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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.

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Check out our official tourism website.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Accessibility Advisory Committee

The Municipality of the County of Inverness is seeking one (1) member of the public to serve on the Municipality...


Public Sale of Surplus Equipment by Tender

The Municipality of the County of Inverness invites tender bids for the following items: ...


Volunteer Recognition 2021: Bruce Miller

Congratulations, Bruce Mille...

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Saturday October 16th, 2021 | 9:15am


On October 22nd, 2021, the Municipality will be disconnecting the former water treatment plant from the Mabou Water System. During this time, residents may experience low or no water pressure and temporary water discolouration. Thank you in advance for your patience throughout this process.

Friday October 15th, 2021 | 1:14pm

Timeline PhotosWaste Reduction Week is October 18th – 24th and swapping, sharing, and thrifting items, rather than buying brand new, are easy ways to reduce your waste. They also help you to reduce greenhouse gas emission, save you money, and support your local community. Visit to find out more about the impacts and to see a list of local swapping, sharing and thrifting events happening this Waste Reduction Week. #WRWCanada #NothingWasted

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Employment Opportunities

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.

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Solid Waste Collection Schedule

Search your address to find when solid waste pickup is in your area. Not sure how to dispose of an item? Use the wizard to find the answer.

For missed solid waste pickup, please call 1-888-863-1744 (toll-free).

Hours of Operation

Municipal Administrative Building

375 Main Street, Port Hood

Monday - Friday: 9am - 3:00pm

Municipal Recycling Facility

15109 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