Town of Erin – COVID-19 Update – April 19

Date: Apr 19, 2021

Town of Erin – COVID-19 Update – April 19

ERIN, ON: With the Province-wide stay-at-home orders in effect from April 8, 2021, Erin Town Hall remains closed to the public. The Town of Erin is continuing to closely monitor the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation and adapting, while ensuring the safety of residents and staff remain a top priority.  Town staff are continuing to work to provide residents with service excellence.

During closure, the Town will continue to offer essential municipal services, and
ensure the needs of the community are continuing to be met.

  • Town staff will continue to be available to assist residents through email or via telephone only. Please call 519.855.4407 or email CustomerService@erin.ca for any inquiry.
  • Taxes and Water payments can be paid through financial institutions, by sending an e-transfer to epayments@erin.ca, or by calling 519.855.4407 EXT. 226.
  • Burn permits can be filled out online, with payment submitted to epayments@erin.ca, or by calling 519.855.4407 EXT. 262.
  • Dog tags can be obtained online here.
  • Additionally, there is a secure 24/7 drop-box , located at Town Hall.
  • For complaints to the Ontario Provincial Police, please call 1.888.310.1122 if you think the police should be involved.

Here are some updates from the Provincial Order:

  • Remain at home other than for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services (including getting vaccinated), for outdoor exercise or for work that cannot be done remotely.
  • Discount and big box retail stores in-person retail sales limited to essential items only such as groceries, pet care supplies, household cleaning supplies, pharmaceutical items, health care items, and personal care items only.
  • The majority of non-essential retailers can operate for curbside pick-up and delivery, via appointment, between the hours of 7 am and 8 pm with delivery of goods to patrons permitted between 6 am and 9 pm.
  • Outdoor garden centres and plant nurseries, and indoor greenhouses permitted to be open with a 25 per cent capacity limit and a restriction on hours of operation to between 7 am and 8 pm.
  • Construction activities:
    • PERMITTED: Residential construction activities or related projects and related services. Site preparation for development. Work necessary to close or make safe, a construction site that are not active. Projects funded in whole or in part by a municipality.
    • NOT PERMITTED: Construction activities not otherwise permitted by O.Reg 82/20 as amended. See link for entire list.

Residents are encouraged to do their part and maintain physical distancing, wear masks in public areas and wash or sanitize hands often.