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Summer in Orillia - Jumping off the dock

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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Parking Impacts Map

Temporary Municipal Parking Lots 8 and 12 to be decommissioned July 5

As part of the redevelopment environmental work taking place by FRAM Building Group (FRAM) at and around 70 Front St. N., temporary Municipal Parking Lots 8 and 12 will be decommissioned effective July 5, 2022. Alternative parking is available (see Key Map). For more information on parking in Orillia, visit orillia.ca/parking. For more information on projects taking place in the downtown waterfront area, please visit the Downtown Tomorrow Plan page.

Centennial Drive Reconstruction Phase 2

Phase 2 of Centennial Drive Reconstruction Project begins in August

As part of the second phase of the Centennial Drive Reconstruction Project, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, construction will commence on Mississaga Street East from Front Street to the Esplanade (Lakeview Avenue) and will last for approximately six weeks to complete the road reconstruction, including the replacement of the existing watermain, sanitary sewer and storm water drainage system. For details about the project, and to sign up to receive updates, visit orillia.ca/centennial.









Municipal Comprehensive Review Process

Municipal Comprehensive Review (MCR) Process

As the City continues its MCR process to plan for future growth, at its meeting on April 25, 2022, Council provided direction to update the City’s Land Needs Assessment to contemplate higher minimum intensification and designated greenfield density targets for residential development to be considered with boundary expansion recommendations.

For more information on the project, please visit orillia.ca/mcr.


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Next step of waterfront revitalization moves forward

The sale of the municipally-owned lands for redevelopment located at and around 70 Front St. N. to FRAM Building Group closed on April 5, 2022. This sale is a significant milestone in the process to revitalize and reanimate this underutilized property and better connect Orillia's beautiful waterfront and historic downtown. For more information on the Waterfront Redevelopment Project, please visit orillia.ca/waterfront.

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.