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Please Don’t Feed the Deer

The public is reminded not to feed the deer within the City. When we feed the deer, they stay around.  Wolves are gathering where the deer are in the City and recently there has been an attack on a large dog.  Fines can be imposed for feeding deer as per the City of Kenora By-law […]

Notice of Complete Application to Purchase City Property

Application to Purchase City Property The Corporation of the City of Kenora has received an application from an abutting land owner to purchase City unopened road allowance for lot addition to 400 Fourth Street North. The subject land is located adjacent to 400 and 338 Fourth Street North. Refer to the sketch below for an […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-02

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment To Comprehensive Zoning By-Law No. 101-2015 Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 34 Notice is hereby given, that the Council of the City of Kenora passed By-Law No. 41 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law Amendment. […]

Spring Load Restrictions

Load Restriction on Local Roads Effective March 23, 2019 Please be advised that beginning Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:59 pm, reduced load restrictions will be in effect as per the City of Kenora By-law 155-2008 and the Highway Traffic Act R.S.O. 1990, c. H. 8, Section 122. This restriction is necessary to protect highways, […]

City Joins the Reconciliation Board of Kenora

City Forms Partnership on Youth Reconciliation March 19, 2019 Today, the City joins the Reconciliation Board of Kenora that works towards the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action at the local level. This is a monumental project which develops partnerships between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous individuals in the Kenora area. This council […]

2019 Operating Budget Approved

Council Approves 2019 Operating Budget March 19, 2019 Today Council approves the 2019 Operating Budget. The 2019 Capital Budget was approved on December 18, 2018. The budget includes a number of critical projects initiated by staff, Council and community input. As the 2019 draft budget was being prepared, it became very apparent that it would […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-03

Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, to consider a site specific Zoning By-law Amendment as it pertains to Zoning By-law No. 101-2015, at the following time and location: Public Statutory Meeting When: Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting Subdivision Application D07-19-01

Take Notice that the Planning Advisory Committee (‘PAC’) of the Corporation of the City of Kenora has received a complete application for approval of a proposed plan of subdivision. You are invited to attend a public meeting to be held by the PAC at the following time and location: Statutory Public Meeting When: Tuesday, March […]

A Conversation with Anhart Community Housing and BUILD Kenora

As a follow up to the Partnering for Housing Solutions session held in February and the Housing Forum hosted in November, the City of Kenora is inviting you to attend a presentation by Anhart Community Housing and BUILD Kenora on Thursday, March 14 at 8:30 a.m. in the Rotary Room at the Kenora Recreation Centre. […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-01

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment To Comprehensive Zoning By-Law No. 101-2015 Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 34 Notice is hereby given, that the Council of the City of Kenora passed By-Law No. 24 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law Amendment. […]

Saturday Parking Enforced Effective April 1, 2019

The Effective April 1, 2019, parking on Saturdays will be enforced. Be sure to feed the meter to avoid a parking ticket. As per the City of Kenora Traffic by-law 180-2015 and Parking and Structure by-law 82-2018, when parking at a metered space, a fee of $1 per hour (25¢, $1, and $2 accepted) must […]

Letter from Service Line Warranties Canada is Not a Scam

Residents of Kenora are receiving letters from Service Line Warranties of Canada offering optional water and sewer service line insurance.  This program is in partnership with the City of Kenora and is NOT a scam. Questions about the program details should be directed to SLWC at www.slwofc.ca or call 1-866-922-9004. This may answer some questions […]

Water and Sewer Billing Changes

Please be advised that City of Kenora water and sewer customers who are scheduled to bill before February 18th will receive their bill from Synergy North. After February 18th, customers will receive two statements – water and sewer billing will come from the City of Kenora, and hydro billing will come from Synergy North. In […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting D14-19-02

Corporation of the City Of Kenora Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-02 Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c.P13, s. 34 Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, to consider […]