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True riches

When you live here, you know why. The land, the sea, the people, true riches.

Your Municipal Services

Your local government, the Municipality of the District of Guysborough, is responsive, progressive, approachable, and focused on serving residents and businesses.  Led by the Municipal Council, Municipal staff strive to provide quality services and value for every tax dollar.


The Municipality offers citizens of the District exceptional recreational opportunities and is a provincial leader in environmentally responsible waste management. The District also has a comprehensive land use plan to guide development in preparation for economic opportunities.

The services and programs of the municipality are governed by the municipal council and administered by staff, led by the Chief Administrative Officer.  Municipal services are offered through the departments of Public Works, Planning, Finance and Taxation, Recreation, Waste Management, IT and Building and Fire Services.