Useful Contacts

What’s happening locally?

City & Community:

  • General, 905-546-CITY (2489); if you know the extension, 905-546-2424
  • Ward 1 Councillor Maureen Wilson: 905-546-2416 or ward1@hamilton.ca
  • McMaster University Communications & Public Affairs: 905-525-9140 X24073 or comms@mcmaster.ca

Noise

  • Night/evening: call police at 905-546-4925, (press 0 to skip the taped message)
  • Daytime: contact City at 905-546-2782 or mle@hamilton.ca
  • Barking dogs: 905-574-3433

Property Standards (incl. snow, trash, weeds, long lawns)

  • Municipal Law Enforcement: 905-546-2782; after hours 905-546-2489; mle@hamilton.ca (and cc ward1@hamilton.ca)

Police & Crime:

  • Non-emergency: Hamilton Police 905-546-4925 (press 0 to skip the taped message)
  • West Hamilton Crime Manager: 905-540-6074 or DBrewster@hamiltonpolice.on.ca
  • Aggressive Driving Hotline: 905-546-1768
  • McMaster Security: emergency 905-522-4135; non-emergency 905-525-9140 X24281, security@mcmaster.ca
  • Crime Stoppers (to report a crime anonymously): 1-800-222-8477
  • Graffiti: in progress 911*; 905-546-4723 (for graffiti hotline) otherwise 905-546-CITY (2489) or online form http://www.hamilton.ca/graffitiform

Parking

Safety

  • Street signs missing or damaged, traffic lights not working: 905-546-4376 or TrafficOps@hamilton.ca
  • Fire Prevention Division: 905-546-2424, ext. 1380; Fire Depart. Alarm Room/Dispatch (illegal fireworks, backyard fires): 546-3333

Local services

  • Book Churchill Park Clubhouse: 905-540-5590 or facbook@hamilton.ca; more information.
  • Schedule a bulk pick-up: 905-546-CITY (2489)
  • Injured or dead animals: Hamilton Animal Services: 905-574-3433
  • Abandoned shopping carts (have a pick-up address ready): Food Basics: 905-523-5044; Fortino’s (Rifle Range): 905-308-9045

Building & development