Municipal Departments

CAOs Office

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is the senior staff person responsible to Council for the administration of municipal affairs. The CAO supervises all departments and ensures a collaborative approach by… Full story

Planning & Development

The Planning & Development Department is responsible for the delivery of planning-related services to the residents and business of the Municipality. CONTACT Planning & Development Telephone: 902-883-3387 Email: Civic Address:… Full story

Infrastructure & Operations

The focus of the Infrastructure & Operations Department is to ensure that the infrastructure needs of both residents and businesses of East Hants are met in a reliable, sustainable, cost effective… Full story

Parks, Recreation & Culture

The Parks, Recreation & Culture Department values a healthy, active, and community focused way of life for residents, visitors and businesses. The department focuses on the following services: Programs and… Full story


The Finance Department is responsible for taxation, water utility accounting, cash management and treasury management for the Municipality. The Department is also required to produce annual Audited Financial Statements for… Full story

Corporate Services

Corporate Services is led by the Director of Corporate Services. This department is responsible for providing services for the organization including: Procurement Administration Economic & business development Information services Fire… Full story