Are you a cottager or seasonal resident?

We’ve got some quick tips and advice about services offered by the County, the Townships and other partners. This is your one-stop resource for information on property taxes, waste and recycling, well water testing, fishing regulations, local health care and more.

Step back in time at Lang Pioneer Village

Lang Pioneer Village Museum was established by the County of Peterborough in 1967 to celebrate and preserve the rural history of the area. Each year, thousands of visitors from around the world take a trip back in time to discover how the pioneers lived.

The future is ours...
Don’t waste it!

Environmental Services provides waste reduction programs to County residents. These services include recycling, household hazardous waste disposal, composting, electronic recycling and a variety of special programs for schools, businesses, cottagers and County events.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Peterborough County/City Paramedics provides primary and advanced care Emergency Medical Services to residents and visitors throughout the County and City of Peterborough. The service is jointly funded by the County of Peterborough, City of Peterborough and the Province of Ontario through the Ministry of Health.

Welcome to the County of Peterborough

The County of Peterborough is an upper tier municipality representing eight local municipalities and serving a population of approximately 58,000 residents plus a large seasonal population.

With an annual budget of $54.4 million, the County provides a host of services including: Planning, Public Works, County/City Paramedics and Environmental Services. We are a diverse community located in the heart of the Kawarthas, recognized for a superior quality of life.

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County/City Paramedics

Serving the residents of Peterborough County,
24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

GIS services


Mapping for the County, its municipalities and community-based organizations.

purchasing for the county


County acquisition and purchasing of all goods, services and construction projects.


Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

April 23, 2014 … more

County Council Meeting

May 7, 2014 … more

County Council Meeting

May 21, 2014 … more

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News & Headlines

Notice of Public Meeting

March 26, 2014

The Corporation of the County of Peterborough


The Corporation of the Township of Selwyn more

Notice of Oversize Load Permit Fee Structure

February 25, 2014

Notice to all Companies/Persons Moving Oversize Loads
on County Roads within the County of Peterborough

At the January 22n… more

Reduced Load Restriction on County Roads

March 12, 2014

Please take notice that, in accordance with County By-law 2012-16 Reduced Load Restrictions on County Roads within the County of Peterborough will remain in … more

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