Road Closure County Road 14 (Churchill Line) Culvert Replacements starts Sept 19, 2017 at 7:00 am

County Road 14 (Churchill Line) will be CLOSED to traffic to allow for the replacement of two (2) large span culverts.

Work will commence with the replacement of the Woods Creek Culvert between Blackwell Sideroad and Telfer Road.

Once the Woods Creek Culvert has been replaced and the road is re-opened to traffic, the Waddel Creek Culvert Waterworks Road and Mandaumin Road will be replaced.

At no time will the roads at both culverts be closed at the same time.

Traffic will be detoured to the south via County Road 20 (Plank Road), County Road 4 (Petrolia Line) and County Road 26 (Mandaumin Road).

Churchill Line will be closed to all traffic commencing Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 7:00 am and will last 6-7 weeks, weather permitting.

Glen Millar, P.Eng.

County of Lambton


Small Game Licences 2017-2018

The small game season for most small game and fur bearers have been streamlined across Ontario.  As a result, season opening dates will change slightly in many parts of Ontario.

The season dates are September 25, 2017 to February 28, 2018.

Enniskillen Township licenses are as follows:

Residents $6.00

Non-resident $25.00

Available at the municipal office at 4465 Rokeby Line, during regular office hours 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

The licence will be issued only to those who attend the municipal office in person.

A township licence is required in addition to a provincial licence for hunting ring-necked pheasant, rabbits and hares in the Township of Enniskillen.

Please ensure you have a valid Ontario Outdoor Hunting card to obtain a township small game licence.

The new Provincial 2017 Hunting Regulations Summary is available on line by following:




Recycle Often and Recycle Right: Update clear bags only for recycling!

To residents of Enniskillen Township:  Please be advised that CLEAR ONLY plastic bags are to be used for recycling.  DO NOT USE BLACK bags for recycling, doing this could leave a load being termed contaminated, as employees cannot tell what is inside the bags.  Your assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated!

Waste Management has provided information regarding items acceptable/unacceptable for recycling at the landfill depot for residents of Enniskillen Township.

For the information please follow:  Recycle Often Recycle Right




Landfill Depot Hours of Operation as of Monday, July 3, 2017

Effective Monday, July 3, 2017 the operational hours at the landfill depot for Enniskillen residents will be changing.

Please follow the link to review the depot hours of operation at: Enniskillen Landfill Operations July 2017

The landfill depot will be closed on all Statutory Holidays (2017-Closed Saturday, July 1, 2017, Open Monday, July 3, 2017)


Waste and Recycling News Spring 2017

Waste Management currently predicts that the Petrolia landfill site will be open to receive soils under December, 2017.  Changes to the operation of the Township depot will not take place until the landfill closes.

The landfill and depot will be closed on public holidays (April 14, May 22, July 1, August 7, September 4, October 9 and December 25 and 26, 2017).

Resident cards must be available for presentation while depositing residential wastes or recycling materials at the dumpsters provided at the Waste Management Landfill Petrolia site located at 4052 Oil Heritage Road.

Household Hazardous Waste Days in 2017 are being held at Clean Harbors Canada, 4090 Telfer Road, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm the last Saturdays in April, May, June, September and October, 2017.  For more information please visit:


2017 Water Rate Update

There will be an increase in water rates for water used after May 15, 2017.

The new water rate will increase from $1.76 to $1.79 per cubic meter.  The new rate will be in effect for water used after May 15th, 2017.

The administrative charge will remain at $45.50 per billing period.

Sewer charges will remain the same in the hamlet of Oil City at this time.

Shut off of service, disconnection and re-connection of service, as well as special reading charges have increased to $50.00, effective December 6, 2016.

Hydro applied to the LaSalle pump system will increase to 30 cents per cubic meter.

Please do not hesitate to contact the municipal office, if you require any further clarification.

Enniskillen Municipal Office phone 519-882-2490


Ontario’s Wildlife Damage Compensation Program revised for Jan 2017

The Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program (OWDCP) provides compensation to eligible producers whose livestock and/or poultry have been injured or killed as a result of wildlife predation or whose bee colonies, beehives and/or beehive-related equipment has been damaged as a result of wildlife predation.

To view the Ontario’s Wildlife Damage Compensation Program (A Guide for Livestock and Poultry Owners) January, 2017, please follow the link:


How it works:  Process-Chart-for-OWDCP-Final_pdf

For more information on the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program visit:





Call Ontario 1 Call before you dig!

Before you begin installing fence, planting trees or excavating on your property call Ontario 1 Call for a FREE locate.

Ontario 1 Call at 1-800-400-2255


Provincial Offences Convictions now Collectible on Property Tax Rolls

The County of Lambton Provincial Offences Department has exercised their authority to have eligible defaulted, unpaid fines imposed by the Ontario Court of Justice (Provincial Offences Court) added to the tax rolls of municipalities for collection.

Examples include, but are not limited to, fines under the Highway Traffic Act, Liquor Licence Act, Smoke-Free Ontario Act, Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act, Trespass to Property Act and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.

If this affects you directly, contact the Court Services Department at 1-800-387-2882 to discuss payment options.



My Community Notification Network (MyCNN) alert system

My Community Notification Network or MyCNN

My Community Notification Network is a local alerting system that contacts subscribers using multiple communications methods of their choice, such as telephones, cell phones, emails and texts.  As a subscriber, you can choose to receive notifications about events that affect your home, workplace, school and more.

Subscribers will receive alerts for tornado warnings, drinking water emergencies, shelter-in-place advisories and evacuation advisories.  As the system develops, subscribers will have the option to choose to receive notifications for other events such as road closures and municipal service disruptions.

There is no cost to subscribe – the CAER organization is funding the system and has made it available to all municipalities in Lambton County to use for local public alerting.  Alert messages will be sent by municipal, County or emergency officials.

Subscriber information is not managed by the CAER organization – information you provide will not be shared by municipal officials.  You can deactivate your account at any time by removing your contact information from your profile.

In order to receive MyCNN notifications, you will need to visit the CAER website and create an account.  Please note that all types of notifications may not be available for all municipalities.

To visit the CAER website, go to:

If you have any further questions, or need assistance, contact:  Penny Phillips, CEMC, Township of Enniskillen at 519-882-2490