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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

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

March 12, 2019

Special Meeting and Community Consultation – Huron County Official Plan Review

Details of upcoming Special Meeting of Council and Community Consultation Workshop for the Huron County Official Plan Five Year Review

May 17, 2017

Huron County hosting public open houses to determine preferred local cycling routes

Initiative part of Huron County Cycling Strategy, which aims to improve road safety and grow cycling tourism

October 14, 2016

Huron County drafts plan to conserve our natural heritage

The public is invited to learn about the Huron Natural Heritage Plan and provide input.

October 7, 2016

Huron County drafts cycling strategy to improve safety and enjoyment

 The public is invited to comment on the draft document this month.