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July 20, 2021

Making More Electric Vehicle Chargers Available in Huron County

The County of Huron, along with the Town of Goderich, Municipality of Huron East, and the Township of North Huron recently received funding through the Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP), an opportunity offered through Natural Resources Canada, to install electric vehicle chargers in Huron County.

June 29, 2021

Huron Clean Water Project now accepting applications.

The Huron Clean Water Project is a fund that supports water quality projects in Huron County. To apply for funding, or to obtain further information, call Maitland Valley Conservation Authority at 519.335.3557, extension 236 or Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority at 519.235.2610, extension 227 or 1.888.286.2610.

April 19, 2021

County of Huron shares current climate actions in honour of Earth Day.

In honour of Earth Day, the County of Huron is reflecting on the ways current actions are contributing to and mitigating climate change. County staff are taking proactive action to reduce consumption, achieve energy savings, generate awareness on climate concerns and issues, and are always looking for areas of improvement.

March 15, 2021

County of Huron Official Plan 5 Year Review Nears Completion

The Huron County Official Plan 5 Year Review process is nearing completion. The public is invited to learn more about the proposed Official Plan update by attending the final virtual Open House, which is scheduled for March 30th at 7PM. For more information and registration, visit https://www.huroncounty.ca/plandev/county-official-plan/huron-county-official-plan-five-year-review/.

December 16, 2020

County of Huron Releases Growth Planning Best Practices Guide

To help attract and accommodate development in Huron County, the County of Huron Planning, Economic Development, and Public Works departments have prepared a Growth Planning Best Practices Guide that local municipalities and the County can use to proactively address infrastructure and financial matters related to growth. For more information, visit www.huroncounty.ca.

November 4, 2020

The County of Huron releases Residential Intensification Guidelines

To guide the design of residential intensification projects in the County, the County of Huron Planning Department has developed Residential Intensification Guidelines (RIGS) for use by local developers and municipalities.

October 9, 2020

The County of Huron rolls out Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy

The County of Huron launches a corporate-wide Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy, with the goal of improving sustainability within the corporation.

October 8, 2020

The County of Huron releases Corporate Climate Change Adaptation Plan

As a result of funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities through the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program, the County of Huron has recently developed a Corporate Climate Change Adaptation Plan.

August 12, 2020

Huron County Clean Water Project is now accepting funding applications

The Huron County Clean Water Project is a fund that supports water quality projects in Huron County.  In 2020, the County of Huron allocated $400,000 in funds to be distributed through the Maitland Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) and the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) who deliver the program on behalf of the County. To apply for funding, or to obtain further information, call Maitland Valley Conservation Authority at 519.335.3557 or Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority at 519.235.2610 or 1.888.286.2610.

August 27, 2019

Huron County Official Plan 5 Year Review Workshops

Details about upcoming public workshops for the five year review of the County’s Official Plan