Woodstock City Hall Closed Due to Yesterday's Fire

Woodstock City Hall remains closed to the public today as they are currently assessing the damage from yesterday's fire.

WOODSTOCK - Due to the fire next door to Woodstock City Hall at 486 Dundas Street on the evening of March 18, City Hall remains closed to the public.

Here is the statement from the City:

We are currently assessing the damage to our building. Thank you to our Woodstock fire department, with support from Woodstock police service and other emergency services, for their incredible efforts to prevent the spread of the fire and limit the damage to City Hall.

Services will continue to be offered over the phone (519-539-1291), via email (information@cityofwoodstock.ca), and on-line (www.cityofwoodstock.ca). Individuals who need to meet with staff will need to contact staff to make arrangements to meet either electronically or face to face after a screening process. However, any meetings and appointments will take place offsite until further notice. 

Services such as emergency services, transit, and garbage collection remain fully operational. We appreciate everyone’s patience during this extraordinary time and we will continue to share the best information available as quickly as possible.

You can read more about the fire online here. 

Yesterday the City announced that City Hall would be closed to the public:

As part of our ongoing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, and in keeping with the Province of Ontario’s declaration of a State of Emergency, the City of Woodstock has made the decision that, effective Wednesday, March 18 at 4:30 p.m., City Hall (500 Dundas Street) and the Engineering and Public Works offices (944 James Street) will be closed to walk-in visitors until further notice.

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