Municipal Drains

A Municipal Drain is a drainage system - either open ditches or closed, such as pipes or tiles buried in the ground. Under the Drainage Act, the Municipality is responsible for maintaining Municipal Drains. 

If a Municipal Drain is affecting your lands and requires construction or maintenance, please contact the Drainage and Engineering Coordinator, Elizabeth Cummings at 519-845-3939 ext. 116.

CURRENT DRAINAGE PROJECTS + ENGINEER REPORTS

If you are assessed on a recent drainage project and would like to receive a hard copy of the Engineers Report, please contact the Drainage Clerk.

  

Saul Drain (2024)

Consideration Meeting: July 10 2024

Report

Stonehouse Drain

Report

Confederation Line East Drain, Norman St. South and King-Anderson Extension
Report
Maple Street Drain
Court of Revision Meeting: June 26 2024 at 6:00 PM (Council Chambers)
Report
Montgomery Drain - Perry and Harrison Branch
Court of Revision Meeting: June 26 2024 at 6:05 PM (Council Chambers)
Report
Braaksma Drain Extension and Branch No. 4

Court of Revision: July 31 2024 at 6:00 PM (Council Chambers)

Report

Fact Sheet - What is a Municipal Drain? 

Fact Sheet - Understanding Drainage Assessments

Plympton-Wyoming's Drain Payment Policy (V. June 2024) 

Construction 
If your land requires drainage, you may file a petition for drainage works with the Clerk. The procedure for petitioning the municipality for new drainage work follows Section 4 of the Drainage Act.
Maintenance
If you require drain maintenance, complete and submit a Notice of Request for Drain Maintenance and/or Repair to the Drainage and Engineering Coordinator. The procedure for maintenance and repair work follows Section 74 of the Drainage Act.
Improvement 
As a landowner, you can request the municipality to repair or improve the whole or part of a drainage system. Common requests for repair and improvements include:
  • Changing the course of the drainage works
  • New or replacement of drain crossings
  • Deepening or widening of an existing Municipal Drain
  • Closing in of an existing drain

If you require drain repair or improvement, complete and submit a Notice of Request for Drain Improvement to the Drainage and Engineering Coordinator. The procedure for drain repair and improvements follows Section 78 of the Drainage Act.