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Planning, Development & Building

We provide a variety land use planning, property development and building inspection services to the Municipality of Chester, Town of Lunenburg and Town of Mahone Bay.

Planning and development services include:

  • Administration and enforcement of the Muncipality's Land Use By-law (zoning regulations) and Municipal Planning Strategy
  • Assigning civic addresses and road names
  • Building and fire inspections
  • Community boundaries
  • Development Agreements and Plan Amendments
  • Development, Subdivision and Building Permits
  • Heritage property registration
  • Long-range community planning
  • Socioeconomic studies and statistics
  • Supporting Municipal economic development through business retention, expansion, attraction, marketing and visitor information services