May 2023 Planning Notices
Posted on Friday, April 21, 2023 02:02 PM
Committee of Adjustment - May 8, 2023
A Committee of Adjustment meeting will be held on May 8, 2023 at 9:00 a.m., in a hybrid format, both in person and electronically from the Council Chambers, Municipal Offices, Port Carling, Ontario.
View the May 8, 2023 Committee of Adjustment Meeting Webcast.
A link to participate in the electronic version of the May 8, 2023 Committee of Adjustment Public Hearing will be included in the Agenda. View Instructions for how to participate in the electronic version...
Media Release - Spring Freshet Update #3 – April 19, 2023
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 03:38 PM
MUSKOKA LAKES, ON – Further to the unseasonably warm temperatures last week runoff increased to local lakes and rivers, Muskoka Lakesremains under a Flood Warning as declared by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry on April 14.
Although water levels in communities in upstream locations have peaked and begun receding, water levels on Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau Lake Joseph and the Moon River continue to rise and are expected to do so throughout the week. Lower-lying areas susceptible to...
Media Release - Spring Freshet Update #2 – April 14, 2023
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 12:07 PM
MUSKOKA LAKES, ON – On Friday April 14, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Bracebridge Minden Parry Sound District issued a Flood Warning that is in effect until Friday, April 21, 2023. This Flood Warning will affect residents living adjacent to lakes and rivers within the Township.
Runoff to local lakes and rivers is increasing significantly. River flows in certain areas are expected rise to flood thresholds with increased runoff.
Lower-lying portions of known flood-prone areas are...
Media Release - Spring Freshet Update #1 – April 13, 2023
Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023 02:52 PM
MUSKOKA LAKES, ON – Earlier this week, a Flood Watch Bulletin issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry was updated to include rivers within the Muskoka River Watershed that flow into Lake Muskoka, as well as the Bala Reach and the Moon River. The bulletin will remain in effect until April 14, 2023.
With the significant rainfall last week and the snow melt runoff, water levels on our major lakes are rising. Property owners should be aware that conditions are changing rapidly, and...
Media Advisory - Muskoka Lakes Fire Department to Host Family Safety Night
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 10:01 AM
MUSKOKA LAKES, ON – The Muskoka Lakes Fire Department is proud to announce they will be hosting a Family Safety Night in partnership with the Ontario Provincial Police, Muskoka Paramedics, Muskoka Ambulance Communication Service, Canadian Coast Guard, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and many other community partners. Families are invited to attend this free evening to enjoy fun activities, demonstrations and prizes.
This is a great time to interact with emergency responders in a...