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The Township of Melancthon works with the County of Dufferin for all matters of accessibility.

Mission Statement:  To raise awareness of employees and citizens of the County of Dufferin about the accessibility needs of people with disabilities; communicational, intellectual, sensory, physical, and mental health related.  To provide support and training to employees to ensure that all citizens enjoy a barrier-free County.

Vision Statement:  To make the County of Dufferin the leading example of jurisdiction with full accessibility for all people with disabilities.

A Provincial Guide:  Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation

Accessibility Standards have been created as part of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  These standards are rules that businesses and organizations in Ontario need to follow to identify, remove and prevent barriers so that people with disabilities have more opportunities to participate in everyday life.

Please click here to access the Multi-Year County of Dufferin Accessibility Plan 2017-2021

Accessibility Policies of the Corporation of the Township of Melancthon
approved by Council on December 22, 2016, click here.


To view the Township of Melancthon’s Accessibility Report for 2015, click here.

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To view the Township of Melancthon’s Accessibility Plan for 2011, click here.


The Accessibility Standards for Customer Service (Ontario Regulation 429/07) came into force on January 1, 2008.  As Public Sector Organizations, the Township of Melancthon must comply with the Regulation by January 1, 2010.

Township of Melancthon Customer Service Accessibility Policy – click here
Request for Information in an Alternative Format – click here
Request for Information in an Alternative Format (Large Print) – click here


To view the Township of Melancthon’s Accessibility Plan for 2010, click here.