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The Administration Department is responsible for implementing Municipal and Provincial Legislation and has such general control and management of the administration of the Government and affairs of the Municipal Corporation and performs such duties as the Council by By-Law prescribes.

Community and Leisure Services
The department of Community and Leisure Services provides residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy recreational, leisure time activities in many different locations within the Township in a safe, friendly and healthy environment. An enhanced quality of life, healthy living, active lifestyles and opportunities for all ages and abilities is the goal of this department. Your manager of Community and Leisure Services works with 100s of volunteers in recreation, beautification and hall board committees. Numerous recreation programs, local special events (winter carnivals, summer parades, BBQ's, games and sporting events) are all supported by your Community and Leisure Services Department. Open waterfront, passive parks, trails, ice rinks, ball diamonds, soccer pitches, basketball courts, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, community halls and playgrounds are found throughout the Township for everyone to enjoy.

Development Services
The Development Services Department (Planning/Building/Civic Addressing/By-Law Enforcement) is responsible for dealing with all applications under the Planning Act and the Ontario Building Code as well as providing current and long term planning services. The Department is responsible for ensuring compliance with Official Plans, Zoning By-laws, other Municipal By-laws, and the Ontario Building Code. The Development Services Department is comprised of a Manager/Planner, Associate Planner, Chief Building Official, Building Inspector, Development Services Analyst and Administrative Assistant.

Public Works
The Public Works Department is responsible for the development of Township Roads in regards to plans, priorities, concerns, complaints and budget of roads. This Department is also responsible for municipal properties, environmental services, streetlighting and municipal drains.

The Treasury Department is responsible for the development and implementation of procedures to ensure that all accounting and financial management issues are addressed and dealt with in accordance with legislative requirements and the Township budget. The Treasury Department performs all property tax collection functions and ensures the payment of invoices pursuant to Township policy.

Emergency Services
The Township of Rideau Lakes provides the following emergency services to its residents:

Ambulance service is provided to the township by the Leeds & Grenville Emergency Medical Service. For more information see the Ambulance Services Page.

Fire protection services are provided by the Rideau Lakes Fire Department with four fire stations located within the Township. For more information see the Fire Services Page.

Policing services to the township are contracted to the Ontario Provincial Police. For more information see the Police Services Page.

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Township of Rideau Lakes, 1439 County Road 8, Delta, ON, K0E 1G0
For general inquiries, administration, planning, public works, parks & rec, and fire department:
Tel: 613-928-2251 or 1-800-928-2250 - Fax: 613-928-3097

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