Tax Bills are in the Mail

Tax Bills are in the mail and due May 31st, 2022

Payments can be made by cash, debit, cheque or money order (payable to the Town of Shelburne) from Monday to Friday between 9am and 2pm at the Town Hall located at 168 Water Street.
The Town of Shelburne also accepts payments by Electronic Bill Payment Service(Online Banking) with several institutions (see below).
This service enables bill payment access through telephone, internet systems, automated banking machines as well as teller transactions. The proper payee name is required as well as your eight-digit Assessment Account Number(s). If you have more than one property you must enter each assessment number and the amount you are sending for each one.
Online payments are possible with the following banking institutions:
CIBC – payee name is: Shelburne (NS/Town of) Tax
Scotia Bank – payee name is: TOWN OF SHELBURNE (NS) TAX
Bank of Montreal – payee name is: Shelburne (NS), Town-Of-Tax
TD Canada Trust – payee name is: Shelburne Nova Scotia (Town of) Taxes
Royal Bank of Canada – payee name is: Town of Shelburne (Nova Scotia) - Tax
Please ensure that you are using the correct payee name when using this service.
The Town of Shelburne has added an additional payment option for our ratepayers who wish to pay their Tax, Water and Port Authority bill using a credit card. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Plastiq will charge you for the use of their service to cover the cost of the payment handling and processing. The Town of Shelburne does NOT receive any part of this service fee. Plastiq is an independent third-party company providing a service for the Town of Shelburne.
The service fee charged by Plastiq for Tax, Water and Port Authority account payments is 2% of your payment amount. This amount will be billed directly to your credit card. For example:
Any questions regarding account information for this payment option please contact:
Jennifer Perry
(902) 875-2991 Ext. 2 or


Home Warming Program Nova Scotia

The Home Warming Program is a fantastic program for low-income homeowners and thanks to being fully funded by the Province of Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Power, it is 100 % free to all qualified home owners in the province.

The qualifying factors for participation in the program are home ownership and fitting into our LICO-based net-income brackets.
1. 1 person in the home - $27,250 or less per year
2. 2-4 people in the home - $50,635
3. 5+ people in the home - $72,113
We service all heating types (electric, oil, wood, coal, natural gas, etc.) and on average, people who go through the program can see an annual savings of up to 20-30% off their annual heating bills.
Please see the website below for more info:
We also have copies printed here at the Town Office for anyone wishing to pick up.


Top 5 Council Priorities FY2022-2023

Please see for the draft General Operating Budget for the Town of Shelburne.  Reach out to your Council with any concerns or questions before the next regular Council Meeting on Tuesday April 19th.


Community Clean Up-April 17-23rd 2022

It's that time of year!!!! We are encouraging all residents to take some time to help clean up an area of Town that you live in. We have red garbage bags here at the Town Office that can be picked up to be used which do not require sorting for litter clean-ups such as this.