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Service and Information Update

Brampton City Hall and facilities closure extended until further notice in response to COVID-19


BRAMPTON, ON (March 27, 2020) – With guidance from Peel Public Health and for the safety of our residents and employees, City Hall and all other City of Brampton facilities will remain closed until further notice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

City Facility Closures

All City facilities including City Hall, Recreation and Community Centres, and Brampton Library branches will be closed until further notice.

The 24-hour lobby at City Hall (near the elevator, parking ticket machine and cheque drop box) will remain open and be frequently monitored.

City-Run Events

All City-run events taking place are cancelled until further notice. All community events taking place in City facilities are also cancelled until further notice.

Recreation Programming

All recreation programming and rentals are cancelled until further notice. Credits will automatically be placed on accounts. Please contact recconnects@brampton.ca for more information.

The Rose Brampton

All events scheduled at City of Brampton Performing Arts Venues are cancelled or postponed. Additionally, the remainder of The Rose Presents 2019-2020 season, including performances occurring in May, have also been cancelled or postponed. Performing Arts venues are closed to the public until further notice.
 
For more information, please visit www.therosebrampton.ca or contact the Box Office by email at boxoffice@brampton.ca.  

Critical Services

All critical services, including Fire and Emergency Services, Brampton Transit, Traffic Services, By-Law Enforcement, Road Operations, POA Courts and Security Services will continue to operate as usual to support our community.

The Brampton Animal Shelter is closed to the public and adoptions and reclaims are by appointment only.

Animal Control will be on the road Monday to Friday from 7 AM to 10 PM and Saturday and Sunday and holidays from 8 AM to 6:30 PM, and will be responding to the following calls only:

• Pick up of sick/injured/aggressive domestic animals and wildlife
• Aggressive animal
• Dog running at large
• Dog bite investigation
• Pick up of confined stray dog
• Pick up of dead animal

Outside of these hours we will be responding to emergencies only

The Supervisors in Court Administration will be in the office for a limited number of hours each day to accept filing from Enforcement Agencies as per legislative timelines.  A drop box is available at the main entrance to the facility for this purpose. It is also available for public filings as necessary.

To help protect the health of our employees and residents, the City has increased frequency of cleaning and disinfecting hard surfaces and seats in buses, facilities and terminals.

State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

On March 24, 2020, following consultation with City Council and on the recommendation of the City’s Emergency Management Team, Mayor Patrick Brown declared a State of Emergency in the City of Brampton in accordance with the City’s Emergency Management Plan. This declaration will help the City’s ongoing emergency response efforts by allowing more flexibility and speed as we take action to help prevent the impacts of COVID-19.

The City of Brampton takes COVID-19 seriously and continues to follow the advice of Peel Public Health. The most up to date information is available at www.peelregion.ca/coronavirus. The City will continue to monitor this situation and provide updates as more information becomes available. For updates, please visit www.brampton.ca/COVID19.  
 

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MEDIA CONTACT
Natalie Stogdill
Senior Advisor, Public Relations, City of Brampton
905.874.3654 | natalie.stogdill@brampton.ca