Durham (Region of.) Regional Headquarters

Service: General Information

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-668-7711
Toll Free Phone 1-800-372-1102
Fax 905-668-9963
E-Mail info@durham.ca
Website www.durham.ca
Located In Community Whitby
Address & Map
605 Rossland Rd E
Whitby, ON L1N 6A3
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Intersection Rossland Rd and Garden St
Contact Information
Primary Executive John Henry, Regional Chair and CEO
Alternate Executive Elaine Baxter-Trahair, CAO
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID19 - residents encouraged to use phone and online services to contact 
Services to residents of Durham Region * 911 and Emergency Planning and Management * Child-Care centres, Nursery School programs and Durham Behaviour Management Services for children * Durham Region Official Plan implementation, delegation authority for local area Municipal Official Plans and Amendments * Economic Development, Tourism * Long Term Care and services for seniors * Municipal Water Supply, treatment and distribution * industrial, commerical and residential development approvals, Land Management * Public Health programs and services, Family Services counselling * Social Housing, Ontario Works program delivery * Provincial Offences Court, Prosecution Services, administration and collection of fines * Durham Transit and Specialized Transit Services * Police Services * Regional Roads, bridges, traffic signals and controls * Sewage collection, treatment and billing * Waste Collection and Disposal Facilities and material recovery throughout region except for Oshawa and Whitby  
All departments within the Region report directly to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Region departments include Clerk's Department, Human Resources Department, Legal Department, Information Technology * Emergency Management Office, Planning and Economic Development * Finance Department, Health Department * Social Services Department, Works Department 
The Regional Chair is the head of Regional Council and is the Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Corporation * presides over all meetings of the Regional Council and is a member of all standing committees 
The CAO is the most senior staff person in the Region of Durham and reports to Regional Council * works in close collaboration with the Regional Chair * responsible for the overall management of the Regional organization, and for ensuring that policy development is completed for presentation to Council * implementation and administration
Hours COVID19 - Durham Regional Headquarters and all other Regional offices closed to public until further notice
Areas Served Durham Region
Eligibility Municipal residents
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Entrance, Washroom Fully Accessible - Parking
Service Categories County/Regional Executive Offices

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