How do I?

Apply for a job at the City?

To view career opportunities with the City of Sarnia visit the Current Postings section of our website. Please check back often as they change frequently. For more information or call 519 332-0330 ext. 3306.

Get help with an accessibility issue

The City of Sarnia is committed to ensuring that our services are accessible to all citizens including persons with disabilities. If you are having problems accessing a City service, contact the Accessibility Coordinator at 519 332-0330 ext. 3307, e-mail or visit the Accessibility section of the website.

Find out more about public transit?

Visit the Sarnia Transit section of our website for information about the following: Schedules and MapsCare-a-Van Service, or Bus Fares. Call Sarnia Transit directly at 519 336-3271.

Get information about garbage/recycling collection?

The Garbage and Recycling section of our website will provide residents with all the required information including waste collection, recycling guidelines and non-collectables.

Rent or book a facility?

From weddings to meetings, we have a place that will suit all of your needs! Please call our offices to inquire about rentals and availability, at 519 332-0330 ext. 3201 or e-mail

Find a swimming or arena schedule?

The swimming lesson schedule and hours of operation for the City Pools and Spray Park can be found on the Pools section of our website.

Visit the Arenas section of our website for the current schedule.

Contact the Parks and Recreation Department if you have any questions at 519 332-0330 ext. 3201 or

Dispose of a hazardous waste such as a smoke alarm, paint, etc.

Although these items will not be picked up at the curb with regular garbage collection, there are many local businesses who will dispose of these items. View the Non-Collectibles page for more details. is the public name for the program responsible for diverting electronic waste – it is a searchable website that enables postal code, community or item lookup for where and how to reuse or recycle unwanted or out-of-date electronics in a safe and convenient manner.

Find out more about fire regulations in the City?

Visit the Fire Prevention section of our website for details on fire regulations or call Sarnia Fire Rescue Services at 519 332-1122.

Information regarding Ontario Fire Code requirements for smoke alarms can be found on the Smoke Alarms page.

Know when I need a permit?

The Permits and Applications page provides information on when the various types of permits are required.

Find out information on building a fence or deck?

Visit the Residential Fences section of the website and the Decks section of the website for relevant information.

Find information about licences?

Licence information can be found in the Business Licence section or the Lottery Licence section of our website. Further questions can be directed to the Customer Service Department at 519 332-0330 ext. 3131 or

Get what I need to start a business in Sarnia?

The Starting a Business section of our website will provide residents with all the required information about how to start a business in Sarnia.

Contact the Mayor and Council?

Contact information for the Mayor and Council including phone numbers, fax numbers and e-mail addresses can be found in the Mayor and City Councillor sections of the website. For information on addressing Council at a Council meeting, please contact 519 332-0330 ext. 3263 or or visit the Speaking at City Council section of our website.

Report an issue or provide feedback to the City of Sarnia?

Complete the feedback form 

Pay a parking ticket online?

For your convenience the City of Sarnia accepts online parking ticket payments, as well as phone payments, using Visa or MasterCard. Payments can be made online by visiting the Paymentus website here or calling the Integrated Voice Response phone system (IVR) by dialing toll free:1-855-325-8901.

Please note: a non-refundable convenience fee is charged by Paymentus, the City of Sarnia’s ticket payment provider for payment of parking tickets only Parking Tickets issues in the past 30 days are eligible to be paid using this service

What animals aside from dogs and cats are permitted in the City?

The keeping of bantam or miniature chickens, pigeons and rabbits within the City shall be subject to conditions that can be found in the municipal By-Law 234 of 1992 page 7.

A detailed list of prohibited animals can be found here