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Unhealthy or dead trees

Dead or unhealthy trees

Surface Treatment - Double High Float

Double high float surface treatment work involves pulverizing the existing surface.

Storm Sewers and Drainage

Storm sewers, catch basins and roadside ditches help drain excess water from roads in the Township of Scugog.

Suppressant - Dust

To control dust on gravel roads dust suppressant is applied

Kills Attacks Ash Trees - Emerald Ash Borer

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive pest that attacks and kills ash trees in North America.

Traffic Calming Examples

Examples of traffic calming.

Maintenance and Grading of Gravel Roads

Gravel roads require routine grading in order to keep the surface in good condition.

How to report Non-Emergency Tree Concerns

Report non-emergency tree concerns

Maintaining the Roadside

The Township is responsible for roadside maintenance of Township roads.

Patching Potholes

Potholes can occur any time of year and develop most frequently during the late winter and early spring during freeze/ thaw cycles.

Pavement Preservation

As part of the Township’s Asset Management Plan, the Township carries out various pavement preservation works each year to extend the life of the roads.

Road Reconstruction

Road reconstruction work involves the removal and replacement of the asphalt surface and the granular bedding underneath.

Road Resurfacing

Road resurfacing work involves the removal or pulverization and replacement of the asphalt surface with the use of hot-mix asphalt.

Safe Winter Walking the Township of Scugog

During winter months, snow and ice make walking very difficult.

Sidewalk Maintenance & Replacement

Sidewalk replacement work involves the replacement of the various sidewalks bays across the Township.

Sidewalks cleared by the Township of Scugog

The Township anticipates that sidewalks maintained by the Township during the winter will be salted and/or plowed at least once within 24 hours.

Speed Limits

The Township sets speed limits based on the Establishing Speed Limits on Township Road Policy approved by Council in 2020.

Stop Signs

The Township installs stop signs based on the All Way Stop Warrant Policy.

Stormwater Management Ponds

Stormwater Management Ponds (SWMPs) are facilities designed to collect runoff from the local storm sewer system.

Street Sweeping

The Township of Scugog schedules mechanical sweeping and flushing of the Downtown Port Perry streets as well as spring cleanup in most areas.


The Township owns and maintains over 1680 streetlights within Scugog.

Subsidized Backyard Tree Planting Program

Subsidized backyard tree planting program

Who Maintains the Township or Scugog Roads

Roads within Scugog are maintained by three separate authorities; the Region of Durham, the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, and Township.

Winter Maintenance and Snowplowing

It is the goal of the Township of Scugog to apply its operational activities in an efficient and effective manner to provide as safe and passable routes.

Winter Maintenance Frequently Asked Questions FAQs

Winter maintenance frequently asked questions

Winter Road Snow Clearance

Maintenance crews begin clearing roads as soon as snow or ice reaches a level that requires removal.

How to enter a service request through My Scugog Connected

How to enter a service request through My Scugog Connected with screen shots

How to track a Service Request, log in and create an account through My Scugog Connected

How to track a Service Request, log in and create an account through My Scugog Connected with screen shots

Office of the CAO

An easy way to make an inquiry to the Office of the CAO

How to submit a General Government request

We can provide more information, answer questions, or resolve any issues you may have.

How to report splash pad maintenance concerns in Parks

To report non-emergency broken splash pad equipment such as damage concern under parks

How to submit a Special Event request

Ensure that you have reviewed the Special Events Planning Guide

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