URGENT - Canada Post Rotation Postal Strike

Please be advised the Canada Post Postal Strike has hit the Niagara Region.

If you do not get your water bill, you are still obliged to pay for the services.  Please come in to City Hall to obtain a copy (3540 Schmon Parkway) or call the Water Clerk at 905-227-6613 X240.

You may pay for your services through our website, in person/online with your financial institution or in person at City Hall.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Monday, November 5, 2018

2019 Dog Licensing

Notice to Dog Owners in the City of Thorold

Dog Licences for the year 2019 are currently on sale at thorold.docupet.com

Licences must be purchased no later than December 31, 2018 to avoid the late registration surcharge that will apply.

The following dog registration fees are effective for the 2019 calendar year:

November 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018:      

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Invitation to Apply to serve your Community on a Council Committee or Board

The City of Thorold is served not only be elected officials but by volunteers through appointment to its various boards and committees.  The City is looking for people who have an interest in contributing to their community to make Thorold a great place to live, work and play!

To be eligible for appointment on a board or committee, you must be a resident of the City of Thorold, owner or tenant of land, or spouse of such owner or tenant, a Canadian citizen and at least 18 years of age.  The Clerk is accepting applications for the Council Term 2018-2022.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Towpath Terminal Construction Detour

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 to Monday, December 31, 2018

12+ Stick and Puck Hockey

Please note: Stick and puck hockey for children aged 12+ will move from Thursdays to Mondays at 4:00 p.m. beginning October 22. This change will remain in effect for the remainder of the 2018-19 season.  We apologize for any inconvenience this change may cause.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

RFP Closing

Subject:  RFP Opening - Project Management Office Services:
               Rehab & Upgrades to Op Centre & 8 Carleton St. N.
Place:     Clerk's Counter
Time:      2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

RFP Closing

Subject:  RFP Opening - Project Management Office Services:
               Rehab & Upgrades to Op Centre & 8 Carleton St. N.
Place:     Clerk's Counter
Time:      2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Notice of Completion - Class Environmental Assessment Study - Reconstruction of Regional Road 71 (St. David's Road)

Notice of Completion

Class Environmental Assessment Study
Reconstruction of Regional Road 71 (St. David's Road)
Between Highway 406 Ramp and Regional Road 56 (Collier Road/Burleigh Hill Drive)
in the City of Thorold and the City of St. Catharines

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Daily Operation of Bridge-It - Port Robinson Ferry

Daily Operation of Port Robinson Ferry

Please click here for the video experience of Bridge-It.

Friday, May 18, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE - Thorold & Welland Sign MOU for Joint Purchasing

The Mayor's and CAO's of the cities of Thorold and Welland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding  (MOU) to work together on joint purchasing and procurement initiatives.

Municipalities, as public sector corporations, purchase a lot of goods and services every year such as vehicles, equipment, road salt, paper towels, photocopy paper, toner cartridges, and computers.

Please click here to see full release.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Vacancies - Committees and Boards

Please click here for additional information.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE - DocuPet By-Law Awareness Program

CITY OF THOROLD, December 11, 2017 - Docupet's By-Law awareness program is a City of Thorold approved initiative that is currently operating in several cities across Ontario and in the Niagara Region.  The purpose of the program is to have representatives go door to door to visit all homes in the urban area of the municipality to educate citizens about pet licensing by-laws.

To view full media release, please click here.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Vacancies - Various Committees and Boards

Please be advised there are a number of various Committees and Boards that currently have vacancies.  If you are interested in applying for a vacancy please click the link below.

Click here for additional information.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 31, 2018.


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Media Release - Sunday Gun Hunting

The City of Thorold has been working towards updating its existing firearms by-law to bring it into compliance with current standards.  The Hunting community has been engaged on multiple occasions and has provided valuable input.  A full by-law is expected to be presented in early fall 2017.

