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 8,058, with a total land area of 529 square kilometres.

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Walker Environmental Group’s Southwestern Ontario Landfill Proposal

Township of Zorra

It's Time - Vote By Mail Kits are in the mail!

The Municipal Election is on October 27, 2014.  Zorra is once again using the vote-by-mail system for this election.  Voter kits will be mailed out on September 27, 2014.  Watch your mail box for your ballot.  A detailed video on how to complete your ballot is available on Youtube.  Click here for the Vote by Mail Tutorial.  Have your Say in this election!

New Economic Development Officer Announced

The Rural Oxford Economic Development Corporation (ROEDC) Announces New Economic Development Officer, Bernia Wheaton. Read the press release for more information.

Public Skating Starts September 28th!

Embro and Thamesford arenas will both be offering public skating on Sundays from 2-3pm. Adults $2.50, students $2.00.

Tender 2014-14

The Township of Zorra will receive sealed proposals until 11:00am on Friday, October 3, 2014 for Snow Plowing Services including Equipment Operators. Visit our Tender page for further information.

Embro Parkette

Thanks to the Embro Business Association who collaborated with the Township of Zorra to create a beautiful new parkette at the corner of Huron and Commissioner Streets in Embro.  Be sure to stop by and check it out!

Notice of Watermain Flushing

Municipal water systems have been scheduled for flushing as follows:
Embro - October 9, 2014 between 8:00am and 5:00pm
Lakeside - October 6, 2014 between 8:00am and 5:00pm
Thamesford - October 14 to 16, 2014 between 8:00am and 5:00pm
View the information page for more details.

Are you on the Voter's List?

Are you recorded as an eligible elector for the upcoming municipal election?  The List of Electors is now available for viewing at the Municipal Office during regular business hours.  To further assist you, you can submit your request online by completing the online request form or contact the Municipal Clerk’s Office at 519-485-2490 to verify that you are on the list.

Water Conservation Program

Municipal water restrictions are in place from May 1st to September 30th every year.  View the Water Conservation Program notice.

History of Zorra

Zorra Township has been lucky enough to have many dedicated residents working to compile books that capture the rich history of Zorra.  Click here for details on the history books available for purchase.

Save AJ Baker School!

One of Zorra's elementary schools is facing possible closure.  Please do what you can to help. Visit the education section of our website for more information.


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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