Region Overview

The Chatham-Lambton-Sarnia area is located to the west of the greater Toronto area in southwestern Ontario. The region includes the municipalities of Lambton shores and Chatham-Kent. It also includes the township of Petrolia, Plympton-Wyoming, Brooke-Alvinston, Dawn-Euphemia, Enniskillen, St. Clair, Warwick, and Village of Oil Springs and Point Edward.

Region's Local Distribution Companies

  • Bluewater Power Distribution Corporation
  • Entegrus Power Lines Inc. (Chatham-Kent)
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.

Map: Chatham-Lambton-Sarnia

Current Status

The second Regional Planning cycle for the Chatham-Kent/Lambton/Sarnia region is currently in progress. The Needs Assessment (NA) for this region was completed in September 2021.

Accomplishment (Most Recent Shown First) Status Completion Date
Needs Assessment (2nd Cycle) Completed September 2021
Regional Infrastructure Plan Completed August 2017
Local Plan - Kent TS Capacity Completed ​June 2017
​Needs Assessment Completed June 2016

*The completed reports are available below.

Relevant Documents

Regional Infrastructure Planning (RIP)
Name Completion Date
RIP Report Chatham - Lambton - Sarnia August 2017
Local Planning (LP)
Name Completion Date
Kent TS Transformation Capacity Local Planning Report (Final) June 2017
Needs Assessment (NA) & Scoping Assessment (SA)
Name Completion Date
Needs Assessment Report - Chatham - Kent - Lambton - Sarnia September 2021
Needs Assessment Report - Chatham - Kent - Lambton - Sarnia June 2016