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Public Notice - Election Signs By-law

December 3, 2013 - TAKE NOTICE that in accordance with the City of Kingston's Notice Policy, The Corporation of the City of Kingston intends to consider amendments to By-law 2000-293, the Election Signs By-law . The City Council meeting, at which this matter will be considered, is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 216 Ontario St., Kingston,...

Notice of Passing - Zoning By-laws by the Corporation of the City of Kingston

December 3, 2013 - The Council of The Corporation of the City of Kingston passed BY-LAW NO. 2013-222, "A BY-LAW TO AMEND BY-LAW NO. 32-74, ‘A BY-LAW TO REGULATE THE USE OF LANDS AND THE CHARACTER, LOCATION AND USE OF BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES IN THE TOWNSHIP OF PITTSBURGH' (Administrative Amendments)"; BY-LAW NO. 2013-223, "A  BY-LAW TO AMEND BY-LAW NO. 97-102, ‘CATARAQUI NORTH...

Public Notice - Noise Exemption

December 3, 2013 - Queen's University has made application for a permanent exemption to Noise Control By-Law 2004-52 Schedule "A" to permit noise from whistles at their sports fields located at the corner of Sir John A MacDonald Boulevard and Johnson Street between the hours of 9 a.m. and 12 Midnight, Monday to Sunday and on Statutory Holidays. The current by-law prohibits this activity...

City to host Secondary Suite Information Session for rural residents

December 2, 2013 - Do you live in the rural area of Kingston? Are you interested in constructing a secondary suite in your home? "Developing affordable housing is one of the City's top six priorities outlined in its Corporate Strategic Plan. Whether you live in the urban area, or in the rural area of the City, we want interested individuals to be able to create legal secondary suites...

Public invited to meeting of the annual review of Kingston Transit Accessibility Plan

December 2, 2013 - Kingston Transit is holding its annual meeting to provide the public an opportunity to participate in the review of Kingston Transit's Accessibility Plan.  "Kingston Transit is committed to providing accessible services to enable all citizens to be able to choose public transit as an easy and convenient option for travel around the city," says Sheila Kidd,...

Rink at Springer Market Square opens tomorrow

November 29, 2013 - The ice on the rink at Springer Market Square will open to skaters at 8 a.m. tomorrow. It's free to skate on the rink from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Accessible public washrooms and a changing/warming area with small lockers are located in the lower Market Wing of City Hall (accessibility ramp is available off the Brock Street entrance of the Market Wing). ...

Ontario's Electrical Safety Authority and Utilities Kingston offer tips for safe installation of holiday lights and decorations

November 29, 2013 - Celebrate the Holidays Safely this Season! Ontario's Electrical Safety Authority and Utilities Kingston offer tips for safe installation of holiday lights and decorations. With December just around the corner, holiday decorating is kicking off in earnest in homes across Eastern Ontario. The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) and Utilities Kingston offer the...

Friday Traffic Report

November 29, 2013 - Please see below for a list of road construction projects and events that are expected to have an impact on traffic flow next week. See the entire 2011-2014 infrastructure program at .  For updates on Highway 401 construction or projects on other Provincial highways visit the Ministry of Transportation's website at ...

City’s Twitter feed hits 10,000 follower mark

November 28, 2013 - As of yesterday afternoon, the City's main Twitter feed ( @cityofkingston ) has more than 10,000 followers. Twitter was the first external social medium employed by the City and the popularity of its Twitter feed has grown with that of Twitter itself, and is now growing by about 100 new followers a week. "Twitter is a great way to quickly deliver updates of...

Snowfall prompts winter reminders: Keep gas meters, hydrants and fire escapes clear

November 27, 2013 - Welcome to winter. The City and Utilities Kingston offer residents these seasonal reminders: 1.Be a good neighbour. Show your family, friends and neighbours you care about their comfort and safety – keep your sidewalk clear of snow and ice.  2. Be a Snow Angel . Snow Angels are people who notice when neighbours need help clearing a driveway or a stretch...
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