The main function of the Public Works Department is to provide required maintenance to all municipal roads, sidewalks, sanitary sewers, water mains, parking lots, ditches, bridges, etc. They are also responsible for the collection of garbage, as well as maintenance of landfill site.
The Public Works department has the responsibility to insure:

Waste Management:

  • Garbage collection
  • Maintenance of the Landfill Site


  • Snow removal and spreading of abrasives (sanding)
  • Maintenance of pavement and sidewalks
  • Maintenance of street lighting

Water Distribution System, Sanitary Sewer, and Roadside Ditches:

  • Maintenance and repair of water distribution network
  • Respond to emergency situation such as sewer backups, water main breaks, etc.


The Town of Smooth Rock Falls is responsible for preserving the municipal cemetery on behalf of the community. We take pride in sustaining the beauty and dignity of our cemetery.
For further information about the cemetery services, please contact the front desk at (705) 338-2717 ext. 3.

Download Cemetery Rates (PDF)

Municipal Buildings Maintenance:

For any municipal building maintenance questions or public works related concerns please contact Shane Skinner, Director of Public Works at or (705) 338-2717 ext. 5.

In case of emergency dial 1-866-650-5953