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Fire Hazard Index Low

Fire Hazard Index for Placentia region has returned to LOW. Conditions are normal for travel and work in wooded and grassy areas. Burning under permit is allowed and open fires are permitted in outside fireplaces etc. Residents are reminded to use caution with activities in the forest and on trails.

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Waste Collection Schedule (Calendar Large Format)

May to December 2018 Waste Collection Schedule (Large Format)

Waste Collection Schedule

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Boil Order - Dunville

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About Placentia

A storied past meets a bountiful future

Placentia - Who We Are

There are many unique threads that make up the fabric of Placentia.

We are the ancestors of explorers, fishermen and settlers who discovered a place rich in opportunity and ideally situated to make the most of it. We are Basque, we are French, we are English and we are even a little Portuguese. You see their legacy in fortifications like Castle Hill, a National Historic Site. You see their lives in archaeological digs and museums, dotted amongst our quaint streets, our forested hills and our rolling coastal inlets.  Meet their descendants as you stroll down our beautiful Town square and drop into the Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Centre, one of Placentia’s key cultural landmarks. Drop by the old courthouse, one of the oldest operating courtrooms in the country. Taste the local cuisine in one of our many eateries, restaurants and pubs. Enjoy a sunset walk on our famous boardwalk as the bounty of a full day passes with the tide.

Plan your visit to Placentia and discover the wonder for yourself. Our welcome mat is always ready.

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Visiting Placentia

How to Get Here

Located along the south west coast of the Avalon Peninsula amongst forcrested hills and rolling coastline, Placentia is approximately 130 km from Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital city, St. John’s (roughly a 90 minute drive). The most direct route from the Trans Canada Highway (TCH). If you are travelling from the ferry terminal at Argentia, Placentia is mere minutes from your demarcation point, along Route 100.

The Town Hall is located at 17 Patterson Drive in the Town Square. (Route from the Lift Bridge - travel Prince William Drive to the Court House , turn left on Jubilee Road and then onto Patterson Drive.)

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A message from

Mayor Bernard Power

Mayor Wayne D. Power

Placentia has been welcoming explorers to our community for centuries. Our history and culture has been shaped by the many personalities and nationalities that have called Placentia home. Their collective legacy has infused our community with a strong sense of pride in who we are.

Today, Placentia's residents enjoy all the quality services, facilities and community programs that make our town such a great place to live and do business. Our Town Council is committed to delivering an optimal mix of services to ensure a superior quality of life for all our citizens.

So if you are discovering Placentia for the first time, take some time and explore the many advantages our community has to offer. You will find that our town is truly your place to grow your family, your business and your future.

What’s Happening

Culturally Inclusive Hiring Practices

Sep 27, 2018
Sponsored by the Association of New Canadians

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Our Lady of Angels Parish Dinner and Dance

Sep 29, 2018
Music by Stage Head Boys Plus

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Bulk Clean up

Oct 24, 2018 - Sep 24, 2018
Annual Collection

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Light up the Square

Nov 26, 2018
Annual Tree Lighting

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Dunville Lions Club Town of Placentia Santa Claus Parade

Dec 1, 2018
Annual Parade

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News

Aug 1, 2018
July 2018 Municipal Minute
Municipal Minute July 2018
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Jul 3, 2018
June 2018 Municipal Minute
Muncipal Minute June
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Jun 13, 2018
Municipal Minute May 2018
May 2018 Municipal Minute
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Jun 12, 2018
West White Rose Project Workers Recognize World Environment Day
World Environment Day in the Town of Placentia
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May 14, 2018
Voices of Placentia Bay Festival Celebrates Laval 50
Visit the Laval 50 website for the latest updates on merchandize and schedule...
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Town of Placentia
P.O. Box 99
Placentia, NL A0B 2Y0

townofplacentia@placentia.ca