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Commemorative Lighting Request Form - City of Peterborough

Please complete this application to request an exterior commemorative lighting display at City Hall or the Centennial Fountain. This application is available for organizations that meet the criteria outlined in our Commemorative Lighting procedure.

The LED lighting system at City Hall turns on automatically at dusk and turns off at dawn.

The Centennial Fountain lighting display is on nightly from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. while the fountain is in operation, between May and October.

Commemorative lighting display requests may be for one day to a maximum of one week. The City of Peterborough strives to accommodate as many requests as possible. Where there are multiple requests in a given time period, we will communicate with the applicants to select an appropriate date for each event.

If you have questions about the application process, please contact the Communication Coordinator at 705-742-7777 ext. 1785 or by email at

Applications must be received at least three weeks before the request date.

Organization information

Commemorative lighting request details

Please provide details about the lighting colour(s) that you are requesting. The LED light system can be programmed for a full spectrum of colours, including red, orange, yellow, green, blue and violet. You can be specific about the shade you are requesting (e.g. you can indicate turquoise or dark blue instead of blue). Our team will try to accommodate colour combinations as much as possible.

Terms and conditions

I confirm that my request meets the criteria outlined in the City of Peterborough's Commemorative Lighting procedure.

I understand that the City of Peterborough reserves the right to approve or deny any commemorative lighting request.

I understand that any approved requests may be modified at the sole discretion of the City and may be affected by events such as major international, national or local situations.

I understand that if my request is approved, the organization name and event will be published as part of the schedule on the City's Commemorative Flags and Lighting web page.

Notice of Collection

Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25 and will be used to process requests for commemorative lighting by the City of Peterborough. Event information (organization name and name of event) will be published on the City's website at Questions about this collection may be directed to the Manager of Communication Services at 705-742-7777 ext. 1636.