Public Works


Roads located within the Township of Norwich are under the care of either the Township of Norwich or the County of Oxford. The Township of Norwich is responsible for the construction and maintenance of all roads under their jurisdiction.

Some roads located within the Township of Norwich are the responsibility of the County of Oxford. Please see the County and Township Roads map (shown at right) to determine ownership of roads. 

For concerns regarding County roads, please contact the County of Oxford Public Works Department at (519) 539-9800.

For concerns regarding Township of Norwich roads, please contact Ron Smith.


Application Form - New Laneway Entrance Permit - 2015/2016
Oversize Moving Permit
Hydro Road Crossing Permit
Level of Service Standards - as revised March 2003

On November 10, 2015, Council accepted the Roads Needs Study as prepared by McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers Ltd.
Updated Roads Needs Study 2017

Weight Load Restrictions

All township roads are restricted to loads of five tonnes per axle from March 1 to April 30 every year.

Please see attached maps. All highlighted sections are full load year round.

Wondering which roads do not have load restrictions? This map will guide you.


Public Works Superintendent
Marty Lenaers
Office 519-468-2410 ext. 228

Roads & Construction Manager
Ken Farkas
Otterville Shop 519-879-6415

After Hours Answering Service”

Township of Norwich After-Hours phone number is 519-533-0089.

Anyone calling the Township Offices or Arena after hours will be provided the number in the outgoing message.

Middletown Line South of Gore
Baseline Road, South of Gore
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County & Norwich Township roads
County & Township roads
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