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The Clerk's Department performs administrative related duties which include, but are not limited to: 

  • Commissioner for Oaths
  • Preparing council agendas, scheduling delegations and attending all council meetings
  • Providing advice to Council on policy and legislative related matters
  • Development of By-laws and Policies
  • Municipal Records Management Co-ordinator
  • Lottery Licencing and Marriage Licence Issuers
  • Civil Wedding Ceremonies (upon appointment only)
  • Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act Co-ordinator
  • Cemetery: Sale of Lots and Interment Order Preparation
  • Election Official for Municipal Elections held every four year


Chief Building Official, Vic Stellingwerff, is available Monday to Thursday. If you are requesting his assistance please make arrangements during this time. He can be reached at the Municipal Office at 519-294-6244 ext. 229


The Municipal By-Law Department is under the Clerk's Department. Municipal By-Law Enforcement Officers  enforce several by-laws, including but not limited to: Property Standards, Tidy Yard, Parking, Animal Control, Swimming Pool and Zoning By-law. This department also serves as Municipal Livestock Valuers under the Ontario Wildlife Compensation Program through OMFRA.  Contact the Main Office at 519-294-6244  "0" for assistance.

 Economic Development

Our Economic Development Department is available to serve you and your business.  The department offers business expansion and retention services, investment attraction, tourism development and marketing for North Middlesex businesses.  Contact Justin Dias at 519-294-6244 ext.220


The Finance department's primary responsibility is to maintain the financial health of the Municipality of North Middlesex. We perform several finance related tasks, including but not limited to:
  • Budget preparation and analysis
  • Cost analysis
  • Property tax calculations and collections
  • Revenue collection
  • Tangible capital asset accounting
  • Accounts payable and receivable functions
  • Payroll for the Township
  • Legislated federal and provincial government reporting

Emergency and Safety Services/Fire

The North Middlesex Fire Department is served by a volunteer fire department consisting of 50 dedicated volunteers, with fire stations located in both Ailsa Craig and Parkhill as well as one area covered by a Fire Protection Agreement with the Lucan-Biddulph Fire Department.

As of December 1, 2014, William Davidson has been appointed as the Director Emergency and Safety Services / Fire Chief for North Middlesex. Scott Jones is the District Fire Chief for the Ailsa Craig Station and Greg Vandenheuval is the District Fire Chief for the Parkhill Station.

For more information pertaining to Fire Prevention, please click the logo below:

 Picture of the North Middlesex Fire Department Logo


Municipal Planning Services are provided through the County of Middlesex Planning Department.
You can reach Stephanie Poirier, Planner, at the county offices during normal business hours (Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm) at 519-434-7321 or 519-294-6244 ext. 238 (Tuesdays) or email Stephanie - Appointments should be made directly with the Planner for consultation meetings and to submit planning applications.

Zoning and Outstanding Work Order Certificate and / or Inquiries - Vic Stellingwerff at 519-294-6244

Municipality of North Middlesex Official Plan & Zoning By-laws:

Official Plan - Consolidated June 2014

Official Plan (Document)

Official Plan (Maps)

Zoning By- law - Consolidated October 2017 (always consult the Municipality to confirm up to date zoning on a property as consolidations are only completed periodically)

Zoning By-Law (Document)

Zoning By-Law (Maps)

Development Charge By-law and Pamphlets **The Current DC By-law is set to expire on Feb.4/2018 - A new DC Background Study is being considered at a Public Meeting on February 21, 2018  - For more information please contact the Municipal Office**

Design Guidelines and Construction Standards - attached
(Hard copy available for $10.00 at the Municipal Office)

Provincial Policy Statement (PPS) - (click here)

DISCLAIMER: The Municipality of North Middlesex official plan maps and related by-law information are provided as a public service. In any situation where the printed official maps or by-law document of the Municipality of North Middlesex differ from the electric versions contained in this website, the official printed publications take precedence. Users of this electronic information should verify it with the printed official information before acting on it.

Copyright for the Municipality of North Middlesex: Note: Official maps of the Municipality of North Middlesex are not to be distributed or used for commercial purposes but may be used for other purposes provided that the above disclaimer and copyright notice is presented.

Public Works

If you need to contact the Roads Department due to an Emergency after hours please contact 519-294-6244 and follow instructions on automated system.

Street Light Outages / Repairs (*Please include Pole number) are to be reported directly to Entegrus. Entegrus Phone # 1-866-804-7325.

Link to Entegrus website to report an outage:


North Middlesex offers an Arena and Fitness Centre, 3 Community Centres, 6 Baseball Diamonds, 5 Soccer Fields, 7 Picnic Shelters, 2 Tennis Courts, 1 Road Hockey Court, 5 Playgrounds, 1 Splash Park and 1 Skateboard Park.

To book recreational facilities or parks in North Middlesex, you may call the Recreation Department at 519-294-0082 or the Main Office at 519-294-6244.

(*Please note that all facility rentals in North Middlesex are subject to HST.)

Municipal Alcohol Policy (Approved April 2, 2014)

Service Ontario

Our Business Hours are:

Monday and Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm 
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 5:00pm
CLOSED on Saturdays and Sundays

The office will be Closed for lunch each weekday from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

This office looks after: 

  • Vehicle Transactions - vehicle licensing, renewals, UVIP Packages, address changes
  • Driver Transactions - renewals, address changes, CVOR Abstracts, Driver Abstracts, and Driver History Abstract
  • Health Card Transactions - renewal, conversion from Red and White card to new green card, and address changes.
  • Ontario Photo Card - to apply for identification.

Alternative Service Ontario Locations

Strathroy 200 Metcalfe E St. 519-245-3280
Lucan 186 Main Street 519-227-4827
Exeter 388 Main St. S. 519-235-4578
Forest 2-93 Main St. S. 519-786-2929

Service Ontario 
229 Parkhill Main Street, Parkhill, ON N0M 2K0
Phone # 519-294-0351
Fax# 519-294-0573

If we can be of further assistance please contact us at (519) 294-0351 or visit the website below:


OCWA - Ontario Clean Water Agency 

Effective February 1, 2014 is now the water operating authority for North Middlesex.

OCWA After Hours Emergency phone contact 519-494-0312

Water & Sewer Locates - CALL BEFORE YOU DIG. All locates call ON1Call 1-800-400-2255.

To access their Website, click here.


WATER RATE BY-LAW #55 of 2015 - (Click here)



 Water and Sewer Equal Monthly Payment Pre authorization Form.