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We offer a variety of map options on the maps.brant.ca site.

Maps Brant You may choose to view a dynamic interactive map system with numerous mapping layers that can be turned on as needed. Or, you may select from maps from the gallery, which have been prepared to promote or highlight locations and specific information across the County of Brant.

Interactive Maps

Gain access to a vast amount of information on this mapping site anytime or anywhere. The mapping solution is widely available on many devices that support web browsing.

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Map Gallery

View and download maps prepared to promote events, trails and locations across the County.

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Emergency Planning

Emergencies can happen in the form of a natural disaster, a technological failure or a deliberate act. Emergency planning helps create awareness, reduce response times and reduce risk. Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada and other government and municipal organizations offer resources and guides for emergency planning.

You should be prepared to look after your family's basic needs for a 72 hour period in case of an unexpected emergency.

The 5 step guide to Emergency Planning for Your Family will guide you through emergency planning.

Other useful resources:

Types of Emergencies

It's important to have a plan ready for the event of a natural disaster, technological failure or deliberate act. Depending on where you live these include:

  • Floods
  • Earthquakes
  • Tsunamis and storms
  • Tornadoes, hurricanes and blizzards
  • Hail and lightning
  • Landslides and avalanches
  • Freezing rain storms
  • Power outages
  • Toxic chemical spills and fumes
  • Terrorism
  • Explosions
  • Biological, radiological or nuclear incidents

If authorities advise you to "shelter-in-place" you must stay inside your house or office. You may have to seal cracks around doors, windows and air vents in occupied rooms and/or turn off heat, fans and air conditioning. It is important to have supplies and an emergency kit at home and at work in case this happens.

Emergency Survival Kit

Everyone should keep a survival kit of crucial supplies in case an emergency happens and utilities are out, roads are closed or you can't leave your home.

Prepare to take care of yourself and your family for up to 3 days. Make sure everyone in your family knows where your emergency kit items are stored.

Essentials:

  • Keep in mind the special needs of people in your house: babies and toddlers may need milk, formula and diapers
  • Keep at least 1 week's supply of any medication your family members need, extra eyeglasses, an extra oxygen cylinder if needed and copies of prescriptions
  • Keep at least 3 days' supply of food including ready-to-eat foods that don't need to be refrigerated (canned food, crackers, peanut butter, sugar, instant coffee, tea, etc.) Replace canned and dry food once a year
  • Keep at least 4 litres of water per person in your house (2L for drinking, 2L for food preparation, hygiene and dishwashing)
  • Keep a supply of water purification tablets
  • Keep 3 days' supply of pet food and water

Equipment:

  • Knives, forks, spoons
  • Disposable cups and plates
  • Manual can opener, bottle opener
  • Fuel stove and fuel (follow manufacturer's instructions; never use a barbecue indoors)
  • Waterproof matches and plastic garbage bags
  • Pocket knife or multi tool
  • Flashlight and spare batteries
  • Radio or crank radio (so you can listen to news bulletins)
  • First-aid kit
  • Candles, matches/lighter
  • Extra car keys and cash (including coins/cards for telephone)
  • Important papers (identification for everyone, personal documents such as insurance papers)
  • Food and bottled water (See "Food list")
  • Clothing and footwear (one change of clothes per person)
  • Blankets or sleeping bags (one blanket or sleeping bag per person)
  • Toilet paper and other personal supplies such as shampoo, hairbrush, tooth brush and toothpaste, soap and a towel and face cloth (one for each person)
  • Medication
  • Backpack/duffel bag (or something else to carry the emergency survival kit in, in case you have to evacuate)
  • Whistle (in case you need to attract someone's attention)
  • Playing cards, games

Car Kit

It is also a good idea to store the following items in your car at all times:

  • Shovel
  • Sand, salt or kitty litter
  • Traction mats
  • Tow chain
  • Compass
  • Cloth or roll of paper towels
  • Warning light or road flares
  • Extra clothing and footwear
  • Emergency food pack
  • Axe or hatchet
  • Booster cables
  • Ice scraper and brush
  • Road maps
  • Matches and a "survival" candle in a deep can (to warm hands, heat a drink or use as an emergency light)
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Methyl hydrate (for fuel line and windshield de-icing)
  • Flashlight
  • First-aid kit with seatbelt cutter
  • Blanket (special "survival" blankets are best)

County Contacts

Administration
26 Park Avenue, Burford, ON N0E 1A0
Phone: 519-449-2451
Toll Free: 1-888-250-2295
Fax: 519-449-2454
Monday - Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

County of Brant Offices & Community Centres
are closed Civic Day Monday, August 7 2017.

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 160
Burford, ON
N0E 1A0

Property Tax
26 Park Avenue, Burford, ON N0E 1A0
Phone: 519-449-2451
Toll Free: 1-888-250-2295
Fax: 519-449-1380
Monday - Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

County of Brant Offices & Community Centres
are closed Civic Day Monday, August 7 2017.

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 249
Burford, ON
N0E 1A0