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PRESS RELEASE – UPDATED MUNICIPAL FLOODPLAIN LINES PROVIDE SECURITY TO EAST HANTS RESIDENTS

June 23rd, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   (ELMSDALE, NS) June 23, 2016 – A recent scientific study commissioned by the Municipality of East Hants identifies updated highrisk floodplain lines. The Municipality has received… Full story

Protecting Public Water Supply from Contamination

June 10th, 2016

Backflow Prevention (BFP) devices are required to be installed on all service connections that are deemed by the East Hants Water Utility to present a potential risk of contamination to… Full story

Train Accident – Lantz, NS

June 10th, 2016

LANTZ, NS Community saddened by tragic loss of life of two young girls as a result of a train accident.   “The entire municipality is saddened by the tragic death… Full story

Bylaw F-500, Fire & Burglar Alarm – 1st Reading

June 8th, 2016

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of Municipality of the District of East Hants hereby proposes to consider Bylaw F-500, Fire and Burglar Alarm Bylaw, an amendment to Bylaw 5-1, Burglar… Full story

Bylaw P-300, Off-Site Commercial Signage – 2nd Reading

June 8th, 2016

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Municipality of East Hants has approved Bylaw P-300, the Off-Site Commercial Signage Bylaw.   This Bylaw prohibits off-site commercial signage located within Provincial or… Full story

Public Hearing & Notice of Consideration – 2016 East Hants Official Community Plan

June 8th, 2016

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Municipality of East Hants intends to consider adopting the 2016 East Hants Official Community Plan, consisting of the Municipal Planning Strategy Bylaw P-400,… Full story

Bylaw P-200, Emergency Management Bylaw – Notice of Passage

June 8th, 2016

TAKE NOTICE that Bylaw P-200, Emergency Management Bylaw received second and final reading at the Regular Meeting of Council held on April 27, 2016.   The intent of the bylaw… Full story

Notice of Application – Elmsdale

June 8th, 2016

TAKE NOTICE that the Planning and Development Department for the Municipality of East Hants has received the following application: Development Agreement, Elmsdale A proposal from RYC Project Management Limited to enter into a development agreement to permit… Full story

Shawmut Selects East Hants for 2nd Canadian Location

April 21st, 2016

Shawmut Equipment, specializing in cranes and other heavy construction equipment, has chosen the Elmsdale Business Park for their second Canadian location. “East Hants is excited to welcome Shawmut Equipment to… Full story

Plan East Hants Open Houses

April 5th, 2016

Plan East Hants, a rewrite of the Official Community Plan, is nearing completion. The Plan is the vision for what East Hants will look like in the future, which includes… Full story