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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

​​​​Please be advised that access into the Administration Centre is restricted to staff only during the Provincial Lockdown.  Residents can reach out to staff by phone or email.  ​We encourage the public to deposit payments in the Drop Boxes located on the upper and lower levels, or use our online payment system​ during this time.  For further assistance, please call our office at 705-424-9917.

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  • Special Meeting of Council - Budget Deliberations

    ​Please be advised that Special Meetings of Council will be held on the following dates for the 2021 Budget Deliberations:

    • Wednesday January 20th, 2021 - 3:00 p.m.  [Please Note New Start Time!!]

    PLEASE NOTE - The Regular Committee of the Whole and Council meetings will commence immediately upon adjournment of the Budget meeting.

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

  • ​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.

  • Please be advised that the next regularly scheduled meeting of Council will be held virtually on January 20, 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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