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Victoria Harbour Wastewater Treatment Plant Capacity Upgrade

The Victoria Harbour wastewater treatment plant is currently operating at maximum capacity under our current Environmental Certificate of Approval with the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, and as a result Tay Township is not permitted to allow the building of any new or additional dwelling units in Victoria Harbour, and westward to, but not including, Triple Bay Road until additional capacity is brought online. Please note this only applies to properties which are connected to or are required to connect to municipal wastewater services, it does not apply to those who are on private septic systems outside of the wastewater collection service area.

The map below outlines the areas that are restricted from building new or additional dwelling units within the Victoria Harbour wastewater collection service area.

Map Victoria Harbour Wastewater Collection Service Area

Work to increase the capacity of the wastewater treatment plant in Victoria Harbour is currently in progress. It is anticipated that design for the treatment plant upgrades will be presented to Council for review by mid 2023; with a multi-year construction project to follow.

For more information about a specific property’s eligibility for a building permit, please contact Manager of Building Services/Chief Building Official Jason Craig at jcraig@tay.ca or 705-534-7248 x236.