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COVID-19 - Enforcement & Closures


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Enforcement of Mandatory Closures & Restrictions

The Government of Ontario is in Stage 2 of reopening the Province. Stage 2 takes a regional approach to opening more businesses and services, as well as community, recreational and outdoor spaces, while emphasizing public health advice and personal responsibility. Gatherings of more than ten (10) people are not permitted.

 

Restrictions may be expanded or modified by the Government of Ontario. Check their website for the latest updates and detailed information.

 

Fines can be issued for non-compliance. Enforcement of the provincial order is jointly through the Town's municipal law enforcement & Niagara Regional Police Service.

 

Failing to comply with an emergency order carries a fine of $750 per offence, and up to $1,000 for obstructing those attempting to carry out their duties under the Act.
 

Who to Call

  • During normal business hours, after hours and weekends, concerns around enforcement of COVID 19 emergency orders should be directed to the Town of Fort Erie at 905-871-1600 Ext 5216 or submit an online form.
  • Do not call 911.
  • For all COVID 19 health matters and/or inquiries, please call the Public Health hotline at 905-688-8248 or 1 (888) 505-6074 (press option 7 then follow the prompts).