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Tillsonburg Update - Feb 11

Posted on Thursday February 11, 2021

Tillsonburg Update appears every Thursday in the Norfolk-Tillsonburg News. This week's edition, as it appeared, is available as an attachment.


COVID-19 Update

A stay at home order continues to be in effect for communities in the Southwestern Public Health region, including Tillsonburg. Everyone must remain at home except for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for essential work. The Town of Tillsonburg is continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. As COVID-19 is an ever-changing situation, the most current information will be shared online at

The information on this page was correct at the time of submission. If you need help accessing a Town service, please call our Customer Service Centre phone line at 519.688.3009. You can also submit questions to


2021 Dog and Cat Licences

Please be advised that all dogs and cats in the Town of Tillsonburg are required to be licensed annually. 2021 Animal Licences are available now for purchase at tillsonburg.docupet. com.

Buy your licence before February 28 and save up to $20! Failure to buy a licence will result in a $105 fine.


Dog (Spayed/Neutered)

Before February 28 — $17.00

After February 28 — $37.00


Dog (Intact)

Before February 28 — $22.00

After February 28 — $42.00


Cat (Spayed/Neutered)

Before February 2 —$15.00

After February 28 — $22.00


Cat (Intact)

Before February 28 — $20.00

After February 28 — $27.00



Public Meeting - Development Charges By-Law

On Monday, February 22, 2021, Tillsonburg Town Council will hold an electronic public meeting, pursuant to section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, as amended, to present and obtain public input on the municipality’s proposed development charges (D.C.) by-law and underlying background study.


Date:  Monday, February 22, 2021

Time:  6:00 p.m.


Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, physical attendance in Council Chambers will not be permitted. Proceedings will be web-streamed. The link to the web-stream can be found on the Town Meetings calendar on the Town of Tillsonburg website at the following link:

Members of the public can submit written input  to To register to speak at the public meeting call 519.688.3009 ext. 4041.

More details are available on the Town’s website



Town Services Update


Annandale NHS (30 Tillson Ave)

  • Closed

Building, Planning and By-Law (10 Lisgar Ave)

  • Open by appointment only. Call 519.688.3009

Community Centre (45 Hardy Ave)

  • Closed 
  • Facility bookings are currently suspended.
  • Registration for the next session of programs is available. However, program dates are tentative pending further direction from the Province of Ontario and Southwestern Public Health.
  • Online/virtual programming options are available. Learn more at

Corporate Office (200 Broadway)

  • Open by appointment only
  • Call 519.688.3009

Customer Service Centre (10 Lisgar)

  • Open by appointment only. Call 519.688.3009 
  • Payments can be dropped off using the secure mailbox beside the front doors.

J.L. Scott McLean Outdoor Pad (45 Hardy Ave)

  • Open for physically distanced skating only.
  • No sticks, pucks or rings allowed
  • All hockey and ringette activities are prohibited by provincial legislation.

Library (2 Library Lane)

  • Curbside pickup only. Visit for details.

Senior Centre (45 Hardy Ave)

  • Closed

Station Arts Centre (41 Bridge St. W.) 

  • Closed

T:GO Transit

  • In-town and inter-community transit service is operational for essential trips with enhanced cleaning protocols and reduced capacity. Masks must be worn at all times

Transfer Station (50 Newell Road)

  • Closed


Interim Tax Payment

The first Town of Tillsonburg 2021 interim property tax payment is due on February 25, 2021. 

Penalty and interest are charged at 1.25% monthly (15% per annum), applied the day after an instalment is due and also applied the first business day of each month on all past due balances.

Late payment charges are set in accordance with current legislation and cannot be waived. If payment in full is not received by the instalment due date, a property tax arrears notice will be issued. Failure to receive a bill does not excuse the home owner from payment responsibility.

Learn more at


Requests for Proposals

  • Tree Removal Services - RFP 2021-002

For details & bid documents please visit