The Public Works Department is comprised of the departments of Roads, Drainage, Environmental Services and Municipal Properties.
The Roads Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of Township infrastructure including capital improvement projects, snow plowing and removal, street lighting, storm sewers and drainage, road repairs and roadside mowing, entranceways of municipal roads and bridge repairs.
The Roads Department asks that if you see a culvert screen plugged, do not remove the screen. Please contact the Office to report it. It’s easier for Staff to clear the screen than it is to clear the culvert. If you remove the screen, the beavers get right in the culvert and plug the end of it. When the screen is removed it makes the beaver’s job easier and our job harder. Culverts are being checked regularly. Thank you for your cooperation.
The Township strives to provide all households in Rideau Lakes with the opportunity to utilize our waste and recycling services be it through Curbside Collection, the Portland Transfer Station or through our seasonal Sunday Island Service.
Households are entitled to weekly curbside collection for regular household waste and recycling.
Waste Limit: 3 clear bags – tags required.
Recycling Limit: 5 blue bags – no tags required.
Weight Limit: 40lbs/bag
All bags must be out by 7:00am
Any non-household waste and large items must be taken to the Portland Transfer Station at 4427H Old Kingston Rd, open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00am to 4:00pm.
Businesses do not receive curbside collection and must dispose of their waste & recycling at the Portland Transfer Station.
The Township owns and operates 6 Community Halls and has a vast amount of recreational facilities for the community to enjoy. We welcome you to rent one of our Community Halls and enjoy the facilities offered in Rideau Lakes including numerous trails, forested areas, softball diamonds, tennis and pickleball courts, skateboarding, basketball nets, playgrounds, outdoor rinks, soccer fields and waterfront beaches.