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Welcome to Petrolia, “The Greatest Town on Earth”.

Over the past 150 years, our community has exhibited the kind of vitality and imagination that has created an exceptional lifestyle for our residents and wonderful experiences for our visitors.We are focused on the health and wellness of our community supported by excellent health care and wellness facilities and services that are available to everyone. Our efforts would not succeed without the many volunteers who cheerfully give countless hours of their time to programs that benefit friends, family and neighbours.Whether you are a visitor, a newcomer to our community or a long term resident, we invite you to enjoy all Petrolia has to offer. Please try out our new website and let us know if you have any suggestions for improvement.

John McCharles
Town of Petrolia

Manny Baron

Dear Residents & Visitors:

As the Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Petrolia, I would like to welcome you to our re-designed website. I invite you to take a few minutes to explore the available resources our site has to offer from Council agendas, minutes, by-laws, Town departmental services, as well as business, tourism and community events information.


I am honoured to live and work in such a great town with a progressive Mayor and Council, alongside a very dedicated and talented staff.


Our Mission is to sustain the Town of Petrolia’s exceptional quality of life for current and future generations. To accomplish this we will serve the public interest through leadership, innovation and a focus on community priorities and strengths.

Manny Baron
Chief Administrative
Town of Petrolia

Resident Notice & Advisory

Media Release – First Avenue Traffic concerns

Posted: August 26, 2015

OPP – First Ave – August 2015 media release

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Posted: August 11, 2015

THE SARNIA RIDING CLUB MEMBERS DONATE WIND SCREENS TO PETROLIATENNIS COURTS August 11, 2015PETROLIA– Bob and Alice McLeod, members of the Sarnia Riding Club, and are both avid tennis players.  After hearing about the refurbishing project taking place at Mary Beach Park, they reached out to Director of Community Services, Dave Menzies, to make the donation…

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Petrolia Discovery Closed

Posted: August 6, 2015

PETROLIA DISCOVERY TO BE CLOSED IMMEDIATELY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPETROLIA – The Town of Petrolia announced today that, effective immediately, Petrolia Discovery will be closed for the remainder of 2015.   The site will be closed to allow time for repairs and updates to infrastructure and to refresh the landscaping and the grounds.            Mayor John McCharles said,…

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Community Fund

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Read more about the farmers market


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