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Municipal Assistance & Programs

Municipal Assistance (Special Event & Funding Requests) 

Local groups wishing to host a community event may request "Municipal Assistance" from Council for use of roads, facilities, materials and/or funds.  Applications are considered in accordance with the Municipal Assistance for Community Events Policy

Applications for 2024 events are now closed. 

Does your event involve a parade? Utilize the following maps to highlight your route and attach to the form!

Straffordville Map 

Port Burwell Map 

For any additional questions, contact the Clerk at

Municipal Programs 

Council for the Corporation of the Municipality of Bayham offers a Bench Sponsorship Program and a Tree Program (paused for 2024) to Bayham residents. 

Information on each are below: 

The Municipality of Bayham has a Bench Sponsorship Program for those interested to sponsor a new or existing bench. 

Those interested to sponsor a bench shall apply through this application form (coming soon). 

During the application process, Sponsors shall choose their bench location from an approved list of locations determined by the Manager of Public Works or designate and will be required to enter into an agreement to finalize the sponsorship.

The sponsorship cost for a new bench and a re-sponsored bench are:

  1. New Bench – $1,000
  2. Re-sponsored bench – $300

See the Bench Program Sponsorship Policy for more information. 


Council hopes to offer this program again in 2025.

When available, the Program is a first-come, first-served, application-based program open to Bayham residents wishing to plant trees on their private property. 

Property owners may apply for 1 or 2 trees per property and a tree pick-up day is scheduled for successful applicants to get their trees. 

Applications open in the Spring and quantity is determined by funds available. The application form will be made available when applications open. 

View Section 4 of the Bayham Tree Canopy and Program Policy for more information. 

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