The Township of Bonnechere Valley
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There is a new website in our community called "It takes a Village: Resources for helping each other throughout the Covid 19 pandemic. To view this information please visit 

The Township of Bonnechere Valley's Municipal Office is open to the public. We thank all who have respected our new methods of entering/existing our building and for wearing face masks to protect our staff.

We thank all those who make appointments ahead of time for discussions on planning and building matters as well as obtaining a marriage licence.  Our staff directory is on our website should you want to email or phone any of our staff.

The Household Hazardous Waste Depot at Sand Road is now CLOSED for the winter.

The Waste Sites are now operating on Winter hours.

Paying Your Taxes Online Through Your Bank - Set Up Instructions

Residents are encouraged to utilize online payment options. Tax and water bills can be paid online through your online banking services, with your financial institution.

To add the Township of Bonnechere Valley as a payee, use the search-term “Bonnechere Valley” and choose “Taxes” for property taxes or “Water” for Water Utility billing. Your account number is your roll number and it can be found on your bill.

TAXES - Use your full roll number (account number) starting with 4738 – use all 19 digits of your roll number without any dashes or decimals.  Your roll number is located on the top left hand side of your tax bill.

WATER – Use your account number that is located on the top left hand side of your water bill – use all 14 digits of your account number – do not include any spaces.

*If you own multiple properties you must set up each one as a separate account.  Otherwise your payments will not be allocated properly.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we work to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The former Townships of Grattan, Sebastopol, South Algona and the Village of Eganville amalgamated on January 1, 2001 to create the Township of Bonnechere Valley.  According to the 2011 Census, the Township has a population of 3,763 people.

Bonnechere Valley is a beautiful little municipality, part of Renfrew County and located in eastern Ontario. It is central from the Nation’s Capital and the Historic Algonquin Park. The main village of Eganville is located at the junction of Highways 41 & 60, a major transportation route for trucks and vehicles traveling to and through those destinations. The municipality is known for its lake and rivers especially the Bonnechere River which flows directly through the village.

There is a wide range of land uses in the Township including residential and commercial development on piped municipal water and sewer systems, rural residential on wells & septic systems, farming and agriculture. In the municipality, we have significant mineral aggregate resources (gravel pits & quarries) and forestry.

The Township encourages development and is controlled through the Official Plan, Comprehensive Zoning By-law and various other municipal by-laws. There are many parks throughout the township that offer a place for young and old to relax and feast on the heavenly surroundings that abound. The Rotary Beach in Eganville as well as the lovely beach on Lake Clear and the numerous beaches on GoldenLake can be favorite spots for tourists. Several 'Tourist Resorts' throughout the Valley can be accessed by the public.

The area is full of history. For example, the Historic Stone Fence off the Opeongo Line makes for an interesting facet of the Township of Bonnechere Valley.

OUR VISION: To make our community a safe, affordable, efficient place where people choose to live, work, visit, and participate in a culture that fosters communication, rural lifestyle, personal growth and healthy commerce.

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