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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

Township of Essa
  • Notice of Road ConstructionNotice of Road Construction
    Please be advised that King Street (from Auburn Street to Mill Street) in Angus will be under construction starting May 6th. Click the picture for more information.
  • NOTICE OF TRANSIT ROUTE DETOUR-Image Slider-v1.jpgNOTICE OF TRANSIT ROUTE DETOUR-Image Slider-v1.jpg
    Due to the King Street Urbanization Project, Routes 90A & 90B will be detoured around the construction area. This will affect the Bus Stop pick-up/drop-off locations. For more information, please click on the image to be re-directed.
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  • NOTICE TO RESIDENTS AND OWNERS OR OPERATORS OF OFF.jpgNOTICE TO RESIDENTS AND OWNERS OR OPERATORS OF OFF.jpg
    Please click here for more information.
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  • NOTICE OF TRANSIT DETOURS.jpgNOTICE OF TRANSIT DETOURS.jpg
    In an effort to accomodate the Angus Farmers Market throughtout the summer, there will be some Transit Detours (Route 90). Please click for more information.
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    Residents are reminded of the Watering Restrictions currently in place. Please click the picture above for further information.

 
  • The Province is planning on replaceing its weather-forecasting infrastructure which is currently located at ​6248 8th Line, Egbert. 

    The Public has thirty (30) days to provide written comments.

    For more information, please click the link.

  • ​The Township has implemented a formalized Pre-consultation process for all Planning Applications.  Further Details on this process  can be obtained on th​e Township's 'Forms' page, or through the Planning and Development Department at extension 104.​

  • The next regularly scheduled meeting of Council will be held in Council Chambers on September 4, 2019 starting at 6:00 p.m.

  • 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 $40.00.  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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