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Notice of Approval

Land Use By-law Amendment

In accordance with Section 210(3) of the Municipal Government Act, notice is hereby given that Yarmouth Town Council held a duly advertised Public Hearing on the 13th day of April, 2017 and at a regular Council meeting held on the 13th day of April, 2017 approved the following amendments to the Land Use By-law.

  1.   pdf Amend the Land Use By-law to permit the establishment of a Microbrewery at 270 Main Street as outlined in the Planner's report. *Note: Although the specific application was submitted for 270 Main Street the amendment will permit the establishment of Microbreweries, Microwineries, and Microdistilleries to locate anywhere in the Downtown Commercial (C-1) Zone. (311 KB)
  2.   pdf Amend the Land Use By-law to rezone the Town owned property located at 28 Jarvis Road from (CD) Comprehensive Development to (O-1) Open Space as outlined in the Planner's report. (4.85 MB)

Notice is hereby given that Section 247(1) of the Municipal Government Act allows that any aggrieved person, the applicant, and adjacent municipality, a village in which the property is situated or the Director may within fourteen (14) days of the publishing of this notice appeal the decision(s) of Council to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board.

2017 Spring Flushing Program


The Yarmouth Water Utility will be undertaking its annual water main flushing program commencing on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, and will take approximately three weeks to complete. Flushing will start in the village of South Ohio, North Ohio Crossroad, followed by Hebron Industrial Park, Sprucehills Subdivision, Dayton-Hebron, the Town of Yarmouth and the Acadia Band Reserve. Flushing will take place between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily & 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. with the exception of Dayton-Hebron which will be flushed at night between 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Some discoloration and fluctuation in water pressure may be experienced during this period. Customers are asked to refrain from washing clothes during this time. Please stay tuned to your local radio station for daily updates of the areas affected.

We apologize for any inconvenience created during this time.


pdf April 18, 2017 (69 KB)

April 19, 2017 - no flushing today

pdf April 20, 2017 (69 KB)

April 21, 2017 - no flushing today

pdf April 24, 2017 (134 KB)

pdf April 25, 2017 (134 KB)

pdf April 26, 2017 (144 KB)

pdf April 27, 2017 (134 KB)

For Sale - Finished Compost

Yarmouth Compost Facility - 1932 Hardscratch Road

Finished Compost Now Available - $25/cubic yard plus HST

Phone 902-742-5220 for more information.

Clements Avenue Watermain Replacement & Street Renewal Project

Please be advised that due to the watermain replacement and street renewal project on Clements Avenue, the following closures will take place from approximately 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.:

  • Forest Street from Pleasant Street will be open to local traffic only on Monday, April 10th.
  • Clements Avenue from Forest Street to Cliff Street will be open to local traffic only starting Tuesday, April 11th and continue over the next few weeks.

Transit Service

Please be advised that the Yarmouth transit route and schedule is not affected by the current detour on Main Street.

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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