Municipal Services

The municipality offers a wide range of services for its tax payers and residents. Take a look at how the township benefits you! In addition, please visit the Current Initiatives page to see some of the larger projects that we are working on.

Township Services

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Property Taxes & Assessments
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Emergency Services
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Home, Fire & Safety
Taxes fund the improvements you see in your community as well as the maintenance of the services available to the residents.   The volunteer firefighters in the fire department answer to fire calls and accidents. The police serve the public by maintaining civility and enforcing the law. The ambulance responds to emergency medical calls. Protect your home and your family! Educational articles regarding fire safety, planning for emergencies and more are available! Also, controlled open air burns must be called in to prevent false alarms for the firefighters.
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By-Law & Animal Control
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Roads & Public Works
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Responsibilities of the Protective Services department include the enforcement of on street and off street parking, animal control, noise control, clean yards, property standards and other regulatory by-laws. Some of the roads you travel on are maintained by the Roads department. Public Works takes care of sidewalks, street lights, municipality-owned trees, and public facilities. Recreational facilities such as the Tavistock District Recreational Centre, Innerkip Community Centre, and various parks are maintained by the Township of East Zorra-Tavistock.
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Licenses & Permits
Variety of services that Oxford County provides
Oxford County Services
Does your dog have a dog tag? Did you call before burning? Licenses and permits such as burial permits, lottery licenses, kennel permits, etc can be found here. Oxford County is the provider of services such as garbage & recycling collection and library operation because it is less costly and more efficiently run by a organization which services a larger population. County roads 5, 6, 8, 17, 24, 33, 34, 59 are maintained by Oxford County. They also provide community resources such as maps, public health services, social services, and long-term care.