Kawartha Cottage Resources

The City of Kawartha Lakes is Reviewing Maintenance Standards on Unassumed and Private Roadways

The City of Kawartha Lakes is undertaking a comprehensive review of maintenance standards for unassumed and private roads. As part of the study, the city is collecting public feedback.

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Top Tips for a Safer Autumn at the Cottage

As the weather turns colder and you spend more time indoors, use the safety tips from the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) to stay safe and enjoy the autumn season.

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Cottage Fire Safety Checklist

Although your cottage is a place where you relax and unwind, don’t overlook fire safety at your weekend retreat. Ensure that you can answer ‘yes’ to all of the following:

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Marine Hazard Marking on Balsam Lake

(The following information is from an article by Jeff Taylor, which appeared in the Balsam Lake Association’s 2016 newsletter.)

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Dredging at Your Cottage in the Kawarthas

If you own a waterfront cottage in the Kawarthas, perhaps you’ve dreamed about deeper water close to your shoreline that’s more idyllic for swimming. Indeed, some people don’t want to wade out into chest-deep water to swim. Kawartha cottagers who seek deeper waterfront but don’t want to sell their cottages will often investigate the prospects for dredging on their property.

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