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Whether you’re here for a quick trip or an extended vacation, we want to make sure enjoy your stay. 

There are actually 1,864 Islands that make up this amazing area known as The 1000 Islands.

The region features more than 100 private and public campgrounds for you to choose among, many with full camping amenities and extras such as play areas, marinas and fully stocked stores.

The Town of Gananoque is located conveniently on the Highway 401 corridor and centrally located between urban centres such as Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Syracuse, New York. It’s minutes away from the U.S. border.

Learn More About Getting to the 1000 Islands


Welcome home to Gananoque and the 1000 Islands! Want to know what it’s like to live here? Get to know the area like a local!  

Building permit fees are based on the value of your construction project and/or the square footage of the project. Projects valued at $50,000 and up require a refundable deposit of $560. An administration fee is also due when your application is submitted. On projects valued up to $30,000 an administration fee of $140 is required. On projects valued over $30,000 an administration fee of $500 is required.

All building permit fees are due when you pick up your permit. Other fees may apply based on the scope of the project. 

Doing Business

Interested in starting up a business? Want to know what it’s like to work here? We’ve got you covered.

Yes, the area is home to the 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce. Lyndhurst, Seeley’s Bay & District also has a Chamber of Commerce. Find out more about the Township’s Chamber of Commerce

Each year we welcome over five hundred thousand of visitors to the region and are experiencing constant growth.

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