Township will close public access to all municipal facilities to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

Posted On Tuesday March 17, 2020

CENTRE WELLINGTON – COVID-19 Update – March 17

In the midst of new developments in a rapidly changing situation, the Township has decided to fully close all Township facilities to the public, including the Municipal Office in Elora.  Effective immediately, all Township buildings will close and remain closed to the public until further notice. 

All public meetings, including advisory committee meetings, planning meetings, and meetings of Council are cancelled until April 5.

Township staff will be available to assist and service residents by electronic means only. 

  • Phones will continue to be answered between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday at 519-846-9691
  • General email inquiries can be sent to
  • Service requests such as purchasing of dog tags and burn permits are available online at
  • Taxes can be paid through financial institutions via internet or telephone banking.

Essential services will continue to operate on a priority basis to support our community. Cemetery services will be provided by appointment only.  Please call 519-994-0218 to schedule an appointment.

At this time, building permits will only be accepted electronically through email.

Additionally, there is a secure 24/7 mail drop box at the Township Municipal Office, located at 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, ON.

This is a rapidly evolving situation; discussions and decisions are ongoing. Any changes in operations will be communicated and posted to the Townships website at

For more information on COVID-19, please contact Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health at (519) 822-2715 or visit

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.


For more information:

Kendra Martin  | Communications Coordinator

Township of Centre Wellington | 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, ON  N0B 1S0

519.846.9691  x220
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