Clerk and Corporate Services

Town Clerk

The Office of the Clerk provides an essential link between residents of Tillsonburg and Town Council. The Town Clerk performs statutory duties as required under the Municipal Act, 2001, in accordance with other Acts and the by-laws of the municipality. The Clerk also serves as a corporate signing officer along with the Mayor. 

Role of the Clerk

The Office of the Clerk oversees and manages a variety of administrative and legislative functions for the Town, including Council Secretariat, the Municipal Election, Licensing, Records Management, Freedom of Information, Civil Marriage Solemnization and Division Registrar.

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Corporate Services

Business unit Core services Contact
Communications Media and public relations, public engagement,  electronic communications, print publications, and brand compliance 519-688-3009
ext 4008
Customer Service Service delivery at the Customer Service Centre 519-688-3009 
Human Resources Staff recruitment and support, compensation, benefits administration and health and safety compliance 519-688-3009
ext 4030
Information Technology Network administration, hardware/software deployment and ongoing technical support  

 

Commissioner of Oaths and Affidavits 

The Commissioners of Oaths services provided for by the Town of Tillsonburg include the administration of an oath, affirmation or declaration in accordance with the Commissioners for Taking Affidavits Act, 1990

The Declarant must be present at signing and present one original piece of government-issued photo identification (i.e. Driver's License, valid Passport, etc.)

The following lists some of the more common documents that may be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths:

  • Town Business (i.e. Site Plan Applications, Minor Variance Applications, etc.)
  • Legal Name Change Application
  • Vehicle Ownership Transfers
  • Pension Purpose Attestations
  • Consent Letter for Travelling with a Child
  • Affidavit Waiving Vaccinations 
  • Marital Status Affidavit

Please contact the Office of the Clerk to determine if the document you require signing can be commissioned at clerks@tillsonburg.ca.

The Town of Tillsonburg provides the services of a Commissioner of Oaths during regular business hours at the following locations:

  • Tillsonburg Customer Service Centre - 10 Lisgar Avenue
    Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Payment options: Cash, debit, cheque or money order payable to Town of Tillsonburg.
  • Town Corporate Office - 200 Broadway, Suite 204 
    Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Payment options: Exact cash, cheque or money order payable to Town of Tillsonburg. 

If the Clerk must produce the affidavit, the cost is $25.00.

For Commissioner of Oaths signatures or Certified True Copies, the cost is $25.00 and includes up to five (5) documents. 

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