Wednesday, 31 August 2022 15:52

Notice of Public Meeting: September 22, 2022 at 5:30pm Building Department Fees & Other Charges

TAKE NOTICE that the Village of Merrickville-Wolford will hold a Public Meeting regarding Building Fees.

DATE & TIME: September 22, 2022 at 5:30pm
LOCATION: Virtual meeting

TAKE NOTICE that the Village of Merrickville-Wolford (“the Village”) will hold a Public Meeting on September 22, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. in the way of a virtual meeting to consider a by-law to adopt new fees for Sewage System permits, including amended building fees and charges under Section 7(6) of the Building Code Act, and other charges.

Effective September 1, 2022 the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) will transfer authority for Sewage Systems inspections and permits to local municipalities and it is proposed that the Village adopt the current fee structure now being charged by the LGLDHU as indicated in the chart attached to this Notice. Potential adjustments to the fee structure will then occur as part of the regular annual budgeting process of the municipality.

A Chief Building Official (CBO) report provided to Council on June 13, 2022 outlines the new building permit fees, other charges, and the rationale for any proposed changes. A copy of the report and proposed By-law is available for public viewing on the Village’s website at www.merrickville-wolford.ca and can be found within the Council agenda package from the June 13, 2022 Council meeting.

All interested parties are invited to attend the Public Meeting and any person who attends the meeting may make representation relating to the proposed fees and other changes. If you wish to attend you must register in advance to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than noon on September 22, 2022. Upon registration, you will receive details on how to join the Virtual Public meeting.

Members of the public wishing to comment on proposed fees and charges can provide written submissions to Julia McCaugherty-Jansman, Deputy Clerk by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail at 317 Brock Street West, Merrickville, ON K0G 1N0. Written submissions must include your full name, address, and an email or telephone number at which you can be reached. By submitting comments, members of the public agree that their comments and identity will be made public during a Council meeting.
Questions concerning the fees can be directed to:
Dan Halladay, CBO, at 613-269-4791 ext. 258 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fee Schedule 2022