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Know when you can burn

Posted on Wednesday, April 03, 2024 12:43 PM

There is no daytime burning between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1 to Oct. 31.

Learn more about our burning regulations

Monthly Update - March 2024

Posted on Tuesday, April 02, 2024 11:31 AM

Our latest edition of The Monthly Update e-newsletter is now available. 

Read the e-newsletter

Fire Danger Rating system monitored April through October

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024 08:00 AM

The Fire Danger Rating is a Muskoka-wide rating system monitored from April through October.

In Gravenhurst, open-air fires are only permitted between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. during this time. Several conditions must be met to burn. A full list of rules can be found in the Burn By-law.

The rating is verified daily by Muskoka fire chiefs and updated as conditions change. The current fire danger rating is LOW. 

Ratings reflect actual environmental conditions and are categorized into four levels: low,...

Gravenhurst Council Highlights - March 19, 2024

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024 01:01 PM

Town staffer recognized for earning municipal certificate

Council congratulated Deidre Sullivan, records and information coordinator for the Town of Gravenhurst, on recently completing the Municipal Administration Program (MAP).

MAP is a certificate program offered through the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario.

The program consists of four courses.

Throughout the program, individuals acquire skills that are essential to working effectively in the municipal sector.

Tiered seating project starting at Gull Lake Rotary Park

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 11:35 AM

Contractors are starting work on a project that will result in new tiered seating at Gull Lake Rotary Park. 

Due to the work, contractors have closed the main parking lot at the park. This is the lot accessible from Brock Street. 

Visitors will see that a marked walking path, running along the west side of the main parking lot, provides access to the pavilion and the southern portion of the park. This path starts at the southeast corner of Brock Street and Bethune Drive. 

Access to the park remains...

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