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It's time to change your clocks and batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

Posted on Monday, March 08, 2021 08:30 AM

Severn, Ontario: Clocks will spring forward one hour at 2 a.m. on March 14 and Severn Fire and Emergency Services recommends that you install new batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when you change your clocks.

"For smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to do their job, they need to have working batteries. Once a year, old batteries should be replaced with new ones. When you change your clocks on March 14, we want you to take the time to install new batteries in all alarms."

Notice of seasonal load restrictions

Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2021 01:00 PM

Please take notice that seasonal load restrictions will begin on March 8.

The Seasonal Load Restrictions By-law restricts loads on most Township roads to a maximum of five tonnes per axle. This helps protect the structural integrity of our roads during spring thaw when road damage is most likely to occur.

The restrictions will be in effect until May 2. Learn more about seasonal load restrictions and exemptions.

Proclamation to designate March 2021 as It Starts Month

Posted on Monday, March 01, 2021 08:30 AM

WHEREAS inclusion, acceptance and equity are important approaches to the diversity of residents living in any community, especially in our growing and changing region; and

WHEREAS March 21 is recognized as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination; and

WHEREAS the Simcoe County Local Immigration Partnership is a community partnership focused on the development of settlement strategies for newcomers. These strategies bring together and support service delivery...

Township of Severn initiates online activities to engage residents during COVID-19

Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021 08:30 AM

Severn, Ontario: As COVID-19 continues to progress and residents are urged to remain physically distanced, the Township of Severn has launched a series of monthly challenges on social media to engage residents, build community ambassadorship, and celebrate the spirit of all that is Severn.

Beginning in January with the Severn Snowman challenge and coasting into February with the Heart of Severn challenge, monthly themes—including those to come—are designed by the Culture and Recreation Advisory Committee...

Notice of Special Planning and Development Committee Meeting

Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2021 08:30 AM

Official Plan Review

Please take notice that the Council for The Corporation of the Township of Severn will be holding a Special Meeting of the Planning and Development Committee under Section 17 and Section 26(3)(b) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.P. 13 as amended, to inform the public of the Township’s intent to review its Official Plan.

The Special Planning and Development Committee Meeting is being held in accordance with the requirements of Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.P. 13 as amended,...