Snowy Ajax road

View the Ajax Plow Map

Winter Response Update - There is no active event. 

Snow Clearing Tips and Reminders:

  • On-Street parking is suspended before, during, or after a snow event.
  • Help clear the roads, remove parked cars from the street and give equipment lots of room to manoeuvre.
  • Residents must clear snow at the end of their driveway.
  • Be a good neighbour, remove ice and snow from the sidewalk surrounding your home, within 24 hours of a snowfall.
  • The Town services roads on a priority system.
  • Track snow clearing & salting operations at ajax.ca/plowmap.
  • Snow clearing of roads, sidewalks and trails can take up to 16 hours to complete.
  • The senior snow removal program is activated 24 hours after snow has stopped falling and there is more than 5 cm (2 inches) of snow.
  • Super Mailboxes - the Town of Ajax does not perform snow removal operations around super mailboxes. Please contact Canada Post at www.canadapost.ca or by phone at 1-800-267-1177 for snow removal in this area.
  • Transit Shelters and Stops - Bus shelters and bus stops are the responsibility of the Region of Durham.  Please contact the Region Transit Authority at 905-579-2471, if you have any questions regarding transit.

During and after a snow storm, the Town of Ajax has the responsibility of maintaining 370 km of road, 150 km of sidewalks, trails and emergency access road, 27 parking lots and 53 school crossings, all in an effort to provide efficient and effective snow clearing services to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

Levels of Service

 Roads

Category 1 - Main Roads 

Category 2 - Collector Roads and Bus Routes

Category 3 - Secondary

 Sidewalks

Category 1 - Main Sidewalks & Trails 

Category 2 - Secondary Sidewalks & Trails

Snow removal for seniors and qualified residents

Requirements for the program

  • Residents 65 years of age or older
  • nobody under the age of 65 living with you;
  • unable to do the work due to a physical disability, as indicated by a doctor's note

PLEASE NOTE: Snow removal services will begin seven days after your application has been processed.

For more information and pricing, or to apply for the program, download the Application Form (PDF Version) or contact Operations & Environmental Services at 905-683-2951, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.