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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landfill proposal updates

Walker Environmental Group’s Southwestern Ontario Landfill Proposal

Township of Zorra

Employment Opportunity

The Township of Zorra has an opening for a Recreation and Facilities Manager.  Visit our Employment page for details.

Committee Vacancies

Township of Zorra Council is seeking individuals to fill vacancies on the following committees:

  • Fence Viewers
  • Zorra Recreation Advisory Committee
  • Embro Cemetery Board
  • Zorra Community Policing Committee

Appointments to the committees expire on December 31, 2018.  If you are interested in applying to serve on one or more of the Committees, please contact the Clerk by December 22, 2014.  For more information, contact Clerk, Karen Martin at 519-485-2490 ext 228 or send Karen an email or visit the committee webpage.


Winter Parking Restrictions

Winter parking restrictions are now in effect.  No parking on any street from 1am to 8am.  Set fine is $50.00.

2014 Oxford Stewardship Award

Congratulations to 2014 Oxford Steward Dawn Dennison for her voluntary efforts to help protect the quality of Oxford’s soil, water and air. Zorra residents Ryan and Jayne Green were candidates on the short-list for this award as well.  View full details at Oxford County website.

2014 Municipal Election

The Election Results are in!  Our new Council will be sworn into office on December 1, 2014.  Thank you to everyone who voted in this Election!  Click here for photos of the new CouncilVisit our Election Page for more details.

CO Detectors Now Mandatory in All Ontario Homes

The Ontario Government announced the release of the anticipated Carbon Monoxide Regulations today, following consultation with stakeholders as part of the technical advisory committee process.  The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs was a principle stakeholder in that process.  Read the announcement here.

Kidde Recalls Smoke Alarms

Kidde has recalled residential smoke alarms and combination smoke/CO alarms, models KN-COSM-IBACA, i12010S-CO-CA and i12010S-CA.  Read news release for more information.

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.

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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