Visits to Kenloch Transfer Station by appointment only. Call 902-787-3503 to book now.
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.
INVERNESS COUNTY, N.S. – The Municipality of the County of Inverness has released a request for proposals in or...
The Inverness County Water Utility is pleased to announce Phase Two of the Neptune Water Meter Project will begin...
The COVID-19 pandemic and provincial State of Emergency has impacted everyone in the province in different ways, ...
Meetings & Events
Committee of the Whole Agenda - May 21
May 7 2020 Agenda
Committee of the Whole April 16 2020
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: 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.