Notice Re: Sewer Project Traffic Interruptions

Please be advised that on Monday, July 17th, Sewer Project work will begin on Eastern Avenue, Templar St. and Jenks Ave.  Motorists can expect interruptions in traffic flow on these streets while this work is in progress. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Call to Action in Parrsboro

WANTED - Extra hands to help out, in and around Main Street Parrsboro.  THIS would give the boost needed to keep things looking "spiffy".  For more information, please click pdf here. (203 KB)

Notice RE: Use of Civic Grounds

Please note that organizations wishing to use the Civic Grounds for functions must contact the Parrsboro Service Centre to make booking arrangements.  Telephone 902-254-2036.

Joy Laking Limited Edition Prints Available

Artist signed, Joy Laking, Limited Edition, prints of Starry Night Parrsboro now available.  Introductory price $285.00 until December 15th.  For more information, please click image here. (103 KB)

Housing Repair Programs

Nova Scotia Community Services has funding to assist Nova Scotia's families and seniors with housing repairs including heating systems, wells, roofs, electrical, and septics. For information call (902) 755-5065 or 1-800-933-2101.

Environmental Home Assessment Program (EHAP)

Clean Nova Scotia is administering a program call the Environmental Home Assessment Program or EHAP.  This program is a free service to Nova Scotians who are on septic systems and well water and gives homeowners education on how to better protect and use their septic systems, wells and oil tanks.  In addition each assessment includes a kit of goodies that includes a sample of environmentally friendly cleaning products, water conservation devices and a $50 rebate on tank pumping. Also, in cases where homeowners have a malfunctioning septic system, we can help them apply for a grant of up to $3,000 to help cover the cost of repairing or replacing their septic systems. For more information please call 1-800-665-5377 or visit Clean Nova Scotia.

Cumberland County Safety Check-In Program

A public program designed to provide a daily telephone call to citizens who live alone or are at home alone during the day. This is a free program provided to the public seven days a week. For more information contact the VON Cumberland County at 667-8796 or toll free at 1-877-504-0500. Brochures and registration forms are available at the Town Hall.

Adoption of Dog Bylaw

Notice is hereby given that at a regular meeting held on October 28th, 2003, the Town Council passed the "Town of Parrsboro Dog Bylaw". In order to encourage all dog owners to register their pets, the registry fees have been eliminated.

This is a reminder to all owners of dogs aged four months or more to avoid penalty and have their pets registered at the Town Office if they have not yet done so.

Garbage Collection

Please take note that all garbage, recyclables and compost containers must be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on regularly scheduled pick-up days. If you have any questions, please contact the Town Office or your local garbage collector.


Cumberland Development Corporation Ltd.

Anyone interested in starting a business may wish to speak with Bruce Burbine from the Cumberland Development Corporation who is available at the Town Office by appointment. Services include Business Counseling, Business Loans, Self-Employment Benefit Program and Youth Seed Capital Program.

For more information:

  • call: (902) 667-5700
  • E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Fax:(902) 667-1452

Information packages are also available at the Town Hall.