COVID-19 Information

(as of 3:00 p.m., July 192, 2021)

Lloyd E. Matheson Centre

The Municipal office at the Lloyd E. Matheson Centre is open to the public. Many of our services do not require a visit to the office so please call or check online before you come in. Follow all public health guidelines while inside the building including wearing a mask and physical distancing.

To check if your service can be accessed without visiting our office, reach us by phone at 902-883-2299, email at info@easthants.ca and online.

Burntcoat Head Park & Fundy Tidal Interpretive Centre

Burntcoat Head Park and the Fundy Tidal Interpretive Centre are open.

Municipal Operations

  • All essential services including water and wastewater services, road operations, dog control delivered by the SPCA, building inspection, emergency management operations, building maintenance, water and tax bill payments, and solid waste collection continue to operate to support our community.
  • Building inspection & permits – Building permit information can be sent to inspection@easthants.ca (i.e building drawings, elevations, lot grading plans, driveway permits, Nova Scotia Environment permits). Please provide contact information. Building Officials will review plans and then be in contact with the applicant regarding fee payment and next steps. All permit applications may take up to one week to process.
  • Water and tax bill payments – you may visit our office in person to make payments, but you can also take advantage of other ways to pay your tax and water bills to help limit traffic in our building.

Waste Management Centre & Curbside Collection

The Waste Management Centre is open. Residents are asked to use their extensive curbside collection services before visiting the Waste Management Centre if at all possible (details here). The only materials not eligible for curbside collection are construction & renovation materials and household hazardous waste.

If you are making a trip to the Waste Management Centre, please respect our staff and follow public health rules. This includes wearing a mask while on the property and keeping physically distanced.

We have a brand new mobile app to help residents with waste sorting, collection reminders, and more. The app is available for download to any mobile device (cell phone, tablet, etc.). You can also refer to our 2021 Waste Separation Guide for more information.

East Hants Aquatic Centre

The East Hants Aquatic Centre is open!

Council Meetings


Government Resources

Province of Nova Scotia COVID-19 Resources

Government of Canada Resources