Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 11:22 AM
The City of Stratford’s Building Services Division is set to launch a new electronic permit system that will make it easier and more efficient to submit and review building permits.
The new CityWide Permits portal, which will be available starting February 16, 2021, will accept submissions for all types of building permits, and will also allow for the electronic submission of heritage alteration, driveway alteration and pool applications.
Digital submissions eliminate the need for staff to scan or...
Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 09:27 AM
The Salvation Army recently opened a Housing Resource Centre for residents in Stratford, Perth County, and St. Marys.
The Centre, funded by the City of Stratford Social Services Department, helps people to find and maintain permanent housing, and focuses on individuals and families who are experiencing housing instability, homelessness, or are at risk of homelessness.
The Centre has locations in both Stratford and Listowel, but due to pandemic lockdown orders, services are currently being provided...
Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:20 AM
The Ontario government has announced expanded eligibility for Emergency Child Care.
New additions to the list of those eligible for Emergency Child Care include:
Posted on Monday, January 18, 2021 09:58 AM
Starting February 6, 2021, in conjunction with the current on-demand Sunday service, the City of Stratford will also move to an on-demand system for its Saturday transit service.
“The Sunday On-Demand service that was launched July 5 continues to be a positive customer experience,” said Stratford Transit Manager Michael Mousley. “As a result, we will be expanding this innovative Transit service to Saturdays.” Customers will be able to schedule a ride based on their own timeframes and desired stops,...
Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 12:27 PM
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our lives, the City of Stratford Social Services Department wants to remind residents of Stratford, St. Marys and Perth County that programs are available to provide financial assistance for arrears related to rental costs and utility costs.
These programs are available for low-income residents who are struggling to pay their rent and are at risk of eviction. If you have missed a payment or have been unable to make a payment on your primary residence for...