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  • Paving Notice

    Please be advised that patch paving will take place on Main Street, between Elm Street and Chestnut Street tomorrow morning (Thursday, June 30th) starting at 8am.

  • Town Hall/Transit Closed July 1st

    In recognition of Canada Day, Town Hall will be closed and Town of Yarmouth Transit service will not be in operation on Friday, July 1st. See the full schedule of Canada Day activities on our events

  • Notice of Approval: Fireworks Restrictions

    This is to serve notice that the Council of the Town of Yarmouth, at its meeting on Thursday, June 9th, 2022, at 6:30 pm, approved amendments to the Noise Bylaw (Fireworks).

  • Notice of Public Hearing

    A Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 6:30 pm to address a proposal that affects the Land Use Bylaw and Institutional Zone.

  • A Time for Celebration

    A milestone event took place in Yarmouth on Wednesday to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 redevelopment work at the Yarmouth International Ferry Terminal.

  • Water Disruption Notice

    Please be advised that there will be an unexpected water disruption on Highway 1 in Dayton, between the Voyager Motel and Thistle Hyundai, from 1:30 pm to approximately 4:30 pm today, June 22nd..


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Municipal Planning Strategy:

The Province gives municipalitites the power to make statements of policy with respect to a broad range of activities, including developent, land use, public lands, transportation, municipal services, and many other matters related to the physical, social and economic development of the community. Municipalities, inlcuding the Town of Yarmouth, do this through their primary planning policy document referred to as the Municipal Planning Strategy or MPS. The intent and rationale behind all land use objectives and policies are articulated in this document.

pdf Table of Contents (88 KB)
pdf Introduction (223 KB)
pdf Geographic and Historic Context (286 KB)
pdf Statements of Community Interest (2.33 MB)
pdf Residential (278 KB)
pdf Commercial (421 KB)
pdf Commercial Industrial (251 KB)
pdf Industrial (239 KB)
pdf Social, Cultural, Open Space and Institutional (278 KB)
pdf Infrastructure Development Implementation (2.38 MB)
pdf Implementation (216 KB)
pdf Climate Change Adaptation (348 KB)
Generalized Future Land Use Map   Existing Land Use Map   Statements of Interest Map

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 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
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Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

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