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Welcome to the Township of Enniskillen

On behalf of the Council of the Township of Enniskillen, I would like to welcome you to our municipality, which is located in the heart of Lambton County, in the “great southwest” region of the Province of Ontario.

Almost 3,200 people call Enniskillen home in more than 1,100 households. The area is about 340 square kilometers or about 82,000 acres of highly productive farmland. There are two residental hamlets within the township, including Oil City and Marthaville.

Our municipality’s rich history began in the 1830’s. The township was named after the Earl of Enniskillen in Ireland by the Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada, Sir John Colborne. The Township was officially incorporated in 1855. However, it was the discovery of oil in 1858, that changed the course of Enniskillen Township’s history, making it the birthplace of oil in North America! Even today, more than 150 years later, many oil fields continue to produce “black gold” for the important petro-chemical industry of Lambton County.

Agriculture is not only the largest industry in the province, but also within the borders of Enniskillen. The major crops grown are soybeans, wheat and corn in addition to various livestock operations. The newest sector to emerge is the greenhouse industry. The largest crop is soybeans which is processed in two facilities in the province as well as exported to various Asian markets as food grade edible soybeans. Corn is grown not only for livestock feed, but also to supply the ethanol plant in nearby St. Clair Township.

As Mayor, I welcome you and willing to hear from you anytime with suggestions how we can continue to make Enniskillen a better place to live, work and play!

Kevin Marriott, Mayor

Township of Enniskillen

Upcoming Events

Tue 22

Council

January 22 @ 7:00 pm
Feb 05

Council

February 5 @ 7:00 pm
Feb 18

Family Day

February 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Feb 19

Council

February 19 @ 7:00 pm
Mar 05

Council

March 5 @ 7:00 pm

Notices

The Petrolia Lions Club is providing a drop off for recycled electronics at Heidi’s Independent in Petrolia.  For more information please follow the link: Lions Club Electronic Drop Off Info 2019 Large pick up items can be made by appointment, by calling  519-339-6606  
The Township of Enniskillen is pleased to offer an Education Scholarship Fund which will be presented to two students in the amount of $1,500.00 each, on an annual basis. The Enniskillen Education Scholarship Fund application deadline is January 30, 2019.  To obtain an application follow: Scholarship Application. For further information,  contact the municipal office at 519-882-2490 or visit our office to obtain an application.    
Please follow the click into the following notice for 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Depot Schedule hosted by the County of Lambton:  2019 Household Hazardous Waste Schedule (The last Saturday of the month from March to October, 2019 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm)
We’re pleased to provide an update on High Park’s plans to develop enclosed veg houses at our facility.  These plans have been initiated in response to community feedback and action to further mitigate light from the facility.   In the growing process, plants go through two distinct phases: flower and veg.  The flower stage requires 12 hours of light per day and veg stage requires 17 hours of light.  While the greenhouse plants are in the veg state, they will be completely enclosed in the new veg houses.   The enclosed veg houses are scheduled to be operational spring 2019. …
The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario have released information regarding Ontario 511 to help motorists during winter weather conditions. Keeping Ontario’s highways as safe as possible during winter weather conditions is a top priority.  Winter is coming, and snow has already fallen in many parts of the province.  Before heading out, check Ontario 511 for local highway information and to track snowplows in your area. Track My Plow is now available on Ontario 511, so drivers can track the location of snowplows and salt trucks.  Before the end of the year, the Ontario 511 website will also provide drivers with…
Sale of Hunting Licenses for Resident and Non-Resident are now available at the Township of Enniskillen municipal office. Hunters must have a valid small game license and be present in person to obtain a Township license. For more information follow the link:  ENN Notice to Hunters Sept2018  
911 Address signs Our Fire Departments have requested that residents check the visibility of 911 address signs. Vegetation growing around the signs will make it difficult to locate a property. It is important that police, fire and ambulance have the ability to clearly locate a property during an emergency. Please ensure that your sign is visible from the road. If your 911 sign is no longer visible due to the condition of the sign please contact the Municipal Office at 519-882-2490 to arrange for the installation of a new sign.  
During the spring time of year, many tree branches and brush piles accumulate in rural areas.  The Township of Enniskillen requires that if you do need to burn brush, wood, etc.,  you must contact the municipal office for an “Open Air Burning Notification/Application”. The applicant will be asked a few questions, regarding the date of the proposed burn and time of the proposed burn.  Burning is only allowed on farm premises and only between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.  All fires to be extinguished before dark. According to a local news broadcast, an outside brush fire is…
Continue to monitor your water consumption patterns and be aware of the potential for leaks.  Outside leaks can go undetected for long periods of time and a running toilet may consume serveral cubic meters of water.  This can result in a large water bill.  Township policy does not provide reductions to water bills due to leaks.  The property owner is responsible for all water that is calculated by the water meter. Please ensure that your water pipes and meter are protected from freezing.  The property owner is responsible for all parts of the system on private property which is beyond…
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