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Purchase your 2024 fire permit

Posted on Wednesday, January 03, 2024 02:02 PM

Open-air burning and permits

Township of Severn’s Open-Air Burning By-law regulates the issuing of fire permits, the size of fires and materials you can burn within an open-air fire. Fire permits are required for all outdoor burning in Severn. Fire permits are valid until December 31 of the year the permit is issued. Fire permits purchased in 2023 are now expired. 

We issue two types of fire permits:

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West Street road extension to improve access for residents and emergency services

Posted on Thursday, December 28, 2023 04:09 PM

The West Street extension project will provide a safer approach for road users and also allow for improved access for services in the event of an emergency. The project is funded in part by the Canada Community-Building Fund, a permanent source of federal funding for local infrastructure.

The completion of the approximately 200 metre road extension will offer direct road access to properties on Reinbird Street and eliminate the need for the bridge crossing and any related replacement costs of that...

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Ordering now open for SSEA’s annual tree seedling program

Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 12:19 PM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn and the Severn Sound Environmental Association (SSEA) are working together to provide property owners with low priced, native tree and shrub seedlings for planting in spring 2024. The deadline for orders is Friday, January 12, 2024. Due to the popularity of the program many species sell out quickly. 

Trees provide many benefits and continue to do so year after year.

Benefits include:

  • absorbing carbon and air pollutants
  • buffering noise (traffic, construction, etc.)

Notice of office closure

Notice of December 22 to January 2 holiday office closure

Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2023 11:52 AM

Details of notice

Our Administration Office (1024 Hurlwood Lane, Severn) will be closed on Friday, December 22 at 12:00 p.m. for the holiday season. We will reopen Tuesday, January 2 at 8:30 a.m.

You can visit our website to:

To reach us after...

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Residents are invited to attend the Master Servicing Plan public meeting on December 5

Posted on Monday, December 04, 2023 09:43 AM

Severn is reminding residents of the Public Information Centre (PIC) tomorrow night for the Servicing Master Plan (SMP). Registration is not required as this is a drop-in event. 

All are welcome to attend the PIC scheduled for Tuesday, December 5 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Township's Administration Office (1024 Hurlwood Lane, Severn). 

The event gives the public an opportunity to view information about the SMP project and meet with the study team.

About the Servicing Master Plan

The Servicing...