Category Archives: House and home

We’re replacing five playgrounds in 2022

November 16, 2021

You’re invited to help us design the five playgrounds we’ll be replacing next year: Goldie Park, Gosling Gardens Park, Herb Markle Park, Howden Crescent Park and Sunny Acres Park. Continue reading We’re replacing five playgrounds in 2022


Heat your home safely this winter

November 15, 2021

Continue reading Heat your home safely this winter


UPDATED: Four ways to deal with leaves and yard waste this fall

November 12, 2021

This fall, Guelph residents have four ways to get rid of their leaves and yard waste. Continue reading UPDATED: Four ways to deal with leaves and yard waste this fall


Overnight on-street parking restrictions begin December 1

November 8, 2021

Starting December 1, the overnight on-street parking restrictions resume until April 1. Continue reading Overnight on-street parking restrictions begin December 1


City recommends short-term trailer parking exemptions for driveways

October 22, 2021

A City of Guelph report heading to Council in November recommends a trailer parking exemption program that would allow short-term parking of recreational trailers in residential driveways. Continue reading City recommends short-term trailer parking exemptions for driveways


City increases fines for nuisance parties following rise in restricted gatherings

September 29, 2021

The City of Guelph has increased its fines under the Nuisance Party Bylaw following 293 complaints for noise and nuisance parties since the start of September. Continue reading City increases fines for nuisance parties following rise in restricted gatherings


Is hair spray considered hazardous waste? You bet it is.

September 3, 2021

When you think about household hazardous waste, you might be thinking about engine oil or chemicals from cleaning products, but hairspray, cooking spray and spray-on sunscreen are hazardous waste too. Continue reading Is hair spray considered hazardous waste? You bet it is.


Dry hot weather puts Guelph in level yellow for outside watering restrictions

May 26, 2021

Guelph in level yellow for outside watering restrictions Continue reading Dry hot weather puts Guelph in level yellow for outside watering restrictions


Guelph skate park and sports fields, playgrounds, trails and dog parks open

April 18, 2021

Only leave home for groceries, medical appointments, exercise, essential work or childcare. Continue reading Guelph skate park and sports fields, playgrounds, trails and dog parks open


The City’s discounted rain barrel sale starts today, April 9!

April 9, 2021

The City’s discounted rain barrel sale starts today! Continue reading The City’s discounted rain barrel sale starts today, April 9!


Tree removals at Peter Misersky Park start August 20

August 18, 2020

We’re removing ash and trees that are dead, dying or causing harm from Peter Misersky Park on August 20, as a part of our annual tree maintenance process. Continue reading Tree removals at Peter Misersky Park start August 20


Proposed changes to fenced leash-free areas going to Council February 3

January 24, 2020

A report to Council that outlines next steps for fenced leash-free areas at Peter Misersky, Bristol Street and Lee Street Parks is now online. Continue reading Proposed changes to fenced leash-free areas going to Council February 3


City’s Leash Free Policy now in effect

July 18, 2019

The City’s new Leash Free Policy changes how dog owners use sports fields as leash-free areas and paves the way for fenced dog parks. Continue reading City’s Leash Free Policy now in effect


Information about the driveway width enforcement suspension

June 12, 2019

Details about the current suspension of enforcement for driveways of semi-detached/duplex and on-street townhouses in Guelph. Continue reading Information about the driveway width enforcement suspension


Background and updates on recent Development Charge changes and the new Community Benefits Charge Framework (Bill 108)

May 31, 2019

Continue reading Background and updates on recent Development Charge changes and the new Community Benefits Charge Framework (Bill 108)


Guelph ranked best place to buy real estate in Canada

April 11, 2017

Guelph is the most attractive city for real estate investment value in Canada, according to MoneySense’s 2017 Where to Buy Now list. Continue reading Guelph ranked best place to buy real estate in Canada


City releases proposed new animal control bylaw

November 25, 2016

Continue reading City releases proposed new animal control bylaw


How Guelph deals with termites and Emerald Ash Borer

August 5, 2014

Continue reading How Guelph deals with termites and Emerald Ash Borer