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City Hall

The Corporation of the City of Pembroke was established in 1828, and celebrated 175 years in 2003. Pembroke is a single-tier municipality located within the County of Renfrew.

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Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   Monday to Friday excluding statutory holidays


For general email correspondence send mail to the City of Pembroke's email address. For Zoning By-laws and the Official Plan, please refer to the Planning Section of this site.
For more Information: City of Pembroke 1 Pembroke St E Pembroke ON K8A 3J5 Phone: (613) 735-6821 x 1360 Fax: (613) 735-3660

Current Employment Opportunities

The City of Pembroke does not accept unsolicited resumes or job applications. The practice of accepting unsolicited applications for employment adds to our costs, has legal implications and gives the incorrect impression that all unsolicited applications will be considered for every employment opportunity. Unsolicited applications that are received are destroyed. As positions become available, they will be posted on this website, advertised in local newspapers and other applicable trades sites, with the appropriate contact information for applicants. Please respond directly to the addresses provided.

Fees & Services
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History of City Hall
Pembroke City Hall

Before 1836, this outstanding City property on which the Pembroke City Hall stands was Crown Land. During 1836, Phoebe Rockwood acquired 200 acres of this land, which was located on the north side of Pembroke Street and bordered the Muskrat River. In 1838, Phoebe and Elizah Rockwood sold this parcel of 200 acres to John McDonald. Samuel and James McKay acquired the property from John McDonald in 1840.

History of Pembroke

The City of Pembroke stands at the joining of the Ottawa and Muskrat rivers in the beautiful Ottawa Valley. The settlement was started by the cutting of the first tree by Peter White, a lumbering prospector, in May 1828. He moved his family to a home he built on this homestead, and began his lumbering operations which prospered.

Public Complaint Policy

This policy is intended to enable the Municipality to promptly and effectively address program and service delivery concerns raised by members of the public.  The policy will assist the City of Pembroke in providing excellent service to the public, and contribute to continuous improvement of operations.