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The Township of Whitewater Region provides a wide spectrum of services to its employees via occupational health, safety and wellness; employee benefits; recruitment; training; human resources policies; and maintaining harmonious relations with its bargaining units.

We arrange for accessible feedback and alternate formats upon request


The Building department can assist when you want to:

Build, renovate or demolish
Get a building permit
Request a building inspection
Find out development charges on a property

Completed building permit applications can be emailed to rgill@whitewaterregion.ca or dropped off at the municipal office, 44 Main Street, Cobden.

Email Building, or call 613-646-2282 ext 134, if you have questions.

Bylaw Enforcement/Animal Control

M.L.E.S. (Municipal Law Enforcement Services) to provides full by-law enforcement services in the Township of Whitewater Region including animal control.

Emergency Management

Emergency Management is the actions taken to prepare communities to be less vulnerable and better able to respond to emergencies.

Ontario's Emergency Management Glossary of Terms defines Emergency Management as:"Organized activities undertaken to prevent, mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from actual or potential emergencies."

Employment Opportunities

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If a candidate requires disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please respond to the address provided on the job posting.

Personal information submitted will be used only for the purpose of your job application. It is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act, RSO 2001, and will be used in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, for employment purposes.

The Township of Whitewter Region does not accept unsolicited resumes or job applications. When positions become available on this website, please respond directly to the addresses provided on the job posting.

During the recruiting process and upon request, accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available.

We arrange for accessible feedback and alternate formats upon request. 


NOTICE Spraying of Noxious Weeds The Township of Whitewater Region intends to utilize Wagar & Corput Weed Control Inc. to control the noxious weeds along rural roadsides in the Township of Whitewater Region.   A map and listing of...

Fire Services

Mission Statement

The Township of Whitewater Region Fire Service protects the lives and property of the citizens of and visitors to the Township.

2 files - see all
pdf fileWhitewater Region FMP
Final Report - Dec 20 2017
pdf fileOpen Air Burning
Open Air Burning Bylaw

Garbage and Recycling

Waste Management & Recycling for the Township includes the administration of a curb-side waste & blue box collection program as well as waste site operations.

The Township is NOT permitted to accept material generated outside of the municipality per MECP Environmental Compliance Approval certificate. The municipality has the right to refuse any debris and/or person from disposing material within the landfill site.

Parks and Recreation

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The Township of Whitewater Region is a vibrant community which encourages participation through a variety of amenities offered.

Water & Sewer Billing

Water & Sewer Billing Water & Sewer rates apply in accordance with the User Fees & Charges By-law Due Dates: January 31st March 28th May 31st July 31st September 27th November 29th Water - Billed...