Proclamations

Proclamations are an excellent way of providing valuable education and information to the citizens of Penetanguishene. At the discretion of the Town, proclamations may be issued for events that deserve special recognition. All proclamation requests are reviewed on a case by case basis.

Guidelines for Proclamation Requests

The Town reserves the right to decline any request for a proclamation or to make exception to the following guidelines:

  • Proclamations recognize a day, week or month.
  • A four week notice is required to provide proclamations.
  • Any draft language provided may be edited or rewritten at the discretion of the Mayor's Office.
  • What to include in a Proclamation Request
  • Contact person's name, address and phone number
  • A brief summary and/or background of the event
  • The name and date(s) of the day, week, month, or event to be proclaimed.
  • Proposed text for the proclamation, including "Whereas" clauses
  • A date when the proclamation is needed.

How to Submit a Proclamation Request

Proclamation requests may be submitted by mail or email to the Deputy Clerk.