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TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Melancthon passed municipal-wide Development Charge By-law 37-2019 on the 15th day of August, 2019 under section 2 (1) of the Development Charges Act, 1997, S.O., 1997 c. 27, as amended.  Click here for the Notice.

Revised from the D.C. Background Study, dated June 14, 2019 (below)

Click here for the Revised By-law

On Thursday, July 18, 2019 the Council of the Township of Melancthon will hold a public meeting, pursuant to section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, as amended, to present and obtain public input on the municipality’s proposed Development Charges (D.C.) By-law and underlying Background Study.
All interested parties are invited to attend the Public Meeting of Council and any person who attends the meeting may make representations relating to the proposed D.C. By-law and Background Study.  The meeting is to be held:
Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:00 p.m.
The Council Chambers
157101 Highway 10, Melancthon, ON, L9V 2E6
In order that sufficient information is made available to the public, the Background Study is being made available online at the municipality’s website ( on June 14, 2019.  Copies of the proposed D.C. By-law and the Background Study are also being made available as of June 14, 2019 from the Municipal CAO/Clerk at the above location (519-925-5525).
Interested persons may express their comments at the public meeting or in writing, addressed to the Municipal CAO/Clerk, at the above address prior to July 18, 2019.
Click here for the Development Charges Background Study.

Draft Updated Grand River Source Protection Plan – Public Consultation

**Deadline extended to July 21, 2019**

The Lake Erie Region Source Protection Committee released the Draft Updated Grand River Source Protection Plan for public consultation at their April 4, 2019 meeting.

A 44-day public consultation period on the Draft Updated Source Protection Plan begins on April 8 and ends on May 21, 2019. A highlighted copy of relevant proposed changes to the Draft Updated Grand River Source Protection Plan, including Assessment Report, is on public display at the Township Office. These documents are also available online at

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

Ilona Feldmann
Source Protection Program Assistant
519. 621.2763 ext. 2318

*NEW* – the Township Municipal Office now accepts Interac. 

The Council of the Township of Melancthon would like to thank those who submitted an entry for its Slogan Contest.  The contest which ran until September 30, 2016 was open to Melancthon residents, Council Members and Staff.  There were a total of nine slogans received.  The slogans were reviewed at the October 6th Committee of the Whole meeting and voted on and the following slogan, submitted by Denise Holmes, was chosen:  “Preserving the Past ~ Protecting Your Future”.

Good news!  The Township of Melancthon Yard has been approved by the Ontario Electronic Stewardship as a collector site for e-waste.  Please note that the collection container is located near the entrance to the Municipal Office and is open during business hours only:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Click here to see the acceptable e-waste items