Public Notices

West Elgin "Reduced Load" Period - Effective March 1st - April 30th

West Elgin "Reduced Load" Period - Effective March 1st - April 30 th

Includes all roads within the Municipality of West Elgin other than Elgin County Roads 2, 3, 6, 76, 103 and 104.

During a reduced load period no commercial motor vehicles or trailer shall be operated or drawn upon any designated roadway where the weight upon an axle exceeds 5000 kg.

Reduced Load restrictions do not apply to:

  • Municipal vehicles engaged in highway maintenance operations
  • Vehicles used exclusively for transportation of milk
  • Fire Apparatus
  • Vehicles operated by or on behalf of West Elgin transporting waste
  • Public Utility emergency vehicles.

Failure to obey the reduced load period may result in charges under the Highway Traffic Act.

For questions concerning this notice, please contact Lee Gosnell - Public Works Superintendent by email at or by calling the municipal office at 519-785-0560.


Public Consultation on Accessible Playground Equipment

We Want to Hear From You!

The County of Elgin and partner municipalities are seeking public feedback on accessible playgrounds.  If you are a parent or caregiver to a child with a disability or you yourself have a disability and encounter barriers to participation, we want to hear from you. 

Please take a moment to read through the consultation document, and then answer a few questions via our survey.

If you wish to make additional comments, or require assistance please contact the County’s Accessibility Coordinator:

Jennifer Cowan


Phone: 519-631-1460 x 167