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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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​​​​​By-laws

The following is a listing of frequently visited by-laws:

Business, Signs & Parking By-laws​

2018-34 Election Signs

2011-20 Business Lice​nsing (Office Co​nsolidation)

2006-48 - Transient Traders - Prohibition

2008​-15 Sign By-law

2013-49 - Signs Amendment

2005-96 - Parking (Office Consolidation)​

2004-22 - Disabled Parking

77-06 - Retail Business Holidays

Canine Control

2006-18 Canine Control - Consolida​ted

2006-64 - Dog Control Amendment

2007-53 - Breeding of Dogs

2007-58 - Breeding of Dogs Amendment

Council Related

2017-77 Procedural By-law - CONSOLI​DATED

​​2013-53 - Council Remuneration

Land Related

2015-11 Roads Entrances Boulevards

2012-12 - Fortification of Land

2019-84 Fill Bylaw

2020-51 Litteri​ng ​B​y-law

Property Related

2017-40 - Fences

2006-37- Property Identification Number - Municipal Addressing

2006-50 - Untid​y Lot

2008-07 - Property St​andards

2003-50 - Zoning By-la​w

Purchasing

2017-24 - Procurement and Acquisition

Smoking Related

2018-93 Cannabis Prohibition

2002-08 - Smoking

2002-07 - Smoking in the Workplace

2011-62 - Smoking Prohibited on Municipal Properties and Parks

Taxes

2020-44 - 2020 BIA Tax Rate

2020-45 - 2020 Tax Rates​​

2019-14 - 2019 Levy and Collection of Interim Tax

2018-52 - 2018 Tax Rates

2018-55 - BIA 2018 Tax Rates

Water Services & Infrastructure

1996-58 - Connect to Water

2011-56 - Watering - Municipal Watering System

2006-79 - Water Connections - Thornton

2006-54 - Capital Costs Payable - Thornton Water

2019-18 Water an​d Sewer Fees  (Repeals 2016-50)

2015-18 - Regulation of Discharge of Sewage, Storm Water and Land Drainage into Municipal Infrastructure

Other By-laws of Interest

2007-30 Angu​s BIA- CONSOLIDATED (Includes Amendments)

2015-92 - Open Air Burn By-law -CONSOLIDATED (Includes Amendments)

2016-07 - Fire Marque By-law & 2016-07 Fire Marque Agreement (Fire/Insurance)

2009-16 -​ Donation Bins

2007-48 Fishing Access​ Passes - Consolidated

2007-82 - Firearms

2018-47 Noise By-law - Conso​lidated

2005-24 - Off-Road Vehicles Prohibited

2005-23 - Snowmobiles

2020-52 Parks Use By-law

​If you would like a copy of a By-law or if you cannot find a specific By-law, contact the Clerk's Office.