Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Barrie - 70 Collier St

Service: Water/Wastewater Assistance Program

Record #: BAR3004
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 11 Oct 2023


Description (Service) Provides financial assistance to low-income households in Barrie, to help offset water/wastewater bill costs
  • Successful applicants will be credited a portion of their water/wastewater bill back to them.
  • credit provided will not exceed 40% of the total water/wastewater bill to a maximum of $60 per billing cycle

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Permanent, full-time principal resident with a current City of Barrie residential water and wastewater billing account.
  • The account must be in the applicants name.
  • The application pertains to a principal residence that the applicant either owns or rents.
  • A principal residence is defined as the main location where the applicant lives.
Number of people living at the residence and Household income before tax
  • 1 - $ 26,620
  • 2 - $ 33,140
  • 3 - $ 40,742
  • 4 - $ 49,466
  • 5 - $ 56,104
  • 6 - $ 63,276
  • 7 - $ 70,448
  • Each additional person - + $7,172
Amounts are based on the Government of Canada's 2022 low-income cut-offs (LICOs) and are subject to change
  • Fill in the online application form, physical copies are also available at Service Barrie (City Hall, 70 Collier St.), see hours
  • Submit your completed form:
    • by email to
    • in person to Service Barrie (City Hall, 70 Collier St)
    • by mail to City Hall, 70 Collier Street P.O. Box 400, Barrie, ON, L4M 4T5
  • applicants will receive an email or a letter that confirms approval, or reasons why the application was denied
  • if approved, the credit will be applied to the next water/wastewater bill, see website for FAQs
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
City Hall
70 Collier St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1G8
Intersection Mulcaster St and Collier St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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