Services Provided

Township Services

County Services

Other Agencies

Roads

The Township maintains and builds Township roads.

The County maintains and builds County roads.

The Ministry of Transportation maintains and builds MTO managed roads (including Highway 19, and Highway 401)

Trees

The Township cuts trees and trims branches that are located on Township owned property, including on municipal highways and municipal right of ways.

The County of Oxford enforces the Woodlands Conservation By-Law.  The County of Oxford cuts trees and trims branches that are located on County owned property, including on County maintained highways and municipal right of ways.

Building and Construction

The Township is responsible for enforcing the Ontario Building Code Act.

The County of Oxford is not involved in enforcing the Building Code Act.

Garbage & Recycling

The Township collects garbage and recycling from residences and businesses in the Township boundaries.

The Salford Landfill is managed by the County of Oxford.  The County of Oxford completes large article collection and produces the Waste Line books which are circulated to all residents in the County.

Planning and Development

The Township processes Zoning By-Law amendments, Minor Variance Applications, and Site Plan Control Applications.  The Township provides interpretation of the Zoning By-Law.

Land Severances (Consents) are administered by the County of Oxford Land Division Committee.  Official Plan Amendments and Subdivision Applications are administered by the County of Oxford.

Other agencies including other road authorities, railways, utilities, and conservation authorities are commenting agencies.

Municipal Water and Wastewater Services

The Township does not provide water and wastewater services.  The Township will issue permits on behalf of the County for connecting to the County-managed municipal system.

The County of Oxford is responsible for the management of Water and Wastewater services.

Private Septic Systems and Private Wells

The Township does not issue septic system permits.  The Township offers water bottles for testing of private wells.

The County of Oxford Public Health Unit is responsible for septic system permits and records of existing systems.

Fire and Emergency Services

The Township has a Volunteer Fire Service which includes three stations located throughout the Township.  The Township is also responsible to Township Emergency Management.  The Township issues burn permits.

The County of Oxford manages EMS (paramedic) services and has Emergency Management Planning for the entire County.  The County does not issue Burn Permits.

Taxes

The Township collects taxes on behalf of the Township, the County of Oxford, and for education.

The County of Oxford does not collect tax payments directly, but instead funds are remitted by the Township to the County.

Human Services

The Township does not provide Human Services.

The County of Oxford provides Human Services to residents of the entire County including financial help, social assistance like Ontario Works, shelter and housing, child care, and the Ontario Disability Support Program.

Health and Long-Term Care

The Township does not provide health and long term care services.

The County of Oxford provides health services (including inspections) and has long term care facilities.

Animal Control

The Township enforces the Township's animal control By-Law for dogs and livestock killed by predation.

The County of Oxford does not enforce animal control.

Wildlife concerns are the responsibility of the Ministry of Natural Resources.

Libraries

The Township does not manage libraries, although County library services are available to Township residents at library locations across the municipality.

The County of Oxford manages the library system across the County.

Municipal Contacts
Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Mary Ellen Greb
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 225
Email: cao@swox.org
 
Clerk
Julie Forth
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 223
Email: clerk@swox.org
 
Treasurer
Diane Larder
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 224
Email: dlarder@swox.org
 
Revenue Officer
Stacy Weicker
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 222
Email: revenueofficer@swox.org
 
Chief Building Official (CBO)
Aaron Stewardson
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 229 
Email: cbo@swox.org
Building Inspector
Jason Brunt
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 233
Email: jbrunt@swox.org
 
Administrative Assistant - Building
Deb Dawson
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 228
Email: building@swox.org
 
Development Planner
Community and Strategic Planning Office,
County of Oxford

Adam Ager
Phone: 519-539-9800 Ext. 3210
Email: aager@oxfordcounty.ca
By-Law Enforcement Officer
Jason Brunt
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 233
Email: jbrunt@swox.org
 
Drainage
Jason Brunt
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 233
Email: jbrunt@swox.org
 
Treasurer
Diane Larder
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 224
Email: dlarder@swox.org
 
Revenue Officer
Stacy Weicker
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 222
Email: revenueofficer@swox.org
 
Payroll Administrator
Brooke Crane
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 226
Email: payroll@swox.org
 
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 221
Email: generaladmin@swox.org
 
Fire Chief & CEMC
Jeff VanRybroeck
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 257
Email: firechief@swox.org
 
Works Superintendent
Bill Freeman
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 260
Email: bfreeman@swox.org
 
Foreman
Larry Hughes
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 258
Email: lhughes@swox.org
 
Lead Hand
Adam Prouse
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 258
Email: aprouse@swox.org
 
Chief Administrative Officer
Mary Ellen Greb
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 225
Email: cao@swox.org
 
Clerk
Julie Forth
Phone: 519-485-0477 Ext. 223
Email: clerk@swox.org
 
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