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No parking on Queen St. 11 p.m. Fri to 6 a.m. Sat for parking stall line painting

Posted on Friday, August 19, 2016 10:00 AM

Due to construction progress, parking is once again allowed on Queen Street, effective immediately. In the absence of parking stall lines, the Town is reminding drivers to be mindful of spacing between vehicles.

No parking on Queen Street resumes Friday evening at 11 PM until 6 AM Saturday in order to allow crews to paint parking stall lines.  


Stacey Wheal | Corporate Communications Specialist
519-284-2340, ext. 429 |

Queen Street paving rescheduled to Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19 due to rain

Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 04:00 PM

Due to construction delays caused by rain on Tuesday, August 16, the Town has rescheduled Queen Street paving to Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19.

There will still be a minor disruption on Wednesday, with Thomas Street between Queen Street and Jones Street closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for water system repairs.

On Thursday starting at 4 AM, there will be no parking on Queen Street from Peel Street to Water Street. Local traffic control will be on site.

Parking restrictions will remain in place...

Outdoor Fire Ban Lifted

Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 03:30 PM

Effective immediately, all Fire Departments in Perth County, including the Town of St. Marys, have lifted the ban on open air burning due to the significant amount of rainfall.

Residents are reminded to follow all municipal burning regulations and permit requirements. Details about the open-air burning regulations and requirements can be found on the Town’s website at

Any questions can be directed to the St. Marys Fire Department at...

Frequently asked questions about the external water use ban

Posted on Friday, August 12, 2016 02:45 PM

1.   Why did the Town “upgrade” from a conservation notice to a ban?

Warm and dry conditions in 2016 have resulted in increased demands on the water system. As a result, water levels are declining more quickly than usual. The upgrade is a preventative measure to lessen the strain on the system while maintaining adequate water levels.

2.   Are conservation times still the same?

No, with the implementation of the ban, the conservation times are no longer permitted and a full ban is...

External water use ban

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2016 04:45 PM

An external watering ban for the town has been implemented, effective immediately.

Due to the prolonged warm and dry conditions currently being experienced in the region, excessive water use is putting a strain on the Town’s water production capabilities. The water supply is not recharging and consumption continues to place a growing strain on the system.

Watering of flowers, shrubs, small trees and vegetable gardens will be permitted with hand held appliances only. Watering with sprinkler systems...