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

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 invites nominations for the 2022 Recognition Awards, (may also include nominations for 2021). Nominations will be accepted for any resident/group residing in Peterborough County who has raised the profile or made an extraordinary contribution to our community. 

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