Welcome to Cobalt

A Parks Canada National Historic Site

Cobalt is a dynamic community nestled in the heart of the Pre-Cambrian Shield.  Named Ontario’s Most Historic Town and a Parks Canada National Historic Site, Cobalt enjoys all of the services of much larger communities in a relaxed lifestyle. The town’s modern infrastructure and enhanced telecommunications services afford many opportunities for individuals wanting to relocate or establish a small business.

Cobalt is well situated for the individual who is seeking an environment that ensures a superior quality of life while still being connected to the information highway. Cobalt boasts the cleanest water in the country having protected its water supply since 1917 through the Cobalt Municipal Water Act, unique legislation passed by the Ontario Government. The source of the town drinking water is totally protected from development or recreational use.

Described as one of the most interesting communities in the country, it offers a unique experience for residents and visitors alike. Come for a day, discover a century!

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Town of Cobalt Official Plan Update

Town of Cobalt Official Plan Update
The Official Plan for the Town of Cobalt guides the future development of the Town. It establishes the pattern for future land use, parks, open space and services. The current Official Plan was approved in 2004. Council plans to approve a new Official Plan in 2022.

Water Restrictions Lifted

The Town of Cobalt would like to advise residents and businesses that water conservation measures are no longer in effect. The Splash Pad will be open starting September 3, 2021. We thank you for your patience.

Construction Notice

Demora Construction will be closing off Cobalt Hill to start on the Paving of the road Thursday, September 2, 2021

Town of Cobalt seeks Town Manager

Town Manager – Corporation of Town of Cobalt Cobalt is a northern community named Ontario’s Most Historic Town and a Parks Canada National Historic Site. Cobalt enjoys all the services of larger communities but in a relaxed lifestyle with enhanced telecommunication services that affords options for individuals wanting to relocate.  The Town Manager is the Senior […]

2020 Audited Financial Statements

Financial Statements are required by legislation under the Municipal Act, 2001, Section 294.1, which states: a municipality shall, for each fiscal year, prepare annual financial statements for the municipality in accordance with generally accepted account principles for local governments as recommended, from time to time, by the Public Sector Accounting Board of the Canadian Institute [...]