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Special Council Meeting

Monday, July 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (Economic Development Strategy Presentation)  

Official Plan Review and Zoning By-law Update

For the latest information, go to News then scroll to OP and ZB.

Paid Parking...

what you need to know.  Go to News, then Hot Off the Press.

Where do I buy a Fire Permit?

Go to News, then Hot off the Press for full details. 

Landfill Site Hours

For updated Waste Disposal Site hours, go to Departments, Public Works then Waste. 

Draft Environmental Hazard Maps!

...are now available.  Go to News, then OP Update and new Zoning By-law.   

Lifetime Dog Tags now for sale

Go to News, then Public Notices, for full details.

Curbside Waste and Recyling Collection

Click here for full details. 

Just Offered...

3.1 acre building lots on Lindsay Road 40.  Go to News then select Public Notices and scroll down.

Waterfront Lots For Sale

...at Greenough Harbour.  Go to News, then Public Notices for details. 

Planning Services in NBP

Click here to view the updated announcement. 

Planning to book the Lion's Head Rotary Hall?

Go to News, then Public Notices for complete details.

Calendar

Yard Sale Trail 24JUN17

Tobermory Farmers Market 2JUL17

THSA Annual Yard Sale 8JUL17

THSA Annual Yard Sale 8JUL17

St. Edmunds PS Year End Barbecue 22JUN17

Lion's Head & District Canada Day Parade 1JUL17

Bruce County Country Fest 15JUL17

Special Council Meeting 12JUN17

Special Council Meeting 26JUN17

Lioness Golf Tournament 3JUN17

Chi-Cheemaun Festival Car Show 17JUN17

Taste of the East Coast 10JUN17

St. Edmunds Property Owners Inc. Annual Spring Meeting 3JUN17

10th Annual Seniors' Fair 7JUN17

Grey Bruce Gutsy Walk 4JUN17

Economic Development Committee

Waste Diversion Group

Recognition Day

ABOUT NBP

Northern Bruce Peninsula is a municipal corporation that commenced operations on January 1, 1999.  It encompasses the former Townships of Eastnor, Lindsay and St. Edmunds and the Village of Lion's Head.  Many other hamlets within NBP are Tobermory, Stokes Bay, Pike Bay, Miller Lake, Barrow Bay, Ferndale, Dyers Bay and the Lindsay 20 communities.

The Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula is the northerly neighbouring community to the Town of South Bruce Peninsula, the home of Wiarton Willie.  Highway 6 traverses northerly through NBP.  The peninsula itself is surrounded on the east by Georgian Bay and on the west by Lake Huron.

We are home to Fathom Five National Marine Park, Bruce Peninsula National Park, the Bruce Trail, Cabot Head and Lion's Head Nature Reserves, two First Nations Hunting Reserves and a large Bruce County Forest Tract.

NBP covers an area of 781.51 square kilometers boasting a permanent population of 3,850 year round residents.  The Public Works Department maintains 475 kilometers of roads and streets, some of which are paved, some gravelled.  Some roads provide year round access while others enjoy only summer accessibility.

In 2004, NBP was proclaimed as a "dark sky community" in the hope of preserving and protecting the night time environment and our heritage of dark skies through the use of quality outdoor lighting and goals estabished which are intended to stop the adverse effects of light pollution. 

Let's zero in on our commercial nodes--Ferndale was once referred to as "A Dale of Ferns" developed amidst the expanses of bare rocks and fertile farmland.  It is geographically located at the intersection of Highway 6 and County Road 9.  Ferndale has hosted a wide variety of business ventures such as food establishments, accommodation, gas and snack bars and will continue to do so in the future.  Many families call the residential element of Ferndale home.  The Central Bruce Chamber of Commerce occupies the former Ferndale school on the southeast corner of Highway 6 and County Road 9.

Lion's Head is a pretty little community with a friendly, wholesome atmosphere situated on the 45th parallel, halfway between the equator and the North Pole, or just off Highway 6, east of Ferndale.  A panoramic view of the harbour captures the raw beauty of the Niagara Escarpment and the pristine waters of Georgian Bay.  The Municipal Marina offers a summer home or weekend getaway with slips available for most boats and yachts.  You can stroll the harbourfront promenade to the sand beach at the Lion's Head Beach Park and just a short walk from there are several restaurants, retails outlets offering clothing, souvenirs, hardware, art, collectibles, pharmacy needs and a full service bank awaiting you.  The biosphere reserve that surrounds the port of Lion's Head is a mecca for the outdoor enthusiast and nature lover.

Tobermory is the jewel at the tip of the Bruce.  Tobermory means so much to so many...naturalists, photographers, hikers, cyclists, campers, boaters, divers simply call it paradise.  It is also home to the Chi Cheemaun, the southern terminus to Manitoulin Island.  Tobermory, with its quaint frame houses and two harbours, offers a quiet rural flavour.  It is the core area of the UNESCO Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere and home to Fathom Five National Marine Park.  So many opportunies and adventures will unfold on your visit to Tobermory whether it be the great eateries, comfortable accommodation, outdoor and underwater life, sight seeing, strolling the boardwalk or just relaxing, you just have to come north!

 

For additional information, visit www.brucepeninsula.org

 

 

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