steps for proposed Public Space Use bylaw

February 15, 2024

Continue reading Guelph City Council hears delegations and determines next steps for proposed Public Space Use bylaw


City clarifies recent outreach efforts to individuals living in encampments

February 9, 2024

Continue reading City clarifies recent outreach efforts to individuals living in encampments


Mayor’s Awards honour five local volunteers

February 7, 2024

Mayor Cam Guthrie will present the 2023 Mayor’s Awards to five exceptional local volunteers tomorrow morning as part of the 2024 State of the City Address event. Continue reading Mayor’s Awards honour five local volunteers


City of Guelph asks businesses to support waste reduction strategy

February 5, 2024

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Notice of passing municipal-wide development charges bylaw

February 2, 2024

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Public Space Use bylaw: special Council meeting February 14

February 1, 2024

Continue reading Public Space Use bylaw: special Council meeting February 14


Convenient new property tax portal now available

January 31, 2024

Property owners in Guelph have a convenient new way to see their property tax information online: the property tax portal. Continue reading Convenient new property tax portal now available


2024 Development Charge Rates

January 29, 2024

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City’s Chief Administrative Officer announces plan to retire

January 25, 2024

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Notice of passed bylaw amendments

January 25, 2024

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Notice of passing of designation bylaw

January 25, 2024

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The City is now implementing its new strategic plan, Future Guelph

January 22, 2024

Continue reading The City is now implementing its new strategic plan, Future Guelph


Should Guelph work to reduce excessive lighting at night with a Dark Sky bylaw?

January 18, 2024

Fill out our online survey by February 11 to let us know whether Guelph should address excessive lighting at night with a Dark Sky bylaw, and what considerations need to be made if a bylaw is developed. Continue reading Should Guelph work to reduce excessive lighting at night with a Dark Sky bylaw?


York-Elizabeth Land Use Study Official Plan Amendment

January 18, 2024

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Guelph City Council directs development of Public Space Use bylaw to address safety concerns

January 17, 2024

At the Council planning meeting held on January 16, City Council unanimously passed a motion directing City staff to draft a Public Space Use bylaw to address safety concerns regarding encampments and related activities on lands owned or operated by the City. Continue reading Guelph City Council directs development of Public Space Use bylaw to address safety concerns


Guelph City Council approves new Development Charge bylaws

January 17, 2024

Continue reading Guelph City Council approves new Development Charge bylaws


City of Guelph to receive federal funding to help build more homes, faster

January 12, 2024

Continue reading City of Guelph to receive federal funding to help build more homes, faster


Some City rates and fees changing January 1

December 21, 2023

On January 1, 2024, rates and fees for some City services and programs, such as water, wastewater, public waste drop-off and parking, will increase. Continue reading Some City rates and fees changing January 1


Notice of passed bylaw amendments

December 21, 2023

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Our Food Future and COIL highlight lessons and successes

December 5, 2023

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Council adopts Guelph’s 2024-2027 Multi-Year Budget

November 29, 2023

Continue reading Council adopts Guelph’s 2024-2027 Multi-Year Budget


Notice of intention to designate: 331 Clair Road East

November 23, 2023

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Notice of intention to designate: 49 Metcalfe Street

November 23, 2023

Continue reading Notice of intention to designate: 49 Metcalfe Street


Notice of passed bylaw amendments

November 9, 2023

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City of Guelph releases first four-year budget

November 3, 2023

Today, the City of Guelph released the 2024-2027 Multi-Year Budget. The budget was built based on direction from the Council-approved Future Guelph strategic plan. Continue reading City of Guelph releases first four-year budget


City of Guelph first municipality in Canada to earn corporate-wide energy management certification

November 1, 2023

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Notice of passed bylaws

October 26, 2023

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Mayor Guthrie sets the record straight about housing starts in Guelph

October 25, 2023

Guelph is one of the fastest growing communities in Ontario. We are ready to help home builders and businesses thrive here. Continue reading Mayor Guthrie sets the record straight about housing starts in Guelph


Guelph City Council green lights housing recommendations

October 18, 2023

Continue reading Guelph City Council green lights housing recommendations


Get ready to dive in! City of Guelph breaks ground at future site of the South End Community Centre on October 17

October 17, 2023

The City of Guelph celebrated the start of construction for the highly-anticipated South End Community Centre with an on-site groundbreaking on October 17. Continue reading Get ready to dive in! City of Guelph breaks ground at future site of the South End Community Centre on October 17


Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie on the attacks in Israel

October 10, 2023

Continue reading Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie on the attacks in Israel


City of Guelph hires staff dedicated to facilitating housing solutions

October 10, 2023

Continue reading City of Guelph hires staff dedicated to facilitating housing solutions


City of Guelph refreshes territorial acknowledgement

September 27, 2023

Continue reading City of Guelph refreshes territorial acknowledgement


City of Guelph gets grant to visit Copenhagen to research healthy urban public spaces and equitable mobility

September 21, 2023

Continue reading City of Guelph gets grant to visit Copenhagen to research healthy urban public spaces and equitable mobility


City leaders call for housing, paramedic offload delays and mental health support at AMO conference

August 23, 2023

Continue reading City leaders call for housing, paramedic offload delays and mental health support at AMO conference


City of Guelph’s AAA financial credit rating reaffirmed by S&P Global Ratings

August 8, 2023

S&P Global Ratings continues to affirm the City of Guelph’s financial credit rating as AAA with a stable outlook, the agency’s highest possible rating. Continue reading City of Guelph’s AAA financial credit rating reaffirmed by S&P Global Ratings