Declare a state of local emergency (Form 4): for municipal councils
Municipal councils can declare a state of local emergency for a maximum of 7 days by completing this form.
Use Form 4: Declaration of a State of Local Emergency (Council of Municipality) to declare a state of local emergency for a maximum of 7 days.
Who can use this form
Municipal councils need to use this form to declare a state of local emergency for a maximum of 7 days.
What you need to do
- Complete the form.
- Send your completed form by email, fax or mail.
How long it takes
The state of local emergency is in effect as soon as the mayor, warden or designate signs the form. After the Emergency Management Office receives your form, they update their records.
There is no cost to submit the form.
Before you start
Make sure you have the mayor, warden or designate available to sign the form.