City of Orillia to Host MCR Open House on December 1

Posted on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 03:05 PM

Severn, Ontario:  The City of Orillia is in the early stages of completing a Technical Evaluation for Settlement Area Boundary Expansion to accommodate its growth needs to the year 2051. The City’s project team is currently working to determine the most suitable areas for expansion in the Focused Study Area and  is hosting  a Settlement Area Boundary Expansion Virtual Open House on December 1, 2021 from 6 - 8 p.m. 

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Notice of public meeting

Posted on Thursday, November 11, 2021 01:51 PM

Proposed by-law to increase building permit and pool fence fees

Please take notice that the Township of Severn will hold a public meeting in accordance with the provisions of the Building Code Act, 1992, S.O. 1992,c 23 Section 7(6) and Division C Part of the 2012 Building Code to consider amending and increasing the current building permit and pool fee schedule.

Details of the fee review and justification for the proposed fee increases will be available on our website. You can also

Beat the silent killer: Prevent carbon monoxide in your home

Posted on Monday, November 01, 2021 12:00 PM

Severn, Ontario: Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1 to 7, and Severn Fire and Emergency Services reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually.

"In Ontario, more than 65% of injuries and deaths from CO occur in the home. We want to make sure everyone is safe from CO. Get all fuel-burning appliances inspected by a registered contractor. Visit to find a registered contractor...

Notice of Special Council meeting

Posted on Monday, November 01, 2021 11:28 AM

Official Plan Review and short-term rentals

Please take notice that the Township of Severn will hold a Special Council meeting on November 18, 2021 at 9 a.m. regarding our Official Plan and short-term rentals reviews.


The meeting agenda will be available on our website.

Live stream

The public can watch the meeting online through our website or on our YouTube channel.


The draft meeting minutes will be posted on our website following the meeting.

Notice of construction on Cumberland Road

Posted on Friday, October 29, 2021 08:30 AM

With ongoing efforts to provide safer and more accommodating roadways for pedestrians, the Township of Severn is installing sidewalks along Cumberland Road.

Work will begin on November 1 and continue for approximately two weeks.

Please note that during this time, parking won't be permitted on the east side of the road.