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Township of Essa

Welcome to Essa Township

  • Welcome to Base Borden Welcome to Base Borden
    Welcome to Base Borden
  • Pine River Trail Pine River Trail
    The popular "Pine River Trail" in Essa
  • Train Tracks, Essa Train Tracks, Essa
    Train tracks in Essa Township
  • Willoughby Road, Essa Willoughby Road, Essa
    Willoughby Road, Essa
  • Trail in Essa Trail in Essa
    Trail in Essa
  • Nottawasaga River View in Essa Nottawasaga River View in Essa
    View of Nottawasaga River in Essa
  • Nottawasaga River Nottawasaga River
    Nottawasaga River, Essa
  • Farm Fields Farm Fields
    Farm field in Essa
  • Agriculture in Essa Agriculture in Essa
    Tractor plowing field
  • 5th Line Bridge 5th Line Bridge
    Picture of 5th Line Bridge in Essa Township

Office Hours

The Administration Centre will be closed on Monday August 3, 2015, and will re-open on Tuesday August 4, 2015 for regular business 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 September 2, 2015 commencing at 6:00 p.m.

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


Facilities / Park Maintenance Operator

Latest News / Media Releases

  • NOTICE - Watering Ban for Thornton issued July 29, 2015
  • NOTICE - Bridge Construction & Road Closure - County Road 21 between Line 5 and 6
  • County of Simcoe Bulky Waste Removal Program
  • Essa Releases Sidewalk Assessment
  • 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 - BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION - Baxter Bridge Construction to Close Access at least Five MonthsNotice of Road Closure-County Road 21 between Line 5 and Line 6
  • NOTICE - ROAD CONSTRUCTION - 11th Line (North of 20th Sideroad and South of 25th Sideroad)
  • Baxter Bridge Rehabilitation Project-Construction Newsletter No. 1
  • Notice of Passing of By-law to remove Public Right of Passage

Public Fire and Safety Messages

  • Store Gasoline in Approved Containers