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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 6th 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 to affect those lands described as 8477 6th Line, West Part Lot 28, Concession Road 6.  

  • The next regularly scheduled meeting of Council will be held in Council Chambers on February 6th, 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 - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday February 6, 2019 - 1:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday February 20, 2019 - 1:00 - 5:00 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.