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.
Special Events Permits
If your group or organization is having a "Special Event" that will take place on City roadways or City parks and property, please review the City of St. Thomas Special Events Manual.
Note: An application must be submitted to the Special Events Committee even if it is an annual event.
Elgin St. Thomas Public Health - Special Events Notification
AGCO - Planning Special Events
AGCO - Application for a Special Occasion Permit
Hydro Inspection www.esasafe.com
If your group or organization is organizing an event that will include a temporary performance/event structure, please read this.
Submitting Your Application
After reviewing the Manual, please complete the Special Events Application Form and submit it to the City by mail, fax, email, or in person to:
545 Talbot Street
St. Thomas, ON N5P 3V7
Phone: (519) 631-1680 Fax: (519) 633-9019
After submission, the Committee Secretary will contact you with the time and date of the next meeting that you should attend. At this meeting, representatives will be in attendance from Police Services, Fire Services, Elgin St. Thomas Public Health, Parks and Recreation, Property Maintenance, Treasury Department, Public Works (Traffic and Parking), EMS, the Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee, the Downtown Development Board, and the Tourism Office to discuss your plans.
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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