Municipal Boundary - Upper Tier and District

Coordinate system: 4269 - "NAD83"


This layer contains areas of upper-tier and district municipalities in Ontario. An upper-tier municipality means a municipality of which two or more lower-tier municipalities form part for municipalities purposes. Municipal responsibilities set out under the Municipal Act and other Provincial legislation are split between the upper tier and lower tier municipalities.

Territorial district means a geographic area in northern Ontario, which is described in the Territorial Division Act and is composed of municipalities, geographic townships, and unsurveyed territory.

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