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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

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Willoughby Road and Bridge​Township Roads

At present, the Public Works Department maintains 250 kms (155 miles) of Township roads comprised of 90 kms of gravel and 160 kms of hard surfaced roads.  There are also 21 kms of unopened road allowances within our Township.  This department strives to provide, to our residents and visitors, a safe and efficient means of travel on our road system.
The Township's Public Works staff, operating from the Roads Garage which is located at the intersection of County Roads 21 and 56, consists of:
  • 1 Roads Supervisor
  • 2 Assistant Roads Supervisors
  • 8 full time Operators
  • 3 seasonal employee
Equipment includes: 
  • 2 graders complete with snow plow equipment
  • 9 tandem axle trucks plows and sanders
  • 4WD Loader
  • Backhoe
  • Dozer
  • 2 Trackless Sidewalk Plow
  • Other related equipment
Within the municipality there are six county roads: County Roads 10, 15, 21, 27, 56, and 90.  Calls concerning road conditions on any of these County Roads should be directed to the County of Simcoe at 726-9300, Ext. 250.
The Township is bordered to the south by Provincial Highway 89 which is maintained both summer and winter by TWD Roads Management Inc.  Any difficulties experienced on this highway should be addressed to TWD Roads Management Inc. at 1-866-618-0825.


Winter Parking