The project is ahead of schedule and will be completed mid May. The contractor is installing the curb and will be starting to pave next week. On Monday, May 1st (weather dependent), lane restrictions at the intersection of Talbot Street and First Avenue will be in place from 9pm until 7:30am the next morning to complete the paving of the intersection. Westbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, Eastbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, and Southbound traffic on First Avenue will be able to turn westbound onto Talbot Street, all other movements will be restricted.
A demolition permit is formal permission from the municipality to commence demolition of a building or part thereof. Demolition permits are necessary to ensure that structural safety standards, fire safety and other building standards are met and that the building service utilities have been disconnected from the building in accordance to the building service providers' requirements. It is the building and or property owner's responsibility to ensure that a demolition permit is obtained when required.
Demolition permits are required to demolish a building or part thereof greater than ten square meters (108 sq.ft.). Completed Demolition Permit application forms should be submitted to Building Services, a section of the Environmental Services Department. Should you have enquiries regarding a a demolition permit please call Building Services at (519) 631-1680 ext. 4160.
Demolition permit fees are based on the area of the building to be demolished:
under 300 sq.ft. = $20.00
300 sq.ft. to 1500 sq.ft . = $50.00
over 1500 sq.ft. = $100.00
Permit fees are subject to change without notice.
Please be advised that construction will start on Elm Street from Centennial Avenue to east of Tyke Road for underground storm sewer installation. The construction will start on Monday, May 1, 2017 with traffic control and lane restriction in place until the end of May 2017. Please follow traffic control signs and personnel on site in order to navigate through the construction zone safely.
The City is excited to announce the Edward Street Road Rehabilitation Project will start in April. The Burwell Road Rehabilitation project will begin after Edward Street has been completed. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Projects page.
The Elgin St. Thomas Age-Friendly Committee is developing a community plan for residents of Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas. An Age-Friendly community is one where policies, services and structures related to the physical and social environments support and enable older residents to lead healthy, active lives and stay involved in their communities.
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