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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

All Council meetings will be held electronically until further notice. Meetings will be live streamed to the Township of Essa's Youtube Channel .

Township of Essa > Municipal Office > Forms


For your convenience, listed below are forms which can be downloaded and printed:

Building / Planning and Development

Application for Permit to Construct or Demolish
Fence Permit Application
Sewer Service Connection Permit Application
Water C​onnection Permit Application

Planning and Development​

Consent Application
Minor Varia​nce Application
Official Plan Amendment Application
Pre-Consultation​ Form
Site Plan A​pplication
Zoning By-law Amendment Application

​Clerk's Department

Closed Meeting​ Investigation Form  
Congratulatory Certificate from Mayor
Code of Conduct Complaint Form
Delegation Request Form - (to speak to Council)
Dog License Application
Lottery Licensing Eligibility Application
Lottery Licensing - Break Open T​icket Application
Lottery Licensing - Break Open Ticket Report
Lottery Licensing - Raffle Application
Lottery Licensing - Raffle Licensing Reports
Marriage Lice​​nce Application
Municipal Grant Application
Municipal Freedom of Information Request Form
Sign Permit Application
Directional Sign Permit​ Application

Business Licensing Application 

General Business License Application/Renewal Form
Adult Entertainment 
Exotic Animal
Catering Truck
Kennel and Breeding 
Recreational Facilities & ​Public Amusement Application
Salvage ​Yard
Taxi ​Cab
Taxi Cab Drivers
Tow Tr​uck
Tow Truck Drivers

Finance Department

Pre-Authorized Payment P​lan - Tax Payments
Pre-Authorized Payment Plan -  Water and Sewer Payments
Request for Cancellation of Pre-Authorized Payment Plan
Electronic Fund Transfer ​Form

Fire Department​

Home Fire Safety Checklist English -French - Arabic

Parks and Recreation

Adopt-A-Park Group Volunteer Agreement Form
Adopt-A-Park Individual Volunteer Agreem​ent Form
Facility Booking Request Form
Program Registration Form
Volunteer F​orm-CIT
Commemorative Bench Program Applic​ation
Sport Field Rental Request For​m


Public Works

9-1-1 Sign Permit Application
Entrance Permit Application
Moving-Heavy Load Permit Application Essa
Road Occup​ancy Application 2020