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City Current

Commercial Sector sees building permit growth in Brantford
Commercial Sector sees building permit growth in Brantford
City seeks public input on regulating legalization of recreational cannabis use
City seeks public input on regulating legalization of recreational cannabis use in Brantford
June is Recreation & Parks Month
June is Recreation & Parks Month
Sports Fields Update
Sports Fields Update
Public Notice: Expansion of Water Pressure Zone 4
The City of Brantford is undertaking a critical water infrastructure project in the North West area to meet demands associated with urban growth and to improve the reliability of supply to both existing and future developments.
2018 Summer Camps
Full detailed listing of Summer Camps offered by Parks & Recreation.
RecConnect Important Announcement
Important notice to all existing RecConnect online registration customers.
Design and Construction Manual
The manual is intended to aid in the planning, design and construction and maintenance and operation activities of linear infrastructure for new subdivision developments and the retrofit of existing infrastructure.
Cultural and Built Heritage Grant Program deadline: May 31, 2018
The goal of the Cultural and Built Heritage Funding Program is to provide project grants to Brantford cultural institutions for facility and infrastructure improvements.
Healthy Aging: The City of Brantford's Age-Friendly Plan
This strategy is the result of direct input from older adults, caregivers, community agencies, and municipal staff in Brantford; an audit of the City’s Age-Friendly policies and programs; and best practices identified within Age-Friendly networks.
New Rain Barrel Model Available Year Round Starting May 16, 2018
A new "FreeGarden RAIN" model Rain Barrel will be sold year-round from the city's Mohawk Street Sanitary Landfill site located at 20 Morrison Road.
2018-2019 Playground Renovations
The following 5 parks will be undergoing renovation City View Park, Grandwoodlands Park, Lansdowne Park, Orchard Park, Recreation Park
Get the Free Recycle Coach App for waste and recycling program information and schedules
Download your Recycle Coach App for Android on Google Play and the App Store.
Brantford's municipal and school board nominations open May 1st. Nomination packages are now available.
Information about municipal elections and the 2018 election.