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Municipal Office is offering restricted walk-in service​​

The Town of Midland Municipal Office is currently open and offering some walk-in services and some services that require an appointment​. Please see the lists​ below or contact Customer Service at 705-526-4275, ext. 2255 or email ​service@midland.ca

 Walk-In Services

Walk-in Service Available

The following services are available with no appointment necessary:

  • ​​Tax and Utility Bill Payments
  • Prior-year Tax bill stamps
  • Mid-Pen Transit Smartcard sales/re-loads
  • Tax Certificates / Tax Statements
  • Death Certificates / Burial Permits
  • Garbage tags
  • Parking ticket payment
  • FOI fees
  • Fire Permits*
*Fire Permits are required for open-air fires beginning April 14, 2022.

 By-Appointment Services

Building & Planning Inquiries, Applications, Permits

Building Permit applications, including drawings, may be submitted through our new Cloudpermit online system.

Please visit the Building Services​ for details on how to register your account and submit permit applications.  

Curb Cuts for Driveways

Contact Customer Service –service@midland.ca or 705-526-4275, ext. 2255​​​

Building Inspections

Building Inspectors will continue to provide mandatory construction inspections. While our Inspectors will strive to meet our processing and response times, we are unable to guarantee that normal processing and inspection timelines can be met. Inspections are conducted Monday to Friday during normal business hours.

At the Building Inspectors individual discretion, they may not enter occupied areas of buildings under construction including personal dwellings or occupied areas of industrial, commercial, multi-residential or institutional buildings. Building staff will ask you to answer brief non-intrusive screening questions related to the COVID-19 health risks, and Inspectors will practice social distancing. Please understand this is for the protection and peace of mind of our staff who will be serving you and other members of the public.

​By Appointment Only. Call the Inspections Line at 705-526-4275, ext. 2248​​​

Marriage Licenses - Midland residents only

By appointment only. Contact:

Catherine Lemesurier, Executive Assistant
clemesurier@midland.ca 705-526-4275 ext. 2212

Sherri Edgar, Clerk, 
sedgar@midland.ca 705-526-4275 ext. 2210

Lottery Licenses

By appointment only. Contact:

Catherine Lemesurier, Executive Assistant
clemesurier@midland.ca 705-526-4275 ext. 2212

Sherri Edgar, Clerk
sedgar@midland.ca 705-526-4275 ext. 2210​​​

Taxi Cab Driver Licensing

By appointment only. Contact:

David By-law Supervisor
dsmiley@midland.ca​  705-526-4275 ext. 2227

Dog Tags (drop-off completed applications/payments)

​By Appointment only.  Applications must be filled out prior to attending the appointment and include a hard copy of pet vaccination.

Dog Tag Application Form

Contact Customer Service –service@midland.ca or 705-526-4275, ext. 2255​​​

Commissioner for Taking Oaths and Affidavits - for Midland Residents Only

​There is a fee of:

  • Midland residents = $30 + HST= $33.90​​​​

The Commissioner may sign documents related to, but not limited to, the following:

  • Consents to Travel
  • Vehicle Transfers
  • Change of Ownership
  • Insurance Claims
  • Pension Plan Documents
  • Government-related forms

By appointment only. Contact:
Catherine Lemesurier, Executive Assistant
clemesurier@midland.ca 705-526-4275 ext. 2212

*We do not commission any type of legal/court documents or affidavits related to Divorce, Separation, Wills/Estates, Custody, Real Estate, etc.

Hawker/Peddler/Refreshment Vehicle Licences

By appointment only. Contact:​

David Smiley, Municipal Law Enforcement Supervisor​
dsmiley@midland.ca 705-526-4275 ext. 2203


Media Release: Town of Midland adjusts to most recent changes to Public Health and Workplace Safety Measures as of March 21

March 21, 2022 – Ontario has moved into the next phase of easing restrictions as of 12:01 a.m. today, with the major change being the removal of mask requirements. The Town of Midland is making further adjustments to keep inline with Public Health & Workplace Safety Measures with the following changes now in effect:

North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre (NSSRC)

  • Wearing of masks is no longer mandatory (but mask use and physical distancing are still encouraged).
    Changes already in effect:
    • Proof of vaccination is no longer required to enter the NSSRC:
    • 100% capacity for spectator areas;
    • No capacity limits for non-spectator areas of the facility, including the gymnasium; and
    • No capacity limits for indoor meetings and events.

Midland Public Library (MPL)

  • Wearing of masks is no longer mandatory (but mask use and physical distancing are still encouraged).
    Changes already in effect:
    • The MPL remains open for walk-in customers;
    • There are no longer capacity limits in place;
    • The MPL is now taking reservations for single use study rooms;
    • The MPL will be taking bookings for meeting rooms; and
    • For full details and hours of operation, please visit MidlandLibrary.com.​

Mid-Pen Transit Service

  • Masks are still required when using transit, unless proof of medical exemption is provided; and
  • Transit operators will continue to wear masks.​

Midland Municipal Office

Wearing of masks is no longer mandatory (but mask use and physical distancing are still encouraged) for visitors and employees at the Municipal Office. We are encouraging “Be Kind Masking" where everyone's right to choose is respected. We will continue to make masks available for anyone to use. The Midland Municipal office continues to remain open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Some walk-in services are available, and some services require an appointment. For a full list, please visit Midland.ca/COVID-19.​

The Town of Midland will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and provide updates on our website at Midland.ca/COVID-19, and we encourage residents to follow our social media channels for updates as well, @MidlandON on Twitter, and @townofmidland on Facebook.

