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Oxford County water conservation program begins May 1

Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024 10:36 AM

Alternating outdoor watering days helps conserve groundwater resources during summer months

Oxford County residents are reminded that outdoor watering restrictions are in effect from May 1 to September 30. 

Under the water conservation program (By-law No. 4193-2002), residents may use sprinklers or hose to water their lawns and gardens every other day depending on house address number.

  • Residences with an odd-numbered house address may water on odd days of the month (1, 3, 5, etc.) between the hours of...

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...