Scugog – Effective 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2022 the province moves to Modified Step Two of the Reopening Plan. The plan provides guidance and additional restrictions in response to increasing numbers due to Omicron.
Scugog indoor recreational amenities and programs will be closed. Scugog municipal services will move back to virtual options in addition to online options and the document drop box currently available. Though virtual and online options are the preferred options, select municipal administration services will be available in person by appointment only. To connect with staff, please use the staff directory at scugog.ca/contact or call 905-985-7346 for assistance.

Below is a list of service changes and updates:

Municipal Office - 181 Perry Street

  • Moved to virtual, online and drop box services

Appointments can be made for select services, with a maximum of 2 people permitted to attend a single scheduled appointment (no walk-ins please):

  • Clerk services such as marriage licences, commissions
  • Finance services such as to review the roll book or speak with the tax collector
  • Development services such as planning review, building permit review
  • All inspection requests or alternative solutions for inspections for occupied buildings shall be approved by the Chief Building Official.
  • By-Law Services to obtain parking passes, by-law complaint forms or early resolution forms (also available via website or email)

Durham Region Health Department water sample bottles and sewage disposal applications can be dropped off in the back hall of the municipal office. Please use the back public entrance to access the bottles and the drop off cooler. For questions regarding the water sample program, please call 905-985-4889 to connect with the Durham Region Health Department.

Scugog Community Recreation and Outdoor Amenities

  • Scugog Community Recreation Centre and Blackstock Recreation Complex are closed for recreational programming
  • All ice rentals will be cancelled, and refunds will be processed
  • Outdoor recreational amenities are permitted and must adhere to health protocols
  • Other recreation space will be used to facilitate the vaccination clinic 

Community Halls, Meeting Rooms and Events

  • Closed except for the purpose of delivering or supporting mental health support services or addictions support services, so long as no more than 10 people are permitted to occupy the rented space
  • Prince Albert Hall – expected to continue use as a COVID-19 screening centre
  • Vaccination clinics will continue

Scugog Memorial Public Library

  • Open during regular operating hours with 50 per cent capacity
  • Contactless pickup available
  • All in-person programming has been cancelled
  • Kent Farndale space remains open

For more information please visit: www.scugoglibrary.ca.

The Township of Scugog continues to follow provincial and regional guidelines as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. We ask for patience at this time and appreciate your understanding. We may experience staff absenteeism due to COVID-19 and services may be affected. If you have an in-person appointment, please confirm your appointment ahead of time and screening/contact tracing will be required, before attending the municipal or fire administration offices.  

Keep up to date by visiting www.scugog.ca/covid19 or by following our social media channels on Twitter @TwpofScugog and on Facebook @TownshipOfScugog.

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Director of Community Services
lbowers@scugog.ca

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