Welcome to the Township of Chapple

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Next Council Meeting

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Starting at 9:00 a.m. in
Municipal Office

Everyone is Welcome to Attend!

Fire Permits

Annual Requirement
January 1-December 31

Fire Permits are required for all burning in the Municipality of Chapple Incinerator Permits - $20/season

  •    Open Air Burning Permits $5/week.

  •   Chimemea Burn Permits - $10/year

  •   Approved Fire Pit Permit - $10/year

As per By-law No. 1621 passed on
December 13, 2016, burning is to occure no sooner than two (2) hours before sunset and extinguished two (2) hours before sunrise, or earlier.

Burning permits can be obtained at:

Chapple Municipal Office 

(807) 487-2354

Janet Johnson

(807) 482-2570

James Gibson

(807) 487-2731



  Latest Updates

Check out the Lastest Updates on the following pages:

Township Council - Agendas, By-laws, Minutes, Municipal Notices, Election 2018
Community - History, Newsletter, Census
Services & Facilities - Landfill, Water Treatment Facilities, Transportation
Planning & Building - Building Permits and Zoning By-law


April 19, 2018

Do you have a vision or idea for your community? Council values your opinion. Please come out to a Strategic Plan Review where the following Agenda items will be presented:

* Overview of the New Gold Legacy Fund Agreement Conditions
* Overview of the New Gold Legacy Funds Potential
* Review of Activities Proposed by Council
* Public Comment and Ranking of Priorities

Your voice can make a difference. Thank you for your support.








The Township of Chapple is studying the structural and physical deficiencies associated with the Ahrens Bridge.  Options include rehabilitation or replacement in order to eliminate all deficiencies and provide improved levels of traffic service and overall safety. 

The project is being planned as a Schedule B project under the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process. 

Public input and comments are invited and will be received until June 8, 2018.  Subject to comments received and receipt of necessary approvals, the Township of Chapple intends to proceed with the planning, design, and construction of this project to be completed by 2019. 

If you wish to comment on this project or provide input or require further information, please contact: 

Allan Garnham, P. Eng.                               or                   Peggy Johnson 
Project Manager                                                                CAO/Clerk-Treasurer 
K. Smart Associates Limited                                             Township of Chapple
85 McIntyre Drive                                                              P.O. Box 4
Kitchener, ON  N2R 1H6                                                   Barwick, ON  P0W 1A0  
Phone: 519-748-1199 ext 246                                          Phone: 1-807-487-2354 Ext. 223
Fax:  519-748-6100                                                           Fax: 1-807-487-2406
agarnham@ksmart.ca                                                chapple@tbaytel.net

18-102 Notice of Study Commencement

Museum Cleaning
The Township of Chapple is accepting tender proposals for
annual spring cleaning at the Chapple Museum in Barwick, ON.
General overall cleaning of floors, windows, and museum displays will be required.
Work is to be completed during the month of May 2018 in advance of the
museum opening.
Application, including your price quote is to be submitted to the
Municipal Office by April 13, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.
If you would like to do a walk through the museum to see
the scope of work involved before making application,
or for further information, please contact Rilla Race at 487-2655


The Township of Chapple is very pleased to announce that funding in the
amount of $894,768.00 has been approved through the Ontario Community
Infrastructure Fund for improvements to the municipality's bridges system. With this funding, the Ahrens Bridge, which is located on Sturgeon Creek Road, will
be replaced and the road approaches rebuilt. With increased traffic and economic
growth, this funding has come at a very opportune time. Thank you to the
Province of Ontario and their commitment to build and upgrade vital local infrastructure in Northern and rural communities across Ontario.


The Spring Community Garbage Pick Up
for the Village of Barwick
will take place on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
Items that will be picked up include:
- Yard Waste/Debris
- Large Items
Please note that all fridges and freezers need to be tagged that the
Freon has been removed before they will be accepted.

On October 22, 2018, Ontario's municipal and school board elections will be taking place.
If you are a resident, owner, or tenant of property in Ontario, a Canadian citizen, and 18 years of age you can vote in Ontario's municipal and school board elections.

See if you are on the Voter's List. Go to www.voterlookup.ca

"So You Wish to Run for Council" is a course that presents the challenges and opportunities that candidates will face through the election campaign, and as a member of council.

To sign up for the course, go to Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)

"So You Want to Run for Council" poster.


Working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
should be installed on every level of your home
and outside of all sleeping quarters.


The Chapple Centennial R.V. Park located at 53 Barwick Rd. North has been permanently CLOSED and
MOVED to 150 Main Street, Barwick
(beside the Barwick Hall)

for more information, go to Attractions - Chapple Centennial RV Park

The Municipal Livestock Valuer's are

Robert Gibson (807) 487-2643
Nico Veldhuisen (807) 482-2593 or (807) 276-6860
Harold Kelly (807)482-1431 or (807) 271-2510

If you have a wolfkill that has taken place, please contact the Livestock Valuer's listed above.

To have a VALID Livestock Damages Claim you need a
Farm Business Registration #, and a Premise I.D.

DO NOT MOVE THE REMAINS before the Valuer can view the scene.

The 2017 Drinking Water Annual Report is posted under Water Treatment Facilities 
or a copy can be picked up at the Municipal Office.

Chapple Fire and Emergency Service has received their new 2017 Fire Truck.
Read up about it in the Westend Weekly, on page 6 of the January 18, 2017 Issue.