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Welcome to Essa Township

Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

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

All Council meetings will be held electronically until further notice. Meetings will be live streamed to the Township of Essa's Youtube Channel .

Township of Essa

​​Effective March 8, 2021 the Administration Centre will once again be open to the public.  Members of the public are required to comply with all COVID-19 safety measures in place when visiting the Administration Centre, including wearing a mask (unless exempt) and social distancing at all times.  Residents are encouraged to use online options as much as possible in order to limit unnecessary visits to the Administration Centre, and deposit payments into the Drop Boxes located on the upper and lower levels, or by using our online payment system​ durin​g this time.  For further assistance, please call our office at 705-424-9917.

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  • ​On December 16, 2020 Essa Township Council approved the Township of Essa Drinking Water System Financial Plan by way of Resolution CW164-2020.  The Plan is available for the public to review at no cost on our website or a hard copy is available for review on the lower level of the Adminstration Centre.

  • ​The Township of Essa, in partnership with the Township of Adjala and the Town of New Tecumseth, are working together to develop a Community Safety and Well-Beign Plan.  The Plan will focus on 3 areas of risk:

    1 - Mental Health and Addictions

    2 - Attainable Housing

    3 - Job Creation

    Please take a few minutes to complete a survey and let us know your thoughts.  Click the link above to proceed.

  • Please be advised that the next regularly scheduled meeting of Council will be held virtually on March 24, 2021 following the Special Budget meeting.

    In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Committee of the Whole and Council Meetings will be livestreamed for the public to watch as the meeting is occurring.  

    To watch the meeting livestream, click the link to visit the Township of Essa's YouTube Channel

    Due to COVID-19 restrictions and in an effort to ensure the health and safety of Council, staff and members of the public, participants of the meeting MUST PRE-REGISTER with the Clerk's Department . Please call 705-424-9770 ext. 116 or 117.​​  If a member of the public has questions or concerns about staff reports on the agendas, they are to email the Department Manager(s) directly prior to 12:00 pm noon on the day of the meeting.

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