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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9770 TTY: 705-424-5302 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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By-laws

The following is a listing of frequently visited by-laws:

Business, Signs & Parking By-laws

2011-20 Business Licensing

2006-48 - Transient Traders - Prohibition

2008-15 - Signs

2013-49 - Signs Amendment

2004-15 - Municipal Election Signs

2005-96 - Parking

2008-21 - Parking Amendment

2013-46 - Parking Signs Amendment

2004-22 - Disabled Parking

Canine Control

2006-18 - Dog Control

2006-64 Dog Control Amendment

2007-53 - Breeding of Dogs

2007-58 - Breeding of Dogs Amendment

Council Related

2007-80 - Procedural

2013-53 Council Remuneration

Land Related

2002-16 - Entrance and Road Occupancy

2012-12 - Fortification of Land

2002-35 - Littering

2015-64 - Site Alteration and Fill

Property Related

2013-32 - Fences

2006-50 - Untidy Lot

2008-07 - Property Standards

2003-50 Zoning By-law

Smoking Related

2002-08 - Smoking

2002-07 - Smoking in the Workplace

2011-62 - Smoking Prohibited on Municipal Properties and Parks

Taxes

2017-04 - Interim Tax Levy 2017

2016-03 - 2016 Interim Tax

Water Services & Infrastructure

1996-58 - Connect to Water

2011-56 - Watering - Municipal Watering System

2006-79 - Water Connections - Thornton

2006-54 - Capital Costs Payable - Thornton Water

2016-50 Water and Sewer Fees (2016, 2017 & 2018)  (Repeals 2014-78)

2015-18 Regulation of Discharge of Sewage, Storm Water and Land Drainage into Municipal Infrastructure

Other By-laws of Interest

2007-30 - Angus BIA

2015-92 - Open Air Burn By-law -CONSOLIDATED (with Amendments)

2016-07 Fire Marque By-law & 2016-07 Fire Marque Agreement (Fire/Insurance)

2009-16 Donation Bins

2007-82 - Firearms

2007-48 - Fishing Access Passes

2005-66 - Noise

2005-24 - Off-Road Vehicles Prohibited

2005-23 - Snowmobiles

​If you would like a copy of a By-law or if you cannot find a specific By-law, contact the Clerk's Office.