proclamations - Town of Ajax


Proclamations are public announcements or declarations in a formal manner (i.e certificate). Requests must be submitted a minimum of four weeks in advance of the date intended for the proclamation.

 There are 4 ways to submit a request to Legislative and Information Services

  1. On-line
  2. By Mail* :
    Request for Council Recognition
    c/o Legislative & Information Services
    65 Harwood Avenue South
    Ajax ON, L1S 2H9
  3. By Fax  at (905) 683-1061 *
  4. In Person, at Town Hall- 65 Harwood Ave South *

* Please print and complete the Request for Council Recognition form  prior to submitting your request by mail, fax or in person. Forms are also available at Town Hall-65 Harwood Ave South.

 Proclamations will be issued for recognition of the following:

  • Recognition of National and independence Days
  • Art, community and cultural events and celebrations
  • Charitable fundraising/public awareness campaigns
  • Civic events

Proclamations will not be issued for the following:

  • Political parties/organizations, election campaigns
  • Public demonstrations or rallies
  • Promotion of private/profit-making business
  • Religious organizations, celebrations, events or holidays
  • Any event contrary to the Town's policies, procedures and by-laws

A proclamation is issued to acknowledge the effort and commitment of an organization or individual and should not be interpreted as an endorsement by either the Mayor, the Council or the Town of Ajax.

What happens once I submit my request?

Legislative and Information Services staff will contact the applicant within a week of receipt of the certificate request to notify them whether the request has been approved or denied.

IMPORTANT: A limit of one proclamation certificate for any individual, group, team or organization will be issued within the calendar year.

Please contact Linsey Joseph by phone (905) 619-2529 ext. 3338 or submit your question(s) on-line to Legislative & Information Services.