For more information on the state of COVID-19 in our area, please contact the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 or visit their website at simcoemuskokahealth.org.

Looking for previous news updates or media releases that were​ posted above? Check the sections below for all previous posts.

Town of Midland COVID-19 Media Releases

2022-03-21 - Town of Midland adjusts to most recent changes to Public Health and Workplace Safety Measures as of March 21

2022-03-01- Town of Midland adjusts to Public Health & Workplace Safety Measures in effect as of March 1

2022-02-17 - Next phase of Ontario’s reopening plan now in effect

2022-02-01 - Reopening of NSSRC and Midland Public Library

2022-01-12 - Temporary outdoor skating rink to open at North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre​

2022-01-05 Town Announces Closure of NSSRC with Municipal Office remaining open for limited walk-in services, effective January 5, 2022

2021-12-17 - Province imposes capacity limits in response to surge in COVID-19 cases

2021-10-08 - Town of Midland announces COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure for employees

2021-09-21 - Proof of Vaccination required at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre

2021-08-31 - Surveillance initiative showing low levels of COVID-19 in Midland wastewater

2021-07-16 - Town of Midland enters Step Three of Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen

2021-06-30 - Town of Midland enters Step Two of Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen

2021-06-11 - Town of Midland enters Step 1 of Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen

2021-06-03 - Town of Midland Municipal Office to resume restricted walk-in service beginning June 4

2021-05-21 - Town to reopen outdoor amenities with restrictions lifted by province

2021-04-21 - Town Outdoor Recreational Amenity changes during extended Emergency Order

2021-04-14 - Municipalities urge residents to limit use of Mid-Pen Transit to essential trips only during the Stay-at-Home Order

2021-04-08 - Town of Midland Municipal Office reverting to by-appointment only service effective April 9 2021

2021-03-31 - Statement from Mayor Stewart Strathearn - 2021 Ontario Budget

2021-03-17 - Town of Midland CAO and Simcoe Muskoka colleagues recognized by OMAA for commitment during COVID-19 pandemic

2021-03-04 - Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival cancelled due to pandemic​​

2021-02-26 - Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit to open Community COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics beginning March 1 2021

2021-02-25 - Online booking opens for COVID-community clinics

2021-02-19 - Town of Midland Municipal Office to offer restricted walk-in service beginning February 22

2021-02-10 - Town of Midland on the front lines of Wastewater Surveillance during COVID-19 Pandemic

2021-02-02 - Town of Midland further adjusts services to ensure safety of public and staff

2021-01-29 - Municipalities urge snowmobilers to follow COVID-19 guidelines and to remember that No Ice is Safe Ice

2021-01-21 - Town of Midland announces staffing redeployments and temporary la​yoffs during pandemic restrictions​​

2021-01-14 - Town of Midland supports COVID-19 restrictions, details on service impacts

2020-12-17 - Town of Midland Municipal Office to offer services by-appointment only effective December 21 2020​​

2020-11-03 - Town of Midland eligible for $286,000 in funding through the COVID-19 Resilience stream

2020-09-03 - Town of Midland Municipal Office to fully reopen to public on September 14 2020​​​

2020-08-20 - Council extends tax and utility relief measures for residents and small business tenants until October 31, 2020​​

2020-08-18 - Mid-Pen Transit Service to resume regular schedule and collecting fares on August 24​​

2020-08-17 - Ministry of Transportation funding to aid in COVID-19 recovery for Mid-Pen Transit​​

2020-08-13 - Town of Midland to receive Provincial funding from Municipal Affairs and Housing towards COVID-19 recovery​​

2020-07-24 - North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre open for on-ice training, other facilities remain closed

2020-07-23 - During trying times, Operations Staff helping to provide safe access to Town facilities in our community​​

2020-07-22 - Stay inside your circle at Gawley Park Beach

2020-07-17 - Town of Midland Stage 3 update​​

2020-07-10 - Town of Midland fully supports SMDHU mandatory face masks instructions​​​

2020-07-02 - Town of Midland extends closures, changes to transit until July 15​​

2020-06-17 - Beaches and public washrooms to open; Cooling Station; Stage 2 reopening guidance; Event updates​​

2020-06-16 - Virtual Canada Day Celebration taking place in the Heart of Georgian Bay​​

2020-06-04 - Further relief for residents & small business tenants impacted by facility & a​menity closures​​

2020-06-03 - Town of Midland extends closures, changes to transit until June 30, NSSRC camps cancelled​​

