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Water disruption notice - Clarence Street and Homewood Avenue

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 09:20 AM

Beginning October 18, at 7 a.m. city crews will be working to replace a watermain valve on Homewood Avenue. This work may result in a water disruption for residents on Clarence Street between Glenwood Avenue and Homewood Avenue and along Homewood between Clarence Street and Division Street. The work is expected to last most of the day.

After water service is restored, homeowners may experience discoloured water. It is recommended to run an exterior tap or large indoor tap, such as a bathtub or...

Lock 8 Gateway Park

City of Port Colborne launches Lock 8 Gateway Park Engagement Survey

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2023 11:30 AM

The City of Port Colborne is looking for resident input on the redevelopment of Lock 8 Gateway Park as part of the overarching 2020-2030 Parks and Recreation Master Plan.

Lock 8 Gateway Park is located at Main Street West and the Welland Canal.

The Study:

Parks offer many benefits to the City of Port Colborne. Lock 8 Gateway Park is an important green space that offers residents the opportunity to watch ships moving through the canal; have a picnic, enjoy an event, or bring your family to enjoy...

smoke alarm

Fire code violation conviction collects $19,000 in fines – 19 Nickel Street

Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023 10:03 AM

The Fire Prevention Division of Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services continues to inspect properties across the City to ensure compliance with the Ontario Fire Code, egregious violations were discovered, prompting the prosecution of a property owner.

On March 1, 2022, Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services responded to a public safety concern at19 Nickel Street to a property with 10 residential units in the building. During the building inspection, fire code violations were observed. The...

Elm Street Closed between Princess Street and Park Street

Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023 08:38 AM

Updated Monday, October 16 - Beginning October 18, 2023, the City of Port Colborne will close Elm Street between Princess Street and Park Street for approximately 2 and a half days.

This closure is to accommodate the reconstruction of the Elm Street Rail Crossing. It is expected that the road will reopen as of October 20 at 12 p.m., weather permitting.

Motorists should follow the posted signs to detour around the closure. Residents and deliveries to businesses are encouraged to use Killaly Street...

Forkes Road closed between Brookfield Road and South Koabel Road for roadside ditching

Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 12:55 PM

Beginning Wednesday, October 11, 2023, the City of Port Colborne will close Forkes Road between Brookfield Road and South Koabel Road for approximately 10 to 15 days, weather permitting.

This closure will take place during the hours of 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. to accommodate roadside ditching.

Motorists should follow the posted signs to detour around the closure.

The road will remain open for emergency vehicles.

The City of Port Colborne thanks residents for their patience and cooperation as we complete...