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Do you have a Commissioner of Oath on staff?
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Yes. Commissioner of Oath services are offered through the Clerk’s Department between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and include affidavits*, oath, pension documents from other countries and statutory declarations. Please refer to the current fees and charges by-law for information regarding fees for this service. It is strongly recommended that you contact the Township in advance of your visit to confirm that a Commissioner is available to witness your signature at the time you expect to attend Township offices. The  individual who will be taking the oath and signing the document must present one original piece of government issued photo identification : i.e. a valid driver’s license, a valid passport, which includes your address.  Please do not sign the document in advance. The Commissioner must witness your signature.

The Township does not provide Notary Public services. A list of Notary Publics and lawyers who notarize documents can be found in your local phone directory. 

* Affidavits regarding Wills and Real Estate require the services of a lawyer.

 

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 Does the Township issue Marriage Licences?
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If you intend to marry within Ontario, you may obtain a 
marriage licence at most municipal offices within Ontario. 
The Township of King issues marriage licenses through the 
Clerks Department. Information is available through
Marriage Services.  The closest municipal offices which also
issue marriage licences are:

Town of Aurora (www.aurora.ca)
Town of Newmarket  (www.newmarket.ca)
Town of Richmond Hill (www.town.richmond-hill.on.ca). 

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How do I contact my Councillor?
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Please click on the Council link below for contact information. Mayor and Council Information

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 How do I contact my M.P. and/or M.P.P.?
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To contact Deborah Schulte, M.P., King-Vaughan,  call 905-303-5000 or email Deb.Schulte@parl.gc.ca .

To contact Peter Van Loan, M.P., York-Simcoe (King) Highway #9 North, call 1-877-738-3748 or email peter.vanloan.c1@parl.gc.ca .

To contact Julia Munro, M.P.P. (Residents North of Hwy. #9) call 1-866-206-1373 or email julia.munroco@pc.ola.org .

To contact Helena Jaczek, M.P.P. (Residents South of Hwy. #9) call 1-866-531-9551 or email hjaczek.mpp.co@liberal.ola.org


 

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How do I get my well water tested? What about municipal water?
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​Sample water bottles for well water testing may be picked up at the following locations:  The  west entrance of the Township of King office at 2075 King Road; at the Trisan Centre at 25 Dillane Drive, Schomberg; the Nobleton Arena, 15 Old King Road, Nobleton, or at the Board of Health office in Newmarket or Richmond Hill.

Please return the well water sample back to the Board of Health office, not to the Township of King. 

The Newmarket Board of Health office is located at the Tannery Mall, 465 Davis Drive, 2nd Floor, (905) 895-4511. The Richmond Hill Board of Health office is located at 50 High Tech Road, (905) 762-2090. 

Municipal water testing for chlorine and water hardness is done by the Region of York. Please contact the Region of York at (905) 895-1200 for more information.

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How Do I Obtain Comparisons of Similar Property Assessments?
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​There are two ways to obtain information about property assessments: 

1. AboutMyProperty™ is available on-line for property owners to obtain property assessment information. AboutMyProperty™ is a secure, online service available on the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation’s (MPAC) website at www.mpac.ca. Residential owner’s can access: 

Detailed information about their own property; 

Information on up to 24 additional residential properties of their choice. 

This information can be used to compare your assessment to similar properties in the area and help determine if the assessment is accurate. Property owners may also choose to file a Request for Reconsideration through AboutMyProperty™. Property owners will need their AboutMyProperty™ User ID and Password to login, found on the bottom corner of your 2008 Property Assessment Notice. 

2. At the Township office the Assessment Roll Books are available for the public to view. You may look up surrounding properties to obtain a comparison of property assessments.

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 How do I order a Property Identification (“911”) Sign?
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​Please fill out the Property Identification Sign order form available on-line or at the municipal office. The form, along with payment, must be returned to the municipal office at the beginning of each month. The signs are ordered once a month, and take about 2-4 weeks to arrive at our office. The 2016 cost is $24.00 (plus HST) for a sign and $47.00 (plus HST)  if you require a sign and mounting pole. The metal pole is 7 feet in length and must be transported in a vehicle which can accommodate this length.

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How to obtain an old death record?
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​The Office of the Registrar General holds records for deaths occurring in the Province of Ontario during the past 70 years. Please contact the Office of the Registrar General – P.O. Box 4600, 189 Red River Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6L8, Telephone # 1-800-461-2156, Toronto Line 416-325-8305. Government of Ontario Website: www.ServiceOntario.ca 

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I have a coyote on my property. Who do I contact?
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Please contact the Ministry of Natural Resources at (905) 713-7405 (www.mnr.gov.on.ca ) for more information. If the coyote is posing an immediate danger to humans, please contact the “911” emergency service.

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Who do I contact to report a stray dog?
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​Animal Control services for the Township of King are contracted through the City of Vaughan.  To report a stray dog, please call 1-855-227-7297.  Reoccurring problems should also be reported to the Township of King By-law Department for investigation.

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Who do I contact for gas, telephone, water, cable and hydro locates?
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Before you dig, please contact the King Township Engineering & Public Works Department by telephone or fax for municipal water locates.  For all other locates,  please contact Ontario One Call at 1-800-400-2255.

The following telephone numbers are for gas, telephone, cable and hydro locates if Ontario One Call service is not available in your area : 
Gas and Bell Telephone locates: 1-800-400-2255 
Hydro One locates: 1-888-664-9376 
Rogers Cable locates: (905) 829-0098

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Which department do I contact for a burnt out streetlight?
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​Please contact the Engineering & Public Works Department to report a burnt out street light on a municipal road. The Region of York Roads Department (telephone number 905-895-1200) handles all street lights on Regional Roads (i.e. Jane, Keele, Weston). Repair may take about 4-6 weeks from date of reporting.

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What day is my garbage / recycling picked up?
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​Garbage is collected on a bi-weekly basis, between Tuesday and Friday, depending on where you are located in the Township. Garbage collection occurs anytime between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Please consult the current Wqste Collection Calendar   to confirm your day of pickup. Recycling and green bin collection occurs on a weekly basis, on the same day of the week as your garbage.

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Where is the Township of King office located and what are the hours of business?
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​We are located at 2075 King Road in King City, Ontario. Our office is located between Keele and Dufferin St., next to the King City Fire Hall. The Parks, Recreation and Culture department is located at Dr. William Laceby Community Centre and Arena, at 15 Old King Road, Nobleton, ON. Our hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

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Where is the closest household hazardous waste transfer station
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​Please refer to your current Waste Collection Calendar for a complete listing of all York Region Waste Transfer Stations, or call 1-877-464-9675. 2014 Waste Collection Calendar  

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When are furniture and large items collected?
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​Furniture and large items may be put curbside on your regular garbage collection day. Please break down or separate large/heavy items, if possible. Tie carpeting and linoleum in rolls measuring no longer than 1.5 metres (5 ft) and weighting less than 22 kilograms (50 lbs.)

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Where do I purchase a fire burn permit?
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An annual burn permit can be purchased in person at the King City Fire Hall, 2045 King Road, King City.  Residents must call in for a confirmation number prior to burning.

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 When is the next Council meeting?
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​Please refer to the Municipal Calendar link below.

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Where are the local elementary and secondary schools? How do I contact my School Board Trustee?
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​Education information is provided within our site and provides contact information as well as links to sites. Link to Education Page.