Palace and town halls are scheduled to re-open July 31 with
COVID-19 protocols in effect. Users booking facilities
must sign a form verifying that they will take every
precaution to contain the spread of COVID-19 and will be
responsible for recording each patron's name and contact
information to support effective contact tracing.
Capacity limits are as follows:
Palace - 50 people
- Ameliasburgh Town
Hall - 20 people
- Athol Town Hall - 15
- Bloomfield Town
Hall - 20 people
- Hillier Town
Hall - 20 people
- North Marysburgh
Town Hall - 25 people
- Sophiasburgh Town
Hall - 25 people
Hall, which is currently being used for physically distanced
Council meetings, will not re-open. Prince Edward Community
Centre, which is currently in use as a COVID-19 screening centre,
will also remain closed.
Public washrooms will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
visitor guidelines at H.J. McFarland Memorial Home
of July 22, two family members or friends will be allowed to
visit outdoors with a resident at one time. Previously, visits
were limited to one friend or family member per resident at a
addition, H.J. McFarland Memorial Home will begin allowing indoor
visits, following the updated guidelines from the Province of
Ontario. A resident is allowed up to two family members or
friends at a time during indoor visits.
municipality’s long-term care home is following all guidelines
and protocols to ensure that visits can happen in a safe way that
protects the health of residents, staff members, and visitors. Learn more about the rules that
are in place for both indoor and outdoor visits.
Beach boat launch re-opened
must have a season launch pass to use the Wellington Beach
launch. Truck and trailer parking at the Wellington Beach boat
launch is extremely limited and available on a first come, first
Season launch passes cost $85 ($96.05 +HST) and can be purchased
by visiting Shire Hall between 8:30 am and 3 pm, Monday-Friday or
the Picton Marina (1 Head Street). For information about
purchasing online, call 613.476.2148 extension 0.
All boaters (single use and season pass holders) can also use the
Belleville Street boat launch. As a traffic control measure,
boaters must go to the staging area at the Wellington and
District Community Centre (111 Belleville Street) on Saturdays,
Sundays, and statutory holidays before being called down to the
Belleville Street launch.
of day-use visitors are being turned away from Sandbanks and
North Beach provincial parks on weekends this summer. Plan to
visit mid-week or early morning/late afternoon. Follow @SandbanksPP on Twitter for
up-to-the-minute info about closures.
Wellington Rotary Beach has limited capacity and will close when
full. Typically, this has been occurring before noon on weekends.
On-site parking is $20 per vehicle on weekends and holidays.
Check @Shire_Hall on Twitter or The County's Facebook for
Little Bluff Conservation Area is
closed. Check Quinte Conservation's website
In an effort to keep roads clear for emergency vehicles and help
enforce public health measures, parking fines for leaving
vehicles in areas where parking is not permitted on weekends and
statutory holidays have increased to up to $400. These fines are
in effect for the following areas:
- North Beach Road,
for the entirety of the road
- Winn Road on
- One side of
Island Road on Sheba's Island
- The north side of
Bakker Road from number 858 Bakker to the end of the road.
distancing is in effect, even on the beach! Respect each others'
space and leave at least 2m/6ft between your social circle and
others. Please also clean up after yourself and be prepared to
pack out your own garbage.