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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

Township of Essa > Municipal Office > Accessibility

​Accessibility

Statement of Commitment

The Township of Essa is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. We are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Communication Supports and Alternate Formats

The Township of Essa recognizes that persons with disabilities use various methods to access information. Upon request, the Township will provide or arrange for the provision of accessible formats or communication supports for persons with disabilities. The cost of these goods and services will be no greater than the regular cost charged to others.

All documents posted on this website are available in alternative formats, upon request.  If you have an accessibility-related comment or inquiry, please contact our office at (705) 424-9770 extension 117, or email accessibility@essatownship.on.ca.

If you require a document in an alternate format or communication support, or for more information, please contact the Clerk's Office at 705-424-9770.

Questions? Have questions about the legislation? Please email your questions to accessibility@ontario.ca.

In an effort to comply with requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Township of Essa has implemented the following:

Multi Year Accessibility Plan (2013-2018)

Accessibility-Multi-Year Plan 2013-2018 - Updated May 2016

Policies

HR13-01 Integrated Accessibility Standard Policy-AS AMENDED (November 6 2016)

Procedures

A-001 Accessible Customer Service Procedure (Including Best Practice Tips and Procedures) (Amended November 6, 2016)

A-002 - Information and Communication Standard Procedure

A-003 - Employment Standard Procedure

Progress Reports

Accessibility-BARRIER REMOVAL-Achievements - Updated January 2017

Progress Report - IASR Implementation - Updated January 2017

Related

2010 Accessibility Report-Customer Service Standards

2013 Accessibility Report-Integrated Accessibility Standards

2015 Accessibility Report-Integrated Accessibility Standards