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Whether you are taking up residence in the Township or just paying us a visit, you are most welcome. We are confident that you will find Chisholm a nice place to be. We have forests, gently rolling countryside, and lakes and rivers. There is so much to enjoy in the way of outdoor activities and sports, and the City of North Bay with its theatres, art galleries and special events is only a thirty minute drive away.

As North Bay is well connected to major cities using Highways 11 and 17, and with buses, flights and trains, Chisholm is readily accessible, but at the same time it enjoys a measure of seclusion.



TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Chisholm will hold a public meeting on the 24th day of May, 2016 immediately following the Public Works Committee Meeting in Council Chambers, 2847 Chiswick Line, to consider proposed amendments to the existing fees by-law.

ANY PERSON may attend the Public meeting and/or make written or oral representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed amendments.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION relating to the proposed amendments to existing fees by-law is available for inspection at the Township office during regular office hours or at the bottom of this page.

Please take notice that contrary to the notice in the May 2016 Newsletter, Council will not be discussing the 2016 Municipal Budget at its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, it has been rescheduled to Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in the Council Chambers, prior to the Council meeting.  
Council invites all interested members of the public to attend and express their views.

2015 Remuneration and Expenses

Section 284(1) of the Municipal Act, S.O.2001, requires every municipality to submit an itemized statement of the previous years remuneration and expenses paid to each member of council, and each member of any body (committee) in respect of his/her services. A copy of the statement can be found at the bottom of this page, as well as the 2015 Year End Remuneration Statement for the District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board.


Load restrictions remain in effect until
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Please direct inquiries to Real Gauthier

Public Works Supervisor at (705) 724-5530


 2016 Budget Deliberations
A meeting was held on Thursday, March 31st, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers.  Refer to the 'Budget' page under "What's New" for more information.

Employment Opportunity - Please check the What's New Page to find out more about this opportunity.
OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT -Council of the Corporation of the Township of Chisholm approved Official Plan Amendment No. 1 through  the passing of By-law 2015-21, and passed By-law 2015-22, a Zoning By-law Amendment on the 23rd day of June, 2015.   These amendments will implement the Policies of the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority Source Water Protection Plan, and prohibit the future use of land as storage of tailings from a mine or mine tailings pond containing phosphorus.  To view a copy of these by-laws please refer to the bottom of the page in the Planning section of this website.

Mandatory Septic Inspections
 In January 2011, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing revised the Ontario Building Code (OBC), creating “mandatory maintenance inspections” for all septic systems in Ontario identified as a “significant threat” to drinking water sources. If this pertains to your property you may have received a letter this year explaining that your septic was to be inspected. For a copy of this letter and flyer please see the bottom of this page. Should you have questions or would like more information please call North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority http://www.nbmca.on.ca

Wireless Highspeed Internet Service now available in Chisholm Township! People interested in subscribing can call 1-800-461-6379 for more information.

ZONING BY-LAW - The Township has adopted a new Zoning By-law to implement the new Official Plan.  Please refer to the Planning Section of Municipal Services for a copy of the new document.

OFFICIAL PLAN - On March 13, 2012, Council adopted a new Official Plan for the Municipality. Please refer to the attachment "Notice of Adoption" for more information and to the 'Planning' page, under Municipal Services for the actual document.
 The Township's Strategic Plan is now posted in the "Municipal Services" tab under the "Planning" page. For more information please contact the office.

 The Township's Emergency Plan is now posted in the "Emergency Services" under the "Municipal Services".  Copies of the plan can also be picked up at the office.

As of July 1, 2013 the Ministry of Energy requires all broader public sector organizations including municipalities to report on their annual energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in designated building/facilities. The Ministry of Energy now also requires that a 5-year Conservation and Demand Management Plan be developed and implemented. For a copy of the Township of Chisholm's Conservation and Demand Management Plan please see the document at the bottom of this page.


Notice of Adoption
File: OP_Notice of adopt.pdf

Conservation and Demand Management Plan
File: CDM-25072014.pdf

Notice of new Zoning By-law
File: ad zoning by-law notice of decision.pdf

Mandatory Septic Inspection Flyer
File: Mandatory Septic Inspections Flyer_ICA_October 2014_web.pdf

Mandatory Septic Inspection Letter
File: Chisholm Property Owner Template.pdf

Certified Election Results
File: certified election results-28102014141107.pdf

First Draft, 2016 Budget
File: Budget 2016 First Draft-25112015151219.pdf

Second Draft, 2016 Budget
File: Second Draft Budget 2016-15012016160829.pdf

2015 Remuneration and Expenses
File: Council.Committee Rem. Exp..pdf

2015 DSSAB Remuneration Statement
File: DSSAB 2015 Remuneration-31032016144851.pdf

Public Meeting - Re: Zoning By-law Amendment
File: Public Meeting Re ZB Amendment_-31032016115302.pdf

Public Meeting - Re: Fees by-law
File: public meeting re fees bylaw-19052016144015.pdf

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