Apply for Proclamation, Flag Raising or City Hall Building Illumination
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Apply for Proclamation, Flag Raising or City Hall Building Illumination

Proclamation

  • Please send your written request a minimum of three weeks prior to your special date.
  • You can download a printable copy of the proclamation application form from this website or visit the City Clerk's office, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to obtain a printed copy.
  • Requests must be made by local organizations (defined as a group having an official presence in Windsor-Essex).
  • You must provide the draft wording for your proclamation in order to receive an official signed proclamation from the Mayor. Feel free to refer to our proclamation example.
  • The Clerk shall review the request and make any appropriate amendments to the proclamation, which in the Clerk's view improves the structure and/or intent of the requested proclamation.
  • The City Clerk's office will prepare the proclamation and then submit it to the Mayor for signature.
  • Once signed, the Clerk's office will:
    • Send the original proclamation to you
    • Post a copy on the city's website and send an electronic copy to Cogeco Cable
    • List on the next City Council agenda
    • List in Windsor's Civic Corner in The Windsor Star
      (subject to space constraints the week prior to the event)

Under the City of Windsor's Procedural By-Law, City Council will not entertain delegations requesting proclamations. 

Flag Raising

  • Please send your written request a minimum of four weeks prior to the preferred date of the Flag Raising.
  • You can download a printable copy of the Flag Raising applicationor visit the City Clerk's office Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to obtain a printed copy.
  • Please see the Flag Policy for more information.

City Hall Building Illumination

  • Please send your written request a minimum of four weeks prior to the preferred date of the Illumination.
  • You can download a printable copy of the Illumination application or visit the City Clerk's office Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to obtain a printed copy.
  • Please see the Flag Policy for more information.

Council Services Department
Suite 530 - 350 City Hall Square West
Windsor, Ontario 
N9A 6S1
Canada

Telephone: For general information, call 311. 
For detailed inquiries, call (519) 255-6222 ext. 6388.
Fax: (519) 255-6868
E-mail: clerks@citywindsor.ca