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New Episode of Planning on the Edge.

The new episode of Planning on the Edge is now available. This month the Planning Advisory Committee talks about the future. Listen in to learn all you need to know about the municipal election in the Town of Yarmouth.

For those interested, you can listen to all the episodes of POTE on the Town website.

Hibernia Street Paving

Please be advised that Aberdeen Paving Limited will begin work on Hibernia Street on Monday, October 17th, 2016. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Public Hearing - Sale of Lands

Yarmouth Town Council is considering the sale of the former lands of the P.A. Best Centre and the High School field to the Province of Nova Scotia for $1. Council may sell land to a not-for-profit organization below fair market value; however, where the lands are valued at over $10,000, a public hearing is required. [Municipal Government Act, Section 51(3)]. Accordingly, a Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, October 13th, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Yarmouth Town Hall.

Second Reading Fire Department By-law Amendment

This is to advise that Council, at its meeting planned for Thursday, October 13th, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., will consider Second Reading and if deemed advisable approve an amendment to the Fire Department By-law.

Council will consider written and oral presentations at that time.

A copy of the proposed amendment is available for viewing at the Town Office during normal office hours or at this link -  pdf Fire Department By-law (37 KB) .

Voting Information

Because the Town of Yarmouth will be voting electronically, Advance Poll voting will begin Friday, October 7th, 2016, at 8:30 a.m., and voting will continue through to Saturday, October 15th, 2016, at 7 p.m.

You may vote any time of the day or night by computer or telephone. If you are a qualified elector and have not received your Voter Instruction Letter with your PIN # by October 15th, please get in touch with the Returning Office at 742-6683 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

There will be a Polling Station where electors may go to vote or receive assistance in the Returning Office (lower level of the Town Hall), entrance from the back parking lot. Please bring your Voter Information Letter with you as it contains your personal PIN # which you will need for voting. You will be able to vote at the Returning Office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays beginning October 7th, 2016, through to October 14th, 2016, and on Election Day, October 15th, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For additional voting information, please see the Town of Yarmouth website at

An electronic voting demo is available at the following link:

Electronic Voting Demo 


Yarmouth Town Hall Renovations

Interior renovation work at Yarmouth Town Hall will commence on Monday, September 19th, 2016.  The work will take place in the main lobby and Council Chambers.  Estimated completion should be early November.  All efforts in the scheduling of this project are being made to minimize disruption to the business of the Town.  Thanks for your patience.

The Town of Yarmouth recognizes our employees as our greatest resource in our organization.  We are committed to the investment in our people.  We seek candidates with knowledge and expertise in their field as well as individuals with a collaborative approach to working with others.  We offer diverse career opportunities with competitive salary and benefits packages. 

All employment opportunities within the Town of Yarmouth will be posted here as they become available.    

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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