Posted on Monday, July 27, 2020 01:41 PM
July 27, 2020 – As a result of recent rainfall, the City of Stratford has lifted its ban on open air fires that require a burn permit, effective immediately.
Burn permits will be issued by appointment only, by calling the Stratford Fire Department at 519-271-3212.
Recreational fires in backyard fire pits continue to be allowed in Stratford, providing they comply with City of Stratford By-law 5-2006. Recreational fires do not require a permit.
Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 01:16 PM
The City of Stratford is planning for a phased re-opening of its administrative offices.
Effective Monday, July 27, 2020, City Hall offices and both Fire Stations will open to the public by appointment for services that cannot be provided online or over the telephone. Examples of in-person appointments include obtaining marriage licences, commissioning of documents, and conducting civil ceremonies in the Council Chamber.
The public will be asked to call the Clerk’s Office at 519-271-0250 extension...
Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 09:48 AM
Starting this Friday, July 24, and continuing through to the end of August, the Lions Pool will host free swimming during family swim programs at 2:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. An anonymous organization will sponsor the swims, supporting children and families to enjoy the water at no cost.
Admittance to the family swims are on a first-come, first-serve basis with a maximum of 40 individuals in the pool at any one time.
The City of Stratford takes the health and safety of Lions Pool patrons and staff seriously....
Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 04:30 PM
STRATFORD - The Stratford Lions Pool opened for the summer season on Friday, July 10. To meet current government regulations to stop the transmission and spread of germs (including COVID-19), a new summer swim program is being offered.
The swim schedule includes reservable lengths, private swim AquaPods for a maximum of 5 persons within the same social bubble, water fitness classes, and limited capacity open family swims.
The health and safety of patrons and staff is of utmost importance. Those...
Posted on Tuesday, July 07, 2020 11:12 AM
July 7, 2020 - Effective immediately, all open air fires that require a burn permit, as defined in By-law 5-2006, are prohibited anywhere in the City of Stratford. This does not include backyard recreational fire pits.
This fire ban is being imposed due to the extreme dryness of all vegetation in the City of Stratford and surrounding areas. Provincial forest and wild-land fire indicators are all at extreme levels. This ban will remain in effect until further notice.
Farmers operating within the city...