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For all media inquiries, please contact Norfolk County's Corporate Communications Department.

Corporate Communications
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Phone: 519-420-9345
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Media releases

Update and clarification on the “NORFOLK” sign

During the most recent Panorama event, Norfolk County introduced a new sign to assist with tourism, branding, place-making, and revenue-generating efforts. The new “NORFOLK” sign was met with mixed emotions and feedback from the community, and various questions arose.

Council completes 2024 budget process

Norfolk County Council has completed its 2024 budget process. The process concluded with Budget Committee review of the Proposed 2024 Levy Supported Operating Budget on January 10 and 11. Council finalized the Capital and Rate Budgets in October and November 2023, respectively. The Levy budget is not final until ratified by Council on January 24, 2024.

Norfolk County ready for winter conditions

Now that winter is officially here, Norfolk County is reminding residents about snow clearing, winter parking, and tips for staying informed during winter weather. 

County to unveil new ‘NORFOLK’ sign at Panorama

Norfolk County will debut its new, illuminated “NORFOLK” sign at the historic Simcoe Panorama later this month.  

This radiant display, provided through the Norfolk County Economic Development Department, is set to be revealed December 23 at 5:30 p.m. beside the Holiday Gazebo in Wellington Park.  

Save on 2024 dog tags

Norfolk County dog owners, now is the time to purchase a 2024 licence tag for your furry friend. 

All dogs in the municipality are required to be licensed each year. Failure to do so could result in fines being issued to the owners of untagged dogs under Animal Care and Control By-Law 2014-46. 

Book your holiday party with Norfolk County this year

If your family or company needs a space for a holiday party, Norfolk County has plenty of options. From Port Dover to Port Rowan, Simcoe to St. Williams, community halls and multipurpose rooms are located across the municipality. There are many different sizes of facilities and locations to choose from. 

Norfolk Arenas now LiveBarn Venues

Norfolk County is pleased to announce a new collaboration with LiveBarn Inc. as the official video streaming provider starting November 18. 

Remembrance Day in Norfolk

Norfolk County will join Canadians across the country on Remembrance Day in paying tribute to the courage and sacrifice of those who served and continue to serve our country during times of war, military conflict, and peace.

Norfolk celebrates World Town Planning Day

Each year, on November 8, World Town Planning Day recognizes and promotes the role of planning in creating livable and vibrant communities. Over 30 countries worldwide recognize this annual event. 

Bridge Project now complete

The Bridge Project, located on Norfolk County Road 45, is now complete. Situated close to Langton between Highway 59 and East Quarter Line Road, the new bridge is a single-lane prefabricated modular panel bridge 5.7 metres wide and has a life span of between 50 and 75 years.