The roles of the Clerk include the preparation and circulation of Council documents and maintaining the original copies of all by-laws and minutes of Council. The Clerk is also responsible for requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and for the conduct and administration of Municipal elections. The Clerk also officiates weddings and issues licenses including marriage, lottery and business licences, is the main contact for the municipal insurance program, processing of claims, municipal property aquisition and dispositions, and issuance of boulevard encroachment permits related to Downtown patios and merchandise areas.

There are Commissioners of Oaths available within the Clerk's Office and the Mayor's Office for signing affidavits and statutory declarations. There is a $16.00 fee for residents of Collingwood and $27.00 fee for residents outside of Collingwood for this service and government issued photo ID is required. Please contact Clerk Services to ensure there is a Commissioner available either by phone 705-445-1030 or email


Office of the Mayor