February 7: Port Hood building closing at noon due to weather conditions
The Municipality of the County of Inverness is pleased to welcome to this site our constituents, the business community, tourists and those considering relocating to our world renowned beautiful county. This web site is designed to communicate information on Inverness County to residents and non-residents.
Inverness County, Canada’s Musical Coast, comprises the entire western coastline of Cape Breton Island, including the world famous Cabot Trail and reaches inland as far as the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes. Canada’s Musical Coast is a string of beautiful communities and majestic coastline vistas bound together by musical traditions.
Planning a Visit?
Check out our official tourism website.
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There is so much to do along Canada's Musical Coast this winter! Inverness County Winter Active celebration provides opportunities for children, youth, and adults to participate in fun outdoor recreational activities that encourage a healthier, active living lifestyle. Weather permitting, some of the activities that are being planned include: outdoor skating, show shoe hikes, tobogganing, snowman contests, bonfires, snow-sculpting, scavenger hunts, outdoor concerts and more!
To find out what's happening in your area, visit Canada's Musical Coast's website.
Solid Waste Collection Schedule
There is no waste collection on statutory holidays and retail closing days, as well as Rememberance Day (Nov. 11th). If you are unsure, please visit our Facebook page, view the alert message bar on the top left of this website’s home page, or call 902-787-2274 for more information. The Kenloch Waste Management Facility and the Municipal Recycling Facility will be closed on all holidays.
For garbage routes and the pickup cancellation policy, click here.
The Municipality of the County of Inverness is looking for energetic and dynamic professionals to join our team. Positivity, people skills, and big picture thinking are attributes that are of high priority.
Situated on the western and northern part of Cape Breton Island and bordered by the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Bras d’Or Lakes, the area offers a perfect balance of nature, culture, history and community. The County of Inverness is industrious, with the fishing, culture, agriculture, forestry, and tourism sectors creating numerous employment opportunities.
Hours of Operation
Municipal Administrative Building
375 Main Street, Port Hood
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Municipal Recycling Facility
5109 Route 19, Strathlorne
Monday - Friday: 7:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00pm
Kenloch Transfer Station
420 West Lake Ainslie Road
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 12:00pm
All Municipal buildings are closed on holidays, and there is so solid waste collection on holidays. There will instead be double collection the following week. Next holiday: Monday, February 10th, 2020