Hours expanded at City Hall and Civic Complex

August 19, 2020
By Bob Peters

Cornwall Ontario – City Hall and the Cornwall Civic Complex will open for longer times – with limited access – beginning Monday, August 24.


Both facilities will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. Services available at the Civic Complex are limited to Planning, Building, and By-law.  The Complex walking track, as well as the offices of Economic Development and Financial Services, remain closed to the public. Inside washrooms are also closed, but outdoor washrooms are available.

Tourism information (visitor guide, maps etc) is available for pickup at the Complex door during the above times, or at Marina 200 7 days a week.

Here is a complete list of open municipal facilities:

  • Aquatic Centre: 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. weekdays
  • Benson Centre: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays (ice rentals only)
  • City Hall: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays
  • Civic Complex:  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays
  • Cornwall Transit: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Landfill: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, 7:30 am to 12 p.m. Saturdays
  • Municipal Works: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays

These facilities remain closed to the public:

  • Fire Stations #1 and #2
  • Paramedic Services HQ
  • Social and Housing Services

Safety measures are in place at all City facilities, including physical distancing markers on the floor. Residents must wear a mask unless they are exempt, and should sanitize their hands when entering and exiting a facility.

City staff are available by phone or e-mail.

For a list of open outdoor recreation facilities, click here.

For more information on how the City of Cornwall is responding to COVID-19, please click here.

Business Reopening Toolkit

Cornwall Economic Development has put together a toolkit to help businesses reopen. The toolkit includes guidelines and a maximum occupancy calculator along with signs and posters that can be downloaded and printed:


We summarize the latest news about the impacts of COVID-19 on Cornwall businesses on a daily basis. Click on the following link to view:

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