Harbour Services Policy

Related procedures

Harbour Operations - Payment and Refund Procedure
Harbour Operations - Change or Transfer of Vessel Procedure

Policy statement

The Corporation of the Town of Oakville (town), through the Harbours section of the Parks and Open Space department, is committed to providing safe public use and enjoyment of its harbours while maintaining a clean, natural environment.


The Harbours section shall ensure the operation and upkeep of the mooring slips it operates, together with related facilities and assets, are administered in a responsible fashion.


The Parks and Open Space department, through the Harbours section, provides harbour services which include, but are not limited to: issuing permits for mooring slips, launch and haul out; winter and summer storage of vessels as well as cradle and/or trailers; maintenance of municipally operated harbours and yards, and general oversight of all town harbours that may be subject to a licensing or other agreement governing the use of the premises.

Policy details

Policy Number: MS-HAR-001
Section: Municipal Services
Sub-Section: Harbours
Author: Parks & Open Space Department
Authority: Council
Effective Date: 2011 May 30
Review by Date: 2021
Last Modified: 2016 Nov 14


Harbours By-law