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Municipal Office - 2357 Highway 206, P.O. Box 120, Arichat, Nova Scotia B0E 1A0
(902) 226-2400, Toll Free: 1-800-567-2600

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Keeping Residents Informed


Information is updated frequently; we encourage residents to check in often to keep in the know.  Did you know that the Municipal website has accessibility features built-in? Click on the round, blue accessibility symbol at the bottom of the screen to open up the menu selections.

Social Media

We are very social, follow us and share information with others in your community. You will find us on: 

Community Calendar

You will find recreational activities, community events and meeting dates in the Community Calendar.

Richmond Reflections

The Municipal newsletter, Richmond Reflections is a quarterly newsletter mailed to all Richmond County households through Canada Post. The newsletter is used to share information on programming and municipal services. Digital versions are also available. at Richmond Reflections.

"Contact Us" Form

If you can not find what you are looking for or have questions/concerns or feedback...we want to hear from you!

Recorded Meetings & Live Stream

Committee of the Whole and Regular Council meetings are filmed and live-streamed. Recorded meetings are available for viewing 24/7. You can watch the live stream on the Telile Community Television Youtube channel, as well as view previously recorded meetings. Browse the list of recorded meetings at Recorded Council Meetings.

Opportunities for Public Participation

Attend Council & Committee Meetings

Council and committee meetings held in Council Chambers are open to the public.  To view the schedule of meetings go to Schedule of Meetings.

Question Period

Members of the gallery and those watching live may ask questions during question period. The question period for the Committee of the Whole is not restricted to items on the agenda. Regular Council meetings are subject to the agenda. The Warden will let members of the gallery and those watching live, the cue to call in and provide the phone number. (902) 226-9885

Present to Council

Presentations are scheduled based on how many requests have been received and whether any are time-sensitive. For more information contact the Municipal Clerk.

Attend a Public Hearing

Council is required to conduct public hearings regarding land use bylaws and rezoning. These public hearings are organized by the Eastern District Planning Commission and are open for anyone to speak at or to submit written comments to. Public hearings are advertised at least 14 days in advance, typically in The Reporter  These advertisements will include the date and time of the hearing and deadlines for submitting written correspondence.

At times, Richmond Municipal Council may conduct public hearings that are not required by legislation.  These public hearings are organized by the Municipality, advertised at least 14 days in advance, and are open for anyone to speak or to submit written comments to.

Written comments can be submitted in the following ways:

By Mail:
Municipal Clerk
Municipality of the County of Richmond
P.O. Box 120, 2357 Hwy 206
Arichat, NS, B0E 1A0

By Email:

By Fax:
(902) 226-1510

For more information, please contact the Municipal Clerk at (902) 226-3971.