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Updated: Jun 8, 2023

Residents can count on the Town of Minto to support their day-to-day activities with a wide variety of services including waste, recycling and garbage collection, recreation facilities, cultural resources, community services and more.

Animal Services

The Town of Minto works hard to keep the municipality safe for our residents, pets, and livestock. Whether you need to purchase a dog tag or report a wildlife concern or are raising livestock, the Town of Minto is here to help.

Application Licenses and Permits

Find all of the applications, licenses and permits that the Town of Minto offers.

Building and Planning

The primary role of the Building Department is to promote public safety and assist development in compliance with Federal, Provincial, County and local regulations.

By-Laws & Enforcement

The Town of Minto has numerous By-laws enacted for various reasons. Examples of this include: Dog Licensing By-Law, enacted to regulate the keeping of dogs within the Town; Parking By-Law, enacted to regulate the safe parking of vehicles within the Town; Noise By-Law, enacted to allow residents to enjoy the use of their properties, free from certain noises.

Child Care

We offer an After School Program at Palmerston Public School and Minto-Clifford Public School as well as a Summer Day Camp and PA Day Program at the Harriston Arena and Palmerston Arena.

Citizen Request Portal

Introducing the Citizen Request Portal - a simple, streamlined approach to access Town services where you can add your concerns, issues, or provide general feedback.

Community Attractions Guide

Explore the Town of Minto with our Community Attractions Guide! Discover outdoor adventures in parks and trails, delve into local history at historical sites, and find entertainment spots for all ages. This guide is your go-to resource for the scoop on Minto's community offerings. Get ready to explore, have fun, and make lasting memories in our welcoming town!

Education and Libraries

Minto emphasizes education and offers quality schools. The town's libraries are modern, providing resources and programs for community learning and enrichment.

Fees & Charges

Certain municipal services carry fees and charges. These fees are set by council in the annual Fees and Charges By-law.

Fire and Emergency Services

Minto is equipped with reliable fire and emergency services that ensure the safety and well-being of its residents in times of crisis.

Garbage and Recycling

Garbage and Recycling services in the Town of Minto are managed by the County of Wellington.

Health Care

Healthcare professionals that are committed to providing quality care to the Town of Minto.

Hosting Public Events

If you are interested in hosting a public event at your location, ensure you connect with Wellington-Dufferin Public Health to ensure all guidelines are met.

Property Taxes

Property taxes in the town of Minto are allocated effectively to support the local community by funding essential services and maintaining crucial infrastructure.

Public Works

The Public Works Department consists of the divisions of Roads & Drainage, Water and Wastewater.

Recreation & Facilities

Learn about recreation programs & the facilities operated in the Town of Minto.


Electricity, natural gas, water, sewage and high speed internet connectivity make our lives more comfortable. Utility providers in the Town of Minto are dedicated to bringing you cost-efficient, quality services to your home.


The Town of Minto is “Where Your Family Belongs” largely in part because of the great community groups and organizations that deliver exceptional programming and experiences. If you’re looking to get involved in the community, check out the volunteer opportunities available or fill out the form and we’ll get you connected to the right organization.

Youth Action Council

The Minto Youth Action Council (MYAC) was established in 2016, and amalgamated with The Grove Youth Advisory Committee in 2022, to work towards empowering and amplifying the voices of youth in our community.