• Our Town
  • Our Town
  • Our Town
  • Our Town
  • Our Town


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

Town Hall Closure

Posted: July 1, 2015

Please be advised that Town Hall is closed tomorrow, July 1, in observation of Canada Day.  Regular hours will resume on Thursday, July 2. Please be advised that The Centre is open on July 1 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. but there are no classes running.  The pool is only open for the 1:00…

read more


Posted: June 26, 2015

Please take note that all events have been moved to GREENWOOD PARK due to flooding in Bridgeview Park. All events will take place in the new location, but the fishing derby will be re-scheduled. Thank you to Hull Bus Lines for the FREE FIREWORKS SHUTTLE SERVICE!   2015-Fireworks Shuttle 2015-Fireworks Shuttle 2015 – Fireworks Shuttle…

read more

Petrolia’s Big Dig Update

Posted: June 16, 2015

Presentation regarding updates to Petrola’s Big Dig – T000355A-095-P-150610-PIC2-Presentation Photo 1 – T00355A-C–PIC-1 Photo 2 – T00355A-C–PIC-2 Photo 3 – T00355A-C–PIC-3 Photo 4 – T00355A-C–PIC-4

read more

See All News

Community Fund

read more about the Community Fund


Read more about the farmers market


Read more about the OHDCC


read more about Victoria Hall