NOTE: Forms related to Building and Subdivision applications are available in the Business section of the site under Building & Development.


Address change form
If you have an address change please complete this form.

Municipal Grants Program - Capital & Operating Funding Guide and Application Form
To be completed by all organizations seeking funding from CBRM. Deadline is May 31, 2023. 

Municipal Grants Program - Festival & Events Funding Guide and Application Form
Festival & Event Funding is a municipal fund used to invest in local non-profit groups & organizations throughout the region. The fund aims to support local non-profit groups and organizations. Deadline is March 31, 2023.

Municipal Grants Program - Festival & Event Completion Report
A final Completion Report is required for all festivals & events funded by CBRM Sustainability Fund and must be submitted within 60 days of the end date of your festival or event.

Affidavit Of Value Form
In accordance with the Deed Transfer Tax By-Law, as a purchaser of real property (a grantee), you must complete a Deed Transfer Affidavit of Value form regardless of whether you will pay deed transfer tax or not.

Low Income Municipal Tax Exemption Form
Low-Income property owners may be granted a maximum yearly tax reduction of $300.00 if the criteria is met.

Municipal Services Application
An application must be completed for municipal water, sanitary/storm sewer and driveway access. For further information, please call 311.

Preauthorized Payment
The Cape Breton Regional Municipality offers its customers the ability to have their tax and water bill payments made by preauthorized bank debit. Download the form and complete it in its entirety and enclose a VOID cheque. Incomplete forms will be returned. PAP Terms and Conditions Pre-Authorized Payments For more information on the Interest Incentive for Property Taxes on Automatic Payment Plans Click here

Shared Dwelling Licence Form
Owner/operators of Shared Dwellings within the CBRM must obtain a licence from the municipality to rent sleeping rooms within their property.

Passenger Vehicle for Hire Owner / Operator Application

Passenger Vehicle for Hire Business Application

Vending Machine License Application
A License to operate an automatic vending machine is required in compliance with the Automatic Vending Machines By-law. Click here to view the By-law.

Vendor's License Application
Vendor Licence Application Form
No person shall vend or trade goods in the Municipality without having obtained a license to do so. A license to vend or trade is required for each vending stand or vending vehicle to be operated in the Municipality in accordance with the Vendors By-law. Vendors Bylaw to view the By-law. Vendor License applications are available at the Customer Service Centre, Room 101, Civic Centre, 320 Esplanade, Sydney