IMPACTS TO RESIDENTS
Impact on Township Services & Programs
The Township places the health of our residents and visitors first, and as such, we are ensuring increased sanitizing practices on all common touch points and public spaces. Public education focusing on hand washing and cough etiquette has been increased in high traffic locations. Hand sanitizing stations are available at the entrances of each of our facilities that remain open and we are encouraging everyone to use them often.
We are also continuing to work with public health officials to monitor and assess the situation.
The Township of Essa is urging residents to use our Online Registration system where possible and avoid unnecessary trips to the Administration Centre.
A drop box is located at the upper level entrance of the Administration Centre. Residents are able to leave payments via cheque in this drop box. Please ensure your contact information as well as information relevant to the payment is included and place in a sealed envelope. To view location of the upper level drop box please click here.
All payments can be made utilizing the drop box described above.
This page is dedicated to COVID-19 and will be updated as new information is made available.
Simcoe County's public transit service has adjusted their service schedules in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. For more information on reduced services please click here.
We are asking residents who have found a dog running at large, to please secure the dog in an outdoor location (ie; backyard, leashed safely to front porch, or secured in garage if at all possible) and contact K9 Pest Management for pick-up and transfer of the dog. Staff will not be entering into a home at this time to secure a dog, so please help make social distancing possible.
During business hours, contact 705-424-9917 extension 122.
After 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and on Weekends, contact
Marriage Licenses (Updated August 4, 2020)
Effective August 4, 2020, Marriage Licenses are being issued to all applicants by either appointment or at the Administration Centre during business hours.
As of June 19, 2020 the Ontario Government increased the number of attendees for weddings and funerals. For indoor weddings or funerals 30% of the capacity of the venue is permitted. For outdoor weddings or funerals 100 attendees are permitted.
For indoor or outdoor weddings or funerals social distancing is still required for persons outside your social circle of 10 people.
Existing Lottery Licenses may be extended upon approval from the Clerk's Department, please contact our office at 705-424-9917 ext 116 for further information. New Lottery Applications are not being accepted at this time.