Please click here for additional details.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Temporary Service Disruptions

Please click here to view the service disruptions within the City of Thorold.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Propagation Ban and Sampling of Plants Susceptible to Plum Pox Virus

Between May and September 2017, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will be inspecting selected rural and residential properties in the Niagara Region, to sample susceptible trees for the Plum Pox Virus and/or verify compliance with the propagation ban that is in place.  This means that property owners may see CFIA inspectors on their property.

Please click here for additional information.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Current Citizen Appointments to Committees and Boards

Recruitment is on-going to fill vacancies on the following Volunteer Committees.

  • Canada 150 Ad Hoc Committee
  • Darlene Ryan Port Robinson Community Centre Board of Management
  • Thorold Active Transportation Advisory Committee
  • Town and Gown Advisory Committee
  • Tourism Advisory Committee
  • Parks, Trails and Recreation Advisory Committee

Online Application Form

Tuesday, January 10, 2017


Please click here for additional information

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Media Release - Fees for Non-Compliance with the Sidewalk Winter Control By-Law

Please click here for full media release.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Age Friendly Needs Assessment Surveys Report

Please click here to view the Age Friendly Needs Assessment Surveys Report

Friday, December 9, 2016

DocuPet - Online Dog Licensing System

The City of Thorold is proud to announce its partnership with DocuPet.  As of November 1st, 2016, you may now license your dog online!

Please click here for additional information.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Marriage Solemnization

The City of Thorold is proud to announce that we are now offering Marriage Solemnization.

Please click here for additional details and fees.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Problems with Rodents

Should you be experiencing issues with an increased number of skunks in your yard and/or neighbourhood, the Ministry of Natural Resources suggests that you contact them at 905-562-1177 to obtain the contact information for a licenced trapper that will dispatch the animalthe cost of this service is the responsibility of the homeowner.

Methods to deter the skunks from entering your property include:

Friday, September 2, 2016

Municipal Offices Closed Labour Day

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Niagara's Welland Canal has a Brand New Website!

Niagara's Welland Canal - Media Release

Niagara's Welland Canal - Website

Friday, June 3, 2016

2016 Hours of Operation - Port Robinson Ferry

Please click here to view the 2016 Hours of Operation for the Port Robinson Ferry.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Live Streaming - Council and General Committee Meetings

The Council and General Committee Meetings are now live streamed on our website.  Please click below for access beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the night of the scheduled meeting.

Current Meeting:

Future Meetings:

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Live Streaming - Council and General Committee Meetings - Click Here for More Information

Thorold City Council meetings are now live streaming on our website for a 3 month trial period which began on April 5th, 2016.  The meetings can be found under the news section at www.thorold.com.

Feedback on this service is encouraged; please forward your comments to the Clerks Department by calling 905-227-6613 or by email clerk@thorold.com.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Door to Door Water Testing - Click Here for more Information

Please be advised that some residents of the City of Thorold have been approached by door-to-door salespersons attempting to sell various types of water purification systems, hot water heaters and related accessories.  The City of Thorold does not endorse or employ such individuals.  Should you wish to pursue this equipment it is at your own risk, for your convenience the Province of Ontario has created a website on

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Storm Information - Wednesday, October 28, 2015

City crews have been monitoring catch basins, storm grates and culverts throughout the day.

- Report fallen trees, blocked catch basins, water over the road and sewer back-ups to the City's 24-hour emergency line at

- If a tree has fallen on power lines, or if there is a power outage, please report it to Hydro One at 1-800-434-1235.

For an updated weather forecast, please click on the following link.   The Weather Network

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Council and General Committee Meeting

Place:   Council Chambers
              Thorold City Hall
              3540 Schmon Parkway

Time:     6:30 p.m.

Open to the Public

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Information on Inter-Municipal Transit

All Niagara Region Transit buses operate year round, Monday to Saturday.  There is no Sunday or Statutory Holiday service for Niagara Region Transit.

Please click here to be redirected to the Niagara Region Transit web page, and view Transit Route Information.

Friday, September 2, 2011
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