Sense the Difference

Festivals and events, canoeing and kayaking, cycling and hiking, trail-riding and snowmobiling, museums and genealogy, hockey and figure-skating, camping and golfing, music, artisans and farm-gate sales, ballparks and boat launches, shopping and studio tour's . . . there's always something for everyone in Lanark Highlands - your four-season destination!

Come and "Sense the Difference"!


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Please be advised that from September 15th, 2018 until May 14th, 2019 all Lanark Highlands Waste Sites will be operating on Winter Hours.

For further information, please visit our website or contact the office at 613-259-2398 x 242.


Posted on September 11, 2018

The Committee of Adjustment of the Township of Lanark Highlands will hold a Public Meeting on September 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 75 George St. Lanark, Ontario to hear an application for minor variance under authority of Section 45 of the Planning Act.

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Rabies Vaccination Clinics
Posted on September 4, 2018

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Rabies Vaccination Clinics are scheduled for September 12th and 19th, 2018. Please visit the following link for a Clinic near you in Lanark County.

Lanark Highlands Fire Service Crest

Posted on August 23, 2018

Lanark Highlands Fire Service is lifting its Township-wide Level 1 Fire Ban as of 9:00 am on Friday, August 24th.

Be advised that for open air fires, such as brush burning, they can only be lit two hours before sundown and must be extinguished no later than 2 hours after sunrise. This is Ontario Law during the burn season, which runs from April 1st to October 31st. The size of an open air fire cannot exceed 6.4 feet in height, and cannot be larger than 6.4 feet in diameter.

If you are going to have a campfire, remember to keep the size of your campfire no more than 1.5 feet in height and a diameter no larger than 3 feet.

Please do not leave any fire unattended, ensure there are no combustible materials within 10 feet of the fire, and have sufficient means to safely put the fire out.

Township of Lanark Highlands Amended Declaration of Acclamation to Municipal/School Board Office
Posted on August 2, 2018

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Township of Lanark Highlands Official List of Municipal/School Board Certified Candidates
Posted on July 31, 2018

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Posted on June 28, 2018

Galbraith Bridge will be closed for replacement beginning July 9, 2018. Traffic will be detoured for a period of nine (9) weeks. For more information click on the link: Galbraith Bridge Closure 2018

For more information on the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) Tile Loan Program, please click the link below

Interested in Working on the Municipal Election?
Posted on June 1, 2018

Please complete this form and return it to or the township office at 75 George Street. Successful applicants will be contacted September 21, 2018.

The Township of Lanark Highlands wishes to extend our appreciation to the Government of Canada for its’ up to $15,000 contribution to install a septic system and well at the Middleville Community Centre.

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada, with support through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program/Avec l'appui du Programme d'infrastructure communautaire de Canada 150.

Government of Canada 150 Anniversary


Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands - 75 George Street, PO Box 340. Lanark, Ontario, Canada K0G 1K0. 613-259-2398.