Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons
Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons

Municipality of Grey Highlands, the place for all seasons!
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The Municipality of Grey Highlands
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm

Phone: (519) 986-2811
Toll Free: (888) 342-4059
Fax: (519) 986-3643

Office Location
206 Toronto Street South
Unit 1 Markdale

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 409 Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0
Email

Accessibility

Material on this website is available in an alternate format upon request. If you require an accessible format or communication support, please contact the Clerks Department at 519 986 2811 or 1 888 342 4059 or by email clerks@greyhighlands.ca. Please feel free to contact us to discuss how we can best meet your needs.

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, ("AODA") 2005, S.O. 2005, c.11 was passed by the Provincial Government for the purpose to improve the quality of life and experience of persons with disabilities.

In 2005, Ontario's legislative assembly Bill 18, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) 2005. This act allows people with disabilities to participate in building a stronger province. The AODA advances the goals of the ODA by requiring public, private and non-profit organizations to identify, remove and prevent barriers to accessibility in order to make Ontario fully accessible for all persons with disabilities by 2025. Through the AODA and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation, the Government of Ontario has identified key areas for the development of common accessibility standards that are intended to ensure all sectors and organizations can provide fully accessible services and environment for Ontarians.

The ODA also requires municipalities to appoint an Accessibility Advisory Committee if the municipality has a population over 10,000 people. The Municipality of Grey Highlands works with the Grey County's Accessibility Advisory Committee. The committee has been formed in compliance with the AODA and ODA to include 50% plus one of persons with disabilities. The Terms of Reference and more information on Grey County's Accessibility Advisory Committee can be found on the Grey County Website.

Disability, as defined by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Rights Code is:

 

  • any degree of physical disability, infirmity, malformation or disfigurement that is caused by bodily injury, birth defect or illness and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, includes diabetes mellitus, epilepsy, a brain injury, any degree of paralysis, amputation, lack of physical co-ordination, blindness or visual impediment, deafness or hearing impediment, muteness or speech impediment, or physical reliance on a guide dog or other animal or on a wheelchair or other remedial appliance or device,
  • a condition of mental impairment or a development disability,
  • a learning disability, or a dysfunction in one or more of the processes involved in understanding or using symbols or spoken language,
  • a mental disorder, or an injury or disability for which benefits were claimed or received under the insurance plan established under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997.

Feedback

We also welcome feedback on our delivery of accessible services and suggestions you have for improvement. Please complete the fillable form and submit to the Municipal Offices.


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contact information

Corporate Services
Phone: (519) 986-1216
Ext: 235
Email

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reports and downloads

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Multi-Year Accesibility Plan (pdf - 325 KB)
Posted: April 12, 2016

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Accessible Customer Service Policy (pdf - 30 KB)
Posted: April 21, 2011

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Grey Highlands Accessibility Plan and Facility Inventory (pdf - 121 KB)
Posted: December 14, 2010

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Feedback Form (pdf - 85 KB)
Posted: March 19, 2010

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Best Practices and Procedures (pdf - 230 KB)
Posted: March 19, 2010

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Grey Highlands Accessibility Report (pdf - 8 KB)
Posted: March 4, 2010


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Municipality of Grey Highlands - the place for all seasons
Municipality of Grey Highlands, the place for all seasons!