CAO and Clerk's Office

CAO and Clerk's Office

CAO and Clerk's Office

The  CAO and Clerk's Office is responsible for recording, without note or comment, all resolutions, decisions and other proceedings of the Council.

The Department is required to keep records of all by-laws and the minutes of the Council. The Town Clerk is a Statutory Officer of the Corporation and is assigned duties by various Provincial Statutes, including the Municipal Act, the Municipal Elections Act, the Planning Act, the Ontario Heritage Act and the Vital Statistics Act. 

The duties include issuing marriage licenses, processing death registrations, Commissioner of Oaths, issuing various permits and licenses for the Corporation of the Town of Renfrew.

The Clerk is the Returning Officer for municipal elections.

APPOINTMENTS ARE MANDATORY for Marriage Licenses, a Commissioner of Oaths,  and for the various licenses/permits issued by the Department.

Contact Information

Telephone    613-432-4848

Fax             613-432-7245





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Confirming By-Law

95-2022 Procedure By-Law

General By-Laws

49-2019 Agreement with M.L.E.S

to authorize the Mayor and Clerk to enter into an agreement with Municipal Law Enforcement Services (M.L.E.S.) to provide by-law enforcement services for the Town of Renfrew

19-2016 Clean Yards By-Law

respecting the cleaning up of yards and vacant lots in the Town of Renfrew

Consolidated Fees & Charges By-Law Consolidated Fees & Charges By-Law

to establish Fees and Charges for services, activities, and the use of property provided by the Town of Renfrew

63-2013 Door-to-Door Sales

To licence, regulate and govern the sale or hire of goods or services on an intermittent or one-time basis, and the activities of a Trasient Trader.

65-2018 Joint Election Compliance Committee

to establish a Joint Election Compliance Committee and appoint committee members as required under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as amended

66-2017 MOU GAAC

to authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the Corporation of the Town of Renfrew and the Renfrew and Area Seniors’ Home Support, as represented by the Golden Age Activity Centre Advisory Committee, for funding for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021

31-2018 Municipal Funding Agreement - Main Street Revitilization

to enter into a Municipal Funding Agreement with the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) for Ontario’s Main Street Revitalization

14-2005 Noise By-Law

To prohibit and regulate certain noises within the Town of Renfrew.

36-2013 Refreshment Vehicles By-Law

Respecting the licensing, regulating and governing of vehicles from which refreshments are sold.

88-2020 Repeal Store Hours By-Law 20-2007

To repeal by-law No. 20-2007

25-2018 Sale of municipally owned property, Post Office

Sale of municipally owned property, Post Office

33-2012 Taxi By-Law

To license, regulate and govern Taxicab Owners and Drivers in the Town of Renfrew

Planning, Zoning, and Building

By-Law 46-2010 Zoning By-Law

To regulate the use of lands and the character, location and use of buildings and structures within the Town of Renfrew, pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act.