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Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Closed for lunch from 12 noon to 1p.m.
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Township of East Zorra-Tavistock
Box 100, 90 Loveys Street
Hickson ON  N0J 1L0
Phone: 519.462.2697
Fax: 519.462.2961
ezt@ezt.ca

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Township of East Zorra-Tavistock

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Posted 10 months ago.

For those property owners not on the monthly Pre-authorized Payment Plan for property taxes, your 2019 Interim Tax notice was mailed last Friday February 1st 2019.  

Instalment due dates are February 28th and May 31st.

We accept cash, cheque, or debit at the office during business hours Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm (excluding statutory holidays). We are also set up with most major banks to accept payments using internet or telephone banking. You must use your Property Roll # indicated on your tax bill to register.

To setup your property taxes as a bill payment through your online banking, go to “add a bill”, search for “East Zorra-Tavistock” and select.  Enter the Roll Number from your tax bill as your account number. Use your 15-digit roll number, excluding the dashes. Example: If your roll number on your tax bill shows 010-010-00000-0000 then you would enter this as 01001000000. If an error occurs, please add the extra four zeros at the end and try again.

The Township offers a pre-authorized payment plan for the payment of property taxes. This is a free service and payment options include:

  • 4 instalments with payments withdrawn on the regular instalment due dates for the amounts indicated on your tax bill
  • 10 instalments with payments withdrawn from your account on the 15th day of the month from January to October. 
  • 12 instalments with payments being withdrawn from your account on the 15th day of the month January to December.

Please use this link to access the Township’s Pre-Authorized Payment Application form if you are interested in signing up for this service. 

If your taxes are paid by your mortgage company, your receipted tax bill will be mailed to you once the taxes have been paid.

If you have not received a bill, or you have questions about your taxes, please contact the office at 519-462-2697 or email taxes@ezt.ca.  Failure to receive a tax notice does not prevent penalty charges for late payment.


Posted 9 days ago.

Let us ease some of the Christmas hustle and stress by helping you with your baking.  We guarantee dozens and dozens of delectable homemade Christmas cookies for you to choose from.  Please bring your own containers – we do have some boxes available if you forget.

Image result for Christmas Cookie WalkJoin us…

When:         Saturday, December 7, 2019

Time:           9:00 a.m.  (Come early for best selection)

Where:        At the Church – 676241 16th Line - at the corner of the 16th Line and Oxford Road 8

Cost:           $6.00 per dozen


Posted 18 days ago.

Fraud Protection Tips

To learn about ways to protect yourself from scams and frauds, the OPP encourages community members to consult the Competition Bureau Canada, The Little Black Book of Scams, which can be found online https://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/03074.html.

If you are the recipient of a fraudulent call, text or email, or if you've been a victim of a fraud, you are encouraged to report the incident to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre by calling 1-888-495-8501 or visit http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca.

OPP are asking the public for their assistance in this investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Oxford County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. 

Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.oxfordcrimestoppers.com where you could be eligible for a reward of up to $2000.


Posted 25 days ago.

                                          Township of East Zorra-Tavistock

                                 Request for Proposal: Single Axle Plow Truck

                                                                 Results

Company

Total

   Team Truck London Freightliner

    $278,000.00 (pre-tax)

    Carrier Truck Woodstock

    $275,590.00 (pre-tax)


Posted 25 days ago.

Let us ease some of the Christmas hustle and stress by helping you with your baking.  We guarantee dozens and dozens of delectable homemade Christmas cookies for you to choose from.  Please bring your own containers – we do have some boxes available if you forget.

Join us…

When:         Saturday, December 7, 2019

Time:           9:00 a.m.  (Come early for best selection)

Where:        At the Church – 676241 16th Line - at the corner of the 16th Line and Oxford Road 8

Cost:           $6.00 per dozen

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Posted one month ago.

As the leaves start falling please remember that leaves are NOT to be placed at the street. There is NO street collection of leaves in the Township of EZT. 

There are Yard Waste Depots where you can take your brush, leaf and yard waste.

Innerkip - Corner of George and Main Streets
Hickson - 158 Loveys Street
Tavistock - 18 Hendershot Street

Here is a list of acceptable and unacceptable materials. 

Acceptable material
  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Halloween pumpkins
  • House & garden plants
  • Hedge & tree trimmings (less than 7cm in diameter)
Acceptable Brush Waste
  • Brush (Limbs/stumps longer than 6 foot/1.8m)
  • Christmas trees
Unacceptable material
  • Garbage
  • Plastic bags
  • Old fencing
  • Hazardous waste
  • Topsoil
  • Sod
  • Rocks
  • Stumps

Posted one month ago.

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       Please be advised that the 18th Line will be closed between Maplewood               Sideroad and Oxford Rd 5 on Monday November 11th 2019 from                           7:00am to 5:00pm for Drain Construction.


Posted one month ago.

Nov 3, 2019 - Daylight Saving Time Ends

On Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 2:00am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to 1:00am local standard time.

Remember to also change the batteries in smoke detectors and CO detectors.

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Posted 2 months ago.

As the leaves start falling please remember that leaves are NOT to be placed at the street. There is NO street collection of leaves in the Township of EZT. 

There are Yard Waste Depots where you can take your brush, leaf and yard waste.

Innerkip - Corner of George and Main Streets
Hickson - 158 Loveys Street
Tavistock - 18 Hendershot Street

Here is a list of acceptable and unacceptable materials. 

Acceptable material
  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Halloween pumpkins
  • House & garden plants
  • Hedge & tree trimmings (less than 7cm in diameter)
Acceptable Brush Waste
  • Brush (Limbs/stumps longer than 6 foot/1.8m)
  • Christmas trees
Unacceptable material
  • Garbage
  • Plastic bags
  • Old fencing
  • Hazardous waste
  • Topsoil
  • Sod
  • Rocks
  • Stumps

Posted 2 months ago.

A reminder to all property owners to pay your property taxes which are due on Thursday, October 31st.

Our office will be open over the noon hour and remain open until 5:00 pm on October 30th and 31st.

If you are a new owner and have not received your tax bill, please contact our office at 519-462-2697 or email taxes@ezt.ca


Posted 2 months ago.

The Tavistock and District Recreation Center is looking for a Part time Facility Opreator who will report to the Facility Manager.  This position will be required to work various shifts, predominantly weekends.  Shifts worked will vary to meet programming and facility needs.  Work enviroment includes an Arena, Community Hall and Park area with a ball diamond and playground equipment.

For the full job description click here.


Posted 2 months ago.

The Tavistock and District Recreation Center is looking for a Part time Facility Opreator who will report to the Facility Manager.  This position will be required to work various shifts, predominantly weekends.  Shifts worked will vary to meet programming and facility needs.  Work enviroment includes an Arena, Community Hall and Park area with a ball diamond and playground equipment.

For the full job description click here.


Posted 3 months ago.

It's Fire Prevention Week!

Click here to view a video on how to Plan and Practice your Escape in your own home.

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Posted 3 months ago.

Please be advised that the 11th Line will be closed from Oxford Road 88 South to 516155 11th Line on Wednesday September 18th and Thursday September 19th from 9:00am to 3:00pm both days for ditching maintenance.


Posted 4 months ago.

A reminder to all property owners to pay your property taxes which are due on Friday August 30th.

Our office will be open over the noon hour and remain open until 5:00 pm on August 29th & 30th.

If you are a new owner and have not received your tax bill, please contact our office at 519-462-2697 or taxes@ezt.ca. 

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