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Cycling or walking along the beach. Enjoying a stage production or local folk art. Walking downtown and window shopping. Yarmouth is an amazing place to live – not just because of what there is to do, but the people who live here. Here's a quick guide to living, working, and experiencing Yarmouth.

Community Services

  • Animal services. How to register your dog and your responsibilities as a pet owner.
  • Yarmouth & Area Chamber of Commerce Directory. Local retailers, manufacturers, distributors and professionals – the operations that have helped us become a regional business hub.
  • Community directory. Find your way to community groups, recreational bodies, government services and helping agencies.
  • Education. From schools to an informal family resource centre, there are lots of places to learn about the world.
  • Emergency services. Police, fire, and medical services are available whenever you need them. If someone's health, safety, or property is threatened and help is needed right away, call 911 right away.
  • Garbage, recycling, and composting. In Yarmouth, we use a 2 bag system – one for paper products, the other for plastic and metal. Along with roadside collection for solid waste, we also recommend special steps for pharmaceutical waste, hazardous waste, and electronics. Learn more on our Garbage, Recycling & Composting page.
  • Water and sewer. How to connect to the town's water utility.
  • Transportation. Access a range of transportation services, including a transit bus, shuttles, and ferry service to the United States.

Living in Yarmouth

Working in Yarmouth

  • Starting or running a business? Learn more on our Economic Development page.
  • Looking invest in Yarmouth? As a town building our future beyond traditional industries, we became the best place to host a street party, create new world-class technologies, and get a community fully connected to the world. Your business can live here – on the edge!

What to Do

See a problem? We want to hear about it! Reach out on our Report a Problem page. If you want to make a donation to the Town, check out our Community Assets Donations Program. Contributions made through this program also benefit the parks, urban forest, greenspaces, the natural environment and the community as a whole.

Local Webcams

Killam Wharf Camera

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Killam Wharf Camera

Cape Forchue Lighthouse Camera

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Cape Forchu Lighthouse Camera

Yarmouth Skatepark Camera

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Yarmouth Skatepark Camera

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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