Category Archives: City Hall

City recommends reduced footprint for Guelph Transit and Fleet Services facility

January 26, 2023

Continue reading City recommends reduced footprint for Guelph Transit and Fleet Services facility


City of Guelph confirms 2023 budget

January 25, 2023

Continue reading City of Guelph confirms 2023 budget


City clearing snow from all roads starting January 25 at 6 p.m.

January 25, 2023

Continue reading City clearing snow from all roads starting January 25 at 6 p.m.


Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie on the passing of former Councillor Bob Bell

January 18, 2023

Continue reading Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie on the passing of former Councillor Bob Bell


City of Guelph releases its 2023 budget update to Council

January 12, 2023

Continue reading City of Guelph releases its 2023 budget update to Council


Help us make Guelph the most engaged City in Canada

January 9, 2023

Continue reading Help us make Guelph the most engaged City in Canada


2023 Development Charge rates

January 4, 2023

Please be advised that the current Development Charge (DC) rates will increase as of March 2, 2023.  This is part of the annual indexing process which increases DC rates based on the StatsCan Q3 Non-Residential Construction Price Index (NRCPI). Continue reading 2023 Development Charge rates


Downtown Update – December 2022

December 21, 2022

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The time to apply for summer jobs is now!

December 15, 2022

Apply by February 5 for a summer job with the City of Guelph! We have interesting, fun and rewarding summer work. With cold winter weather setting in, summer may feel far away, but summer jobs fill up fast. Continue reading The time to apply for summer jobs is now!


See a problem? Report a problem: Report a problem map helps Guelphites submit more customer service requests

December 14, 2022

We’re updating our Report a Problem Map by adding 22 new service types. Continue reading See a problem? Report a problem: Report a problem map helps Guelphites submit more customer service requests


Strategic Advisory Group advocates for extension of daytime services at Royal City Mission; plans for What’s Needed Next

December 8, 2022

Continue reading Strategic Advisory Group advocates for extension of daytime services at Royal City Mission; plans for What’s Needed Next


City of Guelph named one of Waterloo area’s top employers once again

December 1, 2022

The City of Guelph has been named one of Waterloo area’s top employers for 2023 by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Continue reading City of Guelph named one of Waterloo area’s top employers once again


Strategic Advisory Group releases operational plans for a welcoming and safe downtown

November 24, 2022

Continue reading Strategic Advisory Group releases operational plans for a welcoming and safe downtown


Council approves City’s recommendations in preparation for changes stemming from Bill 109 and Bill 23

November 22, 2022

Continue reading Council approves City’s recommendations in preparation for changes stemming from Bill 109 and Bill 23


City launches engagement to explore regulations related to short-term rentals in Guelph

November 22, 2022

Continue reading City launches engagement to explore regulations related to short-term rentals in Guelph


Guelph’s official 2022 municipal election results are in

October 26, 2022

Continue reading Guelph’s official 2022 municipal election results are in


Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie on the passing of former Councillor Dan Moziar

October 12, 2022

Continue reading Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie on the passing of former Councillor Dan Moziar


Strategic Advisory Group sets course for a welcoming and safe downtown

September 29, 2022

Continue reading Strategic Advisory Group sets course for a welcoming and safe downtown


City of Guelph honours National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 22, 2022

Continue reading City of Guelph honours National Day for Truth and Reconciliation


Development charges rates changing September 18

September 16, 2022

Guelph’s development charges (DC) rates will decrease by about 3 per cent for residential rates and 5 per cent for non-residential rates on September 18, 2022. Continue reading Development charges rates changing September 18


City achieves highest possible financial credit rating of AAA

September 14, 2022

Guelph achieves highest possible independent credit rating of AAA from S&P Global Ratings. This rating reflects the City’s commitment to long-term financial sustainability and the resilience of Guelph’s local economy. Continue reading City achieves highest possible financial credit rating of AAA


Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie and CAO Scott Stewart on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

September 8, 2022

Continue reading Statement from Mayor Cam Guthrie and CAO Scott Stewart on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II


Notice of Study Completion: Municipal Class Environment Assessment Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge over the Speed River

August 18, 2022

Continue reading Notice of Study Completion: Municipal Class Environment Assessment Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge over the Speed River


City leaders make housing, transportation and paramedic offload delays a focus at AMO conference

August 17, 2022

The City of Guelph joined over 1,700 participants from across Ontario at the 2022 Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s (AMO) annual conference in Ottawa on August 14-17. Continue reading City leaders make housing, transportation and paramedic offload delays a focus at AMO conference


Clythe Creek subwatershed study update will inform planning for land use, water supply, stormwater management and infrastructure

August 12, 2022

Continue reading Clythe Creek subwatershed study update will inform planning for land use, water supply, stormwater management and infrastructure


Notice of intention to designate: 50-60 Fife Road

August 4, 2022

Guelph City Council intends to designate 50-60 Fife Road as a property of cultural heritage value or interest. Continue reading Notice of intention to designate: 50-60 Fife Road


