Reminder: departments of the Municipality of Colchester remain in operation

Departments of the Municipality of Colchester remain in operation despite offices and facilities being closed to public visitation due to concerns related to COVID-19.  The Municipality will continue to provide all services such as community planning, building inspection, public works, garbage collection, etc., to the maximum extent possible.

You may continue to contact the Municipality by phone or email during regular business hours

Monday to Friday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm by calling the general line at 902-897-3160 or toll free (in Nova Scotia) 1-866-728-5144.

Bill Payments

Bill Payments can be made online, or by depositing a cheque in the secure drop box at the rear entrance. If you have an inquiry relating to the Tax Office, please call (902) 897-3150.

Community Development

To discuss and submit applications for development permits, subdivisions, rezonings and development agreements, as well as requests for zoning letters, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 902-897-3170 for instructions on how to proceed. 

Building Inspections

  • To discuss and submit building applications, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 902-897-3170.
  • To schedule a building inspection for a project under construction, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 902-897-3170.
  • For emergency services such as a problem with Municipal Water or Municipal Sewer please call Public Works at (902) 897-3175.

Low Income Municipal Tax Assistance Program Application

The Low Income Municipal Tax Assistance Program Application deadline has been extended until May 29, 2020. Inquiries can be made to (902) 897-3150.

Inquries

  • For inquiries relating to garbage, compost or recycling contact our Helpline: 902-895-4777
  • In case of night and/or weekend emergencies, call 902-897-3175
  • For more information, visit colchester.ca or follow us on Facebook or Twitter