Special Closed Session Meeting of Council: Project Norplex

A Special Closed Session Meeting of Council regarding Project Norplex has been schedule 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: http://www.norfolkcounty.ca/government/agendas-minutes/2018-agendasminutes/

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.

Property for Sale

Norfolk County is selling the following properties:

  • 161 Wellington Street, Delhi, approximately 18,731 sq. ft.
  • 509 Fisher’s Glen Road, Vittoria, (former Vittoria Scout Hut) approximately 10,500 sq. ft.
  • 1120 Bay Street, Port Rowan, approximately 24,000 sq. ft.

Property information can be obtained by contacting:

Lydia Harrison, Realty Services Coordinator

Ext. 1323

Email: lydia.harrison@norfolkcounty.ca

Offers to purchase can be submitted through a Registered Real Estate Broker or Sales Representative and will be received until Friday September 7, 2018.

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. 

Long Point – Water Hauler

Public Works has only received confirmation from one water hauler that has equipment that will provide services to Long Point.

  • Trickett’s Water Service 519-429-9716

At this point, no other service providers have made contact with Public Works to have their information shared on our website.

Water Restrictions for 2018

For the residents of Courtland, Delhi, Port Dover, Port Rowan, Simcoe, St. Williams and Waterford
From May 15, 2018 to September 15, 2018.

Norfolk County would like to remind Residents to limit their outdoor use of water to the following times:
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Water on
Odd Calendar Days
Water on
Even Calendar Days

If your address is an odd number

If your address is an even number




(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.

Sanitary Sewer Flushing Program Summer 2018


Please be advised that Sewer Technologies Inc. has been hired to work on behalf of Norfolk County to flush and inspect our municipally owned sanitary sewers.

They will start CCTV inspections in Waterford commencing May 21, 2018.

They will start Flushing Simcoe sewer infrastructure commencing May 28, 2018.

The work is scheduled to begin at 7:00 am and be completed by 5:00 pm each weekday.

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.

Long Point Causeway and Bridge Municipal Class Environmental Assessment – Notice of Commencement


Notice of Study Commencement

 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. 


Norfolk County is selling the following property:

  • 161 Wellington Street, Delhi, approximately 18,731 sq. ft.

Property information can be obtained by contacting:

Lydia Harrison, Property Management Coordinator
519-426-5870, Ext. 1323
Email:  lydia.harrison@norfolkcounty.ca

Offers to purchase can be submitted through a Registered Real Estate Broker or Sales Representative.

2018 Monthly Proclamations

Monday August 6, 2018 – CIVIC HOLIDAY


  • Commemorates the first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada who was appointed in 1791.




Robinson Administration Building – Access

The following locations have moved to the Norfolk County Robinson Administration Building located at the new Simcoe Corporate Centre at 185 Robinson Street in Simcoe.

Ground Floor

  • Provincial Offences Office
  • Ontario Court of Justice
  • Corporate Support Services

Second Floor

  • Development and Cultural Services
  • Building and By-Law
  • Community Planning
  • Heritage and Culture
  • Tourism and Economic Development

Third Floor

  • Human Resources and Staff Development

Parking lot access is off of Queen St.