Who Does What?

The Four Levels of Government in Wellington County

Municipal Town or Township - Represented by your Town Councillors and Mayor who also represents you at the County level

Animal Licensing and Control Heritage
Arts and Culture Marriage License

Bridges, Roads and Sidewalks
(local and township)

Property Taxes
Building Permits Recreation Programming
By-Law Enforcement Rezoning and Minor Variance
Cemeteries Site Planning

Community Centres(Arenas, Pools)

Town Parks and Trails
Fire Services Wastewater and Water

 Minto Office

 Local Towns/Townships

Wellington County - Represented by your County Councillors, Warden, and Town Mayors

Ambulance - Contact City of Guelph       Ontario Works - Guelph/Wellington
Child Care - Guelph/Wellington Parking
County Roads Police Services
Garbage and Recycling Regional Economic Development
Housing - Guelph/Wellington Severances
Libraries Taxi Licensing Inquiries
Long Term Care Trails and Forests
Museum and Archives  

 County office


Provincial-Ontario Government - Represented by your Member of Provincial Parliament

Administration of Justice   Marriage Certificate
Agriculture Name Change
Birth Certificate Natural Resources and Environment
Driver's Licenses Prisons
Health Cards Provincial Corrections
Health Care Delivery Provincial Courts
Highways School and Education

 provincial office


Federal-Government of Canada - Represented by your Member of Parliament

Aboriginal Lands and Rights International Relations
Citizenship and Immigration Military
CPP Military and National Defence
Criminal Law Money and Banking
Employment Insurance/Social Insurance Old Age Security
Federal Corrections Passports
Federal Taxes Postal Service
GST/HST Credit Shipping, Railways, Telephones and Pipelines
Income Taxes  

Federal office


Poster: Who Does What? Four Levels of Government

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