Township of Zorra
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Zorra Township is a rural municipality located at the north-west corner of Oxford County.  The Township is comprised of several rural clusters and two serviced villages.  The population of Zorra Township is 8,138, with a total land area of 529 square kilometres.

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Township of Zorra

Now Hiring!

We are hiring a Financial Services Clerk. Visit our Employment Page for more details. Deadline to apply is October 25, 2017. 

We are also seeking a part-time winter maintenance person. Please contact Aden Corcoran 519-485-2490 ext 221 or send him an  email.

Zero Waste Events

Zero Waste Meetings & Event Venues Workshop - November 23, 2017 from 2-4pm at the Quality Hotel & Suites Woodstock. Your event or event venue can be waste free!  Register here for this free session! 

Zero Waste Festivals and Events Workshop - November 23, 2017 from 7-9pm at the Quality Hotel & Suites Woodstock. From festivals to church suppers, learn how to plan your next event to be waste free. Register here for this free session!

Heroes of Zorra Spelling Bee

The annual Heroes of Zorra Spelling Bee is back!  This is an opportunity for elementary students living in Zorra Township to compete for the chance to win cash prizes!  Registration deadline is November 1st and the event will be held on Nov 12th. Visit the Heroes of Zorra website for more info!

Zorra Now

The Fall issue of Zorra Now has been sent out to all properties in Zorra Township. Like always, this issue contains lots of great information about events and stories from around the Township.  Visit our Zorra Now page to view online.

Volunteer & Senior Appreciation Breakfast

Please join us for our Volunteer & Senior Appreciation Breakfast on Friday October 20th 8am-10am at the Embro Zorra Community Centre.  Dine in or Take out!  Wear your red & white to celebrate our Canada 150 themed event.  Please RSVP by email or call 519-485-2490.

ISE Ontario

Do you have a high school student with a passion for travel?  Consider an exchange program through ISE Ontario. Bursaries available for 8 students in Oxford County! Visit ISE website for details.

2017-2018 Waste Management Calendar

Watch your mail box for the new Waste Management Calendar!  If you haven't received one, you can download online at the County of Oxford website.

Thistle Theatre Donations

Consider a charitable donation towards renovations at the Embro Town Hall!  Tax receipt available for a minimum $20 donation. View the donor letter for details.

Canada 150 Events in Zorra

Check your mailbox for Zorra's Canada 150 brochure which outlines all of the activities happening in and around our Township to celebrate Canada's 150th!  Click here to view the brochure online.

Open Air Burn Permit Process

The Township has introduced a Permanent Fire Permit process for open air burning.  This process involves a one-time application which will reduce the effort required to set up permission for an open air burn.  All applications will be reviewed by the Fire Chief and upon approval, the applicant will be able to proceed with open air burns by calling into dispatch directly to report the burn details.  Review application form and conditions for the new permit, then complete your application!  Please note - the process for small recreation burns within a ring or fire pit in backyard has not changed - these types of fires do not require a permit.

Art/Vendors on Display at Township Office

The Township of Zorra is pleased to support local vendors and artists. We are currently displaying Kintore Coffee (available for purchase) and Kintore Custom Hardwoods! Drop by anytime! Contact us if you would like to display your items at our office. 

Public Notice - Oxford County Transportation Master Plan

Oxford County has initiated an update to the 2009 Transportation Master Plan (TMP) to help guide the County’s transportation programs and investments for the next 20 years and beyond. Comments welcome. Click here for more information.

Update on Walker Landfill Proposal

JMCC (Joint Municipal Coordinating Committee) Responds to Province's decision on Walker Southwestern Landfill Proposal.  Visit the JMCC website for full details.

Regular office hours for the Township of Zorra are:

Monday to Friday

8:30am to 4:30pm

Office closed on weekends and Statutory Holidays.

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