Welcome to the Township of Emo

Next Regular Emo Municipal Council Meeting:


Special Emo Municipal Council Meeting:

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 6:00pm.

-To discuss train derailment; in-camera-personnel.

Emo Municipal Council Chambers



Next Emo-LaVallee Community Centre Board Meeting:

Tues. March 3, 2020 at 7:00pm


Next Emo Rec. Committee Meeting:

Mon. March 9, 2020 at 6:00pm



Emo Municipal Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm



Latest Newsletter:

December 2019 Newsletter

September, 2019 Newsletter

April 2019 Newsletter

February, 2019 Newsletter

November, 2018 Newsletter

2018 Municipal Election Newsletter



Document Request Form (PDF)

Water Complaint Form (PDF)

Customer Complaint Form (PDF)





News & Updates


The Township of Emo will host a Town Hall on February 26, 2020.

The Emo Landfill site will be closed on Tuesday February 25, 2020.

February 24 2020, 7:00PM UPDATE:


February 22 2020, 4:30PM UPDATE:

February 21 2020, 6:45PM UPDATE:


February 21 2020, 1:00PM UPDATE:

Phone outages need to be reported to 611.

For Immediate Release: February 21 2020, 11:20AM


For Immediate Release: February 20, 2020, 9:25PM




February 20, 2020

For Immediate Release:

A message from the Township of Emo


UPDATE February 19, 7:00pm: Emo’s Emergency Control Group was briefed at 6:00pm regarding the derailment on provincial Highway 602.

Dangerous Goods Officers, Environmental Contractors, and the Senior Manager of Dangerous Goods are on the scene to monitor wrecking operations that will begin tonight and continue through tomorrow morning.

The Emergency Control Group will meet with Environmental Officers tomorrow morning (February 20) at 9:00am for another briefing.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

UPDATE February 19, 2:00pm: Residents in the evacuation radius are able to go back to their homes.
We ask that the public remain away from the crossing and the site at this time.

As a result of the derailment on Highway 602, the Emo Landfill site will be closed this Thursday and Saturday. Curbside garbage pickup, scheduled for Friday February 21 will also be cancelled. 

The Township of Emo will post more information as it becomes available.





The Township of Emo is looking for volunteers on the following committees:

Planning Advisory Committee

Emo Toy Library Advisory Committee 

For more information about these Committee,

or if you are interested in becoming a member,

please contact the Emo Municipal Office.




Winter Landfill Site Hours effective October 1, 2019:

Tuesdays: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Thursdays:  10:00am - 3:00pm

Saturdays:  10:00am - 5:00pm





Key Features:
-Ability to register and pay online at your convenience (System is active 24/7/365)
-Quick access to current risk level
-Instant notification of a fire ban
-Printable PDF permits
-All Permits are valid for the entire calendar year with the exception of Agricultural Burn Plan permits which are valid for three years from the start of the applicable calendar year!
-Only thing ongoing for the resident to do is to call in to the automated number to notify of an active burn! -This allows our volunteer firefighters to quickly assess location, respond appropriately and cancel on false alarms as applicable, keeping our equipment in service for true emergencies.
-Pay by credit card, visa debit, or paypal.
-Simple renewal process on your account if nothing has changed for the following year.

Note: You can still register and/or pay at the municipal office in cash.

Fire Permits are required year round as per By-law No. 2019-13  


2018 Municipal Election Results








Ontario Trillium Foundation 

The Township of Emo would like to thank the Ontario Trillium Foundation for their generous funding assistance toward an elevator lift at the Emo LaVallee Community Centre. www.otf.ca




Ontario Electricity Support Program

 The Ontario Energy Board has launched and begun accepting applications for the Ontario Electricity Support Program.

A program designed to help reduce electricity bills for low income households. Please visit https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/ for more info.

OESP Informational Brochure (PDF)




How are we doing?  Please feel free to contact us at Township@Emo.ca

and provide your input on accessibility matters in our community.

The Township of Emo is committed to providing accommodation for disabilities

during the recruitment and selection process upon request.

If an applicant requests accommodation, we will consult with them to make

arrangements to accommodate their needs.

We advise new hires of our policies for accommodating employees with disabilities.