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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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​​​​Contact Us


Administration Centre

Phone Line: 705-424-9917
TTY:  705-424-5302
​Building Department
  • Building  Permits & Inspections
Extension 128
Direct inquiries to
amarshall@essatownship.on.ca​
​CAO's Office
​Extension 105
Direct inquiries to apiskopos@essatownship.on.ca
Clerk's Department
  • Council Meetings
  • Lottery Licensing
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Commissioning Documents



Extension 116
Direct inquiries to kpascoe@essatownship.on.ca
  • ​Business Licensing
  • Sign Permits

Extension 101
Direct inquiries to ahutchins@essatownship.on.ca
  • By-law Enforcement Related Issues
  • Parking
  • Canine Control (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)​
​Effective December 1, 2020 the Township of Essa no longer offers after hours canine transportation​.  If a dog is found by residents after hours, we kindly request that you contact the Alliston and District Humane Society to surrender the dog or contact the Essa Administration Centre Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm at (705) 424-9917.

Extension 122

Direct complaints to bylaw@essatownship.on.ca
 





​Economic Development
E​xtension 109
​Planning & Development
  • Planning
  • Zoning
  • Severance
  • Committee of Adjustment
  • Official Plan
​Extension 104
Direct inquiries to
planning@essatownship.on.ca
​Public Works
  • ​Water & Sewer Accounts (Inquiries & Billing)
  • Road Maintenance
  • Winter Control
  • Streetlights
​Garbage/Recycling Collections(County of Simcoe)

MUNICIPAL WATER AND SANITARY SEWER

Business Hours:
Afterhours Emergency Services:

Extension 127

Direct inquiries to ddollmaier@essatownship.on.ca




705-735-6901


Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA)
1-866-775-7712
1-888-363-9311
Recreation
  • ​Recreation Programs
  • Facility Bookings

​Extension 107
Direct inquiries to bwhite@essatownship.on.ca​​
Taxes
  • ​Property Taxes
  • Property Assessments
Extension 106
Direct inquiries to jlamers@essatownship.on.ca

Council

Mayor Sandie Macdonald
smacdonald@essatownship.on.ca
705-424-6844
Deputy Mayor Michael Smith
msmith@essatownship.on.ca
705-305-8446
Pieter Kiezebrink​, Councillor Ward 1
pkiezebrink@essatownship.on.ca​
705-305-5027
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Councillor Ward 2, Henry Sander
hsander@essatownship.on.ca
705-279-4992
Councillor Ward 3, Ron Henderson
rhenderson@essatownship.on.ca
705-424-2850

​Fire Department

Phone: 705-424-5828
Fax 705-424-4185​

​Station 1

3 Robert Street
Thornton ON    L0L 2N0

​Station 2

135 King Street
Angus ON    L0M 1B0

​Arenas / Recreation Centres

​Angus Recreation Centre

8529 County Road 10
Angus ON L0M 1B2
Phone: 705-424-9303

​Thornton Recreation Centre

246 Barrie Street
Thornton ON L0L 2N0
Phone: 705-458-9153

​Essa Public Libraries

​Angus Branch

8505 County Road 10, Unit 1
Angus ON  L0M 1B1
Phone: 705-424-6531
Fax: 705-424-5512

​Thornton Branch

34 Robert Street
Thornton ON L0L 2N0
Phone: 705-458-2549

​OPP ​

​Nottawasaga OPP Detachment
OPP Non Emergency
OPP Non Emergency from Cell
Emergency
​705-434-1939
1-888-310-1122
*OPP
9-1-1