City Administration Division

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for managing and guiding the administrative and statutory functions of the Corporation. The City Administration Division is responsible for the Office of the CAO, Clerks, and Economic Development. The CAO directly oversees the City Divisions.

Chris Carter, Chief Administrative Officer
519-332-0330 extension 3314  

Engineering & Operations Division

The Engineering & Operations Division is comprised of an Engineering Department (construction, traffic/development, infrastructure), a Public Works Department (roads, water, sewer), an Operations Department (WPCC, Environmental, and Garbage/Recycling) and Sarnia Transit. 

David Jackson, General Manager, Engineering & Operations
519-332-0330 extension 3277

The Public Works Department is responsible for roads and street maintenance, fleet, waste management, sanitary sewer maintenance, pump station maintenance, Water Pollution Control Centre, Bright’s Grove Lagoon, bio-solids, sewer and water, storm sewer maintenance, water distribution, stormwater management facilities and spills response.

651 Devine St. 519-332-0330

Sarnia Transit operates and maintains 22 buses on the conventional transit system and 7 specialized vehicles on the Care-a-Van service.
1169 Michener Road 519-332-0330 extension 5300

Corporate Services Division

The Corporate Services Division is responsible for Customer Service, Information Technology, Finance, Human Resources, Communications, Legal Services, and Emergency Management.

David Logan, General Manager, Corporate Services
519-332-0330 extension 3208

The Finance Department includes the Accounting & Budgeting, Purchasing, and Property Taxation divisions. The Finance Department is responsible for the administration of the financial activities of the City in accordance with Provincial legislation and regulations.

Community Services Division

The Community Services Division is responsible for Planning, Building, By-law Enforcement, Facilities, Parks, & Recreation services for the City.

The Parks and Recreation Department provides a range of services including: parks, pathways and trails planning and maintenance; arenas operations; recreation programming activities; the Strangway Centre and other venues; Waterfront programming; event and festival liaison support and programming; sports fields operations and maintenance; horticulture and arboriculture (urban forestry); and support to the Sarnia Andy S. Brandt Marina.

The Facilities Department is responsible for Arenas, Pools and Sportsfields and City owned facilities. They are responsible for property services including City Hall, Lochiel Kiwanis Centre and three library branches.

Stacey Forfar, General Manager, Community Services
519-332-0330 extension 3344

Fire and Rescue Services

Sarnia Fire Rescue Services serves the Sarnia community by the provision of fire protection services within the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, which includes the delivery of fire suppression, rescue, emergency services (Medical Tiered Response), fire prevention and fire life safety education.

Bryan Van Gaver, Fire Chief
Sarnia Fire Station 1
240 East Street N.
519-332-0330 extension 4304