Measures in reaction to COVID-19 Pandemic

Effective immediately, to be in line with Federal and Provincial government health directives, all Service Centres and the Dr. Carson and Marion Murray Community Centre will be closed to the public.

Payment of tax bills, water and sewer bills, building permits will continue using the following methods:
• Online via Paymentus (
• Online via personal banking websites
• Mailing a cheque to the Upper Nappan Service Centre only
• Using the Pre-authorized debit form
• Dropslot at the Upper Nappan Service Centre only

Interest charges on the above bills will be deferred for the months of March, April and May, 2020 as per resolution of Council. Residents can expect billing cycles to continue. Water service disconnections currently scheduled will be postponed.

Building permits and permits for subdivisions will be accepted via email (), or through mail to the Upper Nappan Service Centre only.

There will be no in-person meetings with municipal staff. Please email or call to make arrangements with finance staff, municipal planners, building inspection officials or others.

Important contact information:
Upper Nappan Service Centre
1395 Blair Lake Rd
Amherst, NS
B4H 3Y4

Engineering & Operations
24-hour emergency phone number:
(902) 667-2358

(902) 667-2313