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Low Income Tax Exemption

The Municipality's Low Income Tax Exemption applications are now available. The Low Income Tax Exemption provides assistance to homeowners to help pay their residential property taxes. Qualified applicants will receive a credit which is applied directly to the tax account.

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Tax Certificate Fee Changes

Please be advised that the fee for a Tax Certificate has been set at $20.00 per assessment account for all of the 13 Districts within the Municipality of the County of Cumberland.

Council adopted this change to our Fees Policy during the Council session held on Wednesday April 21, 2017.

It is anticipated that this uniform Tax Certificate fee will alleviate possible confusion and create a more unified and cohesive fee to our customers.

Solid Waste Mobile App - Never Forget Your Garbage Day Again!

The Cumberland Central Landfill has made it even easier for residents to stay connected with waste management collection and programs.

Download our free Solid Waste Mobile App by searching for Cumberland County Solid Waste in the App Store. Use your mobile phone to view collection schedules, receive collection reminders and service alerts for any interruptions to waste collection such as cancellations due to weather. Residents can also sign up online by visiting Cumberland Joint Services Management Authority.

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Welcome to Parrsboro Municipal Staff, Residents, Business & Community Organizations

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland formally extends a warm welcome to Parrsboro staff, residents, business, and community organizations on the merger of our two municipalities. As of November 1, 2016, the former Town of Parrsboro has dissolved into the Municipality. A Service Centre will remain at the Parrsboro Town Hall in order to provide residents with uninterrupted access to municipal programs and services.

  pdf Media Release - Parrsboro Dissolution 11-01-2016 (252 KB)

For more information about the dissolution of the former Town of Parrsboro, please go to Parrsboro Dissolution.

Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

Emergencies can be stressful, but if you take the time now to prepare yourself and your family you will be better able to cope. Being prepared means:

  • Knowing the risks
  • Developing a plan 
  • Preparing a kit

To find out more information on emergency management go to Emergency Management.