The Town of Whitby yesterday announced the resumption of additional programs and services including those relating to animal services, planning applications, marriage licences, and more.
This follows the announcement about the successful three-year agreement between the Town of Whitby and CUPE Local 53 Full-Time.
Animal Services: The Whitby Animal Services Centre, located at 4680 Thickson Road North, is now open. All services including animal care, education, enforcement, and adoption have resumed. Animal Licensing on behalf of the Town of continues through Docupet.
By-Law Enforcement: All by-law enforcement including parking enforcement continues. Effective yesterday, parking tickets can be paid in person as well as online. Residents are reminded now through April 15th, the town has a restriction on all on-street overnight parking between 2 am and 6 am. This is in place to help snow-plow operators clear away ice and snow quickly and easily at a time when there is less traffic and impact on drivers.
Regular Council and Committee Meetings: Council and committee meetings have resumed in person. The next regular council meeting takes place on Monday, November 27 in Council Chambers at Town Hall. Residents can also watch meetings live at whitby.ca/LiveStream.
Planning Applications: The review and approval of planning applications has resumed. Before you submit a planning and development application, book a pre-consultation meeting.
Building Permits and Inspections: The town is now accepting building permit applications for new construction and renovation projects. If you have a building permit that was put on hold, it will be reviewed shortly. Remember to complete the Building Inspection Request form to schedule an inspection.
Marriage Licences: Marriage licences are available again. You can begin the licence process online and book an appointment to complete the licensing process.
Curbside Waste Pickup: Residents are reminded regular curbside pickup of garbage, green bin organics, and yard waste has resumedfollowing the regular waste collection schedule, starting with Thursday area eight. The garbage bag limit has been increased from four to six bags for the remainder of 2023.
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