60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS, B4V 3X9
Tel: 902-543-4651 Fax: 902-543-6876
Emergency After Hours Tel: 902-543-5142

The 2024-2025 budget for the Town of Bridgewater was approved on April 8, 2024. The final budget document can be downloaded by clicking here.

>>> 2024-2025 TAX RATES

Residential Tax Rate -- $1.85 per $100 of Assessment

Commercial Tax Rate -- $4.07 per $100 of Assessment

Mulitpurpose Tax Rate -- $0.06 per $100 of Assessment

>>> 2024-2025 SEWER RATES

Residential & Land-leased Communities
One Dwelling Unit $518 plus $466 for each additional dwelling unit.

Base Charge $1,109 plus $100 for each guest unit.

Long Term Care Facilities
Base Charge $518 plus $328 for each patient bed.

Large Industrial
Base Charge $45,000.

Educational, Large Grocery, Car Wash & Ancillary Car Wash
Base Charge $4,000.

Other Commercial, Shopping Centres, Institutional, and Industrial Users

For the first user $1,109 plus $998 for each additional user.

Base Charge $19,000 plus $100 for each patient bed.

>>> Sewer By-Law (click here to view by-law)  

>>> Deed Transfer Tax (click here to view by-law) - 1.50 % effective June 1, 2018.

Town of Bridgewater tax and water bill payments must be received by the Town Office by the due date to avoid applicable interest charges. If you are paying by mail or through your bank, please allow enough time for your payment to reach the Town Office by the due date. Interest will not be adjusted if received by the Town after the due date. We encourage you to pay your tax and water bills by the due dates to avoid our collection procedures. Interim tax bills for approximately half the year's taxes will be mailed in April, due May 31, 2024. The final bill for the year will be billed in August, due on September 27, 2024. The interest rate is 1% per month (12% annually) and will be charged the first day of every month that the account is in arrears

IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED YOUR CURRENT TAX BILL OR HAVE RECENTLY BOUGHT A NEW HOME, PLEASE CONTACT THE TAX OFFICE AT 902-541-4360 OR BY This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Click to download - Financial Statements to March 31, 2023

Two structured reports—the Financial Condition Index and the Municipal Profile—bring together a group of indicators to give an overall snapshot for each municipality in the Province of Nova Scotia. Please click here to view Bridgewater's most recent financial indicators.

For any information regarding your assessment value or classification or the Capped Assessment Program, please contact Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC) at: http://www.pvsc.ca/en/home/default.aspx

Any address changes for property taxes are also done through PVSC.  If you wish to change the name appearing on your bill or assessment, please contact the Registry of Deeds by clicking here.


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