Past study – 2018 Municipal Bridge Inspection Report

Entrance Permits

If you are installing a new entrance way to a property (both rural and urban) an entrance permit is required.

Winter Parking & Maintenance

It is an offence to park a vehicle on any roadway between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. during the months of November, December, January, February and March. 

Half Load Season

Please note that “Half Load” season is in effect from March 1 - April 30th. In accordance with South Bruce Municipal By-law 2016-27 and the Highway Traffic Act, this restriction is put in place on trucks in order to protect our roads during the spring thaw. The maximum allowable weight is 5 tonnes per axle in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act, Section 122.

Please assist us in reducing repairs to our road system by not having heavy deliveries to your property during this time of year. Thank you for your patience during this annual transition into spring!

Weed Control

giant hog weed

If you are possession of one of the weeds on the Schedule of Noxious Weeds and it is negatively impacting agriculture and horticulture lands then you must destroy it.  If you feel that your agricultural or horticultural land is being negatively impacted by noxious weeds, contact your local Weed Inspector.

Follow the links for information on some of Ontario’s Invasive Plant Species:

Garlic Mustard

Giant Hogweed    

Giant Hogweed Fact Sheet

For more information click on the link to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the Gallery of Noxious Weeds.

Municipal Trees

Concerns about tree maintenance or removal in the Municipality of South Bruce should be forwarded to the Municipal office.

ByLaw #2018-60 Tree Maintenance Policy

Street Light Maintenance

Concerns about street lights in the Municipality of South Bruce should be forwarded to the Municipal Office.  Please include the pole number & street.