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.

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Don’t waste it!

Waste Management provides waste reduction programs to County residents. These services include recycling, household hazardous waste collection, composting, electronic recycling, leaf and yard programs 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, Active Transportation Master Plan and Waste Management. We are a diverse community located in the heart of the Kawarthas, recognized for a superior quality of life.

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Giving people of all abilities opportunities to participate fully in everyday life.

GIS services


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

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


County Council

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Land Division Committee Meeting

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County Council

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News & Headlines

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting Concerning a Proposed Official Plan Amendment and a Proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment

June 10, 2016

The Corporation of the Township of North Kawartha and The Corporation of the County of Peterborough

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting… more

Notice of Complete Application Concerning a Proposed Official Plan Amendment & a Proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment

June 6, 2016

Take notice that the Corporation of the County of Peterborough is in receipt of a complete application for an Official Plan Amendment in accordance with Sect… more

2016 Peterborough County Recognition Award Winners Announced

May 18, 2016

Peterborough County Council announced the 2016 Recognition Award Recipients at its May 18th, 2016 Regular Council Meeting.

Warden J. Murray Jones sta… more

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