The Township of Zorra is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Visit our COVID-19 page for regular updates.

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Boards and Committees

The Township of Zorra looks for engaged citizens to participate on several boards and committees. Our boards and committees are comprised of various Zorra Township residents, Township Staff, and/or members of Council. Membership of Boards and Committees is renewed every four years, with the change of Council. Details of these committees are outlined below. Please contact the Township Clerk for more information regarding committees at 519-485-2490.

To view agendas and minutes for any meeting, please search the Township Meetings Calendar or the Township Document CenterPlease note that the Township of Zorra Document Center can be searched for documents from October 2020 onwards. Should you require a copy of a Council or Committee document, or would like to request a document in an alternate format, please contact the Township Clerk. View notice about Zorra's move to iCompass for all Council and Committee documents.

Beachville & District Museum Board
Embro Cemetery Board
Ingersoll Rural Cemetery Board
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
Zorra Community Policing Committee
Zorra Local School Committee
Zorra Multi-Use Court Committee
Zorra Recreation Advisory Committee
Zorra Splash Committee



Fence-viewers appointed by council are responsible to examine the premises upon application and payment of fees by either adjoining landowner and shall hear evidence and may examine the owners and their witnesses on oath. The fence-viewers shall make an award respecting the dispute.  The fence-viewers shall:  describe the location of the fence; who shall construct the fence; the type of construction including the materials to be used; the date of completion; who shall be responsible for maintaining the fence; and shall state the percentage each owner is responsible for.


Each Poundkeeper shall provide premises for the enclosure and safe keeping of any animal or animals impounded, and shall ensure that the premises are clean and in good repair.  The Poundkeeper may establish from time to time temporary premises for the confinement of livestock apprehended within or outside the municipal boundary.  Each Poundkeeper shall detain impounded animals until the owner has paid the costs and charges of such impounding, care and keeping and appraised damages and if not paid shall be authorized to sell the animal(s) as set out in the appointment by-law and applicable legislation.

Poundkeeper By-law 62-11

Zorra Heritage Committee

The Zorra Heritage Committee has a mandate “To identify, document and promote the heritage of Zorra”. It is a committee of the Beachville District Historical Society whose mandate encompasses all of Zorra Township and all of South-West Oxford Township. At the inaugural meeting in 2019, Heather Forbes was elected as Chair of the Committee and Sam Coghlan was elected as Secretary. Please consider joining the Committee (which will require taking out a membership in the Beachville District Historical Society ($5.00 fee). For more information, please contact Sam at 519-475-4097.