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Township of Essa

Welcome to Essa Township


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    Bear Creek Utopia in Winter-Courtesy of Mary Lucky
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    Snow Covered Nottawasaga River
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    Pine River Trail in Winter
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Office Hours

Regular Business Hours:
Monday through Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Accessible Documents

If you require a document from this website in an accessible format, please contact the Clerk.

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Township of Essa Administration Centre
5786 County Road 21
Utopia,  ON  L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9770    Fax: 705-424-2687

Tornado Information

  • Application for Assistance for Losses and Damages
  • Tornado Disaster Relief Committee - Terms of Reference
  • MMAH Response to Essa's ODRAP Application

Council Agendas and Minutes

​Council Meetings

The next regularly scheduled Council and Committee of the Whole meetings will be held on June 3, 2015 commencing at 6:00 p.m.

A Public Meeting is scheduled to take place on June 3, 2015 commencing at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers.  The purpose of this meeting is to discuss proposed amendments to the Township's Fees and Charges By-law (2015 Summary of Proposed Changes to Fee Schedule).

A Public Meeting (Z2-15, OPA-21, ET-1203) is scheduled to take place on June 17, 2015 commencing at 6:00 p.m in Council Chambers.  The purpose of this meeting is to review an application for a Plan of Subdivision, Zoning By-law Amendment and Official Plan Amendment for a 2.79 ha parcel of land described as Blocks 124 and 125, 5IM-844, Nottawasaga Village, Angus.

A Public Meeting (Z5-10, ET-0503) is scheduled to take place on June 17, 2015 commencing at 6:00 p.m in Council Chambers.  The purpose of this meeting is to review an application for a Plan of Subdivision and Zoning By-law Amendment for a 2.5 ha parcel of land described as Part Lot 30, Conc. 4, Angus.

2014 Municipal Election

  • Official Election Results

Emergency Messages / Fire Department Tips

  • Don’t Leave Your Stove Unattended when Cooking
  • Everything You Need To Know About Mandatory CO Alarms
  • Spring Safety Statement-Exercise Caution around Water Bodies!
  • Floods - What You Need to Know
  • Information on Home Fire Sprinklers

Employment

Volunteer Firefighters Needed!


Latest News / Media Releases

  • County of Simcoe Bulky Waste Removal Program
  • PRESS RELEASE APRIL 10, 2015
  • Simcoe County Museum Marketing Plan Survey
  • Essa Releases Sidewalk Assessment
  • NOTICE TO RESIDENTS - Scheduled Tree Removals
  • Aggressive Sales People in Essa Township offering "Free Water Filter Installation"
  • 2015 Dog Tags Now on Sale
  • 2015 Fishing Access Passes Now Available

​Public Notice

  • Notice of Passing of By-law to remove Public Right of Passage

Public Fire and Safety Messages

  • Handle Fuel Safely – Lawnmowers – Boats – Chain Saws etc.