Kirkland Lake Landfill
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 6:00pm
8:00am - 12:00pm
CLOSED for Statutory Holidays

Planning and Building

The Division is responsible for administering and enforcing the Planning Act, Ontario Building Code Act, Regulations and By-Laws on behalf of the municipality.

The Divisions primary responsibilities include:


Kirkland Lake owns and operates its airport, which is situated 9 kilometres north of town. It consists of 1163 metres of paved runway with a terminal and hangar storage vailable. At present there are no regularly scheduled commercial flights. See fee schedule.


The Division is responsible for operating the municipal cemetery, including keeping of records, ground maintenance, etc. See fee schedule.

Waste Management

In addition to exploring waste reduction such as composting ,the Division administers the municipal landfill site, waste collection, and recycling contracts. See fee schedule.

The Kirkland Lake Landfill is located on Hwy 66 east. Tipping fees apply. Disposals that require immediate burial require one day notice in advance to make the necessary arrangements.

Landfill Site: 705-567-5940
Waste Management and Recycling Calendar for 2017

Building Services

The Division is responsible for the administration of the Ontario Building Code Act and applicable regulations including Property Standards. The purpose of the Act is to ensure that there is a standard for building construction and that buildings are constructed in a safe manner. It also administers the Plumbing Code, which regulates all building sewer and water services. See fee schedule.

Planning Services

The Division is responsible for the administration of issues relating to the Planning Act including, but not limited to, the Official Plan and amendments; Zoning By-Law and amendments; and Consents and Minor variances. Other notable issues administered by this Division include Encroachment Agreements, Leases, subdivisions and land information registration. See fee schedule.

For more information, please contact:

Public Works & Engineering Services Division
Tel: 705-567-9365
After Hours: 705-567-9364
Fax: 705-567-9400

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