Front of the Civic Centre in the summer

Welcome to the LaSalle Civic Centre, located at 5950 Malden Rd.  Together, the Mayor, Councillors and staff are committed to deliver quality services to our residents and businesses. Please contact us with your questions or concerns.

LaSalle Civic Centre Hours of  Operation:

  • Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm
  • Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Sunday - closed

The Town of LaSalle promotes respect in the workplace and is committed to providing a safe and positive experience for everyone using our facilities. We expect all interactions to be courteous, professional, considerate, and respectful.

We will not tolerate unsafe, abusive, unlawful, or offensive conduct. Those who engage in this type of behaviour will be directed to leave the building and may be banned from Town facilities. Thank you for your cooperation.

Services at the LaSalle Civic Centre

The LaSalle Civic Centre officially opened on August 18, 2014. Inside the LaSalle Civic Centre building, you will find Town administrative offices. These include: Mayor, Council and Administration, Council Services/Clerks Department, Finance/Tax Department, Planning and Development Department, Strategy and Engagement Department, Public Works Department, and Culture and Recreation Department.

Atrium at LaSalle Civic Centre

Located on the first floor, you will also find Council Chambers, the LaSalle Friendship Seniors Centre, and the LaSalle branch of the Essex County Library. There are several seating areas throughout the first and second floors, making this a perfect location to meet friends, read, or study. The building is equipped with free guest WIFI service.

There is a two-storey tall living wall located in the atrium of the building. From top to bottom and front to back, the entire wall is covered with living plants. Stand close by, and you can hear the calming sound of water trickling along the wall giving the plants a drink. Living walls provide improved air quality and increased energy efficiency in the buildings where they are located. This living wall has become a popular spot for Civil Marriage Ceremonies. The Town of LaSalle, Clerks Department, can perform Civil Marriage Ceremonies and also issues Ontario Marriage Licences. Visit our Marriage Services page to find out more. 

Safe Travels Stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council

The LaSalle Civic Centre has been awarded a SafeTravels Stamp, which is recognized globally for adopting proper, standardized health and hygiene protocols.



Outdoor Space

Outside the LaSalle Civic Centre you will find LaSalle Cenotaph Park, promenades connecting the building to the park, a water feature, and a sunken amphitheatre. The sunken amphitheatre hosts outdoor concerts and other small, town-hosted events.

The free municipal parking lot is located directly outside the LaSalle Civic Centre building. The parking lot provides ample parking and includes accessible parking spaces. In addition, there are four electric vehicle charging stations.

LaSalle Cenotaph


LaSalle Cenotaph Park was constructed in 2014. The original granite Cenotaph now sits atop a new platform with a larger memorial design. The unique design remembers Canada's military personnel, and is a great teaching tool looking at some of Canada's military history.

The map of the world behind the monument feels smooth for water and textured for land. Pins on the map mark the locations where Canada's Armed Forces have been at war or conflict and engaged in peacekeeping missions. Located beside the map is a legend that explains Canada's military presence over the years.  The steel plate at the top is in reference to the harshness of war. 

The most unique feature of the Cenotaph is the slotted top in the steel plate. The slotted top allows for a beam of light that traces the sun's movement across the face of the map that is located behind the monument. The positioning of the memorial is calibrated to the sun. A beam of light will be on central Europe at 11:00 a.m. every November 11, commemorating Remembrance Day in perpetuity.

Cenotaph Wall on November 11 at 11 am showing the light shinning through the hole

Residents or families of Veterans of LaSalle, or the former Township of Sandwich West, are encouraged to submit their names by email to Town Administration for inclusion on the LaSalle Cenotaph wall.  Once a year, the Town will have the plaques at the Cenotaph updated to reflect our past and present local veterans.

Remembrance Day ceremonies are streamed live on the Town of LaSalle YouTube channel.