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Oxford County proposes new Backflow Prevention By-law

Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023 09:26 AM

The program adds another tier to the multi-barrier approach, which safeguards the municipal drinking water supply

Oxford County is seeking feedback on its proposed Backflow Prevention Program (BPP). Under normal operating conditions, water flows from the municipal drinking water system into homes and businesses through private service connections. Backflow events can occur when a change in pressure causes water to reverse this direction of flow (backflow) and travel from a private service...

New flashing lights installed at intersection OR 59/33

Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 03:15 PM


Oxford County has now installed flashing red lights on the stop signs on Oxford Rd 33, at the intersection of Oxford Road 59.

Oxford County carried out an intersection control feasibility review at the intersection of Oxford Road 59 and 33 in 2021 and also carried out an all-way stop warrant analysis in December 2022 based on collision occurrences. This analysis recommended intersection improvements, including a speed reduction to 60km/hr; an all-way stop; and installation of flashing red...

Waste Management Facility will be closed on Saturday, January 14

Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 09:54 AM

One-day closure is needed to complete installation of new scale and scale house 

Please be advised that Oxford County’s Waste Management Facility will be closed to the public on Saturday, January 14, as crews work to complete installation and changeover to a new scale and scale house at the Salford Road site.

The newly constructed 80’ scale is designed to improve traffic flow by separating incoming and outgoing loads. Oxford County weighs all vehicles that enter and exit the Waste...

Council this Week: Highlights from the January 11 County Council agenda - 20230111

Posted on Friday, January 06, 2023 04:25 PM

2023 Budget, opioid exposure and prevention policy, and more

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


2023 Business Plans and Budget        

County Council will be asked to approve the updated 2023 Business Plans and Budget on January 11. The proposed 2023 budget, which has been updated to reflect...

Holiday hours for County services

Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 02:08 PM

Holiday hours will impact administrative offices for the Oxford County Administration Building, Human (Social) Services, and Provincial Offences Administration Building (POA)

Please note the following changes to regular operating hours that are in effect from December 26–30, 2022.

For regular operating hours, please visit If you have an after-hours emergency, call 1-800-755-0394 and listen for instructions for emergency calls. 

Please note Oxford...