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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The Township of Zorra is looking for volunteers from Thamesford & Area to assist with the Wall of Recognition Event at the Beaty Room.  If you are interested, please contact Karen Martin by email call or 519-485-2490 ext. 228 by July 30, 2015.

Memorial Tree Signs

The Township will be hosting an unveiling event for the new Memorial Tree Signs which will be held on Friday, July 10 at 9:30am at the Grace Patterson Park, 10:30am at the Embro Pond and 11:30am at the Harrington Conservation Area (Rain Date: July 17).  Councillors will ‘cut the ribbon’ to officially welcome the signs to each park.  EVERYONE WELCOME!!! Coffee and Cookies to be provided.

Jack Broadfoot - 2015 Ontario Senior of the Year Award Recipient!

For further information see Zorra's award page here.

Aggregate Policy Review

The Township of Zorra and the County of Oxford have initiated a review of policies and provisions related to Aggregate Extraction (Sand and Gravel Pits and Quarries).  As part of this review, a Public Open House was held on April 14, 2015. View all information here.  In addition, two surveys were made available for residents and operators of Oxford County to comment on the Aggregate Policy Review. The survey period ended on June 21, 2015.  For more information, please contact Jennifer Huff at 519-539-9800 ext 3219 or by email.  

Thamesford Outdoor Pool

The 2015 pool season is here and the pool is open.  Now is the time to sign up for summer swimming lessons.  Visit the recreation section of our website for more information!

Andrew's Legacy

Raising awareness and money to buy AED's for all sports fields where children could possibly die playing a sport they love, in the name of Andrew Stoddart.  Visit the Facebook page for more information.

Water Conservation Program

Water conservation program in effect from May 1st to September 30th. This applies to all water systems owned by Oxford County and regulates the external use of water.  View full details here.

Notice of Passing of an Interim Control By-law

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Zorra has adopted an Interim Control By-law 2015-05, under Zoning By-law 35-99, as amended, on the 13th day of January, 2015, in accordance with the provisions of Section 38 of the Planning Act, 1990., c. P. 13, as amended. Appeal deadline was March 16, 2015. Click here 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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