External Resources

The following resources will help you find information and services in Kingston, Ontario.

The City of Kingston requires that all pets be licensed each year.

City of Kingston
Pet owners must fulfill certain obligations, including compliance with the City of Kingston requirements that all dogs and cats be licensed.

DocuPet is Kingston's official pet licensing partner.
Kingston Animal Rescue
KAR rescues and finds forever homes for animals in need.
Spay Neuter Kingston Initiative
SNKI works to improve the welfare of cats and dogs in the Greater Kingston area.

If service providers need to modify the premises (e.g., drilling holes in outside walls), they must contact NomadHomes ahead of time for permission.

Bell offers internet, television, and phone services.

Cogeco offers internet, television, and phone services.
Kingston Online Services
KOS offers a variety of internet services.
WTC Communications
WTC offers internet, television, phone, and security services.

Our lease agreement requires that renters carry tenant liability insurance.

Desjardins Tenant Insurance
Desjardins provides tenant insurance

Sonnet Tenant Insurance
Sonnet provides tenant insurance
SquareOne Tenant Insurance
SquareOne provides tenant insurance
RBC Tenant Insurance
RBC provides tenant insurance

TD Tenant Insurance
TD provides tenant insurance

Please familiarize yourself with the Ontario Standard Lease, and our addendum, before signing your lease.

Standard Lease
The Ontario Standard Lease is written in plain langauge and includes information for landlords and tenants.

Lease Addendum
Our addendum to the Ontario Standard Lease includes clauses and terms specific to our rental operations.
Lease Guarantor
Our guarantor agreement details guarantor responsibilities with regards to your lease and tenancy.
Pet Agreement
Our Pet agreement details your responsibilities as a pet owner during your lease and tenancy.

These resources will help you travel within and outside of Kingston. Please note that street parking is prohibited from December 1 to March 31 between 1 am and 7 am to allow for snow removal from city streets.

Kingston Parking
The City maintains and administers a variety of parking options (including 4,000 parking spaces) and enforces parking regulations.

Kingston Transit
Kingston Transit provides bus service within the urban area of the City of Kingston and, under contract, to the neighbouring community of Amherstview.
MegaBus provides daily bus service to Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto.
VIA Rail
VIA Rail provides daily train service to Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto.

You are responsible for keeping the premises free from refuse. You must ensure your recycling is correctly sorted and put out for pickup every week. Doing so will help you stay within the City's one-bag-per-week limit and reduce the amount of waste going to our landfills.

Blue Box Recycling
The blue box is used to collect metal, plastic and glass food and beverage containers as well as rigid plastic packaging for recycling.

Grey Box Recycling
The grey box is used to collect paper products, cardboard and plastic bags.
Green Bin
The green bin is used to collect food waste, soiled paper products and small amounts of yard waste.
Recycling Info Sheet
A quick summary of recycling in Kingston. Hard copies available at our office. Pick one up to put on your fridge.

Smoking is prohibited in all areas of our rental properties.

KLF&A No Smoking By-law
The Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 and the Kingston No Smoking By-Law are enforced by KFL&A Public Health Tobacco Enforcement Officers.

Second-hand smoke in rental units
Tenants can apply to the Landlord and Tenant Board when second-hand smoking interfers with their reasonable enjoyment.
Ontario No Smoking Laws
Learn where smoking tobacco or cannabis or vaping anything (e.g. with an e-cigarette) is banned in Ontario.
Smoke-Free Housing Ontario
If you are suffering from second-hand smoke infiltrating your home on a frequent and on-going basis, our site will provide you with useful information and tools.

If utilities are your responsibility, you must contact the applicable service provider to set up an account before your lease begins.

Eastern Ontario Power
Eastern Ontario Power provides electricity services along Kingston Mills Road.

HydroOne provides electricity services to the East, North and West areas of Kingston.
Utilities Kingston
Utilities Kingston provides water, wastewater, gas, and electricity services to the South and central areas of Kingston.

You are responsible for keeping the premises free from refuse. You must ensure your garbage is securely tied and put out for pickup every week. Doing so will help you avoid unwanted pests and garbage disposal fees upon moving out.

Garbage Bag Tags
The City collects one untagged bag or container of garbage per rental unit each week. Find out where to purchase tags for additional bags on the City's website.

Waste Collection Calendar
View, download and print your Collection calendar, sign up for reminders or download the free app.
Waste Sorting Lookup
Use the City's waste lookup tool to discover how items are to be discarded.

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