The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is pleased to announce that at the January 22, 2019 Council meeting, Council approved a motion to increase the Property Tax Exemption for low-income homeowners.

Homeowners with household incomes under $29,999 (previously $24,999) are eligible to receive up to $500 relief from their property tax bill, based on their household income.

Household Income

Maximum Exemption Value

Previous Exemption Value

Under $9,999

Up to $500

Up to $400

$10,000 - $14,999

Up to $400

Up to $300

$15,000 – $19,999

Up to $250

Up to $200

$20,000 - $24,999

Up to $150

Up to $100

$25,000 - $29,999

Up to $100


A copy of the application form and a list of "frequently asked questions" can be found   here . PLEASE NOTE: The new values above have not yet been reflected in the application form and Frequently Asked Question document. 



As well the Province of Nova Scotia offers a Property Senior's Rebate. To find out more information visit their website.

HomeWarming is a program offered through Efficiency Nova Scotia that offers a no-charge assessment and home upgrade to qualifying home owners. To learn more please visit their website.

For more information please contact Joanne Sampson, Tax Clerk at 902-541-1329.