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 8,125, 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

Rental Ice available at Embro Arena

The ice season has been extended at Embro arena and there is ice available for rental.  Click here for details.

Emergency Preparedness Week 2014 is May 4-10

Are you prepared for an emergency?  Ontario Fire Marshall and Emergency Management Ontario’s theme this year is “I am ready. We are ready.” The theme reinforces the importance of individual preparedness with the need to support community resiliency. Create an Emergency Preparedness Action Plan and track how many Zorra residents become involved.  Visit the Be Prepared website for more information.

Caution - Light Bulb Dangers

Misuse of CFL light bulbs can create fire dangers.  Visit our Fire Services webpage for details.

Health Information Advisory

Oxford County Public Health & Emergency Services issues annual health information advisories to reaffirm the safety of municipal drinking water systems while raising awareness of health considerations for some residents. Visit the County of Oxford website for details.

Request for Proposal - Simulcast Digital Two-Way Communication System

The Oxford County Rural Fire Services is accepting proposals for the professional engineering, consulting, and supply/construction of a County-wide emergency radio system.  Click here to review the Request for Proposal.

Are you on the Voter's List?

MPAC has partnered with municipalities and school boards to launch a new website that allows potential electors to confirm and update their information (citizenship and residency) in a few easy steps.  Visit the new website now and make sure you are on the list!  View this youtube video for instructions.

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Notice of Water Main Flushing

The County of Oxford is preparing for water main flushing in our Township as follows:

Embro - Thursday April 10th between 8:00am and 5:00pm - view Embro notice

Lakeside - Tuesday April 22nd between 8:00am and 5:00pm - View Lakeside notice

Thamesford - Monday April 7th to Wednesday April 9th between 8:00am and 5:00pm - view Thamesford notice

Zorra History Book

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.


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.

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