Public Works - Permits and Programs

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Adopt a Road Program

View the Adopt-a-Road Program Application and traffic control plan

The Town of Penetanguishene ADOPT-A-ROAD program is a private/public partnership program where environmentally conscientious and community-minded individuals and/or groups make a contribution to a cleaner environment and a healthy community by volunteering to remove roadside litter.

For more information or to apply for a permit, please contact the Public Works Department Road Division.  Contact information is on the right side of this page.

Load Restrictions

From March 1 to April 30, all roads (other than those with exemptions) will be restricted to load limits of 5 tonnes per axle. These restrictions will remain in effect for the above noted time period and will depend on road conditions with signs posted accordingly.  See below to view the Roads affected.

  • Champlain Road - from Robert Street West to Town Boundary
  • Overhead Bridge Road - from Robert Street West to Town Boundary
  • Currie Road - from Midland Point Road to Alvin Williams Road
  • Lafontaine Road - from Robert Street West to Town Boundary
  • Pinegrove Road - from Fuller Avenue to Tinney Side Road
  • Sandy Bay Road - Full Length
  • Tay Point Road - Full Length

Municipal Consent Permit

A municipal consent is required prior to any work performed within the right-of-way of assumed roads under the jurisdiction of the Town of Penetanguishene.

For more information or to submit an application, please contact Director of Public Works. Contact information is on the left of this page.

Tree Planting Program

The Town is working together with Severn Sound Environmental Services. To receive more information on this program click on the following link:

View the SSEA's Tree Seedling Distribution Program Details