By-laws and their enforcement ensure the continued enjoyment of our homes and properties by regulating neighbourhood concerns such as property maintenance and noise. Land-use by-laws govern property development.
Building standards are created for your safety and comfort. Find the permits & inspections you need & associated fees. Is your property in a zone that allows for your planned project? If not, find your options.
The municipality hosts many region-wide events like Natal Day, and supports community events, like the Clam Harbour Beach Sandcastle Contest. Organizing an event? Contact the Special Event Task Force or apply for a grant.
Municipal projects planned or underway and construction hotspots, from municipal buildings and road construction to parks, playgrounds and Active Transportation networks. Find out what is planned for your neighbourhood.
The municipality takes an integrated approach to the environment, focusing on clean energy, air, water and land.
Find collection schedules and guides for garbage, green cart, recycling and household special waste. Learn “what goes where?” and facility hours of operation. Find education programs.
Whether you prefer taking public transit, carpooling or active transportation options like walking or cycling to make your commute a SmartTrip, HRM is working to make your transportation choices easier.
Our region is unique in that the Halifax Regional Police & RCMP are partners in policing. Get HRP news reports
, report an incident
or contact your community officer
Service standards for snow removal in winter and pothole repair in summer. Find construction notices, parking options and rules of the road. Learn about plans for street infrastructure, like bike lanes and LED street lights and initiatives liks our Cross Walk Safety Program
Do you need help understanding your tax bill? Learn about payment options and tax exemption program. Find residential and commercial tax rates.