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Notice of Open House / Public Meeting

Posted: March 17, 2017



The Town of Gander invites residents and concerned stakeholders to an Open House / Project Introduction Meeting for the Proposed New Wastewater Treatment Facility in Gander, Newfoundland, as part of the pre-submission of an Environmental Assessment Registration to Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Climate Change. 

Prepared materials will provide a project concept, and project personnel will be available to document / answer questions and share information.

The event details are as follows:

Nature of Meeting: Information Session for the New Proposed Wastewater Treatment Facility
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Council Chambers, 100 Elizabeth Drive, Gander, NL

Anyone wishing to understand more about this project or provide comments or concerns on this matter may do so in person during the meeting or provide written comments to the Engineering Department, Town of Gander, no later than 12:00 p.m., Friday, April 28, 2017.

Further information on this matter may be obtained by contacting the Engineering Department at 709-651-5915.

James Blackwood
Director of Engineering
Town of Gander
100 Elizabeth Drive
Gander, NL
A1V 1G7



Posted: March 14, 2017

Notice is hereby given that the Town Council of Gander has received an application to construct an addition to the rear of the existing building at the above noted address which will extend to within 4.78 metres of the side property line.

It is noted that this area is zoned Commercial General (CG) and requires a minimum sideyard of 5.0 meters.

The addition will encroach into this sideyard.

Anyone wishing to make representation on this matter must do so in writing and the representation must be received by the Engineering Department, Town of Gander, no later than 12:00 noon, Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

Further information on this matter may be obtained by contacting the Engineering Department at 651-5915.

John Boland
Planning & Control Technician
Town of Gander
100 Elizabeth Drive
Gander, NL
A1V 1G7



Posted: November 14, 2016

The Town of Gander advises that winter parking restrictions are in effect from Nov. 1, 2016, up to and including April 30, 2017.

During this time, no vehicle shall be parked on any street between midnight and 8 a.m., regardless of weather conditions, nor may any vehicle be
parked such as to impede or interfere with snow clearing operations at any time of the day or night, at any time of the year.

Citizens are also reminded that it is illegal to throw, sweep, shovel or place snow or ice from any private property upon any Town street or sidewalk, or such that it obstructs access to fire hydrants.

Snow clearing regulations include Sections 23-26 of Town of Gander Traffic Regulations, which are available for inspection at Town Hall or in PDF format
on the Town’s official website at, in the ‘Residents’ section under ‘Protection Services’

The Town thanks residents for their patience and cooperation in keeping our streets and sidewalks clear and safe throughout the year.

Additional links:


Posted: November 10, 2016


Residents are advised that the following changes to the Garbage and Refuse Regulations are now in effect:

Garbage shall be covered at all times throughout the year to prevent birds accessing garbage.

There will no longer be a collection of garden waste (leaves & grass) during special clean-up week. Residents may access the compost facility at 34 McCurdy Drive for the disposal of garden waste at any time.

C & D material must have nails removed or bent into wood when placed for collection during spring clean-up.

Material must be sorted when placed for collection during special clean-up week




Updated: September 16, 2016

The Town of Gander is advising the public that the Cobb's Pond Rotary Park boardwalk has been reopened.

Thank you for your patience while this work was being completed.

Please use caution when using the Boardwalk. 

For more information please contact the Recreation Dept at 709-651-5927.



Updated: December 22, 2016

The Town of Gander waste transfer station on McCurdy Drive will be accepting refuse on selected Saturdays only, year-round, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Residents are encouraged to use this facility for all household debris and surplus items that cannot otherwise be reused, re-purposed or recycled. Click here for transfer station drop-off fees in PDF format.

The next dates the waste transfer station will accept materials during 2017 are:

January 7
February 4
March 4
April 1, 15 & 29
May 27
June 10 & 24
July 8 &22
August 12 & 26
September 9 & 23
October 14 & 28
November 4 & 25
December 16



Updated: August 2016

The Town of Gander, in conjunction with the Civic Enhancement Committee, has adopted a Memorial Park Bench and Tree Placement Program for public and business participation.

The program provides the opportunity to purchase a tree and/or bench for many occasions, i.e., in memory of a loved one, in honour of a dedicated service member, family celebrations, etc. This program is tax deductible.

For more information, please contact the Town of Gander at 651-5927 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The program will serve as a remembrance to many people for years to come. 



Updated: August 2016

The Town of Gander reminds residents that Garbage and Refuse Regulations require that household garbage be placed at the concrete curb no earlier than 6 a.m. and no later than 8 a.m. on your scheduled collection day. Household waste must be separated into two streams, with all recyclables placed in transparent blue bags and non-recyclable waste in transparent clear bags.

Note: All garbage placed for collection shall be covered by metal or plastic container, netting or blanket from April 1st to November 30th every year.

A limit of six (6) bags per household will be accepted on each scheduled collection day. Empty containers and any garbage/refuse not collected under these regulations must be removed from the curb before 8:30 p.m. the same day.

Please heed the following guidelines for safe disposal of hazardous items:

• Needles must be in a container such as steel or heavy plastic that will prevent accidental puncture to those collecting it.

• Broken glass should be placed in a separate container and marked as such.

• Hot coals/ashes must not be put out for collection.

Complete Garbage and Refuse Regulations, along with the regular collection schedule, may be found by clicking here, or by calling the Public Works Depot at 709-651-5938.

For questions on proper sorting of household waste, contact Central Newfoundland Waste Management by telephone at 709-653-2900 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .








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