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Orillia 2022 Municipal Election

The 2022 Orillia Municipal Election and School Board Election will be held on Oct. 24, 2022. The nomination period takes place between May 2 and August 19, 2022. Effective April 27, 2022, candidates and third party advertisers can book an appointment to file their nomination or registration through the City of Orillia’s new appointment booking system at orillia.ca/2022election.

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Public Notices

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Orillia Recreation Centre Grand Opening. Free. August 19. 4 to 8 p.m.

Orillia Recreation Centre Grand Opening

The City of Orillia invites the Orillia and area community to join the fun at the official grand opening of the Orillia Recreation Centre on Aug. 19, 2022 from 4 to 8 p.m. This is a free, family-friendly event that is open to all in the community. Enjoy a variety of activities including Wibit obstacle course swims (7 years+), arcade games and bouncy castles, face painting, live music, a scavenger hunt, and food and refreshments sponsored by Leadbetter Foods. Read the news release for details. 


Centennial Drive Reconstruction Phase 2

Phase 2 of Centennial Drive Reconstruction Project has Begun

The second phase of the Centennial Drive Reconstruction Project has begun. The City’s contractor, Arnott Construction, is mobilizing and completing preliminary work. Breaking ground and heavy construction is anticipated to occur later in August. For details and to sign up to receive email updates, visit orillia.ca/centennial.









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Care of Animals By-law Update

Leaving pets in hot vehicles? Not cool. City of Orillia Council recently passed a by-law increasing fines for leaving an animal in a hot vehicle. Learn more and see heat safety tips for pets at orillia.ca/animalcontrol.


New Temporary Parking Lot Map

New Temporary Municipal Parking Lot 13 Now Open 

A new temporary municipal parking lot is open in the downtown waterfront area. The City of Orillia worked with FRAM Building Group (FRAM) on a lease agreement to accommodate more than 60 temporary parking spaces at 70 Front. St. N. For more information, visit orillia.ca/parking.

Major Projects

Major Projects

The City of Orillia is currently completing several major projects to improve services for citizens and businesses in Orillia. Learn more by visiting our Major Projects page.