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    Spring Half-Load Restrictions for 2024

    As the Spring thaw approaches, half-load restrictions will be in effect starting Monday, March 4, 2024 (or upon placement of signs) and shall remain in effect until Friday, May 31, 2024 (or upon removal of signs).

  • Notice of Intent to Dispose of Surplus Property - March 12, 2024

    TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lake of Bays proposes to enact by-laws pursuant to Sections 9 and 35 of the Municipal Act, 2001 to:

  • Media Release: Avoid Unsafe Ice Conditions this Family Day Weekend

    (Huntsville / Lake of Bays, ON) – This Family Day Weekend, don’t forget about ice safety! Due to inconsistent and unseasonably warm temperatures over the past couple of weeks, the Huntsville / Lake of Bays Fire Department urges residents and visitors to be particularly vigilant around ice on bodies of water and moving water during this long weekend. The ice may not be safe.

  • Public Notice: Adoption of Heritage Property Tax Relief By-law 2024-021

    TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lake of Bays adopted By-law 2024-021, Heritage Property Tax Relief By-law, at the regularly scheduled meeting held on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. To review the full by-law please visit

  • Media Release: Kitchen Fire on North Waseosa Lake Road

    Around 11:39 a.m. on February 14, the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Fighters responded to a structure fire on North Waseosa Lake Road in Huntsville.

    Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a working fire in the kitchen. Fire crews acted quickly to contain the fire and avoid the flames spreading to other parts of the home. The fire has been extinguished and there is no danger to neighbouring properties.

  • Media Release: Township of Lake of Bays Approves Final 2024 Municipal Budget

    On February 13th, 2024, the Corporation of the Township of Lake of Bays approved its 2024 Operating and Capital Budget. The 2024 budget contains a 9.06% tax rate increase over 2023, but due to the Township having the 2nd lowest residential tax rate in all of Muskoka, the estimated tax increase to a residential property valued at $300,000 will only be $52.77 per year or $4.40 per month for those who pay their property taxes monthly.

  • Notice of Public Meeting: Amendments to By-laws Related to Short-term Rentals (STRs)

    Notice of a public meeting concerning Township-wide amendments to the Development Permit By-law & Comprehensive Zoning By-law for Short-term Rentals.

  • Notice of Public Meeting: Final Community Improvement Plan

    Notice of Second Public Meeting concerning an updated Community Improvement Plan (CIP) and Community Improvement Project Areas By-law – Baysville, Dorset, Dwight and Hillside.

  • Public Notice: 2024 Municipal Budget Review

    The Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lake of Bays is scheduled to adopt the 2024 proposed final municipal budget at the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.

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Township of Lake of Bays
1012 Dwight Beach Rd
Dwight, ON P0A 1H0

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