Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia - Where History Meets Opportunity

Phone: 902.532.2043



December 24th, 2016

Annapolis Royal is well known for its thriving cultural and arts community. Listed below are groups and resources to look into to explore your artistic side. If you’d like to add your group to our list, please contact Town Hall at   A Royal Consort – Community Chamber Choir Email: An unauditioned community…Read more >

Moving to Annapolis Royal

December 23rd, 2016

Moving to Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, could be the best decision you’ll ever make! Our tiny town is home to a wonderfully eclectic mix of people of all ages and walks of life – those born and raised here, and those who have chosen to move here from the rest of Canada, the United States,…Read more >


December 23rd, 2016

The Town of Annapolis Royal boasts many different features and unique options that are sure to appeal to the interests of all of our visitors, as well as our residents. Annapolis Royal prides itself on the fact that although we are indeed a small community, we are very diverse and offer something of interest for…Read more >

Recreation Programs and Events

September 27th, 2016

Annapolis Royal Recreation’s official mascot, “Sammy” Champlain!   April 29, 2022: Please note the Harvest Moon and French Basin Trails and parking lot at 112 Prince Albert Road are now open. Tennis in Annapolis Royal Summer Tennis in Annapolis Royal! Spring is here, so it’s time to get out and enjoy Annapolis Royal’s community tennis…Read more >

Planning Resources & Public GIS Viewer

September 16th, 2016

Planning Resources Useful Downloads: The Town of Annapolis Royal Municipal Planning Strategy is an important product of the wishes and participation of the community and has been adopted by the Annapolis Royal Town Council to guide land use and development for the next 5 to 10 years. A Municipal Planning Strategy is a means of…Read more >

Building Guidelines

September 16th, 2016

Annapolis Royal is a unique Town. It has outstanding history, built heritage, culture and a beautiful natural setting. Most of the Town is included in a National Historic District, which includes about 135 registered heritage buildings. Of these heritage buildings, several are designated as National Historic Sites, while several others have provincial designation, and the…Read more >

Utilities and Taxes

September 16th, 2016

The Town of Annapolis Royal is responsible for property taxes and water services. All related queries can be directed to (902) 532-2043 ext 101 or Property Taxes Currently, the residential tax rate is 1.70 percent and the commercial tax rate is 3.20 percent of the assessed value of the property. Sewage is included in…Read more >

Waste Management

September 16th, 2016

Valley Waste Resource Management is responsible for waste collection in Annapolis Royal. Garbage, recyclables, and compost are collected every second Tuesday. All waste must be sorted appropriately. For complete details and sorting instructions, please see their website All waste inquiries can be directed to Valley Waste at 1-877-927-8300 or In an effort to…Read more >

Community Resources

September 8th, 2016

Regional Emergency Management Operations (click for link)     Health and Safety All services below are on the 911 Emergency System. Annapolis Community Health Centre The Annapolis Community Health Centre is a 24/7 emergency centre with four inpatient beds and various specialist services. Located in a beautiful historic Town surrounded by a picturesque rural community,…Read more >

Maps & Planning Documents

September 8th, 2016

Annapolis Royal has developed and maintained a number of planning maps over the years. To demonstrate their designed and potential uses we have clipped a portion of each map to show you. To view a larger version and the supporting Legend ‘click’ on the relevant link below. The full ‘official’ version of these maps, and…Read more >