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Road Closure -Holtby Avenue, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2022 10:18 AM

Holtby Avenue, between New Street and Caroline Street, will be closed:

Monday, Dec. 5, 2022
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

for hazardous tree removal. Local traffic and access to local properties will be maintained.


Holtby Avenue – New Street to Caroline Street 

Monday, December 5, 2022 – 8:00am to 5:00pm


City of Burlington Responds to Severe Impacts of Bill 23

Posted on Thursday, December 01, 2022 02:06 PM

Burlington, Ont.—Dec. 1, 2022— Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022 was passed by the Province of Ontario Legislature on Nov. 28, 2022, even though the deadline for feedback on the Bill has been extended to Dec. 9.

The changes in Bill 23 will significantly limit the City’s ability to provide and make important housing-related infrastructure and service decisions resulting in increased costs for Burlington residents.

Changes in Bill 23 that will have an impact on the City’s quality of life and revenues to support complete communities include:

  • Removing tools available to the City to deliver housing which is affordable to many Burlington residents
  • Removing the ability for the City to choose where to locate parkland for new developments
  • Capping the amount developers contribute to new parkland
  • Less fees the City can collect from developers for essential infrastructure like community centres, parks, roads and other community amenities
  • Changes to existing heritage property planning:...

Vehicle Loading Zone, 415 Locust St. closed

Posted on Thursday, December 01, 2022 08:45 AM

The Large Vehicle Loading Zone at 415 Locust St. is closed for construction storage.

Please use the 20 Minute loading zone to the south on Locust Street towards Lakeshore Road or the Large Vehicle Loading Zone on Elgin Street at the corner of Locust Street.

This is in effect until Spring 2023.

For more information, please contact Parking Services at or 905-335-7600.


The City of Burlington is recruiting volunteers for a city advisory committee or board

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 01:48 PM

The City of Burlington is looking for community members to volunteer on a city advisory committee or board. These volunteers play a key role in providing advice and feedback to City Council and staff on a variety of city issues. Applications are now being accepted online at until Dec. 19, 2022.

Members of the public over 18 years of age, representing the diverse backgrounds of our community are encouraged to apply. Participating on a city committee provides a unique opportunity to:

  • Lend your voice and expertise to help shape decisions and services that impact our community
  • Expand your network and meet new people
  • Gain a broader understanding of how municipal government works.
Attend an information session Dec. 7

Individuals interested in learning more, can attend a virtual information session being held on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. To register, please email

Road Closures for Santa Claus Parade, Dec. 4

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2022 09:23 AM

Road closures will be in effect on Sunday, Dec. 4 for the Santa Claus Parade.

Road Closures 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Prospect Street from Cumberland Avenue to Guelph Line with local access permitted.
1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Guelph Line from Prospect Street to New Street
  • New Street from Guelph Line to Martha Street
  • James Street from Martha Street to Brant Street
  • Brant Street from Baldwin Street/Victoria Avenue to Elgin Street

The Halton Regional Police Service will supervise all closures and direct traffic at major intersections. Emergency services access will be maintained at all times along the event route.

Downtown Municipal Parking

Please remember to obey all parking bylaw regulations to avoid being ticketed and/or towed.

Temporary “Emergency - No Stopping“ signs will be posted on various streets. Parking and police officers may ticket or tow illegally parked vehicles to ensure that streets are free and clear for emergency vehicle access.

Find more parking information at