Tax Reduction and Exemption Policy

The Municipality of Cumberland is now accepting applications for tax reduction or exemption from organizations that pay property taxes and meet the following criteria:

  • property of a named registered Canadian charitable organization, and that is used directly and solely for a charitable purpose; or
  • property of a non-profit community, charitable, fraternal, educational, recreational, religious, cultural or sporting organization if, in the opinion of Council, the organization provides a service that might otherwise be a responsibility of Council.


Applications are available at the Upper Nappan, Springhill and Parrsboro Service Centers, or by visiting the pdf Tax Reduction and Exemption Application (124 KB) .

To be considered for the 2018/19 tax year, applications must be submitted by March 31, 2018 to:

Municipality of Cumberland
1395 Blair Lake Rd,
Upper Nappan, NS  
B4H 3Y4
(902) 667-2313