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Large Item Collection delays in Zorra Township

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024 03:43 PM

Our waste collection operators are experiencing delays for Large Item Collection in Zorra Township. The contractor may not be able to pick up all the large item materials today on the east/west rural roads, including hamlets in Zorra Township. Waste collection operators will be out tomorrow to finish the job, and all acceptable and accessible Large Item materials will be collected by Saturday, April 27, by 4:00 p.m. If your Large Item materials are not collected today, please keep them set out...

Flag notice: National Day of Mourning - 20240428

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024 08:03 AM

Flags will fly at half-mast at all Oxford County facilities on Sunday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning. The National Day of Mourning is dedicated to remembering those affected by work-related tragedies.

On any given day in Canada, three people will die from a job-related fatality, life-altering injury or occupational disease. Even one is too many. Learn more at

2024 Development Charges Background Study public meeting

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 08:24 AM

Oxford County is seeking feedback on its 2024 Development Charges Background Study, a document that sets out how and where our communities grow, the servicing infrastructure needed to support that growth, and the capital costs required to build and sustain it. 

Developers, businesses and residents can review the background study and give feedback through an online comment form, direct email, or at the development charges public meeting that will be held on Wednesday, May 8 at the regular County...

Grand opening of Ingrid’s Place in Plattsville

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 03:04 PM

30-unit development offers affordable housing for seniors

Today, Oxford County Warden Marcus Ryan and the Deputy Warden, Blandford-Blenheim Mayor Mark Peterson, marked the official grand opening of Ingrid’s Place, a 30-unit housing complex in Plattsville that provides much-needed housing for seniors and adds 22 affordable rental units to Oxford County’s growing inventory of affordable housing.

Developed by DKP Realty Holdings, Ingrid’s Place is built on surplus land donated by the Township of...

Council this week: Highlights from the April 24 County Council agenda - 20240424

Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024 09:15 AM

Development charges annual report, Bill 185 and more

County Council meetings are broadcast live at To download the full agenda or view past recordings of council meetings, visit

Development charges annual report

Oxford County collected $5.22 million in development charges in 2023, a decrease of $2.4 million over the previous year, and invested $5.65 million in development charge funds in projects that support growth in our communities,...