The Council and staff at the Municipality of Yarmouth continue to support the directives of the Prime Minister, Premier McNeil and public health officials. Our role in responding to the pandemic Covid-19 is to do our part to #flattenthecurve of the virus. As an organization, we want to do all we can to support our residents.

Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, all municipal buildings will be closed to the public.

Our team will continue to be available by telephone, email and traditional mail. Our public works team will continue to ensure the safe operation of waste water collections and treatment. Our partners at the Yarmouth Water Commission will continue to deliver reliable, safe drinking water. Services in the Development office will be limited to telephone, email and mail inquiries. No on-site inspections will be performed beginning immediately. Solid waste collection will continue as per the calendar. Payments can continue to be made using on-line banking (through the chartered banks), Paymentus Corporation, or by mail. Our Recreation services have been suspended.

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Public works inquiries 902-742-7353
Development inquiries 902-742-9691
Recreation inquiries 902-742-8868
Senior Safety inquiries 902-881-4099


Welcome To The Municipality Of Yarmouth

The Municipality of the District of Yarmouth, affectionately known as MODY by the locals, is a diverse collection of communities located on the southern tip of Nova Scotia.  Diversity can be found in our landscapes.  The Municipality of Yarmouth boasts rugged and sandy ocean fronts, working wharves, rolling hills, old growth forests, quaint hamlets, bustling business districts and clean cottage country lakes.  Diversity is found in our economy.  Fishing, forestry, agriculture, light manufacturing, retail, personal services, professional services, and creative arts are a few of the sectors where vocational opportunities abound.  Diversity describes the recreation and leisure offerings.  Music, water sports, school and community sporting leagues, dancing, theatre, pottery, photography, wood carving, quilting and so much more are available.  Diversity is celebrated in our people.  With a global ethnic presence, the Municipality of Yarmouth is increasingly seen as an ideal place to put down roots, seize work/life balance opportunities and contribute to one's community. 

If you'd like to explore living, working or investing in the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth, please contact the office of the CAO at 902-742-7159.

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