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Municipality of the District of Argyle

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COVID-19 Measures

The Municipality of Argyle is taking precautionary measures now to prevent the spread of CORONAVIRUS. As of Wednesday March 18th, all municipal offices will be closed to the general public, including the administration building, courthouse, archives, storage facilities and treatment plant facilities.

The Municipal staff will continue to work for its residents either remotely or in smaller numbers at the municipal office. Please note the following:

  • Phone lines will remain open and will be answered by staff.
  • Bill payments can be made online, by mail, or by credit card. Our staff can be reached at 902-648-2311 for taxation or any financial services. The office of the CAO can be reached at the same number.
  • All staff will continue to have access to their municipal emails.
  • Building inspection services shall continue, and you may book an appointment with John Sullivan at 902-648-2623.
  • For emergency wastewater needs, please contact Hans at 902-648-2623. Maintenance of wastewater and outdoor facilities will continue as per usual operations.
  • All non-essential services, such as noise bylaw or other enforcement, shall be reduced, in favor of more critical municipal services.
  • Our Senior Safety officer, Peggy, will no longer be making house visits; contact shall be done using telephone or other methods.
  • All municipal related, non-essential travel outside the County is suspended indefinitely.
  • All public meetings of Municipal Council, or public engagement meetings will be cancelled until further notice.

Staff and Council are committed to sharing information with our residents, and will be increasing its use of video and social media to help inform residents.

Please continue to practice social distancing and regular washing of hands. Together we can protect those of greatest risk!


Low Income Tax Exemption

Applications for low income tax exemption are now available.

The exemption limits set by the Municipality of Argyle are as follows:


 Tax Exemption Household Income 
$200 $0 - $18,800
$150 $18,801 - $24,100
$100 $24,101 - $28,000

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Applications and further details are available on our website at and/or at the Municipal Office at 27 Courthouse Road in Tusket. Applications are to be returned on or before Thursday, April 30, 2020.

If you require further information, please contact Bonnie Durkee, Tax Administrator at (902) 648-2311or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Down Payment Assistance Program (DPAP)

Housing Nova Scotia offers The Down Payment Assistance Program (DPAP). It assists Nova Scotians with modest incomes who pre-qualify for an insured mortgage to purchase their first home.

For an applicant to be eligible for the assistance, the following criteria must be met:

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