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By-laws & Important Documents

Shire Hall Picton Ontario

Municipal By-Laws from The County of Prince Edward:

The Municipal Act, Sections 204-215, Pertaining to Business Improvement Areas

Designate Picton as a Business Improvement Area - BY-LAW NO. 4461-2019

Designate Heritage Conservation District & Heritage Conservation Plan - BY-LAW No. 3286-2013

Mobile Canteens - BY-LAW NO. 1778- 2006

Outdoor Patios - BY-LAW NO. 3372-2014

Retail Operations Permitted on Holidays - BY-LAW NO. 2237–2008

Sidewalk Use for Sales - BY-LAW NO. 332-1999

Signs - BY-LAW NO. 1122-2003 AS AMENDED

Waste Management - BY-LAW NO. 2649-2010A

Waste - Fees and Charges


Partner Organizations

Prince Edward County Community Development Department

The Community Development Department partners with the BIA annually in the production of print marketing material. In addition, the CDD assists the BIA by facilitating connections with other groups and individuals in a number of endeavors. 

Community Futures Development Corporation of Prince Edward & Lennox and Addington

Community Futures of Prince Edward Lennox & Addington helps local entrepreneurs with free business advisory services and provides access to capital through their grants and loans programs.

Prince Edward Chamber of Commerce

A membership-based organization available to all businesses in Prince Edward County. The Chamber advocates to policy makers on behalf of businesses and is a primary source of information for residents and tourists.

Small Business Centre Serving Prince Edward County and Quinte Region

The Small Business Centre is a one-stop centre for entrepreneurs and small business owners. 

Counsellors provide information on a full range of topics, from business start-up to growing your business right through to succession planning. Whatever stage you’re in, the Small Business Centre can help find the resources you need.


BIAs Serving Other Communities in Prince Edward County

The Picton BIA has previously worked with the Bloomfield Area Business Association, the Wellington and District Business Association, and the Consecon and Area Ratepayers Association in the development of print marketing materials in collaboration with the Prince Edward County Community Development Department. These organizations continue to update one another about events and promotions that take place in their respective communities.

Current Funding Opportunities

Current Funding Opportunities

Heritage Property Grant Program

If your property is located within the Heritage Conservation District, you could receive up to 50% of the costs associated with:

  • Facade Improvement

  • Structural Improvement

  • Heritage Restoration

  • Interior Rehabilitation

  • Landscaping & Property Improvement

  • Signage Improvement


For more information, please contact

Local Resources

Local Resources

Winter Survival Workshops

The Winter Survival Workshops are administered by The Community Development Department in partnership with The Small Business Centre, Prince Edward/Lennox & Addington Community Futures Development Corporation (PELA CFDC) and the Prince Edward County Chamber of Tourism and Commerce. These partnering organizations identify relevant topics through data compiled by partners as well as agency meetings and client feedback. Workshops are then created to contribute to business knowledge, transformation, performance and growth.


Career Edge

Career Edge provides workshops and training opportunities for employers.


Items to Loan

Items to Loan


The BIA owns 5 10’x10’ tents that are available to be loaned out. If you have a special event, we are happy to loan you a tent!

Giant Games

The BIA currently has a giant checkerboard and a giant Connect Four game, available to be loaned to members.



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