Municipality of the County of Inverness
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Inverness County

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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Municipality Releases Cellphone Service Expansion RFP

INVERNESS COUNTY, N.S. – The Municipality of the County of Inverness has released a request for proposals in or...

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Neptune Water Meter Installation Precautionary Measures

The Inverness County Water Utility is pleased to announce Phase Two of the Neptune Water Meter Project will begin...

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Operational Updates: May 6 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and provincial State of Emergency has impacted everyone in the province in different ways, ...

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Monday May 25th, 2020 | 4:34pm

A reminder regarding Kenloch Transfer Station:
Drop-offs are by appointment only. Please call 902-787-3503 during business hours (8:30am-4pm from Monday to Friday) to book your appointment.
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Friday May 22nd, 2020 | 11:53am

NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS OF THE INVERNESS COUNTY WATER UTILITY

The Inverness County Water Utility is pleased to announce Phase Two of the Neptune Water Meter Project will begin May 25th, 2020. If you have not yet had a new water meter installed at your property, you can now book your appointment by calling 902-787-2274. Appointments are available from Monday, May 25th to Saturday May 30th between 8:00am and 8:00pm and residents are asked to book as soon as possible while there is still availability.

Neptune and the Municipality of the County of Inverness have taken several steps to ensure the health of safety of both residents and staff during this process. These steps include checking technicians’ temperatures every four hours during the workday, stringent sanitization routines for equipment, and more. For a full list of how Neptune is working to keep property owners/occupants safe, please visit: invernesscounty.ca/neptune-water-meter-installation-precautionary-measures/
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NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS OF THE INVERNESS COUNTY WATER UTILITY

The Inverness County Water Utility is pleased to announce Phase Two of the Neptune Water Meter Project will begin May 25th, 2020. If you have not yet had a new water meter installed at your property, you can now book your appointment by calling 902-787-2274. Appointments are available from Monday, May 25th to Saturday May 30th between 8:00am and 8:00pm and residents are asked to book as soon as possible while there is still availability.

Neptune and the Municipality of the County of Inverness have taken several steps to ensure the health of safety of both residents and staff during this process. These steps include checking technicians’ temperatures every four hours during the workday, stringent sanitization routines for equipment, and more. For a full list of how Neptune is working to keep property owners/occupants safe, please visit: https://invernesscounty.ca/neptune-water-meter-installation-precautionary-measures/
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Upcoming
Meetings & Events

May 21

Committee of the Whole, 9:30am, Video Conference Call

Committee of the Whole Agenda - May 21

May 07
Apr 16

Committee of the Whole, 9:30 am, Video Conference Call

Committee of the Whole April 16 2020

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Embrace Winter!

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.

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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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Hours of Operation

Municipal Administrative Building

375 Main Street, Port Hood

Monday - Friday: Closed due to Pandemic

Municipal Recycling Facility

5109 Route 19, Strathlorne

Monday - Friday: Call ahead 902-787-3503

Kenloch Transfer Station

420 West Lake Ainslie Road

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Saturday: 8:30am - 12:00pm

All Municipal buildings and facilities will be closed Monday, May 18th due to the Victoria Day Holiday. May 18th garbage collection will instead take place on Saturday, May 23rd. For more information, please call GFL’s helpline at 1-888-863-1744.