Find your New Home
There’s a place for you here. From land for building – including serviced sub-divisions – and resale homes, we make it easy to make your move to Nova Scotia and enjoy the lowest residential property taxes in the province. Land and housing prices here are very competitive within Nova Scotia. Many properties offer water views or ocean frontage.
Housing Options and Services
Housing stock in the District provides an interesting mix of modern and traditional homes. Municipal water and sewer systems are available in the shiretown of Guysborough and the community of Canso. Municipal sewer service is also available in Little Dover and municipal water service is provided in Hazel Hill and the Tickle. There are plans to expand these services. High-speed Internet access is available across the District.
Clarity in Land Use Planning
The total land mass of the District of Guysborough is 211,682 hectares. There are 23,953 hectares of protected land – 11.3 per cent of the District’s total land mass – well above the provincial average. In preparation for residential growth and economic development, the Municipality undertook an extensive land use planning process. Three areas have been designated for industrial activity. Land-use plans were developed for all seven districts based upon extensive community consultation. These plans provide effective direction regarding land use to current and future landowners.
The municipal Planning Department can answer all questions related to zoning and subdivision development. Building and related permits are issued by the municipal Building and Fire Inspection Department.