Residential Property Tax Assistance Program for webOur Residential Property Tax Assistance (RPTA) program provides property tax assistance to those who may be struggling to pay their property tax in the form of a credit, applied directly to the tax accounty, for qualified applicants.

For 2020/2021 taxation year, the exemption is 50% of your current year’s property taxes up to a maximum amount depending on the community the applicant resides in, and are as follows:
• Community of West Hants $112.00
• Community of Hantsport $156.00
• Community of Windsor $200.00

The deadline for the RPTA Program is September 1, 2020.

Each year, as part of the RPTA program, Council sets the exemption rate in accordance with section 69 of the Municipal Government Act. This exemption applies to taxpayers in the Municipality whose household taxable income does not exceed the $25,000 limit set by Council, as outlined in our Residential Property Tax Assistance Policy

Proof of income (CRA Notice of Assessment) must accompany the application for all members residing in your household. Taxable income is less than total income and many deductions, such as child care, RRSP, and union dues are deducted to calculate taxable income. You may qualify and not know it!

Click pdf here (225 KB) to download the application or contact our office at 902-798-8391 and we can send the form to you. 

CSAP List of Electors 2 

Electors may make corrections, be added or deleted upon application to the Returning Officer by telephone, fax, email or in person. You will be asked your name, address and birthdate.

Electors may find out if they are on the list of electors between Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm, August 4-21, 2020 by:
1. Visiting the Municipal Office, 76 Morison Drive
2. Telephone: 902-798-8391 Ext. 110
3. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
4. Fax: 902-798-8553

For more information on the CSAP School Board Election visit https://www.westhants.ca/elections.html 

Masks Madatory July 31

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health for Nova Scotia, announced today, July 24, that masks will become mandatory in most indoor public places starting July 31.

“As we open our economy, our schools and our communities, we must continue to be vigilant to minimize the impact of a second wave of COVID-19,” said Premier McNeil. “Wearing a non-medical mask in most indoor public places is a key part of how we protect each other and support our local businesses so they can stay open for the long run.”

Children under two are exempt, as well as children aged two to four when their caregiver cannot get them to wear a mask. People with a valid medical reason for not wearing a mask are exempt. Schools, daycares and day camps continue to follow their reopening plans.

Visit https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/ for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19. Information about wearing a non-medical mask can be found at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/staying-healthy/#masks

WHRM Public Hearing Notification

Council gave notice of intent to amend the zoning map for Ski Martock Rd., Windsor Forks (PID 45038510) to permit tourist accommodations.

We invite you to attend a virtual Public Hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28 held on our Facebook Page where staff will provide an overview of the application. 

Comments or questions can be submitted until August 11 to Planner, Saira Shah at 902-798-8391 ext. 118 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All submissions will be shared with Council and the Public Hearing will conclude at its next meeting.

Our FREE Kayak and Stand-Up Paddle Board Loan program is ready to go (with a few COVID-19 safety modifications).
Please read the poster carefully and then give us a shout to book your equipment!

Kayak Loan Program 1

Call Bekah at 902-790-9647 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Healthy Active Aging Fund 2020 2021

 

We are very excited to announce the second year of the Healthy Active Aging Fund in partnership with NS Communities, Culture & Heritage which are meant to increase physical activity levels for older adults (45+) in their community.

Any non-profit group or organization targeting adults 45+ years who reside in West Hants Regional Municipality can apply. Projects must be focused on phylical activity, help establish new habits that make regular movement part of the participants ongoing daily lives and help reduce barriers to physical activity such as transportation, cost and knowledge.  

There are two rounds of funding with deadlines to submit August 14 for Round 1, and, for round 2, November 13.

Contact Bekah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 902-790-9647 for more and application package for more information.

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