Notice of Election – Simcoe BIA – Voting and Candidate Information

Simcoe BIA Voting and Candidate Information Package


Simcoe BIA Election – June 17 to June 24


Simcoe ON – June 14, 2019 – The election for the Simcoe Business Improvement Area (BIA) Board of Directors will commence next week. Following the nomination period of June 2 to June 7, nominations are now closed for Board positions on the Simcoe BIA. The Norfolk County Council Services Department received and confirmed 15 nominations as candidates for the 8 Board positions.

Notice of Election – Simcoe BIA

Nominations are open for Board positions on the Simcoe BIA. Norfolk County encourages all eligible business owners in the BIA district to submit name(s) of those they would like to represent them. Election notices will be delivered to BIA Businesses the week of June 2 to June 7.

Nominations are currently open and will close at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 10th. Voting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 17th and continue until noon on Monday, June 24th.


The Corporation of Norfolk County intends to control noxious weeds, and woody brush along roadside guide rails and guide cables using Roundup WeatherMAX with Transorb 2 Technology Liquid Herbicide, active ingredient: Glyphosate, present as potassium salt.   Pest Control Product (PCP) Registration Number: 27487 under Pest Control Products Act Canada and Garlon XRT, active ingredient: triclopyr, present as butoxyethyl ester …. 755 g/L Emulsifiable Concentrate, Pest Control Product (PCP) Registration Number: 28945 under Pest Control Products Act Canada.

Upcoming Appointments to the Norfolk County Climate Change Adaptation Committee

Norfolk County residents are invited to submit an Application to serve as a volunteer on the Norfolk County Climate Change Adaptation Committee.

The committee will advise and assist County Council in developing and implementing a Norfolk County climate change adaptation plan.

There are three positions on the committee for community members with experience or expertise in climate change adaptation, climate change mitigation, environmental science, sustainable development, utilities/energy management, resource conservation or agriculture.

2019 Monthly Proclamations


Many communities across the province pay tribute to seniors by observing Senior’s Month. This provides an excellent opportunity to recognize senior men and women who make a viable contribution to society.

United Empire Loyalist Day is an opportunity to reflect on the tradition of the Loyalists and the resources and achievements they have brought to our land.
A flag raising takes place at Governor Simcoe Square annually to celebrate the day.

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.

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.