How can I get an assessment done on my property?
To get information on assessments, visit the Property Value Services Corporation (PVSC).
What are the tax rates?
- Residential Tax Rate – $2.03/100 of assessment
- Commercial Tax Rate - $3.88/100 of assessment
- Sewer Maintenance - $260.00 per unit
- Solid Waste Charge - $276.47 per unit
Find out about the Development Support Program.
Can I pay my taxes online?
Yes, go to Make a Payment.
Does the Town Hall accept VISA and MC?
Yes, go to Make a Payment. We also accept cheques, cash, money orders or debit.
Where can SRHS program registration forms be picked up?
They can be found at SRHS Community Use Programs or at the Town Office.
When can I expect to receive my tax bills?
Tax bills are sent twice a year, once in April and final billing for the remaining amount is billed in August/September. Sewer will also be billed on the final tax bill. A reminder that CIBC and Scotiabank do not cover Sewer charges on mortgages.
I have questions about recycling and waste management. Who should I contact?
For questions on Waste Management, you should contact the Waste Diversion Coordinator by calling the Municipality of the District of Shelburne at (902) 875-3554 ext. 240.
How do I place a Work Order?
Contact the Town Office at 902-875-2991, ext. 1, or complete the online form. Note: a plumber must be called to confirm the obstruction is not on private property for the Town to respond to a sewer block.
How do I make a By-Law Complaint?
I have a question about a Town By-Law or Policy; who do I contact?
What is my property zoning?
Contact Sherry Doane, CAO, at 902-875-2991 ext. 5. for zoning questions and information.
Who do I contact if I want to build a building on my property?
How can I add an event to the event board?
Contact Robin Smith, Executive Coordinator at 902-875-2991, ext. 8.
How do I book the Guild Hall?
Contact Jill Webb, Customer Service Representative at 902-875-2991, ext. 1.
How do I book the Community Centre?
Contact Jill Webb, Customer Service Representative at 902-875-2991, ext.1.
When does Town Council meet?
Can I attend a Town Council meeting?
The public is encouraged to attend Shelburne Town Council meetings; in-camera sessions, which are closed to the public, are occasionally held in accordance with Municipal regulations, usually for the first 30 minutes of a regular meeting.
How many Council members are there for the Town of Shelburne?
Shelburne Town Council is comprised of a Mayor and four Councillors, with the position of Deputy Mayor rotating annually so that all Council members serve a one-year term as Deputy Mayor.
Can I have my concern placed on a Town Council meeting Agenda?
What are the business hours for the Town Office?
The Town Office is open to the public from 9 am to 2 pm. Monday through Friday.
How can I join a Town Committee?
Members of the public are encouraged to apply for positions on any Town Committee they are interested in joining; the Town Committees are Community Participation & Volunteerism Committee, Community & Economic Development Committee, Shelburne County East RCMP Advisory Board Committee and Port Authority Committee. Learn about the committees or Community Participation & Volunteerism. Contact Robin Smith, Executive Coordinator, 902-875-2991, ext. 8.
Who do I contact about recreation and bicycle programs in the area?
Are the trails in the Town of Shelburne designated as multi-use?
No, the trail through the Town of Shelburne is not designated for ATVs or other recreational vehicles; it is for pedestrian traffic only. Horses are prohibited on the trail but dogs may be walked on a leash.