Proposed Deed Transfer Tax By-Law Meeting

The Proposed Deed Transfer Tax By-law will be further considered at a Special Meeting of Council to be held on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held in the Conference Room, in the Administrative Centre.”

Deed Transfer By-Law

Council will consider the adoption of a Deed Transfer Tax By-law at their meeting on October 23, 2017. 

The meeting will commence at 7 pm and will be held in the Council Chambers in the Administrative Centre located at 2447 Highway 3 Barrington. 

For additional information on the proposed By-law, please contact the Municipal Office at (902)637-2015. 

Housing Survey - Housing: Now and Into the Future

housing 1We know that having a safe and affordable place to live is important.

Please take a few minutes to complete the “Housing: Now and Into the Future” survey so we can understand what the housing needs in our community are.

Your Voice Matters! 

To take the survey go to http://www.daashgroup.com  or call 1-877-742-0085 for a paper copy and support.   

:English: https://interceptum.com/s/en/Housing

French: https://interceptum.com/s/fr/Logement 


The Housing: Now and Into the Future survey is a project of your local housing collations in partnership with participating town and municipal units and interested community stakeholders: 

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Policy Revision Notification

Council at their last meeting revised the following policies: 

Low Income Property Tax Exemption Policy 

Changes to the Low Income Property Tax Exemption Policy include the following: 

Deadline for applications is February 28th.

Proof of household income must be provided.

Previous years taxes must be paid in full.

The exemption only applies to the property owner’s principal place of residence occupied by him or her. 

The entire Policy may be viewed on here.


Policy 70 – Municipal Floating Dock Policy was also revised. 

Changes include the following: 

Allowable docking or mooring period has been reduced from 12 hours to 45 minutes.

The Queen of Hearts Dory Club has been allowed one space at the floating dock and if necessary, may tie a second dory to the first one.  There is no time restriction on the berth occupied by the Queen of Hearts Dory Club. 

The entire policy may be viewed here.

Municipal Fall Newsletter 2017

The Municipality of Barrington's Fall Newsletter is now available for viewing online. 

Printed copies are available in select locations, including the Municipal Office. If you would like one mailed to you, please phone 902-637-2015. 

pdf Download Municipal Fall Newsletter 2017 Here  (5.93 MB)