Elgin Street will be closed at Gladstone Avenue on Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, April 25, 2017 to connect the sewers from Gladstone Avenue to the manholes in the intersection. A detour route will be in place using Rosebery Place - Princess Avenue - Wellington Street.
A demolition permit is formal permission from the municipality to commence demolition of a building or part thereof. Demolition permits are necessary to ensure that structural safety standards, fire safety and other building standards are met and that the building service utilities have been disconnected from the building in accordance to the building service providers' requirements. It is the building and or property owner's responsibility to ensure that a demolition permit is obtained when required.
Demolition permits are required to demolish a building or part thereof greater than ten square meters (108 sq.ft.). Completed Demolition Permit application forms should be submitted to Building Services, a section of the Environmental Services Department. Should you have enquiries regarding a a demolition permit please call Building Services at (519) 631-1680 ext. 4160.
Demolition permit fees are based on the area of the building to be demolished:
under 300 sq.ft. = $20.00
300 sq.ft. to 1500 sq.ft . = $50.00
over 1500 sq.ft. = $100.00
Permit fees are subject to change without notice.
The City is excited to announce the Edward Street Road Rehabilitation Project will start in April. The Burwell Road Rehabilitation project will begin after Edward Street has been completed. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Projects page.
The Elgin St. Thomas Age-Friendly Committee is developing a community plan for residents of Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas. An Age-Friendly community is one where policies, services and structures related to the physical and social environments support and enable older residents to lead healthy, active lives and stay involved in their communities.
The City is excited to announce that the construction of a 3m wide multi-use asphalt trail from Sauve Avenue to Penhale Avenue will start in April. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Project page.
The draft Downtown St. Thomas Heritage Conservation District Study is now available for public review. For more information please visit the Downtown St. Thomas Heritage Conservation District page. Comments are due no later than Friday, April 28, 2017.
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