COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)
This page is provided to keep our Residents with up to date information on the COVID-19 situation.
At this time, the Township of Adjala-Tosorontio is meeting to monitor, discuss and address local
concerns in response to COVID-19. The Township is taking precautions based on
recommendations from other levels of government and health authorities.
The Township of Adjala-Tosorontio is committed to ensuring the safety of our staff, residents,
Council, and volunteers as well as reducing the spread of illness.
Essential and Critical Town Services
In response to the need for the town to take action to slow the spread of COVID-19:
The following is the list of essential and critical services currently being provided by the town.
Alternative Service Delivery Method
Building Permit Applications
|Phone to arrange / Dropbox / Email||Applicants will be contacted with any questions or comments after initial review.|
Building Permit Issuance
|Phone to arrange / Dropbox|
Applicants will be contacted regarding total permit
fees. Payment is to be made by cheque in dropbox at municipal office.
Arrangements will then be made for pick up of issued permit.
Building Permit Inspections
|Phone to arrange|
Only exterior structures and non-occupied
dwellings can be inspected at this time. No final or interior renovation
inspections in occupied dwellings.
|Planning Applications||Dropbox / Email|
Applicants can find fees on our website under
By-Law #20-07. Payment for all Planning applications must be submitted by
|Committee of Adjustment||||TBD|
|Zoning Certificates||Dropbox / Email||Applicants can find fees on our website under By-law #20-07. Payment for all Zoning Certificates must be submitted by cheque.|
|Phone to arrange / Email||Residents can phone/email with regards to zoning and property information. The zoning information shared through email will not qualify as a Zoning Compliance Certificate.|
|Zoning Compliance Letters||Dropbox / Email||Fees can be found on our website under By-law #20-07. Payment must be submitted by cheque.|
Property Tax Payment
|(1) Cheques only|
(2) Owner to set-up as Payee through their banking institution, using their full 19-digit roll number as the account number (no spaces or dashes)
*Please provide a copy of your tax bill along with your cheque(s). We will stamp and send a receipt back to you.
|(1) Cheques only|
(2) Owner to set-up Payee through their banking institution, using their full 10-digit water account as the account number (no decimal)
*Please provide a copy of your water bill along with your cheque(s). We will stamp and send a receipt back to you.
Dog Tag Payment
|Dropbox||Cheques ONLY. Dog Tags will be mailed to you.|
|Committees of Council||||Cancelled until further notice.|
|Council Meetings||||April 8, 2020 Regular Council meeting is post-poned until April 15, 2020.|
|Commissioning||||Service is not available at this time.|
|Lottery Licence||||Service is not available at this time.|
|Freedom of Information||Dropbox||Cheques only. Applicants will be contacted with any questions or comments after initial review.|
|Burn Permits||||Existing permits suspended. Burn ban in place until further notice.|
|Fire Halls||Closed to the Public||Fire Services will remain functional; however, access will not be permitted to members of the public.|
|Fire Fighter Training||||Cancelled until further notice.|
|Pub Ed Visits||||Cancelled until further notice.|
|Public Works||Closed to the Public||Public Works services will remain functional; however, access will not be permitted to members of the public (this includes parks, playgrounds, walking trails, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, gazebo, and North and South Public Works yards).|
As per usual, all departments are available to answer your questions by phone or email.
NOTE: The secure dropbox is located at the front door of the Municipal Office on the left side of the main doors.
Additional Information Sources
Honorable Terry Dowdall (Available Funding Information affected by COVID-19)
Honorable Jim Wilson (Available Funding Information affected by COVID-19)
Public Health Agency of Canada
Risk level for Canadians, Current situation, Travel advisories
Ontario Ministry of Health
Ontario Health news and updates, provided every day, seven days a week, at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET.
World Health Organization
Technical documents, Questions and answers
SECOND PHASE COVID-19 INDUSTRY SURVEY NOW OPEN
In cooperaton with partners, members, stakeholders, and the office of Minister Lisa MacLeod, the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) has released an updated COVID-19 industry survey.
The updated survey marks a shift in focus measuring the broad impact of COVID-19 on the industry to measuring the specific economic impact of the disruption on the ground, to help shape an economic recovery package.
The survey asks about cancellations, lay-offs and temporary or permanent closures caused by COVID-19.
Please take a moment to complete the survey and get the word out any way that you can - email it ot your members, share it on your social media channels, with other business owners, and any other ways that think will help drive traffic to the survey.
The survey will close on Monday, March 23rd, 2020. When sharing, please display this deadline prominently.
Please use this link when sharing: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HXXC9Y6
COUNTY OF SIMCOE COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCE UPDATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SEEKING ITEMS FOOD SERVICES/SUPPLIES
Below a link to a form that the Federal Government is asking companies to fill out if a company can offer products or services that could support Canada's response to COVID-19:
One of the main services that the Federal Government is seeking is food services and food supplies.
If you have questions about the form Martin Montreuil and Alain Dorion with the Federal Government are happy to take your calls or emails at:
Martin Montreuil: email@example.com / Tel: 613-793-3594 or Alain Dorion: firstname.lastname@example.org / Tel: 613-790-0974)
COUNTY OF SIMCOE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS RESOURCE PAGE
We also wanted to let you know that the County of Simcoe's Economic Development Office has developed a Business Resource page providing COVD-19 business information. We are continuously updating this webpage as information becomes available to us.
If you have questions about the temporary changes to Employment Insurance, please note the Federal Government has updated their website.