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Bancroft is located in the heart of Ontario, tucked away from the bustle of the big city but close enough to visit. Central to several mid-sized cities and halfway between Toronto and Ottawa, Bancroft offers the tranquility of the Canadian Shield with all the amenities of a modern community. Built alongside the York River in the mid-1800s, Bancroft sits at the northern tip of Hastings County and the southern end of Algonquin Park.

Historically fueled by the mining and lumber industries, the Bancroft region offers residents and visitors access to lakes, forests, parks, golf courses, theatres and museums, cultural and sporting events, recreation trails, well-established municipal services, K-12 and post-secondary education, modern health care facilities, and a thriving downtown core that offers ample opportunity for further economic development. With a regional population of more than 40 000, Bancroft is anything but a typical small town.

Bancroft welcomes visitors (150 000 annually) from all over Canada and the world and is a favourite destination for four-season vacations. It’s not hard to believe that many visitors choose to stay, and Bancroft has become the community of choice for many people who would like to leave the busy city-life behind. The Bancroft region provides the perfect blend of urban and rural economies and landscapes and makes a wonderful place to visit, live, work, and thrive!

Our service window will be open:
Monday - Friday from 9:00am-12:30pm & 1:30pm - 4:00pm
The train station will remain closed to the general public. 

Please stay safe.


Fire Restrictions
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Outdoor open burning is limited to small campfires only from 7 am - 7 pm. Campfires must be contained in a fire pit no bigger than 2' x 2' or 24" x 24". Burning of yard waste or brush and fireworks are prohibited at this time. Click on the fire meter to learn more. 

Local Weather
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Municipal Office Hours of Operation


Service Window: Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (closure between 12:30-1:30 for lunch)
Telephone Lines: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (closure between 12:30-1:30 for lunch)

Can't make it to the office? The below alternatives are available for payments:


Secure Drop Box at Front Door of Building ( cheque only )
Credit Card on our Website
Online with your Financial Institution 
Mail 

Appointments are Required for the following:
Commission Documents
Lottery License
Building Department
Marriage License