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Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA)

November 30, 2023

The Township of Essa is undertaking a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) to evaluate options that would address deficiencies associated with Bridge No. 9 on the 5th Line over the Nottawasaga River. A Public Information Centre was held on December 13, 2023 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. A copy of the presentation materials is now available for viewing.

Notice of Public Meeting - Concerning Proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment (No. Z14/23)

November 29, 2023

Council of the Corporation of the Township of Essa has scheduled a Public Meeting on the 6th day of December 2023, to consider a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment Z14-23 under the Planning Act. The purpose of the Public Meeting is to introduce proposed Amendments to the Zoning By-law in accordance with Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O., c.P.13, and to hear comments and review written submissions from the public and other plan review agencies.

Notice of Public Meeting - 4 Bank St

October 13, 2023

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Essa will hold a Public Meeting on Wednesday the 1st day of November, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. at the Township of Essa Administration Centre, 5786 County Road No. 21, located three (3) kilometres east of Baxter, to consider a Zoning By-law Amendment under the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

ASE set to begin November 2023 in Essa

October 04, 2023

The Township of Essa is set to launch it's Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) Program, a road safety initiative pilot project designed to work jointly with other current speed reduction measures to improve safety in our communities.

Notice of Public Meeting pursuant to the Planning Act

September 29, 2023

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Essa will hold a Public Meeting on Wednesday the 18th day of October, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. at the Township of Essa Administration Centre, 5786 County Road No. 21, located three (3) kilometres east of Baxter, to consider a Zoning By-law Amendment under the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

Notice of Passing - By-law 2023-57

September 25, 2023

Council of the Corporation of the Township of Essa passed By-law No. 2023-57 on the 20th day of September, 2023, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended. The purpose of the By-law is to rezone subject lands (6404 11th Line, Essa) from Agricultural (A) to Agricultural with Special Provisions (A-1).

Zoning By-law Amendment

September 25, 2023

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Essa passed By-law No. 2023-56 on the 20th day of September, 2023, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended. The purpose of the Zoning By-law Amendment is to rezone subject lands (231 Barrie Street, Thornton) from Residential, Low Density, Detached with Special Provisions (R1-41) to Residential, Low Density, Semi-Detached with Special Provisions (R2-11) to allow for residential uses.

Official Plan Amendment No. 40.

September 25, 2023

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Essa has passed By-law No. 2023-55 on the 20th day of September, 2023, under Section 22 of the Planning Act, R.S.O., 1990, c. P. 13, thereby adopting Official Plan Amendment No. 40. The purpose and effect of the Amendment is to change the OP designation from "Commercial" to "Residential. The property known as 231 Barrie Street has recently been granted provisional Consent to sever the existing lot.

Zoning By-law Amendment

September 25, 2023

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Essa passed By-law No. 2023-58 on the 20th day of September, 2023. The purpose and effect of the By-law is to rezone the subject lands (5204 10th Line) from Agricultural (A) to Agricultural with Special Provisions (Z-1) to restrict residential development on the retained lands of a recent severance.

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