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Forchu River and Tkipok Trails Closed as of Noon on August 9th, 2016

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. 

Accessible Picnic Table - Beacon Park

An accessible picnic table is now available at Beacon Park.

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Information on Wood Burning CCME

pdf Wood Burning Information (2.37 MB)

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.

pdf (2.37 MB)

New Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law (MPS & LUB)

Exciting News!

At the June 9th, Town Council Meeting,  Council moved to approve the pdf new Municipal Planning Strategy (3.88 MB) and   pdf Land Use By-law. (6.38 MB)

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.


Request for Proposals Land Purchase and Development 45 Jody Shelley Drive

pdf Request for Proposals - 45 Jody Shelley Drive (272 KB)

The Town of Yarmouth and the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth (Owners) are issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to interested parties for the Purchase and Development of a portion of the land at 45 Jody Shelley Drive (PID 90290719) for the purpose of commercial development.  Please see the above link for more information on the RFP.

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

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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