December 2021 holiday information

Monday, December 20, 2021

Warm and safe holiday wishes from Town Council and staff! Enjoy this special holiday season and please keep the following information in mind:

Many town facilities will be closed or will have adjusted hours between December 24 and January 4.

Our Online Services page lets you report a variety of issues like potholes, coyotes, winter services and on-street parking concerns.

To report urgent problems related to roads, traffic lights and signs, parks and trees or storms, please call 905-845-6601 to be connected with our after-hours service.

Over the holiday season, town staff continues to ensure that snow plows and salt trucks are prepared for any weather activity. The Snow Information line is available at 905-815-5999.

The town maintains several outdoor skating rinks for your winter enjoyment. Visit our Outdoor Ice Rinks page for more information.

Skating is not allowed on ponds and creeks for the health and safety of the public. Never skate, walk or toboggan on ponds or creeks. Visit our Stormwater Management Ponds page for more information.

Overnight holiday parking in Downtown Oakville and Kerr Village is free in all town parking lots from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. until January 3, 2022 (except the parkade at 300 Church Street).

Need more time? Use the HONKmobile app to pay for any extra time you need past 9 a.m. Payment can be made from the comfort of your home any time before 9 a.m. Simply note the zone number and lot where your vehicle is parked to secure your parking. This will allow for a little more time to pick up your car. Visit the Parking page for more information.

Cars cannot be parked on the street between 2 and 6 a.m. from November 15 to April 15. If you are expecting to have overnight holiday guests and you have no room in your driveway, request a temporary on-street permit.

Parking officers will be on duty throughout the holiday season but the Parking offices will be closed as of December 24, 2021 reopening on January 4, 2022.

Visit the Oakville Transit website for holiday transit, care-A-van and Home to Hub schedules.

With the holiday season upon us, the Oakville Fire Department is reminding residents to be merry, be bright, but also be fire safe.

Visit the Holiday Fire Safety page to review important fire safety reminders.

Snuggle up with a good book or video from your local library branch. Visit Oakville Public Library website for holiday hours.

For information on holiday waste collection schedules and tree pick up, visit the Halton Region website.

Fireworks are only permitted on holidays like New Years Day, Victoria Day or Canada Day, as well as cultural or religious holidays. Fireworks may only be discharged between dusk and 11 p.m. on the day of, the day before, or the day after the holiday. Fireworks may not be discharged on municipal property such as parks or boulevards. Visit our Fireworks page for more information.

To report noise concerns related to fireworks, please use our online service.

Halton Region Public Health and health care partners continue to focus on those most at risk of COVID-19. Visit the Halton Region COVID-19 web page before calling 3-1-1 for information on symptoms, prevention and when to contact Halton Region Public Health.

For the latest announcements from the province, please visit the Ontario Government website.

For COVID-19 Information related to Town of Oakville services, visit our COVID-19 Information page.