Peterborough County maintains the county roads within the Township. For more information on county roads, please visit the Peterborough County website.
Parking and Roads
The public works department for the Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen provides maintenance services for all the township roads, manages village ward water, waste water supply systems and transfer stations.
The Public Works department maintains 160 km of roads, in the best possible condition, in all four seasons. During the winter season they travel 480 km to get all of the roads clear of snow and ice. In order to maintain the highest quality of service, they operate within budgeted amounts authorized by council.
An entrance permit is required when putting in a new entrance or widening your entrance on a municipally maintained road. Please complete an entrance permit application and submit to the Township Office.
Entrance permit fees
Entrance permit application fee of $1,050.00 is required. Upon completion and approval of the entrance, a refund of $1,000.00 is issued.
County Road - Entrance Permit
If your entrance is located off of a County Road, please visit the County of Peterborough website.
For information regarding parking within the township, please refer to our Traffic and Parking By-law 2023-088.
Avoid parking on the streets during a snowstorm and in the days after snowstorm. Vehicles parked on the streets make it hard for plowing.
There is no overnight parking in the Village of Havelock between November 1st to April 15th from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. vehicles will be ticketed and/or towed.
Under the Highway Traffic Act, the province enforces reduced load restrictions on trucks to protect Ontario's highways during spring thaw, when road damage is most likely to occur.
March 1st to April 30th
To report a roads issue, please contact the Municipal Office at 705-778-2308 or Public Works Department at 705-778-2481 during regular business hours or use the report it online form.
If you have an after hours road related emergency, please contact 705-876-5408.
The public works department is responsible for the following maintenance and repairs;
- Plowing and sanding
- Patching pot holes
- Installing municipal cross culverts
- Picking up garbage, debris and animal carcases
- Cleaning up brush
- Trimming trees
- Catch basin cleaning
During snow or ice events the main roads will be the primary focus, followed by the lower volume roads.
Property owners are responsible for:
- Clearing snow and ice on driveways
- Removing snow windrows left by plows on roads and sidewalks
- When clearing snow and ice from your property it must not be thrown on the road or sidewalks.
1 Ottawa St. East, PO Box 10, Havelock, Ontario K0L 1Z0
Toll Free 1-877-767-2795
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