Municipality of the District of Lunenburg

• The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg has closed the Administration Building at 210 Aberdeen Road with the intention of re-opening May 1; however, we will be reassessing as necessary.

• All recreational programming, and programming at the MARC building has been cancelled, and all parks and trails are closed including River Ridge Common, The MARC, and Miller Point Park.

• Urgent building inspections will be prioritized and completed during the closure.

• We are still accepting building permit applications by email while our office is closed. Staff will review and determine the required fees. Fees can be paid by cheque, either dropped off in the night drop box or by mailing.

• In order to offset the financial impact on residents and businesses during the COVID-19 situation, the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg will delay the interim tax deadline by 90 days. The interim tax deadline will move from May 31, 2020 to August 31, 2020. The interim tax bills will be mailed at the end of April; however, no interest will be applied until September 1, 2020.

• Additionally, the Municipality will offer a deferral of PACE and Straight Pipe Loan payments of up to 90 days upon request.

• Taxes can be paid through online or telephone banking, mailed or dropped in the outside drop box in the office.

• In response to the COVID-19 situation, the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg will extend the deadline for the submission of the 2020/21 registration packages for the fire and emergency services providers and the date for ratepayer meetings until August 15, 2020 for the 2020/21 fiscal year.

• Fire departments are discouraged from holding their ratepayer meetings until the province lifts the State of Emergency, and/or permits large gatherings of people.

• The 2019/20 registration status of current fire and emergency services providers will also be extended until the 2020/21 registration packages have been processed.