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Thunder Bay (City of)

Lead Water Service Replacement Loan Program


Description
Provides an interest-free loan program that will allow property owners to borrow funds from the city to assist in the replacement of privately owned lead water service pipes
  • Provides financial assistance to homeowners to reduce lead levels in drinking water at the tap
  • Loans for up to $3,000 of eligible costs are available, for five years, or 10 years for property owners that qualify under the Tax and Credit Program for Low-Income Seniors and Low-Income Persons with Disabilities or the Tax and Water Credit Program for Low-Income Persons
  • Loan approvals will be subject to the availability of funding and priority given on a first come first serve basis
Eligible costs include: Contractor's labour for connection, excavation and backfilling, equipment charges, materials/supplies and building permit fee
Eligibility
  • For 5-year Loans: registered homeowners of the property requiring lead pipe replacement, which is not a rental property

  • For 10-year Loans: registered homeowners of the property requiring lead pipe replacement, which is not a rental property, and who qualify under the Tax and Water Credit Program for Low-Income Seniors and Low-Income Persons with Disabilities or the Tax and Water Credit Program for Low-Income Persons
Application Process
  • Pick up application at City Hall or download from City website
  • Send completed application package (along with dated job estimate form) to:
    Attn: Lead Replacement Loan Program City of Thunder Bay - Environment Division PO Box 800 Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5K4
Office
807-684-2433
Web Site
https://www.thunderbay.ca/en/city-services/lead-in-drinking-water.aspx
Mailing Address
PO Box 800
Thunder Bay, ON, P7C 5K4
Canada
Languages
English
Fees
None
Documents Required
  • Loan Application Form that has been signed by all registered owners of the property requiring Lead Water Service Replacement
  • A completed and dated Job Estimate Form attached and submitted together with the Loan Application Form
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 7, 2022
Address
City Hall , 500 Donald St E
Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 5V3
Located at Donald St E at May St S near Brodie St
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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay