Corporate Services


Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
1593 Four Mile Creek Road
PO Box 100
Virgil, Ontario  L0S 1T0


905-468-2959 (Fax)

The Corporate Services Department is responsible for keeping the municipal records and for the preparation and distribution of information, correspondence, and Committee and Council Agendas for Council and for the public.

The Department is generally the first contact for the public and is responsible for various duties including:

  • The recording and keeping of all By-laws, minutes, reports, etc. and for making them available to the public
  • The issuance of various licenses such as Lottery licenses, and Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, and Cottage Rental licenses
  • Coordination of various loan programs, including the Tile Drainage Loan Program and the Irrigation Program
  • Processing requests and coordinating procedures under various legislation including the Local Improvement Act, Drainage Act, and Planning Acts
  • Processing all requests for information under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
  • Conducting Municipal Elections
  • Issuing required Public Notices
  • Providing service as a Commissioner for taking Affidavits