Economic Development

Espanola is committed to social, cultural and economic diversification.

In pursuit of diversification, the Town of Espanola is focusing on 4 key strategies:

  1. Strengthening our position as a Regional Service Hub:
    To expand and promote those regional services that are in demand by all areas residents and businesses, ensuring Espanola remains the community of choice for residents and business alike.
  2. Supporting the Local Business Community:
    To ensure Espanola becomes a community where a diverse range of businesses and industries exist and choose to locate, expand and invest in other business opportunities.
  3. Expansion and Enhancement of Quality of Place:
    To enhance Espanola in order to become that unique sought after place that brings together all the best qualities of the built and natural environments.
  4. Providing Leadership in Regional Collaboration & Outreach:
    For Espanola to be looked upon as the model community where success is based on cooperation, partnerships and openness.

Economic Strategy (pdf)

View Northern Policy Institute's Espanola Profile

Research paper and Economic Impact Calculator to see what effects the investment in a certain sector will have as an impact to their district through income and employment multipliers.

Building and Planning

Road Construction

Building and planning functions in the Town of Espanola are carried out primarily through the Clerk's Office and Building Services Department.

These Departments are located on the main floor of the Municipal Office at 100 Tudhope Street, Ste 2.  The Clerk's Office is responsible for most planning issues including Official Plan and Zoning inquiries.  The Building Services Office is responsible for all matters relating to building permits.

Chamber of Commerce

LaCloche Foothills Chamber of Commerce

With the region’s brightest thinkers, leaders and entrepreneurs, the LaCloche Foothills Chamber of Commerce will create an active and responsive Chamber to promote, represent and enhance all aspects of the business community

LaCloche Foothills Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 5106, Espanola, ON  P5E 1S2
705-805-1294
www.laclochechamber.org

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Building Services

The Espanola Building Services Department implements and employs the Ontario Building Code to minimize the risk of the public's harm with respect to the use and construction of structures.  Building Services enforces the requirements of the Ontario Building Code in order to ensure protection from tragedy caused by fire, structural collapse and general deterioration of structures, such as homes, schools, offices, stores and warehouses.  When the elements of the Ontario Building Code are applied, potential hazards to building occupants are reduced.

Download the Town of Espanola Building Bylaw and various permits below.

Building Bylaw (pdf)
Application for Permit to Construct or Demolish (pdf)  
Sign Bylaw (pdf) 
Deck Package (pdf)
Garage Package (pdf)
Guard Package (pdf)
Commercial Package (pdf)

For more information contact:

Building Services
Town of Espanola
100 Tudhope St, Ste 2
Espanola, ON P5E 1S6
PH (705) 869-1540
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Quality of Life

Espanola strives to set the stage as a full service community providing diversity in both economic opportunities and outstanding quality of life.

Our goal is to enhance Espanola in order to become a unique sought after place that brings together all the best qualities of the built and natural environments.

To achieve this goal, Espanola focuses on:

1.  Community Infrastructure and Programming
2.  Housing
3.  Recreation
4.  Access to Natural Environment
5.  Downtown Regeneration
6.  Arts, Culture & Heritage
7.  Cost of Living - Taxes

Ladies outside the Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre

Espanola Home

Espanola Horticulatural Society Members decorating the Town for Christmas

 

Real Estate Agents

Guarantee Permanent Realty Ltd.
Ken Naples Real Estate
Independent Sales Representative
436 Haig Street
Espanola, ON P5E 1B7
PH (705) 869-1079
FX (705) 869-2884
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www.knaplesrealestate.com

Royal Lepage Anderson Realty, Brokerage
Paul Anderson
114 Mead Blvd, Unit 2
Espanola, ON P5E 1S5
PH (705) 869-4230
FX (705) 869-6299
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www.royallepage.ca/espanola

U-View
Chloe Kneer
124 Tudhope Street
Espanola, ON P5E 1S6
PH (705) 583-0422 / (705) 918-2456
www.uviewrealty.com

R.M. Callaghan Real Estate Ltd. Brokerage
Rose Marie Callaghan
1275 Bass Lake Road
Espanola, ON P5E 1P9
(705) 869-4168
Fax: 1-888-706-5151
www.callaghanrealestate.com/

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