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Municipal Planning Strategy

Municipal Planning Strategy:

The Province gives municipalitites the power to make statements of policy with respect to a broad range of activities, including developent, land use, public lands, transportation, municipal services, and many other matters related to the physical, social and economic development of the community. Municipalities, inlcuding the Town of Yarmouth, do this through their primary planning policy document referred to as the Municipal Planning Strategy or MPS. The intent and rationale behind all land use objectives and policies are articulated in this document.


Table of Contents


Geographic and Historic Context

Statements of Community Interest




Commercial Industrial


Social, Cultural, Open Space and Institutional

Infrastructure Development


Climate Change Adaptation



Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood


Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

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