Guelph Police headquarters renovation wrapping up

July 29, 2022

Continue reading Guelph Police headquarters renovation wrapping up


Notice of Community Benefits Charges By-law passing

July 28, 2022

Guelph City Council passed the new Community Benefits Charges By-law No. 2022-20714 on July 18, 2022. Continue reading Notice of Community Benefits Charges By-law passing


Notice of Parkland Dedication By-law passing

July 28, 2022

Guelph City Council passed an updated Parkland Dedication By-law No. 2022-20717 on July 18, 2022. Continue reading Notice of Parkland Dedication By-law passing


Guelph moves ahead with new Community Benefits Charges and updates to Parkland Dedication Bylaw

July 19, 2022

City Council approved new Community Benefits Charges and updates to the Parkland Dedication Bylaw required by legislation. Continue reading Guelph moves ahead with new Community Benefits Charges and updates to Parkland Dedication Bylaw


City and CUPE unions ratify collective agreements

July 18, 2022

Continue reading City and CUPE unions ratify collective agreements


Made-in-Guelph growth strategy to be presented to Council

July 7, 2022

Continue reading Made-in-Guelph growth strategy to be presented to Council


Mayor’s Task Force celebrates progress and calls for Provincial support

June 21, 2022

Continue reading Mayor’s Task Force celebrates progress and calls for Provincial support


Satisfaction survey: 95 per cent of residents proud to call Guelph home

June 17, 2022

The City of Guelph releases its 2022 satisfaction survey results, which show that residents continue to be happy with life in Guelph, and with City services. Continue reading Satisfaction survey: 95 per cent of residents proud to call Guelph home


2022 City of Guelph Satisfaction Survey results

June 17, 2022

The City’s 2022 satisfaction survey results show that our residents continue to be happy with life in Guelph, and with City services. Continue reading 2022 City of Guelph Satisfaction Survey results


Ontario Public Works Association recognizes City of Guelph with three awards

May 18, 2022

The City of Guelph was recognized with three Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) awards, including two for Project of the Year. Continue reading Ontario Public Works Association recognizes City of Guelph with three awards


Guelph Council approves Clair-Maltby Secondary Plan Official Plan Amendment

May 17, 2022

Continue reading Guelph Council approves Clair-Maltby Secondary Plan Official Plan Amendment


Council approves York and Elizabeth neighbourhood design concepts

May 10, 2022

Guelph’s urban design concept, informed by the land use study, for the York Road and Elizabeth Street neighbourhood was unanimously approved by City Council. Continue reading Council approves York and Elizabeth neighbourhood design concepts


Mayor Cam Guthrie joins the Board of the Global Covenant of Mayors

April 27, 2022

Continue reading Mayor Cam Guthrie joins the Board of the Global Covenant of Mayors


City releases its second annual digital Guelph. Future Ready progress report

March 24, 2022

Continue reading City releases its second annual digital Guelph. Future Ready progress report


City staff propose new criteria to ensure critical construction work gets done within approved budgets

March 24, 2022

Continue reading City staff propose new criteria to ensure critical construction work gets done within approved budgets


City of Guelph wins Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation

February 28, 2022

Continue reading City of Guelph wins Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation


Online submission requirements

February 11, 2022

Starting March 1, 2022, all submission requirements, including for older building permits, shall be uploaded through GPAS. This includes documents, reports and drawings related to both permit applications and inspections. Continue reading Online submission requirements


City receives Court’s reasons for decision, considers next steps

January 27, 2022

Continue reading City receives Court’s reasons for decision, considers next steps


Guelph receives $1.75 million to streamline development approval process

January 26, 2022

The City of Guelph is receiving $1.75 million under the new Streamline Development Approval Fund announced by Ontario Premier Doug Ford at the Ontario-Municipal Summit on January 19. Continue reading Guelph receives $1.75 million to streamline development approval process


Notice of the passing of an updated Development Charges By-law

December 14, 2021

Guelph City Council passed an updated municipal-wide Development Charges By-law No. 2021-20643 on December 13, 2021 under section 2 (1) of the Development Charges Act, 1997, S.O., 1997 c. 27, as amended. Continue reading Notice of the passing of an updated Development Charges By-law


Ontario Land Tribunal dismisses ward boundary appeal

December 7, 2021

Continue reading Ontario Land Tribunal dismisses ward boundary appeal


Province approves boundary adjustment and zoning changes for Dolime quarry lands to protect local drinking water

December 6, 2021

Continue reading Province approves boundary adjustment and zoning changes for Dolime quarry lands to protect local drinking water


Council approves City’s first multi-year budget

December 2, 2021

Today, December 2, Guelph City Council approved the 2022 and 2023 Budget—the City’s first multi-year budget that moves the organization toward a four-year budget. Continue reading Council approves City’s first multi-year budget


City releases its first multi-year budget

November 4, 2021

On November 16, the City of Guelph is presenting the 2022 and 2023 Budget, it’s first multi-year budget Continue reading City releases its first multi-year budget