Municipality of Cumberland County


The Municipality of Cumberland County
E D Fullerton Building
1395 Blair Lake Road
RR 6
Amherst, NS B4H 3Y4

For all inquiries call:  902.667.2313
FAX:   902.667.1352
Public works 24 hour emergency number: 902.667.2358

Monthly County newsletter

Cumberland County Recreation Newsletter



The services and facilities in Pugwash that are primarily funded by the Municipality of Cumberland County are:

Building permits
Solid waste disposal
Sewer system and waste treatment
Street lights
Central water supply system

The Municipality also supports:

Cumberland Regional Library
Sunset Residential and Rehabilitation Services



Pugwash is in District 4, one of 13 districts in the Municipality of Cumberland County.

Al Gillis - District 4   

The elected representative for District 4 is Allison (Al) Gillis.  Warden Gillis has represented this district since 2008.   Phone: 902.243.3313 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Tuesday is curbside pick-up day

Solid waste and compost pick up is on alternate
weeks with recycling.

Pick-up schedule 2014/15
Printed schedules are also available from the Visitor Information Centre at the Village Hall

For advice on how to dispose of solid waste,
see the County 2013 newsletter

The landfill site is on the Irishtown Road.
It is open Tuesdays and Saturdays
8:30am to 4pm
Garbage, compost and recycling does NOT go to this site.
The landfill site only takes:

  • Construction and demolition waste
  • Garden and yard waste
  • Asphalt roofing products
  • Metal

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