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"!

Tax Sale Tender
Posted on December 5, 2017

Take Notice that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land described in the links below and will be received until 4:00pm local time on January 17, 2018 at the Municipal Offices of the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands situated at 75 George Street, Lanark, Ontario K0G 1K0.

Properties Available:

1. 0940 001 015 18600
2. 0940 934 015 22303

Tender Package and Information Downloads
Tender Envelope Notations
Form 6 Sale of Land By Public Tender January 17, 2018
Tax Sale 2017 Map

Further information regarding this sale, please contact:
Barker Willson Professional Corporation
Barristers & Solicitors
Attention : David G. Heeley
31 Foster Street, Perth, Ontario K7H 1R8 :: 613-267-2800 x113


Posted on November 28, 2017

Salary Range: $20.84 - $25.83
Hours: Casual until December 15th, 2017
Guaranteed 40 hours per week from December 16th, 2017 to March 14th, 2018
Casual March 15th to April 14th, 2018.

The Township seeks dependable and motivated individuals with knowledge of operating heavy equipment and road maintenance for the 2017/18 winter operating season. This position may require working a variety of shifts including days, evenings & weekends.

Reporting to the Acting Public Works Superintendent, Equipment Operators are required to have a current DZ license for this position. Duties include but are not limited to operating heavy equipment including snow plows, minor repairs/maintenance of equipment, maintaining & cleaning the garages, tools and storerooms, maintaining an incident report register, performing road maintenance and general labour duties.

A copy of the job description and qualifications follows.

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please submit your detailed resume to Tom McCarthy at or by mail to 75 George Street, P.O. Box 340, Lanark, ON K0G 1K0 by 4:00 p.m. on December 8th, 2017.

Competition No. 2017-09
Township of Lanark Highlands
75 George Street, P.O. Box 340
Lanark, ON K0G 1K0

Click here to view the full job description.

Click here to view a PDF version of this job posting.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, please notify us should you require any special accommodations in order to apply or participate in the selection process. The Township of Lanark Highlands is an equal opportunity employer. Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of determining suitability for this competition only and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Questions about the collection of information should be directed to the Clerk Administrator at the above address.

Snow Removal 2017/2018

Posted on November 10, 2017

Parking of vehicles on Township Roads and Village Streets from 12:00 midnight to 7:00 a.m. will not be permitted from November 17, 2017 to April 15, 2018. The prohibition of parking applies to the entire road right-of-way, normally 10m (33') from the centre of the road.

The Township of Lanark Highlands will not be responsible for damages to mailboxes, newspaper boxes or parked vehicles where the boxes or vehicles interfere with the snowplowing of Township Roads.

It is an offence under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act to push snow onto or across a Township Road or Street. The removal of such snow piles by the Township will be charged to the adjacent property owner.

Please call this number only in case of a road related emergency or potential danger that requires immediate attention.

For further information contact:
Township of Lanark Highlands
Tom McCarthy, Interim Superintendent of Public Works
75 George Street
Lanark, ON K0G 1K0
T: 613-259-2398 ext. 239
F: 613-259-2291

Lanark Highlands Annual Achievement Awards are now open for Nominations
Posted on October 31, 2017

The Township of Lanark Highlands is pleased to recognize worthy businesses and individuals in Lanark Highlands each year. Please download the application below and submit your nominations by 4:00pm, December 1st, 2017 to :

Township of Lanark Highlands
Achievement Awards 2017
Attn: Allison Vereyken, Clerk/Administrator
75 George St., PO Box 340,
Lanark, ON, K0G 1K0

Lanark Highlands 2017 Achievement Awards

Definition of Awards 2017

2017 Achievement Awards Application

Notice of Public Hearing - Zoning By-Law Amendment Application No. ZA-06-2017 – Effinger
Posted on October 25, 2017

Click here to view the full notice.

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



The Middleville Hazardous Waste Depot IS CLOSED for the season, and will re-open on the Victoria Day weekend, 2018.

Please click here to view the Firefighter Application form.

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