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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The Township of Zorra is accepting bids for the following tenders/proposals:

2018-02 - Granular M Gravel Application - closing date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 12:00 noon

2018-03 - Gravel Crushing and Screening - closing date: Tuesday,February 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Details for both items are available on our tender page.

March Break Day Camp!

Offering March Break Day Camp for ages 4-10 at Embro-Zorra Community Centre. Before and after care available. Register now! View camp flyer here. Registration forms available here.  Questions? View our FAQ here.

Fire Safety

In the wake of a fatal fire in Oshawa, ON on Monday, January 8, 2018, Zorra Fire & Emergency Services wants to remind the public to make sure that they have working smoke alarms on every storey of their home and outside all sleeping areas, and have practiced a home fire escape plan with everyone in their home. View the full notice here.

4-H Club in Zorra!

If you are interested in cows, agriculture, and having lots of fun, please come check out our 4-H club! New members welcome. Click here for more info and contacts.

Zorra Launches New Brand!

Zorra Township - December 20, 2017: The Township of Zorra publicly launched its new look and brand, “Doing Our Part” at its Council meeting this week as part of its plan to position the township for a successful future. Read the news release here.

Beachville Museum Job Opportunity

The Beachville District Museum is seeking a full-time  Curator/Manager! Application Deadline is February 2, 2018. View Job description and application details here.

Procedural By-law Notice

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Zorra, at its meeting to be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., proposes to adopt revisions to its Council Procedural By-law for governing the calling, place and proceedings of Council meetings and to provide public notice of such Council meetings. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers, Township Office. Written comments will be accepted until January 10, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Visit our public notice page for full details.

Zorra Recreation Advisory Committee

The Township Council is seeking one individual to serve on the Zorra Recreation Advisory Committee (ZRAC).   To apply you MUST be a Zorra Resident. Apply by January 19, 2018. View full details here.

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

The Township is seeking seasonal workers for March Break and Summer Day Camp positions. Volunteer opportunities also available for kids under 16 years of age - which may lead into future employment opportunities!  Application deadline is February 2, 2018. Visit our employment page for details.

Winter Zorra Now

Check your mailbox for the newest issue of Zorra Now. Loads of information about events around the community as well as contact information for local user groups! Visit our Zorra Now Page to read it 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 pottery from A Pair of Potters, Kintore Coffee, Kintore Custom Hardwoods, Harrington 2018 Calendars, and a beautiful wall clock made for us by Russnor Designs. Drop by anytime! Contact us if you would like to display your items at our office. 

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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