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Havelock-Belmont-Methuen (HBM)

Current/Relative News

  • Open Air Burning/Fireworks

    • No daytime burning allowed.

    • Fire season is from April 1st to October 31st.

    • 2 hours prior to sunset (approximately 6:00 p.m.) until 2 hours after sunrise (approximately 8:00 a.m.) small camp fires only.

    • Burning is not permitted in areas where buildings are less than 75 feet apart. 

    • No burning of any kind when a Burn Ban is in effect!

    • Burn Permits are available at the HBM Fire Department Office 705-778-3183 

    • Open air burning By-Law    

    • Firework By-law 2022-018


  • Property Tax Assessments Postponed Again

    • This means that property assessments for the 2023 and 2024 property tax years will continue to be based on fully phased-in January 1, 2016 current values.  


  • Peterborough Public Health (PPH) "Safe Sewage Program"

    • PPH is transferring delivery of the "Safe Sewage Program" to municipalities. HBM is part of Phase 2, so effective 18-Nov-24 HBM will receive all new applications and activities related to on-site sewage systems. 

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