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"!

Posted on November 5, 2019

The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals from qualified firms/individuals to supply hanging flower baskets and plant materials for existing flower barrels/boxes in the Village of Lanark for the 2020-2021 seasons. This quotation will include watering and maintenance of the municipal office gardens. Each component should have a separate quotation. Separate contracts may be awarded for each component.

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Posted on October 29, 2019

The Township of Lanark Highlands is in the process of creating a Municipal Grants Committee. The Committee will be composed of two members of council and three members of the public. The Committee will review and assess municipal grant applications submitted by proponents requesting municipal grant funding.

Please review the terms of reference and application located on our website

To apply please email your application to:
Chelsea Dawes, Manager of Facilities/Community Affairs –
613-259-2398 ext.252

OR drop off your application in person at the Municipal Office –
Located at 75 George St. Lanark, ON.
Office hours are 8:30am-4:30pm Monday – Friday.

Deadline To Apply: November 11th, 2019

We look forward to working on the development of our community in a positive and collaborative environment.

Notice of Public Hearing - Application for Minor Variance
No. MV-04-2019 – Flint.

Posted on October 24, 2019

The Committee of Adjustment of the Township of Lanark Highlands will hold a Public Meeting on November 19, 2019, 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.

For more information please click on the following links Download Full Details

2020 Community Grant Applications Now Open
October 1st to October 31st only!!

Posted on October 1, 2019

Do you have a community event, association, project or initiative that would benefit the Township of Lanark Highlands?

The Council of the Township of Lanark Highlands provides funding annually to various recipients that meet the criteria of the policy. Council and staff believe that it is important to support our community leaders and volunteers who require financial assistance to enable wonderful events and projects to take place in our community.

Council would like to encourage all who wish to apply to e-mail their completed applications to or drop off in person at the Town Hall before November 1st.

Successful applications will be considered during the 2020 budget deliberations and subject to funding availability.

Download Grants Policy

Download Application Form

Posted on September 26, 2019

The Township of Lanark Highlands is in the process of completing its Master Fire Plan and is looking for input from full-time and seasonal residents regarding the services provided by the Lanark Highlands Fire Service.

To ensure that your comments are considered, please complete the survey found at The survey will remain open until November 15th, 2019.

Should you require a paper copy of the survey to complete, please attend at the Township Office.

Joint Recreation Master Plan UPDATE
Posted on August 14, 2019

The Town of Perth, Township of Drummond/North Elmsley, Township of Lanark Highlands, and Tay Valley Township are developing a joint Recreation Master Plan to guide municipal investment in parks and recreation over the next 10 years. In addition to the individual survey, the Townships are seeking input on the following;

An online user group survey for the project is now open! We want to hear from representatives of sport, recreation and community groups: What are the current participation trends, needs, issues and priorities for your group?

If no one from the user group you represent has received an invitation to participate in the survey, please contact your Municipal Office or email to obtain the link to the survey. Prior to contacting your Municipal Office please verify that no one else representing your group is completing the survey, as only one response per group will be accepted.

We appreciate your involvement in the project - Your input matters!

Posted on August 7, 2019

The Township of Lanark Highlands, Town of Perth, Township of Drummond/North Elmsley and Tay Valley Township are embarking on the preparation of a joint Recreation Master Plan to guide the municipalities’ direction in planning recreational facilities and services.

The Recreation Master Plan Public Survey is now OPEN. Be sure to fill it out so we receive your input!

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Please be advised that from September 15th, 2019 until May 14th, 2020 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.

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

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.