Fort Erie experiences record-breaking year for building permits in 2020

FORT ERIE (March 2, 2021) Recently, Town staff published information pertaining to Fort Erie’s subdivision status, building permit activity and by-law statistics for the fourth quarter (Q4) and overall year-end performance in 2020. Despite the number of permits decreasing from 644…

Public open house for cannabis legislation and policy study

FORT ERIE (February 26, 2021) Since cannabis was legalized by the Federal Government in 2018, Town Council has been discussing how cannabis production could be managed by the municipality through the introduction of a Fort Erie Cannabis Legislation and Policy…

2020 road condition assessment complete; 2021 road resurfacing program now underway

FORT ERIE (February 26, 2021) The Town of Fort Erie recently completed a town-wide road condition assessment resulting in an approved three-year road resurfacing plan.   “The updated road assessment allows staff to identify priority areas for maintenance, resurfacing and…

Ontario Border Mayors request a ‘seat at the table’ for Border reopening discussions

FORT ERIE (January 26, 2021) On January 25, 2021, the Ontario Border Mayors sent a letter to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Minister of Foreign Affairs asking for an opportunity to be consulted regarding the reopening…

Fort Erie Bylaw Enforcement Lays Charges Under Provincial Offences Act

FORT ERIE (January 25, 2021) On January 21, 2021, Town of Fort Erie Bylaw Enforcement received information about a licensed short-term rental property operating contrary to a provincial emergency order regulation, where there was an active homicide investigation by the…