Municipality: Niagara Region
1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way
PO Box 1042
Local Phone Number: 905-980-6000
Toll-free Phone Number: 1-800-263-7215
TTY Local Phone Number: 905-984-3613
TTY Toll-free Phone Number: 1-866-913-3444
TTY = Teletypewriter (text communication phone)
Accessibility Advisory Coordinator
Community and Corporate Planning
905-685-4225 ext. 3252
Email Steve Murphy
Office of the Regional Clerk
905-685-4225 ext. 3720
Email Lisa McManus
The Niagara region is located in southern Ontario between two of North America's Great Lakes (Ontario and Erie), covers an area of 1854 sq. km (715 sq. miles) and is composed of 12 municipalities with a combined population of 431,346.
Niagara became part of the reform movement to create new forms of governance: Regional governments. On June 26, 1969, the provincial legislature enacted The Regional Municipality of Niagara Act. On Jan. 1, 1970, 12 area governments and one Regional government replaced the two counties and 26 municipal structures.
Niagara's 12 area municipalities are:
Source: Stats Canada 2011
Niagara Regional Council comprises a Chair and 30 Councillors representing five cities, five towns and two townships.