Municipality of the County of Inverness

Tax & Area Rates

The Municipality of the County of Inverness generates 78% of its revenue from property tax rates. Tax rates are based on the taxable assessment of each property. Residential, Commercial and Resource properties are billed per $100 of taxable assessment.

Fire Department Area Rates
The Municipality bills and collects a fire department area rate for each of the volunteer fire departments in Inverness County. These rates are calculated per $100 of taxable assessment and are on all residential, commercial and resource properties.

Sewer Area Rates
The Municipality levies a sewer area rate for those properties that have sewer services and/or have access to the municipal sewer services.

Residential
1.02
Commercial
1.85
Resource
1.02

District 1

Sewer Maintenance Area Rate
0.31
Cheticamp Fire Department Area Rate
0.10
Cheticamp Fire Department Area Rate (Commercial)
0.06
Pleasant Bay Fire Department Area Rate
125.00
Meat Cove Fire Department Area Rate
60.00

District 2

LeMoine Fire Department Area Rate
0.08
LeMoine Fire Department Area Rate (Commercial)
0.05
North East Margaree Fire Department Area Rate
0.10
Margaree Fire Department Area Rate
0.10
Margaree Fire Department Area Rate (Commercial)
0.10

District 3

Sewer Maintenance Area Rate
0.30
Inverness Fire Department Area Rate
0.08

District 4

Sewer Maintenance Area Rate
0.30
Whycocomagh Fire Department Area Rate
0.10
Lake Ainslie/Upper Margaree Fire Department Area Rate
0.10
Valley Mills Fire Protection
0.10
Blues Mills Fire Protection
0.05

District 5

Sewer Maintenance Area Rate
0.30
Mabou Fire Department Area Rate
100.00
Port Hood Island Fire Department Building Area Rate
0.10
Port Hood Fire Department Area Rate
0.10
Port Hood Fire Department Area Rate (Commercial)
0.06

District 6

Sewer Maintenance Area Rate (Judique/Port Hastings)
0.30
Port Hastings Fire Department Area Rate
0.10
West Bay Road Fire Department Area Rate
0.10
Judique Fire Department Area Rate
0.10