Norfolk County is reminding residents that there are some changes to programs, facilities and services throughout the Labour Day weekend and into the statutory holiday Monday.
County Administration Buildings
All buildings will be closed Monday, September 4, reopening Tuesday, September 5.
All branches will be closed Monday, September 4, reopening Tuesday, September 5. For public health emergencies or hazards, such as outbreaks, food poisoning, meningitis, or rabies, please call the after-hours emergency phone number at 1-877-298-5888.
Social Services and Housing
Both Simcoe and Dunnville office locations will be closed Monday, September 4. For crisis support such as emergency accommodation, call the Victim Services Support Line at 1-800-264-6671.
Heritage and Culture
All museums and Norfolk County Archives will be closed Monday, September 4, returning to regular hours on Tuesday, September 5.
All branches will be closed Monday, September 4 and return to regular hours on Tuesday, September 5.
All Recreation facilities, including the Simcoe Recreation Centre, Annaleise Carr Aquatic Centre, Simcoe Seniors’ Centre, and the Waterford Arena will be closed on Monday, September 4, returning to regular hours on Tuesday, September 5. The Simcoe Kinsmen Splash Pad will be open throughout the weekend.
Ride Norfolk will not be in operation Monday, September 4. The service will return to regular hours on Tuesday, September 5.
ServiceNorfolk will be closed Monday, September 4, returning to regular hours on Tuesday, September 5. Residents may email [email protected], staff will reply to emails in priority sequence when offices reopen.
Residents seeking emergency assistance regarding forestry, parks and facilities, public health, roads, water, sewer, and drainage, can call 1-877-298-5888. For after-hours By-law Enforcement, the public may use the OPP non-emergency line number at 1-888-310-1122.
Transfer stations will be closed on Monday, September 4. The Simcoe Transfer Station returns to regular hours on Tuesday, September 5. The South Walsingham Transfer Station will return to regular hours on Wednesday, September 6.
Waste collection will be delayed one day throughout the week of September 4, except in Simcoe. Residents are encouraged to use the Recycle Coach app for instant access to their area’s collection schedule, personalized reminders, and more. The app is available on the iTunes Store and the Google Play Store
Essential and critical services
Fire and Paramedic Services will continue to operate as usual.
Residents are reminded of the Norfolk County Fireworks Regulating By-Law. It includes the following rules:
- Fireworks are permitted two days prior, and up to 1 day after the Labour Day holiday
- Fireworks may only be discharged up to 11 p.m.
- Fireworks are not permitted to be discharged on municipal property or roadways.
- The user of the fireworks must own the property they are discharging on or have permission from the property owner.
Safety tips and firework information can be found at norfolkcounty.ca/fireworks.
Norfolk County Council and staff would like to wish residents and visitors a very happy and safe Labour Day Weekend.