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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

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

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

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  • TAKE NOTICE ​that the Township of Essa will hold a Public Meeting on the 20th Day of February 2019, at 6:00pm at the Essa Administration Centre - 5786 County Road 21, Utopia to introduce a proposed Amendment to the Zoning By-law for an Addition to Angus Business Improvement Area (BIA) Boundary, affecting properties in the Angus BIA Boundary in the Township of Essa.​

  • TAKE NOTICE ​that the Township of Essa will hold a Public Meeting on the 6th Day of March 2019, at 6:00pm at the Essa Administration Centre - 5786 County Road 21, Utopia to introduce a proposed Amendment to the Zoning By-law (Z1/19) affecting the property known as, 365 Centre Street, Angus.

  • ​TAKE NOTICE the Township of Essa will hold a Public Meeting on the 6th day of March, 2019 at approximately 6:00 p.m. at the Administration Centre located at 5786 County Road 21, Utopia.  The purpose of the meeting is for consideration of the proposed increases, and to allow the public an opportunity to comment.  The proposed increases to fees are specific to Planning Fees (Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Minor Variances and Severances) and Building Fees (New Homes and Garages, Building Permits for Businesses, and Septics).

  • The next regularly scheduled meeting of Council will be held in Council Chambers on February 20th, 2019 starting at 6:00 p.m.

  • ​Take Notice that Special Council Meetings re: Budget Deliberations have been scheduled to take place on the following dates:

    • Wednesday January 16, 2019 - 1:00 pm
    • Wednesday February 6, 2019 - 1:00 pm
    • Wednesday February 20, 2019 - 2:30 pm
    Meetings will be held in Council Chambers at the Administration Centre located at 5786 County Rd 21, Utopia.

    Please contact Carol Traynor​, Manager of Finance, if you have any questions

  • The Township of Essa has a new burning by-law that allows for recreational/camp fire, open air burning and open air burning with an inspection.

    No person(s) or owners(s) of land shall set a fire or permit the setting of a fire without first having obtained an authorized burn permit.  Burning must be in accordance with the Open Air Burning By-law 2015-92 or subsequent by law.   A permit shall not be issued in a settlement area with clearance of less than 15 feet/5 metre from any structure.

    Permit is valid until the end of each calendar year at a cost of $25.00.  Burn Permits (except for those that require an inspection) can be obtained on-line by going to on-line registration.   Permits can also be obtained from the Township Administration Centre, upstairs, during regular business hours.

    For more information or inquiries please contact the Fire Department at 705-424-5828.
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