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USE CAUTION near Parson’s Creek

Bloom of blue-green algae alert The Chief Public Health Office is warning Islanders of the presence of a blue–green algae bloom in Parson’s Creek in Stanhope and Deroche Pond in Point Deroche. Blue-green algae may form scum on the surface of freshwater ponds or lakes...

Rezoning meeting June 10, 2024

The municipality is moving forward with a public meeting on two applications for rezoning. o Parcel # 818906, Pleasant Grove Rd.o Parcel # 575910 Normandy Lane and Rte 25. See notification with details HERE Slides of the presentation are HERE (updated version)

Ward 1 By-election

Rural Municipality of North Shore - Ward One By-election details Advance Poll Saturday, June 1, 2024 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Election Day Monday, June 3, 2024 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Voting on both days at North Shore Community Centre (2120 West Covehead Road) Candidates: Myles...


Due to unforeseen circumstances, the public meeting will not proceed as scheduled tonight, May 27. This meeting will be rescheduled at a later date, and notice will be provided again.

Parks Canada update – May 2024

We have been asked to share the following update from Parks Canada. It is that time of year again where Parks Canada is busy preparing to welcome new and returning visitors to Prince Edward Island National Park. In advance of the 2024 operating...

Changes to Development Fees

Starting Tuesday May 21, 2024 the fees charged for various permits as outlined in the Land Use Bylaw (Bylaw #2021-02) will be changed. NEW FEES HERE.

Updated fees

As of Monday May 13, 2024 the fees charged for various municipal services have been changed. Fees bylaw - Schedule A

Council By-Election

A Municipal By-Election will be held on June 3, 2024 to elect a councilor for Ward 1. Information on the by-election process will be added to our website on an ongoing basis. Go HERE for more information.


Frequently Asked Questions

Do you require a Development Permit to add or change any septic connection?

Yes, you require a Development Permit to add or change any septic connection

Where I can get copies of Draft Bylaws and Policies to be read at upcoming Council Meetings

Copies of Draft Bylaws and Policies to be read at upcoming Council Meetings can be found HERE, or can be viewed at the Municipal office during Regular hours.


1) Pick up your water test kits at the North Shore Community Centre or PEI Analytical Laboratories.

2) Deliver the cool, same-day samples to PEI Analytical Laboratories at 23 Innovation Way, Charlottetown (off Upton Road, across from the Industrial Park).

As of January 1, 2022 the province is offering Islanders free well water testing. Islanders with residential well water will be able to access free bacterial and general chemistry testing for their drinking water.

Bacterial testing is encouraged at least once a year and general chemistry testing is advised every two years.


Submit your water testing results here to allow us to make policies for different areas based on data.