The Corporation of Norfolk County 2019 Consolidated Financial Statements

Take Notice that Norfolk County’s 2019 Consolidated Financial Statements were presented and approved by Council on July 21, 2020.

A copy of the 2019 Consolidated Financial Statements and/or tax rate information will be made available to any taxpayer or resident of the municipality upon request by contacting:

Andy Grozelle,
Clerk/Manager of Council Services Ext. 1228
Fax: 519-426-8573

Notice of completion of environmental study report

MUNICIPAL CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT                                                                
On Highway 3, Simcoe


Norfolk County has studied alternative solutions for the Cst. John Verral Memorial Bridge on Queensway East (Hwy 3), which spans the Lynn River in the town of Simcoe, Norfolk County. As determined in Phase 2 of the process, the preferred solution is to replace the bridge.

Council Supports Patios

Norfolk County, ON – June 11, 2020 – County Council has taken action to support to local businesses dealing with the fall-out of Covid-19. This week they aided businesses by permitting new and expanded patios. These measures will allow businesses to safely serve their customers when stage two reopening occurs.


Key measures enacted:


  • Streamlined review and approval;
  • Reduced land rental fee to match the reduced capacity approved by the Province;

Boards and Committees – Upcoming Appointments

Norfolk County residents and community members are invited to submit an applications to serve as a volunteer on the following Boards and Committees:

    • Port Dover Secondary Plan Working Group
      Norfolk County is seeking residents who have skills or experience in areas including but not limited to tourism, environment, waterfront, urban design, policy creation or historical knowledge of the area to sit on the Port Dover Secondary Plan Working Group.

Climate Change Adaption Plan Open House

Notice is hereby given that the Norfolk County and WSP Canada Group will host three public open houses to present the project findings and the potential strategies which could be implemented to help adapt for our climate future


Date:    Thursday, Mar. 19, 2020

Time:   6 – 7:30 p.m.

Place:  Port Dover Lions Community Centre

            Lion’s Den Room

           801 St.

Public Meeting – Sunning Hill Drive Reconstruction & Hazel, Ryerse, Glendon & Swan Watermain Replacements, Port Dover

Notice is hereby given that a Public Information Centre (PIC) is scheduled for the road reconstruction of Sunning Hill Drive as well as watermain replacements on Ryerse Crescent, Hazel Street, Glendon Court, Swan Street & Douglas Street in Port Dover in 2020. The reconstruction of Sunning Hill Drive is from Inglewood Drive to Ryerse Crescent. The road reconstruction will include curbs, sidewalks, storm sewers and watermain.


Date:    Wednesday, Feb.

Public Notice of Intention to Adopt the 2020 Tax Supported Operating Budget

TAKE NOTICE THAT Norfolk County Council intends to consider and adopt the Proposed 2020 Tax Supported Operating Budget at its Budget Committee Meeting on January 28th and 29th, 2020.

Time:  9:00 a.m.

Place:  Norfolk County Administration Building, 50 Colborne Street, South, Simcoe, Ontario    N3Y 4H3 (Council Chambers – Second Floor – Talbot Street Entrance)

Moratorium Update

Moratorium Update

Norfolk County, ON – December 18, 2019 – Last evening Norfolk County Council received new information upon water servicing in the urban area of Port Dover. In response, Council has reaffirmed the servicing moratorium in effect for the community.

To keep the public informed upon this issue; Council has authorized the release of portions of confidential documents. This information outlines the concerns around public safety which require a moratorium.

Public Notice of Intention to Adopt Proposed New User Fee By-Law

Annually, Norfolk County reviews fees imposed for services and activities provided to residents including use of property under Norfolk County’s control.  The proposed fees and charges, once adopted, will be utilized in determining the associated revenues for 2020.

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of Norfolk intends to adopt a proposed new User Fee By-Law at its meeting to be held on Tuesday, December 17, 2019.

Date:  Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Time:  3:00 p.m.

Public Notice of Intention to Adopt the 2020 Rate Supported Operating Budget

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of Norfolk County intends to consider & adopt the 2020 Rate Supported Operating Budget at its special council budget meeting on November 19, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Norfolk County Administration Building, 50 Colborne Street, South, Simcoe, Ontario (Council Chambers – Second Floor – Talbot Street Entrance).

Filming in Vittoria

Please be advised that filming for the sixth season of the CBC factual comedy series, Still Standing, will be taking place in Vittoria, Ontario between October 12th and October 16th, 2019

Filming will be taking place in various locations throughout the town, primarily between the hours of 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.  Filming will consist of various interview segments and community events around town, and will culminate with a live comedy show on October 26th. 

Community Meeting

The Norfolk County Planning Department is hosting a community meeting regarding a proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-Law amendment (file number OPNPL2019256/ZNPL2019257), located at 323 St. George Street in Port Dover. Staff are interested in receiving community input on this proposal and answering any questions.

The application proposes to establish a four bedroom rooming house with a detached retail store/potential future residential rental unit. Periodic pop-up events and relief from the minimum required parking provisions are also proposed.

WaterMain Flushing Program Fall 2019

Notice to Residents of Norfolk County

Port Dover – September 16 – October 25

Delhi and Courtland – September 16 – 20

Simcoe – October 15 – November 22

Port Rowan – September 23 – 27

Waterford – September 23 – October 4

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

2020 Monthly Proclamations


Canadians take this time to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation it is today.

Flag Day in Canada commemorates the February 15 1965 inauguration of the Canadian national flag, which features a red maple leaf on a red and white background.