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Welcome to your one-stop shop for all permit, application, and license forms in the Town of Yarmouth! For more insights on the application process for different forms, be sure to check out our By-Laws and the resources listed below:

Building or renovating? Depending on the development being done, more than one permit may be needed. Please check with the Planning and Development Department to make sure that you have all the necessary permits, forms, and applications.

Please Note: in order to complete and submit these applications, you will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed. You may download the program here: 

Please follow these directions, after you have downloaded Adobe Acrobat Reader, to submit these applications from your PC.

  • Click on the title of the application below. 
  • Click on the pdf that shows in the bottom left corner of your screen.
  • When the application comes up on your screen, click the download button in the top right corner of your screen.
  • Choose where to save the application.
  • Go to the place you saved the application and open it.
  • Fill out the information and click the submit button at the bottom of the application.
  • A window will pop up, click continue.
  • Click send.


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pdf Application Form for Development, Sign, Building, Demolition and Occupancy Permits. (3462 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 373 KB)
pdf Assignment of Agent (3091 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 185 KB)
pdf Boarding Up Application (4247 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 1.92 MB)
pdf Development Agreement Application (2299 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 136 KB)
pdf Grant Application Form 2021 2022 (1405 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 322 KB)
pdf Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law Amendment Application (2271 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 168 KB)
pdf Public Events Permit Application and Guidelines 2022 (70 downloads) Download (pdf, 378 KB)
pdf Recreational Burn Permit Application 2021 (904 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 1.12 MB)
pdf Rezoning Application (1764 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 168 KB)
pdf Sidewalk Cafe Permit (1912 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 191 KB)
pdf Site Plan Application (2163 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 192 KB)
pdf Street Disturbance Permit Application (702 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 518 KB)
pdf Subdivision Application (4042 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 247 KB)
pdf Surface Run off Approval Application Form (1851 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 144 KB)
pdf Taxi Application, 2022 (94 downloads) Download (pdf, 229 KB)
pdf Umbrella Vendor Permit Application (3219 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 32 KB)
pdf Variance Application (4114 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 152 KB)
pdf Vendor Permit Application (3574 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 48 KB)
pdf Yarmouth Facade Society Application (rev3) (1573 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 860 KB)

Town of Yarmouth

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Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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