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Commercial vehicle load restriction initiative

OPP partners with Severn and area municipalities in Load Restriction Initiative

Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 09:37 AM

Orillia, Ontario: The Orillia detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be conducting a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Load Restriction Initiative in partnership with the Townships of Severn, Oro-Medonte, Ramara, the City of Orillia, and County of Simcoe, in response to Reduced Load Periods on local roadways.  This initiative has commenced and will continue until the beginning of May.

During the spring thaw, all local municipalities and the County have load restriction by-laws that...

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Notice of holiday office closure

Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 10:04 AM

Details of notice

Our Administration Office and all facilities will be closed on Friday, April 15 and Monday, April 18 in observance of the holiday. We will reopen Tuesday, April 19 at 8:30 a.m. To reach us after hours, please call Public Works at 1-855-527-8841. Council and staff are wishing everyone a safe and happy long weekend. 

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Notice of watermain flushing for Coldwater

Notice of watermain flushing in Coldwater

Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 02:05 PM

Notice details

Watermain flushing will be taking place in Coldwater starting Wednesday, April 13 through to Thursday, April 14 during the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Some discolouration of water or intermittent drops in water pressure may result from the flushing. 

Once the water has cleared and is no longer discoloured, you can resume all regular activities, including drinking. Drinking small quantities of discoloured water does not present a health concern. 

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Notice of nominations for the 2022 Municipal Election

Notice of nominations

Posted on Friday, April 08, 2022 10:22 AM

Severn, Ontario: Municipal Elections will be held in October 2022. The term of office will be November 15, 2022 to November 14, 2026.

Notice is hereby given that as of May 2, 2022 nominations may be filed in person, or by an agent, in the Clerk’s Office (1024 Hurlwood Lane, Severn) during normal office hours prior to Nomination Day, or on Nomination Day being Friday, August 19, 2022 between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

Nominations must be submitted on the prescribed form and must include:

  • endorsement...

Township of Severn Noise By-law amended April 6

Noise By-law amended April 6 to remove firearm restrictions

Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2022 12:00 PM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn reviewed the recently enacted Noise By-law at the April 6 meeting of Council and has now removed all restrictions governing firearms within the Township. 

The amended Noise By-law is available on our website and will regulate certain noise in the Township, including:

  • stereo systems, electronic sound-emitting devices radios, boom boxes
  • construction vehicle or construction equipment
  • power or lawn maintenance equipment
  • excessive noise

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