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

12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety

Tis the season to keep your family safe!  Join the "12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety" - make the Fire Marshal's wish come true for the most fire-safe December ever.  12 tips to keep your family safe this holiday season.  Take a few moments to watch a video to see how quickly fire can consume a building. 

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.

Zorra Now - WInter Edition

Check out the new issue of Zorra Now - lots of great information about upcoming holidays events and Rural Oxford Economic Development!  Visit our Zorra Now page for more info.

Public Information Centre - Proposed Thamesford Fire Station

The Township of Zorra is proposing to construct a new Thamesford Fire Station on property located on the south side of County Road 2 between Stanley Street and Banner Road.

A Public Information Centre (PIC) is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the Beaty Room at Thamesford Library and Resource Centre to present information to the public regarding proposed building design and site plan information. The first portion of the PIC will be an open house that will begin at 6:30 pm with a formal presentation to begin at 7:30 pm. The purpose of the PIC is to communicate to the community the proposed building design and details of this building project.

View more information regarding the PIC 

View proposed floor plan

View proposed site plan

View proposed front elevation

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.

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.

Upcoming Events
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