Notice of Public Hearings

Category: Council Notices

Two Public Hearings will be held on Thursday, March 11th, 2021 at 7 pm in Town Council Chambers, 400 Main Street.

Written submissions will be accepted and will be received until 8:00 am on Tuesday, March 9th, by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Verbal submissions will be received at the time of the public hearings by registering to speak in person. Speakers are required to wear a mask at all times throughout the hearings except when speaking. Speakers are required to register no later than 4:30 pm on Wednesday, March 10th by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 902-742-8565.

1. Development Agreement and Rezoning Proposal to Development Agreement and Rezoning Proposal to Permit a twenty-three (23) unit Apartment Building on25-27 Clements Avenue

What are the Amendments About?
A developer has submitted an application for a Development Agreement and the Rezoning of 25-27 Clements Avenue from itscurrent zoning of a Low-Density Residential (R-1) zone to a High-Density Residential (R-3) zone. The purpose of these applications is to permit the developer’s proposal of constructing a 23 unit apartment building on the subject property

How will this affect me?
The approval of this development proposal would permit the construction of the 23 unit apartment building, adding much-needed housing options within the town of Yarmouth.

How do I get more information?
More information on this matter can be found in the Planner’s report through the following link on the Town of Yarmouth website: https://townofyarmouth.ca/current-applications.html or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your specific questions.

2.Repeal of the Property Tax Exemption Bylaw

Take notice that the Council of the Town of Yarmouth will hold a public hearing regarding the following matter:

That Council repeal the Property Tax Exemption Bylaw as recommended by the Director of Finance. The intent of the repeal is to replace the bylaw with a Property Tax Exemption Policy. The policy would allow residential property owners of a single-family dwelling unit located within the Town of Yarmouth to apply for a property tax reduction if their total family income is less than $25,000.