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Living Here

Updated: May 25, 2023

Living in the Township of Howick offers a peaceful rural lifestyle with a strong sense of community, abundant natural beauty, and access to various amenities and services.

Animal Control

Canine Control - Help Your Dog Find Their Way Home! Dog Tags and kennel licenses are available at the municipal office.

By-law Enforcement & Property Standards

Property Standards and By-law Services oversees municipal by-law enforcement, parking, licensing, and animal control, which directly contribute to the community’s health, safety, and quality of life.


Currently, Howick Township has 4 active cemeteries operated by Township boards

Emergency Services & Preparedness

The Township of Howick's Fire Department and Emergency Management Department provides essential services to ensure the safety and well-being of its residents.

Garbage, Recycling & Landfill

Get information about garbage and recycling services in the Township of Howick, including pickup schedules, accepted materials, and landfill operations.

Huron County Library

The Howick Branch Public Libary is conveniently located in the Howick arena and staff welcome browsers who may be visiting for sporting events.


Your wedding day is special and we look forward to helping you make this important day beautiful and memorable.

Property Taxes

Property taxes are the primary source of operating revenue for municipalities and are used to finance local programs and services.

Public Works

The Public Works Department is responsible for managing Howick's municipal infrastructure such as roads, snow removal operations, municipal tree maintenance, landfill operations, recycling and garbage collection.