Posted on Monday, August 17, 2020 02:15 PM
Residents of St. Catharines can have their say on the latest recommendations and draft changes to the City’s Official Land Use Plan.
Triggered by the potential redevelopment of 50 acres of industrial land located on Ontario Street in the middle of the city, Council directed the City’s Planning and Building Services department to study the potential conversion of industrial lands to allow for alternative uses, such as residential and mixed use purposes.
This conversion, or re-designation, of industrial...
Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2020 01:30 PM
St. Catharines residents can plan their long weekend with the City’s guide to what's open and closed on the Civic Holiday, 2020.
On August 3, many facilities will remain open so individuals and families can make the most of their weekends. Plan ahead and enjoy with the following activities:Outdoor pools and splash pads
Port Dalhousie and Lincoln Park outdoor pools and all City splash pads will be open for the Civic Holiday on Monday, with free admission. Please note, due to COVID-19, there are capacity...
Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:45 AM
The City will take a broad, consultative approach, in determining the details of relocation for a monument that has stood in front of City Hall for over 134 years.
On Monday evening City Council voted unanimously to consult several organizations in the development of a relocation plan for the statue of Pte. Alexander Watson that currently stands in front of City Hall.
As a militia volunteer Watson died in 1885 from wounds sustained during the Battle of Batoche. He was one of 8,000 soldiers sent...
Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 01:45 PM
After another weekend of problematic behaviour at its beaches the City will move to restrict access to Niagara residents only, effective immediately.
The temporary restrictions in response to the COVID-19 state of emergency, will come into effect today, July 28. The move coincides with the introduction of stepped up seasonal fines for illegal parking in the areas surrounding beaches and Morningstar Mill. Fines will increase from $30 to $100.
“Since we opened our beaches earlier this summer we have...
Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2020 03:15 PM
With Niagara moving into the third stage of Provincial recovery efforts the City is setting dates for reopening of several facilities and amenities.
The gradual reopening of a wider array of City facilities, including City Hall, comes as the City prepares to enter Stage 3 of its STC Framework for Recovery.
As more City locations, and nearly all local businesses, reopen their doors the City is reminding residents that vigilance in the face of COVID-19 is more important than ever. Residents should continue...