A burn ban is now in effect. Absolutely no burning of any kind in the Township of Athens!! No permits will be issued until the ban has been lifted.
The Smoke Free Ontario Act - effective January 1, 2015
Smoking is no longer permitted in on children's playgrounds or in public spaces within 20 metres of a playground, smoking is no longer allowed at publicly owned outdoor sporting areas, spectator areas, sporting areas and public areas within 20 metres of any point of the edge of the sporting or spectator areas. "sporting area" applies to spaces owned by the province, municipality, college and universities used primarily for sports, such as soccer, football, basketball, beach volleyball, baseball, skateboarding (with the exception of golf) open to the public whether or not a fee is charged to enter. "children's playground" is an area primarily used for children's recreation and equipped with children's play equipment such as: slides, swings, climbing apparatuses, splash pads, wading pools, or sandboxes, an area that is open to the public at no cost or for a fee. for more information: www.ontario.ca/smokefree
Free Disposal of
Leaves, Yard Waste & Brush ONLY
May 13th, 16th, 20th & 23rd
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Please Note: The Site is closed Monday, May 18th.
All residents of the Township of Athens will be able to drop off at no charge all leaves, yard waste and brush
at the Township's Transfer Site located on Montgomery Road in Charleston.
We Are Looking For Vendors!
The Athens Farmers Market Season begins May 16th and runs until October 31st.
If you have plants, produce, homemade products or crafts and are interested in a spot in our market please download the Farmers Market documents and bring them to the Municipal Office at 1 Main St. West.
The cost is $75.00 for the season and includes liability insurance. If you are only interested in a couple of days over the summer, we have daily permits for $10.00. Athens Farmers Market is a member of Farmers Markets Ontario.
2015 Dog Tags are now available for purchase at the Municipal Office.
All dogs in the municipality are to be registered yearly.
Male and Spayed Female - $8.00
Unspayed Female - $15.00.
After March 31st the fee doubles.
Interac Machine available for MasterCard, Visa & debit transactions.