Peterborough County is an upper-tier municipality comprised of eight lower-tier municipalities.

County of Peterborough, 470 Water Street, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3M3
Tel: 705-743-0380, Toll Free: 1-800-710-9586, Fax: 705-876-1730
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County Council adopts by-laws under the authority of the Municipal Act. Check out the Peterborough County Portal for Frequently Requested By-laws.

Commissioning services are available by appointment only and proof of vaccination will be required to enter any County facility.

Peterborough County is the upper-tier municipal government that is comprised of eight lower-tier municipalities.

The County of Peterborough has compiled a resource listing for election candidates for your use as required. 

Municipal Elections are held every 4 years on the fourth Monday in October.

"Freedom of Information" (FOI) is a term referring to legislation which, in the municipal context, is known as the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).

Peterborough County works to identify, assess and prioritize risks, and works to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of unfortunate events.