A zoning confirmation letter may be requested when a property is being sold. It provides limited information to the mortgage company, realtor, or buyer regarding the permitted land uses and zoning of the property.
A zoning confirmation letter is not a requirement of any municipal By-law; however, sometimes financial institutions require confirmation of zoning at the time of property transactions.
How to apply
You can apply for a Zoning Confirmation Letter by completing one of the applications linked below, and submitting the application, along with a non-refundable fee of $150.00.
Completed applications and fees can be mailed to:
PO Box 1749
Or deliver in person to a municipal Customer Service Office.
Applicants can expect to wait 10 business days for a Zoning Confirmation Letter.
Zoning confirmation to support a liquor license application with Nova Scotia Alcohol and Gaming is provided as part of the Provincial application process. You can find information on that process here.