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Monday, 16 May 2016 10:09

Town of Digby

Public Hearing

Proposed Development Agreement and Housekeeping Amendments to the

Land Use By-law

Notice is hereby given that the Digby Town Council will hold a Public Hearing on June 6, 2016 to receive comments from the public concerning the following:

Approval of a Development Agreement with Southwest Development (2006) Ltd. To permit the development of a 16-unit apartment building at 100 Montague Row (PID 30229637);

An amendment to the permitted uses in the Commercial General (CG) Zone (Part 7.4.1) to permit residential uses accessory to a permitted commercial use;

An amendment to the definition of “Lounge” to be redefined as “Licensed Establishment” (Part 3) and the inclusion of “Licensed Establishment” as a permitted use in the Commercial Downtown (CD) Zone (Part 7.3.1), the Commercial General (CG) Zone (Part 7.4.1), the Commercial Resort (CR) Zone (Part 7.5.1), the Institutional (INS) Zone (Part and the Public Open Space (OS) Zone (Part 8.2.1).

Information relating the proposed development agreement and the housekeeping amendment to the Land Use By-law can be obtained from the Town Office.

The Public Hearing will be held on June 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM in the Council Chambers at the Town Hall, 147 First Avenue. All members of the community are invited to attend.

E. Tom Ossinger, CAO

Town of Digby

Friday, 11 March 2016 11:20

The Town of Digby Low Income Property Tax Rebate

Town of Digby

Low Income PropertyTax Exemption


Under authority in section 69 of Municipal Government Act it is the policy of the Town of Digby to grant a tax exemption on residential taxes to low income property owners.

Low-income property owners may be granted a yearly tax reduction of $250.00 subject to the following conditions:

1. Legal title to the property resides with the taxpayer.

2. Exemption shall not be granted to any account showing arrears.

3. The taxpayer is a resident of the property.

4. An application form must be completed and processed for each year.

5. The maximum taxable household income shall not exceed. $22,000.00 As all low income residents are eligible for the GST Rebate, a Federal Income Tax Return must be filed annually. Documentation for proof of income is required for all persons living in the household. A copy of each of their Income Tax Returns (NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT) is to be attached to the application.  (T4 SLIPS ALONE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED).

6. Deadline for completed applications to be received is May 31, 2016

Friday, 16 October 2015 10:01

Own Property in Nova Scotia?

2016 preliminary assessments are now available a Property Valulation Services Corp . You are encouraged to review your preliminary assessment and contact PVSC with questions, to provide additional property information, or further discuss your property.

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 13:00

Budget Report_2015-2016


Wednesday, 19 March 2014 10:42

DOG TAGS 2016/2017

2016-17 Dog Tag Information

Monday, 20 September 2010 09:27

Digby Area Fisherman’s Memorial Fisherman’s Memorial Park

Maiden Lane Digby N.S.

If you would like to have a loved one’s name that was lost at sea inscribed at the Fishermen’s Memorial Park on the monument, please pick up your application at the Town Hall or download it off our website, The cost for inscription is $150.00 per name. If you need any further information, please contact the Town Hall at 245-4769.

Download Digby-Area-Fishermens-Memorial-Application-Form (8 kB)

Thursday, 16 September 2010 08:41

Tax, Sewer,garbage and Water Rates



Residential: $1.99 per $100 of Assessment

Commercial: $4.18 per $100 of Assessment



$5.19 per 1,000 gallons water usage

Residental Solid Waste


Water Rates As of April 1, 2016 will remain unchanged from April of 2015


Water Rates As of April 1, 2015















Water Rates As of April 1, 2014

$246.41 per dwelling unit




Water Rates billed Bi-Monthly

Base Charge (Unmetered)$63.71

Size of Meter

5/8" Meter $40.73

3/4" Meter $59.59

1" Meter $97.30

1.5" Meter $191.59

2" Meter $304.74

3" Meter $606.46

4" Meter $945.89

6" Meter $1888.76

8" Meter $3397.36

Consumption Rate ( per 1,000 Imp. Gallons) $2.30



Water Rates billed Bi-Monthly

Base Charge(unmetered)$61.05

Size of Meter

5/8" Meter $39.36

3/4" Meter $57.57

1" Meter $94.00

1.5"Meter $185.06

2" Meter $294.35

3" Meter $585.76

4" Meter $913.60

6" Meter $1824.37

8" Meter $3281.34

Consumption Rate (per 1,000 imp.gallons) $2.17


Thursday, 02 July 2009 08:41

Building a House, Deck, Shed

Download information about building a house, deck or shed (24 kB).