Directory of Community Programs and Services in Barrie Ontario

Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Winter Road and Sidewalk Maintenance

Record #: BAR2167
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2023
Last Full Update: 09 Jan 2023


Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5
Physical Access Not Applicable


Description (Service)

Responsible for snow removal from roads and sidewalks

  • combination of City-owned trucks and contracted units plow, sand and salt roads and sidewalks with consideration to safety, environmental and budget concerns
  • services are provided to Barrie roads through a Priority and Secondary route system,  see map for details
  • some pedestrian walkways are not maintained for winter operations as posted  
  • Track the progress of road plows and see when your street was last serviced with the Plow Tracker
  • From Dec 1-Mar 31 Overnight Parking Restrictions in Effect:
    • Overnight on-street parking is not permitted 3 am–6am within the Downtown BIA and 12:01 am–7am on other City-owned streets, to ensure streets can be cleared of snow and that large emergency vehicles can get down the street
    • possible exceptions to these dates and times include Winter Maintenance Events before December 1 or after March 31, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve, notice will be posted by 4 pm the previous day

Service Details

Legal Status (10) Local Government
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 24hr as required
Dates Approx Nov-Mar, depending on weather
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility City of Barrie residents
Application No restrictions
Languages English
Fees Service - through Municipal property taxes

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