Public Notice: Town Hall Early Closure - January 22, 2021


Town Hall will close at 12:00 p.m. today (January 22, 2021) due to the winter storm.

Town Hall staff will continue to be available remotely. See our website for contact information here

We apologize for any inconvenience. Stay safe!

Town Council Meeting - January 26, 2021

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The next Town Council Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 26th at 6:00 p.m., and will be held in-person and online. The public is welcome to attend either in person (6 maximum; Provincial social distancing guidelines apply) or through the following links:

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Town of Lunenburg Volunteer Recognition 2021

Volunteer Nominations 2021

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Town Council Meeting - January 12, 2021

The Council Meeting Minutes for Tuesday, January 12th are available on the Town website here.

The YouTube Live video archive of the meeting can be found here: 

Thank you to all who attended/viewed.

Congratulations to local music legend, Barbara Butler, for being named to the Order of Canada!

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Monthly Garbage Collection Calendar - Jan 2021

The pdf 2021 Solid Waste Collection Calendar (786 KB) is now available for download. A print copy will be included in the December Electric Utility bills.

For further information, visit our Garbage collection page here.

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Mayor's Monthly Update - December 2020

Mayors Monthly UpdateHello and welcome to my Monthly Update, which will be posted on the last Friday of each month. The update is to share with you, Lunenburg residents and businesses, a few of the things we are working on. I hope you will find it informative and useful.

Please read pdf here (35 KB) .

~Mayor Matt Risser

Canada-Nova Scotia Targeted Housing Benefit

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Are you a low-income homeowner? Do you spend more than 50 percent of your income to run your home? Direct support is available for eligible homeowners through the Canada-Nova Scotia Targeted Housing Benefit. Working together, we are making housing more affordable for vulnerable people. 

For more information visit:

  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Or call: (902) 943-0835

Winter Parking Advisory 2020-21

Please help us keep Town streets free of ice and snow by ensuring your vehicle is parked off-street during winter storm and snow removal operations. The Public Works Department can do the job more efficiently if your vehicles are not left on the street during this time. Please arrange off-street parking locations during snow clearing and salting operations. The Town of Lunenburg operates several parking lots where overnight (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.) parking is permitted for a fee ($25/month + HST).  Parking passes may be purchased at the Lunenburg Town Hall, 119 Cumberland Street (902-634-4410). 

In the Town of Lunenburg the RCMP enforce the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act winter parking ban which:

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A Message from the Mayor

In light of the number of confirmed new cases of COVID-19 in the province recently, including in the Western Zone, we must remember how critical it is that we all adhere to Public Health guidelines, remain calm, and work together to keep each other safe.

Nova Scotia is still in a state of emergency. Wear a mask where required, maintain a 6-foot distance from other people, sanitize your hands frequently, and adhere to gathering limits. 

The province has also asked Nova Scotians to avoid non-essential travel in and out of western and central HRM until midnight Dec. 9, with a possibility of extension.

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