Dangerous & Unsightly

abandoned home

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland delegates all of its authority under Part XV of the Municipal Government Act (Dangerous and Unsightly Premises) to the Administrator of Dangerous and Unsightly Premises, except the power to order demolition.

To report a dangerous or unsightly property, please fill out the Complaint Form:

The Dangerous & Unsightly Complaint Form can be submitted by:

Email:
Fax: (902) 667-1352
Mail: The Municipality of the County of Cumberland

Attn: Ron Moore
1395 Blair Lake Road
RR #6 Amherst, NS
B4H 3Y4

For inquiries about dangerous and unsightly premises, please contact our Administrator of Dangerous & Unsightly Premises.

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland has torn down 13 derelict buildings in 2014 and a total of 24 derelict buildings in 2015. Enforcement action is based on neighbourhood complaints. Buildings considered dangerous become a priority for demolishing. To find out more information about dangerous and unsightly premises, see the recent CBC news article on the issue.