If you are in an affected area and may have missed this collection, please place the items to curb on your regular scheduled pick up date and contact 311 to advise them of the larger debris.
In the meantime, curbside collection will continue on its normal schedule. Leaf and yard waste, organics and recycling collection will continue as scheduled this week
Note: If you need to dispose of property on your lawn, contact your insurance company for direction. If you are a renter, contact the property owner and your insurance company. Depending on the provisions of your policy, your insurance company may assist with disposal of your items.
City crews are on site monitoring the impacted area, tending to fallen trees and removing debris from roads.
Please contact City of Ottawa's Building Code Services if:
- You are unsure whether you need a Building Permit
- Your home or any other structure on your property has experienced structural damage
- You want to arrange for a Building Inspector to visit your property
- You have any questions at all about rebuilding, or need clarification on any of these points
Phone: 613-580-2424 ext. 29312, between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm for any Flood/Tornado Building Code Services related inquiries.
The City of Ottawa recommends that residents affected by the windstorm and tornadoes who require support contact a community health and resource centre, such as the Orleans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre, at 240 Centrum Boulevard or call 613-830-4357.
The impact of a stressful event can be immediate or delayed, and those affected directly or indirectly can feel a range of emotions and reactions. Ottawa Public Health can provide information and mental health resources for Ottawa residents and families. Please visit OttawaPublicHealth.ca for more information on responding to stressful events or call 613-580-6744 to speak to a public health nurse.
If your home was damaged by the tornado, contact your insurance company. The province is assessing the extent of the damage to determine if they will activate their Disaster Assistance Recovery for Ontarian's program.
To report fallen trees, please call 3-1-1. Get more information about trees and forests after a tornado.