Roads – Sidewalks – Streetlights

Infrastructure & Operations schedules work and manages the contract compliance for maintenance and repairs of municipal roads, sidewalks and streetlights. The department is also responsible for the testing of new infrastructure prior to the municipality taking over the ownership of assets and provides technical overviews and inspections in accordance with the Municipal Standards.

Municipal Standards

If you have any concerns about roads, sidewalks or streetlights owned and maintained by the Municipality, please report it through our Report an Issue tool.

Any questions or concerns regarding the maintenance of any provincially owned roads should be directed to Nova Scotia Department of Public Works.

The Municipality must be given a minimum of two (2) business days notice prior to construction taking place on municipally owned property.


The Municipality owns a small percentage of roads in East Hants and is responsible for the maintenance of the road surfaces, curbing and drainage ditches in the right of way.… Full story


The Municipality owns and maintains all sidewalks in East Hants. This includes the surface condition, mowing grass and snow clearing. During the winter months, municipal contractors perform these clearing and… Full story


East Hants uses LED streetlights to increase visibility for road safety. Streetlights are added either within a service boundary through request form or to address a specific safety need. New Streetlight Request Form… Full story

Snow Clearing

Every year, the Municipality and the Province of Nova Scotia work together to divide road winter maintenance responsibilities as efficiently as possible. 2022-23 Roads Cleared by the Municipality During the… Full story

Building Permits & Inspections

On this page: How to Apply General Booking Information Building Permit Requirements Connecting to Municipal Services Arranging Inspections Sewage Disposal Where There Are No Municipal Piped Services Public Street /… Full story


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