2020-05-22 - Mid-Pen Transit operators keeping the towns moving during a difficult time; riders encouraged to wear face coverings​​

2020-05-21 - Town to safely r​eopen some outdoor amenities

2020-05-21 - Public Boat Launches open in Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay and Tiny​​

2020-05-15 - Town to reopen boat launch, other harbour and outdoor amenities to remain closed​​

2020-05-14 - Closure of NSSRC gives staff time to safely give facility a full makeover​​

2020-05-12 - Town of Midland extends facility closures, temporary changes to transit​​

2020-04-27 - Spring Treasure Days event cancelled to limit spread of COVID-19​​

2020-04-21 - COVID-19 Response Action Plan allowing continued delivery of safe, clean drinking water in Midland​​

2020-04-17 - Mid-Pen Transit to temporarily suspend Saturday service​​

2020-04-17 - Seasonal changes for Operations Team during COVID-19​​​

2020-04-14 - Town of Midland facilities to remain closed for extended period​​

2020-04-8 - Ontario's Best Butter Tart Festival 2020 Cancelled​​

2020-04-03 - Mid-Pen Transit free through April, reduced hours to continue until April 14​​

2020-04-03 - Town Dock, Marina and Boat Launch closure​​

2020-04-03 - Facility Closures extended​​

2020-04-02 - Council approves Community Relief Measures​​

2020-03-26 - Phase 2 - King Street Rejuvenation Project to begin March 30

2020-03-23 - Town of Midland proposes financial aid plan to Prime Minister Trudeau

2020-03-22 - Town of Midland announces free transit for residents

2020-03-19 - COVID-19 - Town of Midland announces more service level impacts​​

2020-03-18 - COVID-19 - Town of Midland announces closure of municipal office and service impacts​​

2020-03-16 - COVID-19 Update - Town of Midland announces cancellations and changes to services​​​

2020-03-15 - COVID-19 Public Statement from Mayor & CAO

2020-03-13 - Town of Midland COVID-19 Update​​​​​

​​Provincial Government News

Federal Government News​

Updates from the Federal Government​.


 Vaccination Information

Getting your Vaccination

To get vaccinated, please visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit's Getting your COVID-19 Vaccination page​​​.​

COVID-19 Testing/Testing Locations

​For details on having a COVID-19 PCR test done, and locations where you can book an appointment, please visit the SMDHU's ​Locations of​ PCR Testing & Assessment Centres​​

Download Proof of Vaccination

To download copies of your COVID-19 Vaccination receipts, please visit: covid-19.ontario.ca/proof-covid-19-vaccination

Transportation assistance to and from a clinic

If you or someone you know needs assisted transportation to and from your vaccination appointment, please visit the website below:

​North Simcoe: Community Outreach

​Stay up to date on COVID-19 in our region:

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

COVID-19​ ​Monitoring

Ontario Logo​​

 Health & Well-being

Midland COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Midland COVID-19 Assess​ment Centre

North Simcoe Family Health Team (NSFHT)
619 Prospect Boulevard, Unit 3 in Midland.

This location will operate as a drive-through format.​

By appointment only:
Book appointments o​nline

Assessment Centre is open:

  • ​Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

COVID-19 Symptoms

​Visit COVID-19 - Stop the Spread​ for an up-to-date listing of recognized symptoms of COVID-19.

Self-Assessment Tool for COVID-19

If you think you have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help de​termine how to seek further care.​

Self-A​​ssessment Tool - COVID-19​

Physical Distancing

Physical Distancing is one of the most of effective ways to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, and the Town is ensuring our staff follow this guideline. To ensure everyone’s safety, we ask that residents practice physical distancing and maintain at least a 2 metre distance from Town staff.​​

Mental Health Support

 Support Resources

Support for Canadians & Businesses

OTF - Resilient Communities Fund

​The Resilient Communities Fund is a one-time fund to support the non-profit sector recover and rebuild from the impacts emerging from COVID-19 so they can effectively meet the needs of communities across Ontario.

More details and to apply.​

Request amount: 

From $5,000 to $150,000 

Grant term: 

up to 1 year

Application Deadlines*: 

December 8, 2021 at 5 pm ET.​

COVID-19 Tourism Response Fund

​The COVID Tourism Response Fund provides $500,000, to be distributed by Regional Tourism Organization 7 in collaboration with Grey County, Simcoe County, City of Barrie and the City of Orillia for tourism-related businesses in the form of a one-time, non-repayable contribution of $2,500 - $20,000.​

For more details and to access application forms, please visit www.RTO7.ca​

Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA)

​Helping isolated, low-income seniors and people with disabilities and chronic medical conditions across Ontario get meals, groceries, medicine and other essentials to stay safe at home during COVID-19​

OCSA COVID-19 ​Community Support Finder​

County of Simcoe - COVID-19 Business Resources

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The County of Simcoe Economic Development Office has a website listing COVID-19 resources to assist Simcoe County businesses​

​COVID-19 Business Resources​