Notice of Public Meeting – Booth’s Harbour Non Municipal Drinking Water System

Notice is hereby given that a Public Information Centre (PIC) is scheduled to provide information regarding the potential upgrades to the Booth’s Harbour Non Municipal Drinking Water System. The upgrades would include Aylmer Street, Park Street, Bayview Ave, Lakeview Crescent, Bee Street, Oko Street and Bluewater Ave.

Date:    Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time:   6:00pm – 7:00pm


 Date:  Monday, April 29, 2019
 Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

 Place:  St.

WaterMain Flushing Program Spring 2019

Notice to Residents of Norfolk County

Port Dover – April 1 to May 10

Courtland – April 1 to April 5

Simcoe – April 8 to May 15

Port Rowan – April 8 to April 12

Waterford – April 15 to April 26

Delhi – April 29 to May 10

Commencing on approximately 8:00 a.m., Norfolk County will be cleaning the watermains in the above mentioned Water Distribution Systems.

Notice of Public Meeting – Proposed New Development Charges By-Law for Norfolk County

TAKE NOTICE THAT Pursuant to the Development Charges Act, S.O. 1997, Chapter 27, a Public Meeting will be held by the Council of the Corporation of Norfolk County to provide information and receive comments from the Public on a Proposed New Development Charges By-Law for Norfolk County on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Norfolk County Administration Building, 50 Colborne Street, South, Simcoe, Ontario.

Sewer Main Flushing Program 2019


Please be advised that Sewer Technologies Inc. has been hired to work on behalf of Norfolk County to flush and inspect our municipal Sanitary sewer mains.

This work is to start February 25, 2019 in the town of Waterford.

The work is scheduled to begin at 7:30 am and be completed by 4:00 pm each weekday.

Sewer Technologies Inc. will be flushing the sewer mains and then follow up with an assessment of the sanitary sewer mains by using a video camera to inspect their condition.

Upcoming Appointments to Norfolk County Boards and Committees

Norfolk County residents are invited to submit an Application to serve as a volunteer on our Boards and Committees.

Norfolk County is specifically recruiting for the following Boards and Committees:

Recreation Facility Advisory Board (RFAB)

  • RFAB provides leadership and advice to County Council with respect to the development of a multi-use recreation facility.

Notice of Study Completion – Port Dover Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall Improvements

Norfolk County, through their consultant K. Smart Associates Limited has completed a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) study to replace the outfall piping for the Port Dover wastewater treatment plant between New Lakeshore Road and the Lake Erie shoreline.  In order to ensure suitable outfall depth for wastewater treatment plant upgrades and provide safer access along the outfall for maintenance purposes, Norfolk County intends to proceed with the design and construction of Alternative No.

Long Point Causeway and Bridge Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

Rehabilitation of the Long Point Causeway from Lakeshore Road to Erie Boulevard, including the replacement of the Long Point Causeway Bridge over Big Creek.

Norfolk County and their consultant Parson Inc., has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for the rehabilitation of the Long Point Causeway, from Lakeshore Road to Erie Boulevard, as well as the replacement of the Long Point Causeway Bridge over Big Creek.  The study is being undertaken to address deteriorating road and bridge conditions, as well as transportation needs along the Causeway. 

2019 Monthly Proclamations

Saturday April 06th, 2019 – “Gift From The Heart” Day

Registered Dental Hygienists across Canada will open their hearts and clinics to provide oral health care to the public who may be financially unable to receive dental hygiene care or who have difficulty accessing dental hygiene treatment; at no cost.
For more information website

7th – 13th – National Volunteer Week
National Volunteer Week (NVW) pays tribute to the millions of Canadian volunteers who graciously donate their time and energy



Special Closed Session Meeting of Council: Project Norplex

A Special Closed Session Meeting of Council regarding Project Norplex has been scheduled for September 18, 2018. An agenda for the meeting with be posted on the Norfolk County website the Friday preceding the meeting. The agenda will be found at this link:

The meeting will be held on September 18, 2018 at 9am-12noon at the Simcoe Recreation Centre – Dogwood and Norfolk Rooms.

To stay up to date with meetings of Council, please check the Meeting Calendar.

Lifting of Ban on Fires

The ban on open air fires in Norfolk County is now lifted.

As a reminder all open air burning must comply with Regulating Setting of Fires By-Law 2016-72 .

Please monitor the media for further information.

If you have any requests regarding this notice please contact Fire & Rescue Services Division Administration Headquarters at 519 426-4115.




Please be advised that the Province of Ontario has approved the following amendments to Norfolk County’s Vacant Unit Rebate Program effective January 1, 2018:

  • For applications based on the 2017 taxation year the rebate remains status quo at 33%.
  • For applications based on the 2018 taxation year the rebate will be reduced to 16.5%.
  • The rebate program will be eliminated for taxation years 2019 and beyond

Norfolk County is working on revising the Vacant Unit Rebate application form to include these changes and will make them available on the website soon. 


(Under the Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O.18)

TAKE NOTICE THAT on March 27, 2018 the Council of The Corporation of Norfolk County passed the following By-Law to designate a property under the Ontario Heritage Act:

By-Law 2018-26 which designates the building known as the McCall/Kinney Residence, located at 176 Townline Street, St. Williams, ON, legally described as Part Lot 10, Block 2, Plan 32B, Norfolk County, as being of Cultural Heritage Value and Interest.

Official Plan Review Drop In Open House

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 – 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Simcoe Talbot Street Arena Multi-Purpose Room (10 Talbot Street North, Simcoe)

Public and stakeholder input has shaped the Official Plan Policy Review and we have heard many comments and ideas on how to strengthen what makes Norfolk a great place to live, work and visit since the Official Plan Review began in 2015. In June 2017, Council approved the draft Amendments to the Official Plan for submission to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs for the mandatory review period.