Tillsonburg Update - June 13

Large Item Collection Program

Oxford County offers an annual program to facilitate the curbside collection of oversize waste. Tillsonburg has been divided into three collection zones.

Your collection date is determined by your address.

June 17 - Zone 1
June 24 - Zone 2
July 2 - Zone 3

Visit www.tillsonburg.ca/items for full program details.


Employment Opportunities

The Town of Tillsonburg is currently hiring:

 - Volunteer Firefighter

Visit careers.tillsonburg.ca for details


Public Notice: Ball Alley Right-of-Way

The Corporation of the Town of Tillsonburg intends to declare a portion of the municipally owned Ball Alley Right-of-Way located between Tillson Street and First Alley/Ball Street as surplus to the needs of the Town at the June 24, 2024 Council Meeting.

The Subject Property is legally described as Ball Alley, Between Tillson Street and Ball Street, Plan 500. The Alley lands are approximately 5 metres (16 feet) wide and 77 metres (253 feet) long, more or less. Visit www.tillsonburg.ca/ball for a map and full details.

Interested parties will be required to enter into a legal agreement subject to approval by the Council of The Corporation of the Town of Tillsonburg. This notice is being provided in accordance with the Tillsonburg Land Disposition Bylaw 2021-031 and Section 270 (1) of the Municipal Act, 2001. Members of the public are asked to bring forward any questions or concerns prior to the Monday, June 24, 2024 Council Meeting.

For more information, contact:

Cephas Panschow,
Development Commissioner
Town of Tillsonburg
519.688.3009, x4007


Transportation Master Plan Open House and Survey

There’s still time to provide your input on the Town of Tillsonburg’s first Transportation Master Plan (TMP). The survey addresses how residents travel in Tillsonburg and asks for ideas on how to improve our transportation network. Learn more at www.tillsonburg.ca/tmp2024

Transportation Master Plan Open House
June 26, 2024
4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tillsonburg Town Centre (Centre Court)
200 Broadway, Tillsonburg

The Open House will present preliminary information and provide an opportunity to discuss ideas with members of the project team. Display materials will be posted on the project website following the meeting.


Public Information Centre: 31 Earle Street

The Corporation of the Town of Tillsonburg intends to sever the south portion of the municipally-owned land at 31 Earle Street comprising approximately three (3) acres of land. The land is proposed to be severed to allow for the development of a multi-residential apartment building that is proposed to include affordable housing options, such as Attainable Employee Housing. In order to facilitate the proposed project, the lands are required to be re-designated from ‘Low Density Residential’ and ‘Environmental Protection’ to ‘High Density Residential’, as well as rezoned from ‘Minor Institutional’ to ‘High Density Residential.’
The purpose of this Public Information Centre (PIC) is to provide an opportunity for preliminary feedback from the public prior to the formal public meetings that are required in support of the future planning applications (Official Plan Amendment and Zone Change).

June 19 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tillsonburg Library 
2 Library Lane
Visit www.tillsonburg.ca/earle for details. Questions may be directed to Cephas Panschow, Development Commissioner at 519.688.5651 or panschow@tillsonburg.ca. 

Turtlefest at Annandale NHS

Pizza Party & Outdoor Movie
Cowabunga, dude! Enjoy a showing of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991) to celebrate Turtlefest weekend. Running time: 1 hr 33 minutes.
When: Friday, June 14 at dusk
Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Pizza, pop and popcorn will be available for purchase.* Proceeds will go to the Annandale Kindergarten Outdoor Classroom Area.

Turtlefest on the Lawn
Enjoy live turtles, LEGO creations, turtle themed games and activities plus the Annual Turtle Hunt and Open House. Admission by donation.
When: Saturday, June 15
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.*
Both events at Annandale NHS (30 Tillson Ave.) Learn more by calling the Museum at 519-842-2294. 
*While supplies last.

Lake Lisgar Waterpark

Lake Lisgar Waterpark will open for the 2024 Summer Season on Saturday, June 15 with free admission all day (12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.) thanks to the Tillsonburg Lions Club.

pirate-themed games
turtle swag bag for the first 200 kids

Come try the giant twister slide and new Tarzan giant inflatable. Plus, enjoy our newly renovated bathhouse. Reserve your spot online at:


Summer Camps Added!

Good news! We’ve opened up more summer day camp availability. Campers will enjoy a variety of fun, interactive and co-operative activities each day, including swimming at Lake Lisgar Waterpark. Space is limited.

Register online via your Connect2Rec Account. Learn more about summer recreation options at www.tillsonburg.ca/guide


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