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News & Public Notices

  • Multi-day Heat Warning Declared for the Area

    Environment Canada has issued a Heat Warning for the area with dangerously hot and humid conditions expected through most of the week (June 17-21 2024).

  • Emergency Preparedness - Tornadoes
    Emergency Preparedness - Tornadoes and High Winds

    Ontario experiences an average of 12 tornadoes each year, and the Township of Lake of Bays, like other areas in the province, is also susceptible to the significant and dangerous effects of these storms.

  • Announcing the new Lake of Bays Community Fund
    Creation of the Lake of Bays Community Fund

    The following press release is being shared from The Muskoka Community Foundation.


    Muskoka, ON - The Muskoka Community Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Lake of Bays Community Fund in partnership with the Township of Lake of Bays. This fund intends to support organizations and programs that are impacting the communities within the Township of Lake of Bays.

  • Emergency Preparedness - Thunderstorms
    Emergency Preparedness - Knowing What to Do During Thunderstorms

    When building your emergency preparedness plan, remember that thunderstorms can bring high winds, hail, lightning, heavy rain, and sometimes even tornadoes! Learn what you should do if you are caught outside during a thunderstorm.

  • Roads License Agreement FAQ Created for Properties Using an Unopened Road Allowance

    (LAKE OF BAYS, ON) The Township has launched a webpage with resources and a comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding Roads License Agreements for properties accessed via Unopened Road Allowances.

  • Fire Destroys Multiple Trailers in Huntsville

    (Huntsville / Lake of Bays) (May 21st, 2024) – On May 19 around 11:20 a.m. Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Fighters from Station One in Huntsville and Station Five in Port Sydney responded to a report of multiple trailers on fire at Muskoka Bible Centre’s campground in Huntsville.

  • Notice of Intent To Dispose Of Surplus Property - June 4, 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:

  • A graphic that says "fireworks can only be discharged from dusk until 11:00 p.m. during statutory holiday weekends and Canada Day, provided there is no fire ban in place."
    Fireworks By-law Restrictions and Safety Reminder

    As the Township’s By-law Department gears up for the May long weekend, many are preparing to celebrate with a fireworks display. While fireworks can be a great addition to gatherings, the Township of Lake of Bays reminds residents about a number of restrictions and regulations concerning fireworks to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.

  • Draft Economic Development Strategy for Review and Comments

    The Township of Lake of Bays has prepared a Draft Economic Development Strategy for review and comments from Council and the public. This draft strategy is being presented at the June 4, 2024, Council meeting. The agenda for this meeting can be found on the Township's Agendas and Minutes webpage. The draft strategy is now available for public review and feedback. By reviewing the draft recommendations and offering comments, community members can play a crucial role in shaping the final strategy, ensuring it aligns with the community's needs.

  • Notice of Public Meeting: Amendments to Township of Lake of Bays Official Plan

    TAKE NOTICE that a public meeting has been scheduled concerning Township-wide amendments to the Township Official Plan pertaining to Hillside Lot Size policies.

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

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