As of noon on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016, the Yarmouth Rail Trail is closed until further notice, due to the dry weather conditions and by order of the Nova Scotia Minister of Natural Resources.
As of noon today (Tuesday, August 9th, 2016) the Tkipok Trail in Arcadia and the Forchu River Trail at the Hebron Recreation Complex will be closed until further notice, due to the dry weather conditions and by order of the Nova Scotia Minister of Natural Resources.
Council is once again offering the Town Heritage Incentive Program in which Municipally Registered Heritage Properties located within the Town of Yarmouth are eligible for matched financial support for exterior conservation work.
An accessible picnic table is now available at Beacon Park.
The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment has issued a guidance document for Canadian jurisdictions on the matter of Open-Air burning. The document, as well as other related documentation is posted here as a convenience to the public as there have been inquiries about amending the Town of Yarmouth Fire Prevention By-law, which prohibits Open-Air burning of wood.
To hear more about the new strategy and next steps for the Planning Department listen to the new episode of Planning on the Edge.
Thank you for all your support over the last year. The Planning Department is excited to see how the new strategy will shape the future of the Town of Yarmouth.