Tax Rates


  • Residential – $1.26/100 of assessment
  • Commercial – $1.82/100 of assessment
  • Resource – $1.26/100 of assessment
  • Forest Land under 50,000 acres – $0.25 per acre
  • Forest Land at or over 50,000 acres – $0.40 per acre

Other Fees

  • Tax Certificate – $50.00
  • Deed Transfer Tax – 1.5% of purchase price
  • Sewer Service – $285.00/unit/year


Payment, in full, must be received by the Municipal Tax Office on or before the due date or interest charges will be applied. Interest on overdue accounts will be charged 10% per annum. Interest is applied the first day of each month on the total balance.

Example: Due date is June 30th, interest will be applied July 1st for the full balance that was due June 30th.

We would like to remind residents that we offer a number of alternative payment methods that allows you to pay your tipping fees at your convenience.

Online Banking – have your Customer ID Payee Information Below

Bank Payment in Person – check with your local branch hours

Cheque or Money Order (payable to the Municipality of Shelburne), mail to PO Box 280, Shelburne, NS, B0T 1W0.

Any questions please contact the Finance Department, 902-875-3544 ext 222 or email

“Account Number” will be your Assessment Account Number for Property Tax and Customer ID for Tipping Fees. Below is the “Payee Name” according to banking institution

Financial InstitutionProperty Tax AccountTipping Account
Bank of Montreal Shelburne Mun of the Dis TaxMODS Tipping
CIBCShelburne (District of) TaxShelburne (District of) Tipping
PC Financial / SimpliiShelburne (District of) TaxShelburne (District of) Tipping
RBC Royal BankShelburne (District of) TaxesShelburne (District of) Tipping
ScotiabankShelburne (NS) Taxes/Sewer Shelburne (Dist) Tipping
Toronto DominionShelburne Nova Scotia (District of) TaxesMODS Tipping
Telpay ( – Independent payment processor)Shelburne (MD) Taxes Biller Code: 007 320