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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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​Water Use Restrictions

Watering restrictions for lawns, gardens and car washing are in effect from May 15th to September 30th each calendar year.  
  • Even numbered properties are permitted to water on even calendar numbered days ONLY between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 
  • Odd numbered properties are permitted to water on odd numbered calendar days ONLY between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.  
These measures are necessary for ensuring that the municipality has an adequate supply of water for domestic use, fire protection and emergency services.

Please see By-law 2011-56 for further information relating to restrictions.