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Our new building permit system to launch on August 3

Posted on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 11:32 AM

We are pleased to offer residents, builders, and the business community our new Cloudpermit building permit system that will go live on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

Cloudpermit allows...

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Changes to Water Sample Service during the pandemic

Posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2021 11:32 AM

Water sample bottles will be placed outside the main office door on sample days, in the morning, for those needing kits. 

A small cooler will be placed beside outside for...

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MPAC mailing Property Assessment Change Notices to some residents

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 04:24 PM

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation is mailing out Property Assessment Change Notices across Ontario this week. Our province's property landscape is constantly changing...

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Half-load Restrictions Lifted

Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2021 06:00 AM

Half-load restrictions have been lifted across most of Haliburton County including the Municipality of Highlands East effective Thursday, April 29, 2021. Please note that...

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Garbage and Recycling notice for Cardiff and Bicroft Heights

Posted on Monday, April 26, 2021 12:06 PM

We have been informed by our collection contractor of improper garbage and recycling being left for curbside pick-up. Garbage bags are too full and heavier than what is acceptable...

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Additional payment options now available

Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 08:00 AM

Highlands East is now accepting Telephone and Internet Banking payments as well as Electronic Fund Transfers for all payments other than property taxes.

To learn more about...

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Fire Prevention Week 2020 serves up fire safety in the kitchen

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2020 09:06 AM

Fire Prevention Week 2020 runs from October 4 through 10 and focuses on kitchen fire safety. The Highlands East Fire Department is urging everyone to take some simple steps...

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Restricted Landfill Operations in Effect

Posted on Friday, May 01, 2020 04:20 PM

Additional safety measures are being implemented at landfills throughout Highlands East in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bulk material limits

Effective Wednesday, May 6, 2020...