County of Dufferin, Corporate Services
55 Zina Street, Orangeville ON L9W 1E5
The personal information collected on this form is collected under the authority of By-Law 2017-39 and will be used to
issue the County Forest Event Permit. Questions about this collection should be addressed to the Clerk at 519-941-2816
COUNTY FOREST EVENT PERMIT APPLICATION
Terms and Conditions
• The user is responsible for complying with regulations set out in By-law 2017-39 and the
Dufferin County Forest Recreational Use Policy (Policy No. 4-6-1).
• The user’s event description must be approved by the County prior to being used to promote
• The user is responsible for all costs relating to maintaining the property for use made of it
during the event. The County has no obligation to maintain or repair the trails and/or bridges
on the property for the benefit of the user. The user is responsible for ensuring that the event
route is passable prior to, and following, the event.
• The user is prohibited from cutting any trees, branches or brush without prior written approval
from the County Forest Manager or designate.
• The user agrees that any cutting or other damages, that in the opinion of the County Forest
Manager or designate, has been caused by the users shall be rectified at the user’s expense
upon written notice by the County.
• The route of the event must follow the route set out in the permit application.
• No new trails may be created for the event without prior written approval from the County
Forest Manager or designate.
• The user is responsible for posting signage on all trails and/or bridges or other signage as
requested by the County. Any signs for the event may be posted no sooner than two weeks
prior to the event date and must be removed no later than two weeks after the event. If the
user is holding multiple events in a calendar year that use the same route(s), event signage
may remain in place until two weeks after the final event of the calendar year.
• All trails and/or bridges on the property must remain open to the public for other permitted uses
and the public shall be allowed to use them without being changed a fee by the user.
• Upon completion of the event, the user will restore the property to a state, which in the opinion
of the County Forest Manager or designate, is as good as or better than the original condition
prior to the event.
• The County reserves the right to cancel an event permit in case of predicted severe weather.
• In order to reduce the chances of introduction of invasive species, no firewood is to be brought
in to the camping area from outside the Main Tract.