Plans, Reports and Studies

The Township of Douro-Dummer takes part in research topics that are important to the public and Council, along with other reports that guide the municipality in achieving long range goals. The Township of Douro-Dummer has various strategic and long-range plans that guide decision making and practices for community growth and sustainability.

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Administration and Council

Service Delivery Review

In 2020, the Township took part in a Service Delivery Review with WSCS Consulting. The main takeaway from the review are recommendations outlined by the consultants on how to better improve services and processes as well as reduce costs and increase revenues.

Strategic Plan

The Township of Douro Dummer develops a strategic plan every four years and this plan recognizes our top goals and how we are going to work towards achieving them.

Building Department

Building Department Report

An annual building department report that is required under section 1.9.1.1 (1) (2) of the Ontario Building Code Act.

Building Department Report 2019  

Building Department Report 2018 

Building Department Report 2017 

Building Department Report 2016 

Development Charges Study 2019

In 2019, the Township updated their development charges policy and recommendations were provided in a study based on the estimated growth that the Township will experience.

Multi-Year Accessibility Plan

The Township of Douro-Dummer strives to meet the needs of its employees and customers with disabilities and is working hard to remove and prevent barriers to accessibility. View the Township's Accessibility Plan to see the steps being taken to meet requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Clerks and Planning Department Department

County of Peterborough and Township of Douro-Dummer – Official Plan

The Official Plan sets guidelines and policies for land use and development in the community. The Township of Douro-Dummer Official Plan in located in sections 6 and 7.

Procedural By-law

The procedural by-law are the guidelines and rules for meetings of Council in the Township of Douro-Dummer.

Finance Department

Asset Management Plan

The asset management plan is an inventory of the Township's assets, their condition and rehabilitation schedule.

Audited Financial Statements

The Township's annual audited financial statements.

2018 Financial Statements 

2017 Financial Statements 

2016 Financial Statements 

2015 Financial Statements 

Development Charges Annual Report

Development charges are fees collected from the Township for building permits on new construction. These fees help pay for the cost of infrastructure to provide municipal services to these new developments.

2019 Development Charges Annual Report 

2018 Development Charges Annual Report 

2017 Development Charges Annual Report 

2016 Development Charges Annual Report 

Financial Information Returns (FIR)

The Township submits a financial information return every year to the Ministry. This report captures financial and statistical information for the Township.

Financial Information Return 2018 

Financial Information Return 2017

Financial Information Return 2016 

Financial Information Return 2015  

Parks and Recreation Department

Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Parks and Recreation Master Plan is a guide for the Township's parks and recreation services, programs and facilities to help the department reach goals regarding planning, policy and facility improvements.

Public Works and Waste Management

Groundwater Monitoring Reports

The Township of Douro-Dummer has three closed landfill sites and are required by law to submit an annual report to the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP).

Operational Reports

An annual report that reviews the operations of the Township's transfer stations to remain in compliance with the certificates of approval for waste transfer station issued by the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP).

Road Needs Study

A new road needs study will be completed in 2020. This study is completed every 4 years, looking at the Township's road network and evaluates the physical road conditions and features.