Tax Sale - Tuesday, April 27, 2021

In accordance with the Municipal Government Act of the Province of Nova Scotia,


That the lands and premises situated in the County of Colchester hereunder described shall be SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION for the arrears of rates and taxes due to the Municipality of the County of Colchester, unless the arrears of rates, taxes and expenses hereunder specified are paid in full. The auction will be held in the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26, 42 Brunswick Street, Truro on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.  The Municipality will follow Public Health Guidelines and procedures, such as social distancing, providing hand sanitizer upon entry, and the wearing of masks.  Masks (non-medical) will be mandatory.

For a list of properties,  pdf click here (128 KB)

2021 Low Income Municipal Tax Assistance Program

Applications for the 2021 Low Income Municipal Tax Assistance Program are now open.

For more information on the program, please  pdf click here (248 KB) .

To print your application form,  pdf click here (126 KB)


TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Municipality of County of Colchester will consider Second Reading of amendments to Chapter 3 Repeal of By-laws By-law, at the regularly scheduled Council meeting on February 25, 2021, beginning at 6 pm.  This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Webinars.

The purpose of the amendments to Chapter 3 is repeal two additional by-laws that are no longer relevant: Chapter 1 Interpretation By-law; and, Chapter 16 Accounts By-law.  

The text of the proposed amendments to Chapter 3 may be inspected or a copy obtained from the Administration Office, 1 Church Street, Truro, or is available on the County website at

Dated February 4, 2021

Rob Simonds
Chief Administrative Officer

pdf Repeal of Bylaws By-law (Chapter 3) DRAFT (41 KB)

Upcoming Meetings

Council Committee/Council and Council Related Meetings

(All meetings start at 6 pm unless otherwise noted)

  • March 25, 2021 - Council
  • April 12, 2021 - Maintenance Budget
  • April 15, 2021 - Council Committee
  • April 19, 2021 - Additions/Deletions Budget
  • April 26, 2021 - Additions/Deletions Budget
  • April 29, 2021 - Council

** Note - Presentation Meetings are held on an as needed basis. Please check with the Administration Office @ 902-897-3184 to confirm that the meeting is taking place. 

Go to the Meeting Agenda for the next regular scheduled Council or Council Committee meeting (posted as available).