Community Safety Zones

Community Safety Zones (CSZ) are sections of roadways where fines for traffic violations are increased through a special designation under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA). Community Safety Zones are marked with signs at the beginning and end of the areas denoting the legal limits and are in effect 24 hours of the day. Community Safety Zones modify driver behavior to influence slower speeds and enhance public safety through these locations.


Community Safety Zone Locations

Road elements and surrounding components were analyzed to determine the locations of nine new designated community safety zones on Wellington County roads where public safety is of special concern.

On January 11, 2022, the County Roads Committee approved the following nine locations:

Township of Centre Wellington

  • Fergus – Wellington Road 18 (Belsyde Avenue E) from Highway 6 (Tower Street S) to McTavish Street. View map.
  • Elora – Wellington Road 18 (East Mill Street) from Chapel Street to Kertland Street. View map.
  • Elora – Wellington Road 7 from Wellington Road 21 (McNab Street) to Speers Road. View map.

Town of Erin

  • Hillsburgh – Wellington Road 24 (Trafalgar Road) from Church Street to 75 metres north of Jane Street. View map.
  • Erin – Wellington Road 124 (Main Street) from East Church Street to Millwood Road. View map.

Township of Mapleton

  • Drayton – Wellington Road 11 (Wellington Street S) from Andrews Drive to Spring Street. View map.

Town of Minto

  • Palmerston – Wellington Road 123 (Main Street) from Henry Street to York Street. View map.

Township of Puslinch

  • Aberfoyle – Wellington Road 46 (Brock Road S) from 225 metres north of Old Brock Road to 300 metres south of Old Brock Road. View map.

Township of Wellington North

  • Mount Forest – Wellington Road 6 (Sligo Road E) from 50 metres west of Church Street N to 125 metres west of London Road North. View map.

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